Lumps And Bumps

Mr Foiz Ahmed

Consultant Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon

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LENGTH OF SURGERY

1-2 Hours

ANAESTHETIC

General anaesthetic

HOSPITAL STAY

1 night

TIME OFF WORK

2 weeks

TIME OFF EXERCISE

6 weeks

POST-OP CARE

Compression garment 6 weeks

TIME TO FULLY SETTLE

18 months

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Lumps And Bumps

Understanding Lumps and Bumps with Dr. Foiz Ahmed

Introduction

The appearance of lumps, bumps, or growths on the skin can be a source of concern and discomfort. Dr. Foiz Ahmed’s clinic is dedicated to providing expert diagnosis and treatment for a wide range of skin conditions, ensuring that you receive personalized care tailored to your specific needs. Our goal is to help you understand the nature of your condition and to offer the most effective treatments available.

Common Types of Lumps and Bumps

Lumps and bumps on the skin can vary widely in terms of size, color, and cause. Some of the most common types include:

  • Cysts: Fluid-filled sacs that can develop anywhere on the body.
  • Lipomas: Soft, fatty growths under the skin, typically benign.
  • Moles: Skin growths that are usually brown or black, which can appear anywhere on the skin.
  • Skin Tags: Small, soft pieces of skin that may appear on the neck, armpits, groin, or eyelids.
  • Warts: Growth caused by a viral infection in the top layer of the skin.
  • Dermatofibromas: Firm bumps caused by the accumulation of fibrous tissue under the skin.

Diagnosis and Treatment

Expert Evaluation

Dr. Foiz Ahmed begins with a thorough evaluation, including a visual inspection and possibly a biopsy, to determine the exact nature of the lump or bump. This careful diagnostic process ensures that the treatment plan is perfectly suited to your condition and health needs.

Personalized Treatment Plans

Treatment varies depending on the type and cause of the lump or bump. Options may include:

  • Observation: Some lumps and bumps are benign and don’t require immediate treatment but rather monitoring for changes.
  • Medication: Topical or oral medications can treat certain conditions, such as warts or infections causing the lump.
  • Surgical Removal: Benign tumors, cysts, or bothersome moles can be surgically removed in a simple outpatient procedure.
  • Minimally Invasive Techniques: Techniques such as laser therapy or cryotherapy (freezing) can be used to remove or reduce the size of the lump or bump.

Why Choose Dr. Foiz Ahmed

Dr. Ahmed is committed to providing the highest standard of care, combining clinical expertise with compassionate treatment to address your concerns about skin lumps and bumps. We understand the anxiety that can come with these conditions and are here to support you through diagnosis, treatment, and aftercare.

Schedule Your Consultation

If you’re concerned about a lump, bump, or any skin growth, don’t hesitate to contact Dr. Foiz Ahmed’s clinic for a consultation. Our friendly team is here to assist you with any questions and to schedule your appointment.

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