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can lipomas disappear on their own?

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Dr. David Renton
General Surgery 22 years experience
No: they usually don't, but most are slow growing. They do not go away on their own.
Dr. Al Deeb
Dr. Al Deebanswered
General Surgery 50 years experience
No: once formed they will always be there unless they are removed surgically or liposuctioned
Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology 33 years experience
Usually not: It would be unusual for it to disappear, usually they can remain stable for long periods of time.
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Usually they: do not go away but may remain the same for years.

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