I had these removed on both of my legs at the back of thighs in two separate operations. I could recover in 3 days and go about normally, but the second operation took longer to heal since the doctor did not stitch the open wounds. I have found two on my left hand one on lower left back. Probably these fat balls are harmless but certainly annoying. It all depends upon the good doctors whether to remove these without any hassle or make your life miserable for months with open bleeding wounds from operation.

Posted By John Doe on December 20, 2004 at 11:23:53:

In Reply to: Re: lump in lower back posted by line on November 28, 2004 at 22:28:53:

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Indications: knee strains or sprains, chondromalacia, Osgood Schlatter's Disease (adolescent knee syndrome), swelling and edema of the knee, ligament instability, knee instability, recurrent knee pain, arthritis, degenerative joint disease.

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