Should I Get This Lipoma Checked Out On My Stomach?

Hi There, My doctor thinks I have a lipomas on my stomach. My parents and sibling have all died from cancer. Do you think I should have a biopsy since it has grown?

Doctor Answers 1

Growing lipoma

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always safest to at least get the lipoma examined by a surgeon or doctor.


biopsy is the only 100% way to tell what it is.


all other ways are less than 100%

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