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Cellulite (Definition)

Cellulite is a surface irregularity in the skin caused by attachments between the back of the skin and the deeper muscle fascia. These attachments pull the skin. Like buttons on a throw pillow. Sometimes cellulite is solitary, and sometimes a larger area is involved. Cellulite can occur with or without weight gain. All current surface treatments are temporary. Surgery may ...Read more


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I have cellulite on my arms and legs, and I have spider veins on my hips. How can I get rid of them?

I have cellulite on my arms and legs, and I have spider veins on my hips. How can I get rid of them?

Possibilities: The easy answer is the spider veins. They are usually easily treated with sclerotherapy, as long as there isn't untreated underlying vein disease that is causing them to be there. Cellulite is more difficult. As dr. Westfried said, there are treatments for cellulite. The problem is that it takes several treatments to achieve success and touch-up and maintenance is required. ...Read more

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At 47 I'm starting to see some cellulite on the inside of upper arms. Did I do something to cause that, possibly incorrectly shaving under arms, etc?

It's genetic and has: To do with your body fat ratio. More muscle, less fat=less cellulite.Can"t really do much to change genetics...just yet. ...Read more

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Do cellulite treatments on the legs require more frequent sessions than on the arms?

No: With a new laser cellulite treatment (the only thing that really works), you can see a noticable difference in about 3 months after one treatment and should not need any further treatments. ...Read more

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I'm a 20 year old guy and I have awful cellulite in everywhere of my body, my arms, my legs everywhere. If I exercise can I get rid of it?

I'm a 20 year old guy and I have awful cellulite in everywhere of my body, my arms, my legs everywhere. If I exercise can I get rid of it?

Cellulite: Reaching a healthy weight by diet and exercise can reduce the appearance of cellulite but may not get rid of it completely. See a plastic surgeon certified by the american board of plastic surgery to learn about treatment options. ...Read more

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Is mesotherapy safe for young adults or teens? My 14 year-old daughter is self-conscious about cellulite she has on her legs and arms. Is mesotherapy a safe option for her? Has the procedure been tested on people of this age group? .

Mesotherapy: Mesotherapy has been under investigation by the american society of plastic surgeons for several years. Despite this, there remains a lack of clinical evidence that the procedure is safe and effective for cellulite or fat removal.

Mesotherapy involves injecting a mixture of chemicals under the skin. Known side effects include: allergic reaction, skin ulceration, scarring and infection. The process is not standardized and the procedure is not approved by the fda for any purpose. ...Read more

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Does shaving cause cellulite? If you have some cellulite on the upper inner arm could it have been caused by anything related to shaving underarms?

Does shaving cause cellulite? If you have some cellulite on the upper inner arm could it have been caused by anything related to shaving underarms?

No: Typical shaving just cuts off hairs. Hair shafts above the skin level are not alive, and do not know they've been cut. That means there should be no effect on the skin, unless one tends to get ingrown hairs after shaving. ...Read more

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Due to pregnancy I hve stretch marks allover my body, uneven skin tone on my body and cellulite on my arms and thighs plz help??

Due to pregnancy I hve stretch marks allover my body, uneven skin tone on my body and cellulite on my arms and thighs plz help??

See a derm: A cosmetic dermatologist can help you treat stretch marks. He or she may use Retin-A, lasers, dermabrasion, or another methodology.

Keep in mind though that treatment for stretch marks is relatively expensive and may not be as effective as other cosmetic procedures. ...Read more

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I woke up last nite with a feeling of weakness in my arms. It's the first time, but when I got up this am. I'm fine it was scary I felt it from my s?

I woke up last nite with a feeling of weakness in my arms. It's the first time, but when I got up this am. I'm fine it was scary I felt it from my s?

Arm weakness: This sometimes is more of an apparent than real weakness seen in partial awakeness and partial asleep states and may not be anything to worry about if there are no after effects or further symptoms. Should any neurological type symptoms recur, get evaluated by your physician or a neurologist. ...Read more

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I have taken my antibiotic before food. Can dis cause me acidity...and nw with acidity my both d arms r paining my age s 40 years?

I have taken my antibiotic before food. Can dis cause me acidity...and nw with acidity my both d arms r paining my age s 40 years?

Yes: Antibiotics can cause gastric upset. This can be felt as increased burning sensation. Make sure you take the medicine with food. Also try yogurt or a probiotic to help with the upset. If you are still having problems see your doctor. ...Read more

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Is cellulite hereditary?

