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Does chewing tobacco increase the size of lipoma?

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I HAVE LIPOMA ON MY LEFT HAND AND IN OTHER PARTS OF THE BODY AND IN MOUTH .DOES CHEWING TOBACCO WILL INCREASE THE SIZE OF LIPOMA. MY AGE IS 67. THANKS
Posted Mon, 10 Feb 2014 in Abdominal Pain
 
 
Answered by Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar 36 minutes later
Brief Answer: no evidence that smoking increases size Detailed Answer: We actually do not know the reasons for lipoma increase in size. It is not studied Completely.
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