These factors increase your chance of developing lipomas. Tell your doctor if you have any of these risk factors:
- Family history—A tendency to grow lipomas seems to run in families.
- Lipomatosis—This is a hereditary condition that produces many lipomas all over the body.
- Adiposis dolorosa—This is a rare disease that produces many painful lipomas.
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