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A 49-year-old member asked:

Please help! what is the causes of lipoma and any medicine or remedies for lipoma?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Johnny Serrano
28 years experience
No reason: Lipomas will form with no good reason, on any place on the body and to anyone. Simply fat cells forming a more organized shape. Can get them liposuctioned if you have the money. Otherwise your insurance will pay a general surgeon to cut it out. Small outpt procedure.
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A 33-year-old member asked:

What's the causes of lipoma and any medicine or remedies for lipoma?

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Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 58 years experience
Benign tumor: Lipoma is a benign tumor of fat cells, only remedy is removal (surgery), rarely transform into malignant liposarcoma.
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