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I have a movable, painless lump about six inches to the right of my navel within my stomach fat. It is very movable, and firm. What might it be?

I have a movable, painless lump about six inches to the right of my navel within my stomach fat. It is very movable, and firm. What might it be?

Probably a lipoma: If there is no history of trauma to that area, it is probably a benign lipoma or a cyst. If it asymtomatic and is not growing, it should be seen by the same surgeon or internist in 4 to 6 months. If it grows, it should be removed by total excision. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

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I have two small hard unmovable and painless lumps on each upper thighs. A similar lump on left hip. Huge lum. behind stomach fat. Hurts when pressed?

I have two small hard unmovable and painless lumps on each upper thighs. A similar lump on left hip. Huge lum. behind stomach fat. Hurts when pressed?

Lipoma: Sounds like they may be lipomas which are benign encapsulated accumulations of fat. Many people have them and they do not require any intervention unless they are so large they are cosmetically unappealing or pressing on a nerve and causing pain. An examination by your provider can confirm this is the case. Very rarely is any additional testing needed to make this diagnosis. ...Read more

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What is the fastest way to lose abdominal fat?

What is the fastest way to lose abdominal fat?

Diet & exercise: Make sure you exercise at least 90 minutes a day, don't skip meals, avoid soda, juice, dairy, alcohol and fried foods. Eat a healthy well balanced diet! also water, organic vegetable broth, green leafy vegetables, natural pickles, apples are great to fill you up so you dont feel hungry and they are very low in calories. ...Read more

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How can I lose my stomach fat?

How can I lose my stomach fat?

Diet and Exercise: You can't target weight loss from a specific area, but loosing weight in general will help. You need to burn more calories than you consume. Watch your diet-eat healthy, cut out junk food and exercise several times a week. If your stomach is what you're unhappy with, you can tone up the muscles-sit ups are a good way to start. Anything that uses your abdominal muscles will add tone. ...Read more

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What causes rid of abdominal fat?

What causes rid of abdominal fat?

Cardio Mix: You cannot target specific areas for weight loss - if you have adipose tissue to lose (not everyone does), then consider an increase in cardio & a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same ex or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up w/ walking, running, biking, swimming, elliptical, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more

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What can be used against stomach fat?

What can be used against stomach fat?

More muscle less fat: Even the most toned abdominal muscles will not reveal the abdomen you want if they are buried under a beer gut. Decreasing body fat is a key component of 'washboard' abs. That said, anything that strengthens your core (sit ups, crunches, leg lifts, torsion, etc ) all play a role in building those muscles. ...Read more

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What works against this area of stomach fat?

Can't specifically: Get rid of abdominal fat by spot reducing. If you lose weight a portion of that weight loss will reduce abdominal fat. Additionally, core toning exercises will help you stand more erect & improve your appearance. To lose weight keep up your physical activity and ensure that calories burned exceed calories consumed. Weight training can help build muscle which helps to increase your metabolic rate. ...Read more

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How would you recommend i cure my stomach fat?

How would you recommend i cure my stomach fat?

There's no such : Thing as natural spot fat loss. You need to lose weight in general ; a certain % will be abdominal fat. 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 back. Engage in regular aerobic exercise. ...Read more

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How to treat abdominal fat safely and effectively?

How to treat abdominal fat safely and effectively?

Spot fat loss does : Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some will probably be abdominal fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy ; be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. Tighten ab's: crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge ; “bicycling” exercise on back. Do regular aerobic exercise. ...Read more

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Are there soecific foods to eat to minimize stomach fat?

Are there soecific foods to eat to minimize stomach fat?

No: Eating low fat low sugar foods can decrease the accumulation of body fat, but there's nothing specific to avoid fat in the stomach area. You cannot choose whether fat goes, just like you cannot exercise to lose fat in a specific area. ...Read more

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I'm having really good workouts or exercises for stomach fat?

I'm having really good workouts or exercises for stomach fat?

combo: There's no such thing as natural spot fat loss. You need to lose weight in general ; a certain % will be abdominal fat. 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 back. Engage in regular aerobic exercise. ...Read more

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Could running be helpful to reduce stomach fat?

Yes: As part of a well-rounded (no pun intended) fitness program. Running alone will help boost metabolism and burn extra calories, and the loss of fat will be evident on your abdomen, as long as you also take care to not intake excess calories at the same time. I would recommend supplementing running with toning/core work (planks, crunches, google "abs exercises") and a healthy diet. ...Read more

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How to lose stomach fat?

How to lose stomach fat?

There's no such : Thing as natural spot fat loss. You need to lose weight in general ; a certain % will be abdominal fat. 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 back. Engage in regular aerobic exercise. ...Read more

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How do i lose stomach fat?

How do i lose stomach fat?

Depends on amount: There are many ways to reduce stomach fat, first and foremost is diet and exercise. Liposuction removes fat but if you are not at a stable weight then you will have increase in fat elsewhere. Noninvasive machines like coolsculpting work great on smaller amounts of fat removal but take multiple treatments for desired results. ...Read more

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How can I lose stomach fat?

How can I lose stomach fat?

Eat less; & exercise: To help the tummy look flatter, one can do exercises to build very strong abdominal muscles. It will take a lot of work, and will burn off calories. One must not eat more calories than he burns off, or he cannot lose weight. Helpful weight loss foods are natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (without salad dressing). ...Read more

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