Lipoma is the name used for the occurrence of a small fatty lump that forms betweenthe skin and the underlying muscle layer. It can be easily detected bytouch and it is not cancerous. Usually more than one lipoma appears, and thatcondition is called adiposa dolorosa. Middle age is the period when lipomas aremost common, although they may develop at any age. They are more frequent inwomen than in men.
Causes and symptoms of lipoma
The main cause for the appearance of lipoma is not found yet, although thereare some clues that this condition can be inherited and that genetic factorscan contribute to the appearance of lipomas. It is not true that they appearbecause of the excessive fat, since they have nothing to do with obesity. The most frequent places where lipomas appear are neck, back, shoulders,arms and tights. They are small, soft, doughy to the touch, and usually they arenot painful, unless they become too large and make pressure to the certainnerves.
Treatment of lipoma
In most cases lipomas are not harmful and do not cause any problems andcomplications. Usually before diagnosis, a biopsy is performed in order toestablish that the grown tissue is not cancerous. However, in the case when a large single lipoma appears, a surgery such asliposuction is done, because it hardly leaves a scar. If many lipomasappear, then incisional removal is recommended. It is not unusual that lipomasdevelop again in the same place. Therefore, the surgeries for the lipomaremoval are not recommended.
Homeopathic treatment for lipoma
To successfully treat lipomas, there are several homeopathic remedies whichare very effective. These remedies prevent the growth of anotherlipoma in the place where one is already destroyed. Furthermore, thehomeopathic remedies for lipoma decrease the swelling of lipoma, and thus thelipoma is hardly visible. The homeopathic doctors usually prescribe one of 22 homeopathic medicines, depending on the case. Calc ars, Calc carb, Calc flour, Lapis alb, Radium brom,Silicea, Spigelia and Thuja are some of the homeopathic remedies that areregarded to be very beneficial for the treatment of lipoma. Moreover, there is also an alternative therapy called Auroh homeopathictreatment for lipoma, which is one of the most harmless and effective treatments. Thiskind of treatment may last longer than all the other treatments, but it is veryhelpful. In this treatment the fat is decreased and further growth isprevented.