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What is Lipoma(s)?

Lipomas are the most common soft-tissue tumor. These slow-growing, benign fatty tumors form soft, lobulated masses. There are various sub-types of lipomas, such as, fibrolipoma (fat with fibrous tissue), angiolipoma (fat with blood vessels), and hibernoma (brown fat instead of the white fat).

What is it like to have Lipoma(s)?

Common symptoms How bad it is What people are taking for it
Alprazolam, Lorazepam, Bupropion
Tramadol, Meloxicam, Oxycodone-Acetaminophen
Amitriptyline, Zolpidem, Quetiapine
Handicap/Disability Parking Permit, Vitamin D3 Prescription (cholecalciferol), Acidophilus
Sertraline, Bupropion, Milnacipran

What do patients take to treat Lipoma(s) and its symptoms?

Treatments reported by members Perceived effectiveness Overall rating of side effects # of Evaluations

(Stomach tumor removal/resection)


These charts show data from Lipomas patients’ latest treatment evaluations
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Lipoma(s) on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 62 patients have this condition
  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 23 say Lipomas is their primary condition

Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 5
30s 17
40s 18
50s 12
60s 4
70+ 0


Distribution of females vs. males

56% Females
44% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 3
20-29 years 9
30-39 years 8
40-49 years 6
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 31
Not Diagnosed 7

These charts show data from Lipomas patients who have completed their condition history
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