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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

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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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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 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?

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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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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Are there soecific foods to eat to minimize stomach fat?

Are there soecific foods to eat to minimize stomach fat?

Avoid carbs: Abdominal fat is related to carbohydrates: breads, pastas, rice, alcohol, soda, pastries, potatoes, etc. Decrease those and eat a low glycemic diet. Eat more lean meats, plant proteins like avocados, beans, tofu/tempeh, legumes, and fruits/veggies. ...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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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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