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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Fat Pad

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

One of my upper eyelid is more heavier. The skin feels more down than before. It has gotten more 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 a 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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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 then 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...: ...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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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