Although the tumor was benign, doctors stated that if it were not removed in time, it could have caused further damage as it put pressure on Lin’s organs and potentially spread to other parts of her body.
Weibo users shared similar experiences. One user said they gained weight due to constipation and another claimed theirs was due to a cyst. Users also expressed fear and anxiety, with one commenting that they feel as if they have “problems all over my body.”
“It seems that sudden weight gain or loss should be taken seriously,” one user wrote, per the Morning Post.