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Can lower abdominal lipomas be caused from having been pregnant and weight gain?

Can lower abdominal lipomas be caused from having been pregnant and weight gain?

I don't think so: The cause of lipomas is not completely understood, but the tendency to develop them is inherited. A minor injury may trigger the growth. Being overweight does not cause lipomas. Pregnancy does not cause lipomas. ...Read more

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Benign Lipoma (Definition)

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6 yrs ago abdominal lipoma. Vertical cut-3 hernia surgeries after last surg.Placed mesh and last wk much discomfort. Whats next? Following the removal of my abdominal tumor, i developed a hernia 3 months later- had laproscopic hernia repair. Few months la

6 yrs ago abdominal lipoma. Vertical cut-3 hernia surgeries after last surg.Placed mesh and last wk much discomfort. Whats next? Following the removal of my abdominal tumor, i developed a hernia 3 months later- had laproscopic hernia repair. Few months la

See your surgeon: If the problem is discomfort, it may not be related to the hernia, rather scar tissue. If you think the hernia is back, see a surgeon with experience in abdominal wall reconstruction, including perforator soaring techniques for "component separation". Not sure what you need however without a complete evaluation - history, exam, review old records and ct scans. ...Read more

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Why is left upper abdominal lipoma so painful.hurts when moving, pressing, coughing twisting.sound like cancer?surgery on 29th.had for yrs but nvr hrt

Why is left upper abdominal lipoma so painful.hurts when moving, pressing, coughing twisting.sound like cancer?surgery on 29th.had for yrs but nvr hrt

Painful lipoma: Some lipomas have sensation associated with them. Others develop over time. Cancer is #37 in our differential, so...really no. As this is a recent development, a visit to your dermatologist for evaluation and a possible ultrasound would be warranted. These are very easy to remove through a small excision in an outpatient setting. Ask about removal. ...Read more

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Left upper quad abdominal lump. Ultrasound diagnosed lipoma twice.no growth within year.very painful when coughing or pressure applied. Cancer?

Be seen: A lipoma is a benign growth of fatty tissue and usually does not cause pain, nor is it usually tender. An ultrasound is not a sensative enough test to distinguish between a lipoma and other growths. So if you are having symptoms of pain, I would definitely get some further testing or even consider an excisional biopsy. ...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 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

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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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