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Lipoma Treatments


Talk with your doctor about the best treatment plan for you. You may want to leave the lump alone. Although if it is growing rapidly, the lump should be biopsied. Treatment options include:

Surgical Excision

In most cases, this can be done in your doctor's office or as outpatient surgery. This is minor surgery unles the lipoma is deep inside the body.


Liposuction is commonly used to remove large amounts of fat from under the skin. But, the procedure can also be done to remove single fatty tumors.

Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Copyright © 2023 EBSCO Publishing All rights reserved.

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