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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Yes, lipomas: Can be hard and sometimes even painful. Depending on location and size, your soft tissue mass could be something else, something more worrisome. It ... Read More

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
NO: They do not 'come and go' , lipoma is a slow growing , benign tumor of fat tissue, once develop will not disappear , unless removed, rarely they can ... Read More
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Dr. Tom Pousti
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
No: These benign “fatty tumors” tend to remain in place or grow slowly. Very rarely liposarcoma is discovered after excision.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Lublin
25 years experience General Surgery
Unknown : No one is sure how and why lipomas form. However, they are almost always not cancerous and easily removed by a simple operation.
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Dr. Andrew Braunstein
37 years experience General Surgery
Bumps and family: Many people form lipomas and usually they have a history of minor trauma, a family history, or change in weight. They are fatty tumors that grow slow ... Read More
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Dr. Joseph Mele
32 years experience Plastic Surgery
Benign bumps: Lipomas are soft, mobile, fatty tumors that push their neighbors aside rather than invading like a cancer. They can be solitary or multiple and can oc ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabriel Goren
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Depends...: If is a solitary one and painful and also localized in a place that could interfere with quality of life, it should be removed. If there are however m ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
24 years experience General Surgery
Gummy bear: A lipoma feels like a soft gummy bear under the skin. They are usually encapsulated. Some patients describe pain as the tumor grows.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Soft lump: This typically feels like a soft lump under the skin. Sometimes tender. Only treatment is surgical removal, usually sone by a general surgeon woth loc ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
More info, please: I would like to answer your question, but I am uncertain what you mean by "popped". Lipomas are benign tumors usually found just below the skin, anyw ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
44 years experience General Surgery
No: Once confirmed as a benign lesion{biopsy or exam) .If they become a mental worry for the patient, painful or cosmetically unpleasing they can allwaysw ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
40 years experience General Surgery
Not really: A small , asymptomatic lipoma is insignificant. I only remove them if they're on a pressure point, or is symptomatic, or is cosmetically disturbing, s ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Lipomas: Lipomas are situated just under your skin. They commonly occur in the neck, shoulders, back, abdomen, arms and thighs.Soft and doughy to the touch. Th ... Read More
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