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Fatty Tumors All Over Body
Husband finding small lumps all over body right under skin. Not painful. Fatty deposits? All different sizes and shapes.
Possible: lipomas, benign fatty tumors under the skin; however, must be examined to definitively diagnose. This condition often runs in families. ...Read more
All over body itching for the past month. No dietary, environmental or laundry changes. All bloods including liver & pancreas normal. No rash. Help! ?
Cannot say: Do you need to see a dermatologist to make a diagnosis. You may be using too much soap on your skin which is drying it out and making it very itchy. You could also try not to shower everyday do not use products like bounce in your dryer. ...Read more
Since we all have cancer cells in our body but our body fights them, but what causes those cells to eventually no longer be defeated by our immune system?
I get muscle twitching all over body for over year. Brain MRI showed lesions on frontal lobe not pathological. Do all lesions mean ms?
Lesions: Rarely do brain lesions cause muscle twitching. There are are many causes of brain MRI lesions. Some causes are benign/nonpathological (falsely termed) due to not portending a specific progressive/degenerative process such as gliosis/lesions seen in migraine patients. Some lesions are definitely pathological like in MS. But diagnosis is clinical - based on history of symptoms, MRI, LP, & bloodwork ...Read more
Could be lipoma: Many times these "bumps" or lipomas occur in several places on the body. They are usually more of a cosmetic annoyance rather than anything concerning. ...Read more
Can stress & anxiety cause hair loss in areas all over your body? Some areas are small spots other areas are fairly large- does it also slow regrowth?
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
SugarIntakeDrivesFat: Carbohydrates (i.e. Sugars in all forms, simple ; complex) are minimal to not needed for human survival ; health. Yet they are widely promoted as part of bogus low-fat diet theory. Fructose, the worst: ~85% converted to triglyceride fat molecules first pass through liver after eaten ; absorbed. Thus, to loose body fat, eat hflc, see: dietdoctor.Com, etc. Fat distribution genetic + some body use. ...Read more
I have multiple prominent lymph nodes in the central mesentery and high red blood cell, hemoglobin and hemicritic. Fatty liver and now 3 large growths?
Erythrocytosis: It could be secondary polycythemia which is caused by either natural or artificial increases in the production of erythropoietin, hence an increased production of erythrocytes. The causes could be an adaptive response to hypoxic conditions or other such as EPO-producing mass or use of anabolic steroids. It certainly requires a thorough hematology work-up to determine the cause. ...Read more
Inflammation=1 cause: Vertebral bone marrow can develop fatty tissue as we get older, also can from inflammation/disease of surrounding tissues,eg. from disk disease(degenerating or herniated disk)or slippage of a vertebra over the one below. Other causes of inflammation exist,so this list mustn't be used to diagnose you, as the reason for the study and your underlying conditions would guide interpretation of your MRI. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Was diagnosed fatty liver with sgpt 71 and LDL 139(total chol. 200) & TSH 11.5, are these all bcz of fatty liver, how severe is my fatty liver?Plz help
See below: Your LDL is only slightly elevated. A prudent diet will correct it. Your TSH indicates deficiency in thyroid hormone and has nothing to do with fatty liver but requires attention. Your SGPT is elevated - the degree is non-diagnostic and not helpful. If fatty liver is suspected, it can only be graded with liver biopsy. Repeating the SGPT in 6 weeks would be more prudent. ...Read more
I have multiple nodes underneath the skin both of my inner forearms. (size <5mm, non tender, symmetric). No others found on body. Are they lymph/cyst?
Does loosing weight after a BBL make those new fat cells disappear permanently or do they shrink and grow like the other normal fat cells in the body?
Marketing, Marketing: When any cells are removed from their blood supply, some/many/all will die. If reinjected into the same person quickly, some may live (lower odds immune rejection). Yet all such procedures are about short-term appearance/symptoms for money; rarely, if ever, health: http://goo.gl/Blh6rW & most result in worse long term outcomes/health. Thus, careful. You're driving a car but a fantastic mind+body. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
White spots and stripes on liver, liver values very high, no alcohol/drugs, no hepatitis, 2 cysts on galbladder ~3mm, 1 in ovary ~4cm, no over weight?
Hepatitis: If you have elevated enzymes that are emanating from the liver you have hepatitis. This may not be viral hepatitis, but commonly nash or fatty liver will produce such increases. No idea what you mean by spots and stripes on liver. Discuss these things with your doctor - communication is important. Best wishes. ...Read more