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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
I do not know: As described, with it increasing in size and being a little painful, it sounds like an axillary abscess. You need to get an examination of the area t ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Normal variation: There is a great deal of variation among folks and body parts, including the penis. Please ask your doc to examine you to put your mind at ease and t ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Depending on symptom: Non invasive ct cardiac angiogram would answer the question.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chuck Shaffer
32 years experience Bariatrics
See yourMD: See your md for help to get started on a change in your life style..Stop you sugar and carbs..Cardio for exercise drink water each day is new so do no ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Liu
Dr. David Liu answered
18 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
More detail: We would need to know your height, weight, and more usefully your waist and hip measurements before being able to make this assessment. The cdc has a ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Usually not: There are few inherited conditions which cause obesity. Most obesity is not inherited, but obesity does tend to be "familial". One can be genetically ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Roberts
45 years experience Pediatrics
Hardly ever: Obesity is due to poor diet, a massive amount of sugars added to everything. and lack of exercise. When I graduated high school in 1960, we had not o ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Too many calories: Obesity is the result of intake (food) exceeding output(exercise). There are a few medical conditions that can cause obesity, such as untreated hypoth ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Medical consequences: Medical consequences of obesity are many. Obese people can get cholesterol plaques in the arteries, high blood pressure, and type 2 diabetes. Liver da ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Nally
39 years experience Family Medicine
No: There are no advantages to obesity. Increased adipose cells (fat cells) produce at least 170 know inflammatory producing hormones. Obesity spurs pro ... Read More
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