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Cause of fat pad at base of neck?

Cause of fat pad at base of neck?

Variable: It can be just a spot of accumulation of fat in overweight people but can sometimes be associated with cushing's syndrome which is an excess of cortisol and can have various causes. ...Read more

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How often does poor posture cause a fat pad to develop on the back of the neck right at top of back?(bottom of neck)

How often does poor posture cause a fat pad to develop on the back of the neck right at top of back?(bottom of neck)

Not really: Poor posture can cause spine issues over a long long time. If there is a "fat pad", it needs to be checked and confirmed by ur pcp. This could b a sign if medical condition. Call ur doctor and have it checked out. ...Read more

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What causes infrapatellar fat pad syndrome?

What causes infrapatellar fat pad syndrome?

Mostly a bruise: http://www.sw.org/misc/health/Hoffa%27s%20Disease%20%28Infrapatellar%20Fat%20Pad%20Syndrome%29%20with%20Rehab-SportsMed.html

This varies a lot, but often it is like a localized bruise that doesn't last long and goes away with rest on its own.
Mostly, it just occurs but can be after trauma ...Read more

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What causes a pad of fat to develop at the back base of the neck?

What causes a pad of fat to develop at the back base of the neck?

Corticosteroids: Increase in corticosteroids, either endogenous or administered as medication, can cause a "buffalo hump". ...Read more

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What could be the cause of fibroadipose nodules in the heel fat pad with thinning of the fat pad?

Piazogenic papules: Or herniated fat is quite common in the heel region. Genetics plays a role in thinning of fat pads, too much steroid usage has been implicated as well, some diseasemprocessesmare responsible as well, such as rheumatoid arthritis. ...Read more

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I had open gallbladder removed out over a year ago but now my stomach is big. I have a fat pad in there and hate it. Is this caused from surgery?

I had open gallbladder removed out over a year ago but now my stomach is big. I have a fat pad in there and hate it. Is this caused from surgery?

Unrelated: Probably you are not eating before due to gall bladder attacks, now you are free, no longer has pain, eating better (more) , additional factor lack of exercise. If it is the cause modify your life style, be more active with exercises and healthy balanced diet. ...Read more

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One of my upper eyelid is heavier. The skin feels more down than before. It has gotten puffier (fat pad). I'm young. Cause and treatment?

One of my upper eyelid is heavier. The skin feels more down than before. It has gotten puffier (fat pad). I'm young. Cause and treatment?

Upper lid: How much do you weigh & can you send us a photo of your lids and pupils (as you look to distance & not at camera)? This will help us determine cause & be sure it is not a more serious issue. ...Read more

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An injury caused a large joint effusion w/ elevation of the anterior & posterior fat pads on elbow. Will the fat pads heal and return to its place?

An injury caused a large joint effusion w/ elevation of the anterior & posterior fat pads on elbow.  Will the fat pads heal and return to its place?

Kind of: The fat pads are normal structures and so they don't really heal. In an x-ray of a normal elbow, they are usually not seen as they are within the joint. When the elbow joint has extra fluid in it, they float out of the joint and are visible. So when you see fat pads on an x-ray, that is a sign of a significant elbow injury even if a fracture is not seen, as in an occult radial head fracture. ...Read more

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Does mild patella chondromalcia cause pressure in back of the knee? What is the treatment for edema within the Hoffa fat pad? Please help

Does mild patella chondromalcia cause pressure in back of the knee? What is the treatment for edema within the Hoffa fat pad? Please help

Patella: Chondromalacia is a disorder of the ANTERIOR =FRONT Compartement of the knee and by itself does not usually cause pain BEHIND the knee!!

Hope this helpd!
Dr Z ...Read more

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Does hoffa fat pad impediment cause pain and pressure behind the knee? No bakers cyst what could be the cause had arthroscopic surgery 8 weeks ago

Does hoffa fat pad impediment cause pain and pressure behind the knee? No bakers cyst what could be the cause had arthroscopic surgery 8 weeks ago

NO: So called Hoffa fat pad syndrome is felt in the FRONT of the knee! You could still be having pain from your recent surgery.check your knee out with your Orthopedic Surgeon!
(Sounds like an EFFUSION "water on the knee"
Hope this is helpful!

Dr Z ...Read more

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What causes fat pockets in the body?

