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A lipoma is a benign tumor composed of adipose tissue. It is the most common form of soft tissue tumor. Lipomas are soft to the touch, usually movable, and are generally painless. Many lipomas are small (under one centimeter diameter) but can enlarge to sizes greater than six centimeters. Lipomas are commonly found in adults from 40 to 60 years of age, but can also be found in younger adults and children. Some sources claim that malignant transformation can occur, while others say that this has yet to be convincingly documented.
So here is my situation, I first noticed this problem last year when I spotted one of these on the right side of my chest. At first I ignored it and thought that eventually it will go away on its own, but unfortunately it didn't. Recently more and more have developed, in total I have 8 and they are all spread out over my body, legs, arms, shoulders, torso and back. I'm 29 very active and in great shape and really started to get frustrated by them. No one in family has ever had them either which is very because my doctor told me it genetic . The are lots of great post on here about holistic and alternative ways of healing and treating numerous diseases. I was wondering if anyone on here has had the same problem or knows of any alternative ways of treating this problem. The doctor told that if gets bad enough then the only was way to treat them is through surgery, and that's the last thing I want to do. Any reply or info would be greatly appreciated, I've been looking on the Internet and all states the same thing about the treatment. These things are started to take control of my life and I want to do something to take it back.
TextThe tendency to develop a lipoma is not necessarily hereditary although hereditary conditions, such as familial multiple lipomatosis, may include lipoma development. Genetic studies in mice have shown a correlation between the HMG I-C gene (previously identified as a gene related to obesity) and lipoma development. These studies support prior epidemiologic data in humans showing a correlation between HMG I-C and mesenchymal tumors. Cases have been reported where minor injuries are alleged to have triggered the growth of a lipoma, called "post-traumatic lipomas." However, the link between trauma and the development of lipomas is controversial. 
And you have eight of them?
Lipomas are commonly found in adults from 40 to 60 years of age, . . . Some sources claim that malignant transformation can occur.