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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
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Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
31 years experience General Surgery
Lipomas not urgent: Lipomas are benign fatty growths. Some people may have a bunch of them. They are not urgent.

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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Exam needed: you need to be physically examined for proper assessment, unfortunately such diagnosis can't be made online, good luck
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Dickson
23 years experience General Surgery
Likely not: Liposarcomas are very rare, but you can't say one is present or not except after a biopsy.
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Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Probably not: Most subcutaneous above muscle fascia tumors are lipomas. Common to have multiple lipomas at the same time. The lipoma is soft compared to liposar ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
44 years experience Podiatry
Blue means blood.: Lipomas in the skin generally show no color or a pale beige. Bluish green could mean the mass is actually a varicose vein or a clotted vein. If this t ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Seward
22 years experience Dermatology
There : There are a few syndromes associated with multiple lipomas. I would recommend you see a dermatologist for careful history and evaluation and to deter ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Monib Zirvi
21 years experience Dermatology
Multiple lipomatosis: Multiple familial lipomatosis is an autosomal dominant condition in which patients develop multiple lipomas. Affected individuals will pass it on to 5 ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
No: If they do not show or hurt you do not need to remove them.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Cullington
27 years experience Plastic Surgery
Lipomas : lipomas can be genetic but rarely cancer removing them often leaves scars
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
44 years experience General Surgery
Sxcision: Multiple excieions as long as there is no genetic disease such as von recklinghouse disease.

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