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I have patella tendinopathy, bursitis, hoffa fat pad oedema I've been treating with glycerine trinitrate, essentric exercises pain is worse after 3 week?

I have patella tendinopathy, bursitis, hoffa fat pad oedema  I've been treating with glycerine trinitrate, essentric exercises pain is worse after 3 week?

Injection: A steroid injection into the prepatellar bursa and/or fat pad could calm your symptoms and allow rehab to be more effective. I never inject the tendon itself with a steroid, due to the risk of tendon rupture. Platelet-rich plasma injections may be effective for subacute or chronic patellar tenon problems. ...Read more

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What is Hoffa's disease, or infrapatellar fat pad syndrome?

What is Hoffa's disease, or infrapatellar fat pad syndrome?

It is fibrosis and/-: -or inflammation of the fat pad that sits behind the patellar tendon.& can be a very painful disorder. many times following an injury or blow to the patellar tendon. often requires excision. ...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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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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Does fat pad makes your penis smaller or is it illusion?

Does fat pad makes your penis smaller or is it illusion?

Illusion: Fat pad is like a collar around base of penis. If you push down on fat pad at edge of penis with one thumb and pull on the glans with your other hand you will see that the penis remains its usual length. Consider a regime of diet and excercise or a prepubic lipectomy of you or your partner think something needs to be done. ...Read more

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How do I loose the fat above my penis (fat pad) very fast without any diets?

How do I loose the fat above my penis (fat pad) very fast without any diets?

Simple but not easy: Calories taken in, minus calories used up, equals fat gain or fat loss or a steady state. If taking in more calories than one is burning each day, he gains fat. If calories in equals calories out, his weight doesn't change. If he eats and drinks fewer calories than burned each day, he loses fat... so this is the answer! Burn calories, all day long. Burn lots of calories, and no "diet" is needed. ...Read more