Fat Cyst

A fat cyst is referred to as lipoma. It is a lump of fatty tissue present under the skin which can occur anywhere in the body. Lipoma might move when it is touched and does not cause any pain. It does not require any treatment and but surgical removal is needed when it causes any discomfort.

Recently Answered Questions Recently Answered Questions

All the answers published in this website are written by Verified medical doctors, therapists and health experts. The Content has been moderated by iCliniq medical review team before publication. Post your medical clarifications on iCliniq by choosing the right specialty and get them answered. Your medical queries will be answered 24/7 by top doctors from iCliniq.

What causes a lump on inner thigh under the skin?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a little bump under the skin on my inner thigh. It is not visible but I can feel it. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please answer the following questions. What is the size of the swelling? How long has it been there? Is it movable? What is it's exact location, like middle or upper thigh? Is there any bump on the¬†other side as well? Most probably it is a lymph node. These are normal...  Read Full »

What is the best treatment for sebaceous cyst?

Query: Hi doctor, I have sebaceous cyst in my face near cheeks. It is painless and about 0.5 cm in size. It looks awkward in my face. I need to remove it. Please suggest me the best treatment for the same.  Read Full »

Dr. Shaunak Patel

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Best treatment would be lasering the cyst and manually removing the capsule, so that it does not recur again. Debridement of the fat is also vital to achieve the normal contour of the cheek. For further information consult a dermatologist online --> https://www.icliniq...  Read Full »

ask-doctor-img Ask a Doctor Online

* guaranteed answer within 4 hours

Search for a Health Issue

Disclaimer: No content published on this website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical diagnosis, advice or treatment by a trained physician. Seek advice from your physician or other qualified healthcare providers with questions you may have regarding your symptoms and medical condition for a complete medical diagnosis. Do not delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice because of something you have read on this website. Read our Editorial Process to know how we create content for health articles and queries.