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A 20-year-old female asked:

i notice when i rub my upper arm i come across an knot but i also have a lipoma a little inches under help?

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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
General Surgery 39 years experience
Lipmoa: Lipoma is a benign fatty nodule located under the skin. They are rubbery and move under the skin. Lipomas can be multiple, so it is possible that you have more than one. Can observe unless growing or causing discomfort.
Dr. Tommy Chen
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Maybe another lipoma: Need to be checked.

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A 30-year-old member asked:

What is this slowly growing lump on my arm? Not too hard. Maybe lipoma?

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Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
Could be: Could be, see your physician to rule out a malignant growth.

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