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Hi, I have problem with lipomas, j have a lot, over 100, it, s genetics problem. What should I change??

Hi, I have problem with lipomas, j have a lot, over 100, it, s genetics problem. What should I change??

Multiple familial: Multiple familial lipomatosis is an autosomal dominant disorder usually with generational 1st degree relatives affected. Lipomas are asymmetric and not associated with any other symptoms. If one person alone is affected it likely is a new mutation. Surgical removal for cosmetic reasons is indicated. ...Read more

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How to cure multiple lipoma?

How to cure multiple lipoma?

Excision: They only option for removing my promises surgical excision.
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Can lipomas disappear on it's own?

Rarely: The only sure way to get rid of a lipoma is to remove it surgically. ...Read more

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Can lipomas disappear on their own?

Usually not: It would be unusual for it to disappear, usually they can remain stable for long periods of time. ...Read more

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What does a lipoma look and feel like?

What does a lipoma look and feel like?

Soft and rounded: It would be a rubbery soft, rounded lump under the skin. They often feel like they move around underneath the skin too. ...Read more

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I was wondering are lipomas usually hard?

I was wondering are lipomas usually hard?

No, usually they: Are soft. If it is hard, it could be something else. Show it to a surgeon for definitive opinion and advice regarding surgical removal. ...Read more

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Why there is only little research on lipoma?

Simple problem: Lipomas are fairly simple problems and the management is well understood. There is little need for research on this very common problem. ...Read more

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What to do if I have several of lipomas but?

Observe: Multiplw lipomas are the rule of the road. If one specifically enlarges especially to 10 cm or greater or if pain develops in one lesion, then excision is indicated. Enlarging lipomas in rare cases convert to liposarcoma. ...Read more

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What are possible causes of multiple lipomas?

What are possible causes of multiple lipomas?

Lipomas: 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. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Lipoma?

What is the definition or description of: Lipoma?

Fatty tumor: A tumor (lump) of fatty tissue.

Tumors can be BENIGN - not cancer

and MALIGNANT -- Cancer

lipomas are benign

liposarcomas are malignant ...Read more

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Could lipomas generally tend to appear all at once?

Maybe: It is difficult to know how quickly or slowly lipomas develop. They probable develop slowly over time, but many people often suddenly just discover or notice them and presume they 'grew over night'. ...Read more

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Is lipoma harmless on your body regardless of its size?

Sometimes: The vast majority of lipomas (fatty tumors) are benign and are harmless, however they can sometimes get very large and unsightly, they can also cause discomfort related to any pressure they put on local structures. ...Read more

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What are the tell tale signs that something is a lipoma?

What are the tell tale signs that something is a lipoma?

Lipoma: They commonly occur in the neck, shoulders, back, abdomen, arms and thighs. They also move easily with slight finger pressure. Lipomas are typically less than 2 inches (5 centimeters) in diameter, but they can grow. ...Read more

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How to slow the growth of lipomas? Have hundreds of them.

How to slow the growth of lipomas? Have hundreds of them.

No known way: To stop them from growing. Sudden weight gain followed by weight loss tends to make them more prominent, a personal observation. Some soft tissue tumors are part of a syndrome that include colon problems, so ask your doctor to check it out. ...Read more

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

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

Benign tumor: Lipoma is a benign tumor of fat cells, only remedy is removal (surgery), rarely transform into malignant liposarcoma. ...Read more

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Could you tell me why my lipoma is stopping me from doing a lot of things?

Could you tell me why my lipoma is stopping me from doing a lot of things?

Depends on size: Depends on size and position. When larger than 10cm consider malignancy. If very large in retroperitoneum can cause problems. On arm and very large can block activity. Large lipoms must be resected and will help in functioning. ...Read more