Fat pockets: Are areas where adipose tissue is stored. ...Read more

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What causes fat pockets on your back?

This is one: Storage area for adipose tissue. Fat can be stored in many areas. ...Read more

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What causes one to get fat?

What causes one to get fat?

Multifactorial: A consistent lifestyle of taking in more calories than you burn on a daily basis causes weight gain. Adding exercise and changing your eating habits will help reverse this scenario. Consider behavior modification as an option. ...Read more

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What can cause fat malabsorption?

What can cause fat malabsorption?

Some infections...: Some infections or sometimes the pancreas does not make enough of the enzyme lipase (as in cystic fibrosis). ...Read more

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Do e cigarettes cause pad disease?

Yes nicotine: Smoking causes peripheral artery disease. The substance nicotine causes severe artery spasm or narrowing. If you smoke heavily the effect of nicotine can be long-lasting. A smoker with a sedentary life style can then deposit fat and inflammation in the blood stream at areas of the body where blood vessels branch off, like the hips and knees. This is often the areas where significant pad occurs. ...Read more

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What could cause dark thick urine?

What could cause dark thick urine?

Several...: Dehydration, infection, nephritis, ......urine exam yields the clue ...Read more

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Why would low body fat cause chills?

Why would low body fat cause chills?

It doesn't "cause": Chills, it just means you have less insulation against the ambient temperature. ...Read more

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Can liposuction cause fat to relocate?

Can liposuction cause fat to relocate?

No: If you gain weight after liposuction, areas of the body that have fat tissue will store it there. ...Read more

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Does B12 cause fat to melt on your body?

Does B12 cause fat to melt on your body?

No: No, it does not. Not at all. No proof of that and no known mechanism behind that idea. ...Read more

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Does masterbation cause bely fat in women?

Does masterbation cause bely fat in women?

No: No correlation, no causation. Maybe just the opposite... If done with enough vigor, could even be enough exercise to reduce fat. ...Read more

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What is the cause of hard fat deposits under skin?

What is the cause of hard fat deposits under skin?

Lipoma: Most likely lipoma. Please so to wikipedia or to uptodate.com for good discussion. ...Read more

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Does eating high fat foods cause gout or just make it worse?

Does eating high fat foods cause gout or just make it worse?

Worsens it: Gout is a metabolic disease of purine metabolism. It is worsened by high fat and protein load as well as alcohol. A primary dr should be able to give recommendations on dietary restriction, hydration and possibly medication to help limit the acute flares of gout. ...Read more

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Have dark thick green snot with bad smell had it for a month now what could be the cause?

Have dark thick green snot with bad smell had it for a month now what could be the cause?

Bad snot: As long as you are not coughing or having breathing problems we can safely assume given the time that its not lung related. The next is to look at your sinuses — this is the most common cause. I would see an ENT specialist. ...Read more

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When foods were cooked in pure trans fats, is the buildup it caused in people still there?

When foods were cooked in pure trans fats, is the buildup it caused in people still there?

Depends: Any fat a person eats can get incorporated into cell walls, so yes, eating trans fats can cause these fats to remain in cells for some time. ...Read more

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What causes thick white stuff on tounge? I can scrape some of it off but it's nasty and strange.

What causes thick white stuff on tounge? I can scrape some of it off but it's nasty and strange.

Food material/Thrush: Make sure you are brushing your tongue as you brush your teeth twice daily. If you are noticing the white material despite consistent cleaning, you may want to see your doctor to rule out oral thrush. ...Read more

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The whole time when foods were cooked in pure trans fats is the buildup it caused in people still there?

The whole time when foods were cooked in pure trans fats is the buildup it caused in people still there?

Dean Ornish: Dean ornish claims that the build up of plaque is reversible through eating a mostly fruit and vegetable diet, limiting saturated fats from red meats. Staying away from processed foods is also important since sugar and high insulin helps to deposit the fats into the walls of the arteries. It's not all about fat, but the entire diet is important. ...Read more

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I have black stains on my panties or pad sometimes. Not every day. No odor and when I wipe its clear. What cpuld cause this?

I have black stains on my panties or pad sometimes. Not every day. No odor and when I wipe its clear. What cpuld cause this?

Well : This could be some old dried blood from a menstrual cycle. Or warily a badge and I just could present this way. Recommend examination by gynecologist or primary care physician for specific diagnosis and treatment ...Read more