Cellulite: The causes of cellulite involve changes in metabolism physiology and dieting too hard or too much, such as sex-specific dimorphic skin architecture, alteration of connective tissue structure, hormonal factors, genetic factors, the microcirculatory system, the extracellular matrix, and subtle inflammatory alterations. ...Read more

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How to remove cellulite?

How to remove cellulite?

Cellulaze: Cellulite is an annoying problem to millions of women. It is caused by an uneven superficial fat layer as well as tiny ligaments that hold the skin down. The only effective and fda approved treatment is called cellulaze by cynosure. It is a one time minimally invasive procedure that permanently removes cellulite. To find a provider in your area go to www. Cynosure. Com. ...Read more

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Causes of cellulite in men?

Unusual: As you probably know cellulite is abnormal fat which has fibrous tissue around it which in turn causes dimpling of the skin. Please see a board certified plastic surgeon or dermatologist who treats this. ...Read more

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How might you lose cellulite?

How might you lose cellulite?

Hard question: Honestly, we don't have great treatments for either cellulite or stretch marks. Retin-a cream can help stretch marks a little. Certain new laser treatments can help stretch marks and cellulite (different lasers). But most of the products & creams you see offered for sale are pretty much worthless. Sorry. ...Read more

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How can cellulite be treated?

How can cellulite be treated?

Cellulaze: Cellulite is an annoying problem to millions of women. It is caused by an uneven superficial fat layer as well as tiny ligaments that hold the skin down. The only effective and fda approved treatment is called cellulaze by cynosure. It is a one time minimally invasive procedure that permanently removes cellulite. To find a provider in your area go to www. Cynosure. Com. ...Read more

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What causes cellulite in my butt area?

Cellulite: The skin in cellulite has a "Peau D orange " appearance because of fibers under the skin pulling the skin surface. The exact cause is unknown. ...Read more

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Are there any ways to reduce cellulite?

Are there any ways to reduce cellulite?

Not likely: The lumpy appearance is due to tiny connective tissues bands that pull on the skin between irregular deposits of fat under the skin. To get rid of the appearance, you would have to cut all the bands, or make so many more that all the skin gets pulled down evenly. And then you would still have the issue of irregular fatty deposits. Sorry, no great solutions yet. ...Read more

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What are the causes of cellulite in men?

Same as women...: Cellulite is nothing more than normal fat beneath the skin. The fat appears bumpy because it pushes against connective tissue, causing the skin above it to pucker. The amount of cellulite visible can be affected by: Poor diet, Fad dieting, Slow metabolism, Lack of physical activity, Hormone changes, Dehydration, Total body fat and the thickness and color of your skin ...Read more

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How to remove cellulite from my thighs?

Cellulite Thighs: Dear puma2334: there is no quick/easy answer. Diet, exercise, and massage are a good start. Consider vela-shape and eventually ultherapy. If still persistent then some form of subcision followed by laserlipolysis or fat grafting or both. Please see a board certified plastic surgeon who has expertise in body contouring. Check the asaps web site for someone close to you. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I'm skinny & have cellulite. How is this possible?

Unfortunately: Cellulite is a skin problem where the skin is tethered to the underlying structures. Exercises to reduce overall body fat may help decrease the amount of fat and make it less obvious. Several gimmicks are advertised that are ineffective. Consult a board certified plastic surgeon for options. ...Read more

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How to treat cellulite on butt and thighs?

Cellulite treatment: I have done many studies regarding cellulite.

You may find it helpful to read this article

Plast. Reconstr. Surg. 125: 1788, 2010

It has a lot of good information for you ...Read more

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Is it ok to shave your arms?

Is it ok to shave your arms?

Yes.: You may have some local skin irritation, but if you continue to shave your arms regularly, this may lessen over time. ...Read more

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Is it natural for arms to be differently sized?

Is it natural for arms to be differently sized?

To a small degree.: No one is perfectly symmetric and handedness causes natural size difference, but generally difference is not great. ...Read more

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How can I tone my arms?

Toning arms: One arms w standing biceps curl w dumbbells, hammer curls w dumbbells, triceps kickback w dumbbells ; lying triceps extension w dumbbells. ...Read more

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Can u have gout in your arms?

Can u have gout in your arms?

Yes: Gout is a disease of the joints, so essentially anywhere you have a joint, it's possible to have gout. Gout really isn't very common, though, affecting only 6% of american males and 2% of american females, so it would be a pretty unusual diagnosis for you. ...Read more