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What does a subcutaneously palpable lipoma mean?

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I have a lipoma that is described as palpable subcutaneously. Can you explain what this is? I was sterilsed 22 years ago and have 2 lipomas and possibly a hernia.
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Ravoof replied 2 months ago.
A lipoma which is a harmless fatty lump of tissue can be felt below the skin. This is what it means.