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Is "hard belly fat" more visceral fat and "soft belly fat" more subcutaneous fat?

Is "hard belly fat" more visceral fat and "soft belly fat" more subcutaneous fat?

Fat IS: FAT There is no such thing as HARD fat.....MUSCLE tissue is hard all fat is SOFT at least in humans Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Liver (Definition)

This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more


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Fatty liver can the liver keep you from losing weight?

Fatty liver can the liver keep you from losing weight?

No.Fatty liver is: Usually the result of having too much body fat and will improve as one loses weight ...Read more

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Does fatty liver disease cause constant pain and discomfort? Alt=84. Us of liver shows excess fat in liver. Worried.

Does fatty liver disease cause constant pain and discomfort? Alt=84. Us of liver shows excess fat in liver. Worried.

Fatty liver painless: Fatty liver does not cause pain & discomfort classically. Did they do hepatitis panel & alphafetoprotein ? You must see a liver specialist- gastroenterologist. In the meantime lose weight. Avoid fructose,sucrose,trans fatty acids & brominated vegetable oils. Choose foods rich in lysine- Google for details or drhoffman.com Other supplements are omega3 fish oil capsules, Beet root,Vitamin B complex ...Read more

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Is low body fat around penis healthy?

Is low body fat around penis healthy?

Your question?: There's ordinarily no fat on a guy's penis. Actually, a man doesn't need any body fat in any case -- and muscle definition is much sought-after by celebrities and is a sign of good athletic conditioning. ...Read more

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Does fatty liver from being obese generally turn into cirrhosis?

Does fatty liver from being obese generally turn into cirrhosis?

It is possible: but not a general rule. Patients who have underlying steatohepatitis or inflammation are at the highest risk of progressing to liver cirrhosis over many years . There are patients with simple steatosis or just fat without inflammation that we do not believe will progress but some can. prospective studies are ongoing. diabetes is a big risk factor ...Read more

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Loose that extra belly fat :/?

Loose that extra belly fat :/?

Spot fat loss does : Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general a certain amt will probably be abdominal fat. However, we don't get to chose what area of the body the fat is lost from. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. To tighten ab's do crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge ; “bicycling” exercise on your. ...Read more

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My usg reveals-acalculous mild gallbladder wall thickening, fatty liver.Lft normal, can reducing fat intake correct both?

Not enough: Reducing fatty food intake may reduce gall bladder attacks , but will not make your fatty liver to normal. Fatty liver is an early sign of liver disease , need to correct the cause soon it may be nutrition, alcohol , chemicals ( drugs ) , hepatitis etc, if allowed may progress to cirrhosis. Please see your doctor and follow the advise ...Read more

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Disproportionate fat in lower abdomen. Generally skinny Upper tummy has no fat but suddenly juts out right below the waistline. At least since puberty?

Disproportionate fat in lower abdomen. Generally skinny Upper tummy has no fat but suddenly juts out right below the waistline. At least since puberty?

May be normal: You may be one of those pear-shaped girls who carry their weight in their lower torso, hips and thighs. Abdominal exercises that target the lower abdomen will tone that area. Women who are pear-shaped, as opposed to apple-shaped women who gain weight around their middle, have a lower risk of heart disease ...Read more

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Are fat deposits in belly usually hard to touch?

Are fat deposits in belly usually hard to touch?

Well: There is internal fat - that might be hard to palpate. The fat that is external to your abdominal muscle should be easy to feel (unless you have very little of it). ...Read more

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I have fatty infiltration of the liver substance the pancreas appers unremarkable and the liver gallb;adder and biliary appears normal.?

I have fatty infiltration of the liver substance the pancreas appers unremarkable and the liver gallb;adder and biliary appears normal.?

Many possible causes: "fatty liver" can be seen in many situations such as obesity, alcohol use, diabetes, metabolic syndrome, problems with high triglycerides. However, it can eventually lead to problem called nash and ultimately to cirrhosis of the liver if not treated. Treatment usually involves identifying the reason for the problem and treating accordingly. ...Read more

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Alt 61 bilirubin 1.4 protein 8.4. Does all these levels relate to fatty liver? Ct scan confirmed fatty liver in july. Us showed small amount fat jan

Alt 61 bilirubin 1.4 protein 8.4. Does all these levels relate to fatty liver? Ct scan confirmed fatty liver in july. Us showed small amount fat jan

Fatty liver common: Fatty liver occurs in many americans, ; correlates with obesity, elevated cholesterol, diabetes, significant alcohol intake. Fatty liver can progress to cirrhosis, so patients with fatty liver (especially if abnormal liver tests) really need to: stop drinking, lose weight, control their sugar ; cholesterol. So far so good with your x-ray in that tumors are not described on current films. ...Read more

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Can low testosterone (6.7 free and 271 total age 27) cause accumulation of excess fat over the chest muscle (not Gyno just fat)?

