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Groin Pain In Obesity
I'm obese and I have excessive pigmentation on my underarms and groin. How do I get my skin back to normal? I have it since i was a teenager. Thanks!
Acanthosis nigricans: Acanthosis nigricans is a brown to black, poorly defined, velvety hyperpigmentation of the skin. Common affected areas include the neck, underarms, and groin. This is usually seen in people under age 40 with obesity as well as conditions such as hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism, acromegaly, polycystic ovary disease, insulin-resistant diabetes, or cushing's disease. See your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
The definition started with Louis Israel Dublin, chief statistician of the Metropolitan life insurance company, in the early 1940s, as a BMI >25 (definitely >30) for people in their 20's based on retrospective observational life insurance data of the age at which people died later in life. This was subsequently adopted by the medical disease industry. However, BMI is ...Read more
Brown rash exactly where my testicles lay in groin area, on both inner thighs. No itching. Hygenic/not obese. What is this and how did I get it?
sweat on my back, under my breasts, my groin, vagina, & behind my knees as soon as I go outside? not obese. 114 ibs and I'm 5'4 age 17 no thyroid prob
Summertime! : I'm not sure what the temp was In Philly today, but we hit 95 degrees and heat advisory in Kentucky. The heat combined with the humidity triggers our bodies to sweat which helps cool the skin and this cool our core body temperature. This experience sounds like " normal sweating" to me. If you have night sweats combined with weight loss, see your physician! ...Read more
L hip/groin pain 4 months.Occurs when rise from seat & if stand on L leg alone, rate pain @ 6. NP says Xrays, baclofen.Pain relief, but maskingcause?
Hip arthritis ommon: with obesity, age 63, most common is hip problem xrays of hip and lumbar spine needed now as djd is most common. good med care means- find out cause root cause get diagnosis- than treat appropriately local heat can help as analgesics but its time now ton get proper eval not just care by np. pain 6/10 often is not good . loose weight ...Read more
Many Causes: Groin pain can be due to serious infections, inflammation, trauma, malignancy (cancer), and other abnormal processes. Because groin pain can be a symptom of a serious or life-threatening condition, you should seek prompt medical care and talk with your medical professional about your symptoms. ...Read more
Pain: If the pain is sudden in onset , and you think is bothering you a lot then you might need to get it checked out. It could be most commonly secondary to musculoskeletal reasons, but an abdominal infection could also be a concern Every thing depends upon the whole clinical picture. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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