Benign bumps. Lipomas are soft, mobile, fatty tumors that push their neighbors aside rather than invading like a cancer. They can be solitary or multiple and can occur anywhere on the bey from scalp to feet. Multiple lipomas are frequently passed on genetically. Small lipomas are ignored, larger ones can be excised. Rapidly enlarging, painful and firm, fixed lumps should be checked out sooner than later.
Bumps and family. Many people form lipomas and usually they have a history of minor trauma, a family history, or change in weight. They are fatty tumors that grow slowly , independently. A lump that grows fast or causes symptoms should be evaluated by a medical proffesional.
Unknown . No one is sure how and why lipomas form. However, they are almost always not cancerous and easily removed by a simple operation.