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Doctor insights on: Dorsocervical Fat Pad

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Is it possible to lose fat from buffalo hump?

Is it possible to lose fat from buffalo hump?

Yes , but ...: Yes but it is hard to do ; you may have to lose most of your body fat to do it. ...Read more

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Is the buffalo hump seen in cushings syndrome a lump of fat or a bone curvature between the shoulders?

Is the buffalo hump seen in cushings syndrome a lump of fat or a bone curvature between the shoulders?

Fat: Hi. The "buffalo hump", known in medical jargon as "dorsocervical fat pad" is fat. Cushing's greatly increases risk of osteoporosis, however, and that bone curvature you refer to (kyphosis, or "dowager's hump) can occur with upper thoracic vertebral compression fractures. However, the buffalo hump is fat. ...Read more

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What's to be done about buffalo hump(medication term)?

What's to be done about buffalo hump(medication term)?

If it is due: To osteoporosis or other bone abnormalities, the abnormalities may be treatable, but the defect may persist. A "buffalo hump" can be seen is diseases or cortisone excess. Check w/your doctor. ...Read more

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How to lose buffalo hump in shoulder ?

How to lose buffalo hump in shoulder ?

Not sure: The "buffalo hump" sign is generally associated with corticosteroid use or disease of hyperactive adrenal glands. Consult a physician because specific testing is needed along with more background information. ...Read more

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Well shoulder exercise eliminate buffalo hump?

Well shoulder exercise eliminate buffalo  hump?

Targeting not useful: You need to reduce your weight in general. Exercise targeted to reduce weight in a particular area is not generally successful. Depending your height and weight you need to reduce caloric intake and exercise. You should consult your doctor to exclude a hormone disorder such as adrenal disease. ...Read more

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Can you eat or drink before being tested for buffalo hump?

Buffalo hump: I presume you are worried about having cushing's disease. You can drink but you probably be tested in a fasting state. ...Read more

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