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Dr. Mark Pack
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Benign Lipoma (Definition)

Lipomas are a clinical finding of benign ...Read more


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Can a abdomen lipoma harm my baby ?

Can a abdomen lipoma harm my baby ?

Lipoma: A Lipoma is a benign growth of fat cells. I do not understand the worry behind your numerous questions about this today. It is a benign growth, usually in the skin. That means it is not in any way associated with the uterus. If your lipoma is causing you pain you can easily have it removed surgically. But I do not see why you are so worried about this. Perhaps you should discuss with your OB. ...Read more

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Can a abdomen lipoma harm my baby ?

Can a abdomen lipoma harm my baby ?

No.: A lipoma is a fatty tumor that is usually encapsulated and certainly will not harm the baby. Normally one would watch a lipoma and only have it removed if it caused pain or one elected to have elective surgery for cosmetic reasons. Good luck and congratulations with your baby. ...Read more

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Can 3 hard pea sized lumps under the skin in abdomen just be lipomas? Doctor wasn't worried, does it need to be biopsy?

Can 3 hard pea sized lumps under the skin in abdomen just be lipomas? Doctor wasn't worried, does it need to be biopsy?

Possibly: Lipomas can be any size from very small to very large. Without an exam I cannot answer if your lumps need biopsied. Lipomas are benign and do not have to be removed unless they get larger or cause pain...or you just want them out. ...Read more

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Are lipomas in abdomen dangerous ?

Are lipomas in abdomen dangerous ?

Benign: Lipomas are almost always harmless and benign. Ones that rapidly increase in size or become painful or discolored warrant close attention. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I'm having a multiple lipoma in the body, I'm having a pain in the left abdomen what can I do?

What do you advise if I'm having a multiple lipoma in the body, I'm having a pain in the left abdomen what can I do?

Evaluate the pain: lipomas of the abdominal wall do not cause significant pain. See your doctor to investigate the cause of the abdominal pain. It is not from a lipoma. ...Read more

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Can you suddenly develop multiple lipomas on your abdomen and can they possibly interfere w/digestion? Dx w/ ab wall lipomas recently.

Can you suddenly develop multiple lipomas on your abdomen and can they possibly interfere w/digestion? Dx w/ ab wall lipomas recently.

Common site for lipo: lipomas are fatty benign tumors located under the skin. They are usually multiple and frequently found on the abdomen. They were probably there before they were noticed and can grow up to a few inches in length. people have them removed to make the diagnosis of the lipoma or because they become painful or unsightly ...Read more