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Does chewing tobacco increase the size of lipoma?

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Posted on Mon, 10 Feb 2014
Question: 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
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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.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Aparna Kohli
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Does chewing tobacco increase the size of lipoma?

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.