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Is prominent fat pad of the elbow the same thing as fat pad sign? If so what does this mean? Child hurt her arm Xray said no fracture but had this

Is prominent fat pad of the elbow the same thing as fat pad sign? If so what does this mean? Child hurt her arm Xray said no fracture but had this

Elbow fat pad : In certain injuries to the elbow , one incurs bruising of the bone . When that occurs it displaces some of the joint fluid and in addition to some extra bleeding in the joint , which shows a certain Lucent area on the X-ray , which is called a positive fat pad sign , t is a mild condition which resolves eventually over a 4-6 week period of time . ...Read more

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How to get rid of fat pads on the ankles?

How to get rid of fat pads on the ankles?

I'm not sure: What you mean by fat pad of ankle....the heels sometimes have herniated fat, the ankle sometimes have fat by the ankles, some people refer to this as "cankles" this could be left alone if not painful. If either of the two are painful, it can be taken care of surgically.. ...Read more

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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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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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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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Hi, hi, what is the size of a fat pad in the pubic area for a man in normal size?. The minimum fat pad can man have? Thank you

Hi, hi, what is the size of a fat pad in the pubic area for a man in normal size?. The minimum fat pad can man have? Thank you

?question: Not quite sure of what you are referring to in a mans pubic area that would be a "fat pad." fat pads are generally not normal anywhere, and are often due to being overweight. Exercise, eating well with decreased carbohydrates and calories can decrease fat in ones body. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is a 2 mm loaded heel fat pad considered severely thinned? I am only 35 years old and am concerned as I don't have any predisposing factors.

Is a 2 mm loaded heel fat pad considered severely thinned?  I am only 35 years old and am concerned as I don't have any predisposing factors.

Yes: The shape of your foot may have something to do with this but as we all age the heel fat pad does thin out. Some people are born with this as well. Try not to walk barefoot and use specific shoes that have good cushioning. Your podiatrist will be able to help you with this ...Read more

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If everyone has abs under all their fats, why is it that for really skinny people don't have any signs of any abs?

If everyone has abs under all their fats, why is it that for really skinny people don't have any signs of any abs?

Every one has : Abdominal muscles. This doesn't mean that the abdominal muscles are well developed or defined. Not only dose one need a paucity of fat, but they also need adequate muscle bulk ; sculpting. That requires lots of exercise. ...Read more

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Is have thick clear phlegm a sign of tb?

Is have thick clear phlegm a sign of tb?

Not really: Mostly TB presents with fever night sweats anoxia wt loss, thick clear phlegm could be due to bronchitis, asthma or pneumonia. ...Read more

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What are signs im gaining fat or weight in my belly section?

What are signs im gaining fat or weight in my belly section?

Very simple: The key to this is to wear pants that do not stretch. When they get tight it is because you have added belly fat. The other simple method is to measure your abdomen once a week and chart it. Belly fat changes very fast ...Read more

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