|lump on the side of my left butt cheek
Dec 17, 2007
Hello! This lump on the side of my left butt cheek is somewhat hard. It feels like it's a blob of "fat buildup" underneath the skin. It doesn't hurt at all nor does anything happen when I apply pressure to it. The colour of this lump is the same colour as my skin. What may this be?
| Response from Dr. Young
Thanks for your post.
From what you've described, the lump sounds like a benign lipoma-- a fatty tumor of sorts. These are usually of little medical significance, though can be surgically removed if painful or otherwise a nag.
As always, let your doctor know about your symptoms the next time you see her or him. BY
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