Can low testosterone (6.7 free and 271 total age 27) cause accumulation of excess fat over the chest muscle (not Gyno just fat)?

Here are some ...: Dear KeevinM, More evidence has emerged to blame obesity as one of important causes for low-T, such as stress, pain medication, antidepressants, alcohol, smoking, illicit drug use, etc. Besides needing to detail the Hx of general health, lifestyle, conducting physicals especially on testes/external genitalia, and getting other tests as needed, healthy lifestyle without obsession should be the.... ...Read more

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Is having 16.8% total body fat with 4.5% visceral fat healthy for 150lbs 5 11 male?

Is having 16.8% total body fat with 4.5% visceral fat healthy for 150lbs 5 11 male?

Probably: It seems like your fat percentage is a little high. However, your overall body weight is very low, and maintenance of a low body weight reduces risk. It would be better to focus more of your calorie intake on low inflammatory proteins and complex carbohydrates; simple carbs promote visceral fat deposition and also the deposition of high percentages of fat in general. TY for this fun question! ...Read more

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Can u educate me on fat deposits on my stomach and lower abdominal area. Are these fat deposits or inflated lifnodes.?

Can u educate me on fat deposits on my stomach and lower abdominal area. Are these fat deposits or inflated lifnodes.?

Fat vs lymph nodes: You should see your doctor and have yourself checked to see if the particular area you are concern about is merely fat tissue or enlargement of the lymph node. It is impossible to say much without doing a physical examination. Good luck. ...Read more

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Ultrasound one year ago said diffuse fatty infiltration of the liver, now it says fatty infiltration of the liver with focal fatty sparring, meaning?

Ultrasound one year ago said diffuse fatty infiltration of the liver, now it says fatty infiltration of the liver with focal fatty sparring, meaning?

Inflammation: or irritation which may be from several causes, the two most common reasons would be elevated cholesterol/triglycerides and alcohol abuse. If you consume alcohol, stop for 1 month and repeat exam. I also suggest fasting blood tests for cholesterol, triglycerides and hepatitis. ...Read more

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Alt of 84. Have pain around liver area. Auto immune, hep a b c and all other blood work fine. Us shows excess fat in liver. Worried about pain. ?

Alt of 84. Have pain around liver area. Auto immune, hep a b c and all other blood work fine. Us shows excess fat in liver. Worried about pain. ?

May be fatty liver: Fatty liver is very common, and most patients have no symptoms. However, the literature describes some pain associated with this condition. If a search for a cause of the pain is negative, you may have to consider fatty liver as the cause. Sometimes a swollen congested liver can cause pain because of stretching of the capsule. Ask your GI doctor which pain meds to take. ...Read more

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Mild diffuse infiltration fatty liver and low function gallbladder protein 8.4 bilirubin total 2.0 1.76 and diect 0.27 is this due to fatty liver?

Mild diffuse infiltration fatty liver and low function gallbladder protein 8.4 bilirubin total 2.0 1.76 and diect 0.27 is this due to fatty liver?

Probably not: With the majority of your bilirubin being indirect, i.e. Unconjugated, you probably have gilbert's syndrome, which is the most common hereditary cause of increased bilirubin and is found in 5-10% of the population and is due to the reduced activity of the enzyme glucuronyltransferase. Bilirubin levels may increase under conditions of exertion, stress, fasting, and infections but is benign. ...Read more

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Is hair loss connected to fatty liver from obesity?

Is hair loss connected to fatty liver from obesity?

PCOS: Polycystic ovary syndrome can be associated with fatty liver, high triglycerides, low hdl, high risk for diabetes, irregular periods, hair in unwanted areas and also male pattern hair loss. Insulin resistance is a common factor among the symptoms. Resulting high Insulin levels interfere in normal menstrual cycles, allowing for more testosterone like hormones to build up causing hair loss in some. ...Read more

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What is fatty deposit in dialysis tubing?

What is fatty deposit in dialysis tubing?

Not sure: Couild you be more explicit , i never heard about that akthough i take care of dialysis patients. ...Read more