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Is there any cure for lipoma?

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Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar

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Posted on Thu, 5 Jun 2014 in General Health
Question: is there any cure for lipoma?
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Answered by Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar 16 minutes later
Brief Answer:
surgery

Detailed Answer:
Yes

Lipoma is excised. There is a recurrence rate of up to 25% after excision. So unless it is cosmetically disfiguring it is generally not excised.

Apart from surgery there is no other way to reduce the size or cure it.
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Follow up: Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar 44 minutes later
many treatment available on net which claim cure lipoma without surgery. it's right or wrong?
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Answered by Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar 5 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Absolute wrong

Detailed Answer:
I do not mind whatever they are. No other treatment does not cut the ice as believed by the medical community.
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