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I'm Not Overweight But I Have A Big Tummy
Why does it say that 146 pounds for my height of 5'2 is overweight? I have an hourglass body shape with a very big butt and hips and flat stomach
Charts and graphs: The average, less curvaceous 22 year old would be expected to weigh a a bit less. BMI is calculated based on charts and is used to predict risk of medical issues. In some cultures 5'2" is considered to be tall for a woman. I would celebrate your anthropomorphic beauty. Carry yourself well, forget the charts: women in NYC will envy you and pay money to have procedures done to look just like you ...Read moreSee 7 more doctor answers
Why is my husbands belly so big?He looks like he's 10m pregnant!he hasn't always been like this!he's not really overweight.Very active, a workaholic
I'm a virgin, and im not overweight my diet is normal but my belly is big. Is it possible this is colon cancer?
Can't tell: I would dare say it's unlikely but we don't have enough info and more importantly, can't examine you here. See your doctor please. Hope it's all ok. ...Read more
Is a person considered fat or overweight because they have slightly big stomach? Their body is not big and round only their stomach is a beer gut.
Men and Bellies: There are a lot of possible answers to your question based upon how different scientists and others define obesity. But, that is moot in the case of men in the middle of their lives. Having abdominal fat is the main key in diagnosing heart disease, pre-diabetes, hypertension and hypogonadism. Abdominal fat represents the metabolic syndrome and in men this is the time when health risk is highest. ...Read more
Do i need to lose weight before i can have a mini tummy tuck? I’m about 40 lbs. Overweight. Do i need to lose weight before having a mini tummy tuck, or can I get one now?
Yes you are: may be rather obese, but we don't know your height, at any rate you need to watch your weight, your diet and increase your physical activity. See your doctor for routine check and advice on losing weight and healthy lifestyle, good luck, Check this link too https://www.cdc.gov/growthcharts/data/set1clinical/cj41c021.pdf ...Read more
On period, but lower abdomen feels fat. I'm not overweight but it looks like i'm getting a fat upper pubic area. What causes this and what should I do?
Sounds like: Bloating. Bloating can be a symptom while you are on your period. You can always take midol if this is affecting you but it should go away once your period is done. ...Read more
The right side of my abdomen bulges outwards visible through my clothes. No pain and I feel OK . I'm overweight, could it be uneven fat distribution?
I'm overweight and have a lot of belly fat. So when I have pains in my abdomen, how do I know where the pain is coming from if I feel pain in the fat?
I have an intermittent sharp pain in my lower right abdomen, is all good? I'm fairly healthy-no diseases recurring, i'm not overweight, work out often.
Excellent health, not overweight, exercise 5 to 6 times a week. When i bend over, i sometimes feel discomfort (like a tear) in my lower left abdomen?
Im overweight and the left side of my abdomen is sore from the middle to the lower part on the same side?
Have had a cluster spread across my ribs to abdomen of fatty lumps.Different shapes+sizes.Some randomly cause pain. Mostly when pressed on.Overweight.
Lump on upper middle abdomen, slightly to my right. no pain, no dence mass 2 inch diameter. quarter inch high. i am overweight so it could be more thx?
See below: it may be nothing, but without an exam you don't know. You must see your physician for follow-up. ...Read more
Was overweight as a child (29/m now). 215lbs. Is diet + exercise the solution to drop weight and tighten skin (abdominal). Belly is just always there?
Is it normal to see your pulse in your abdomen even if you are overweight/obese? I am 26, female, 5' 5" and 188 lbs. Noticed for the past few years.
Diagnosed with fatty liver disease by CT abdomen. I'm overweight. I'm on Bupropion HCL XLpast 6 months any interactions with antidepressant and liver?
Rare liver probs: Bupropion is metabolized by the liver, and in people with impaired liver function, the dose needs to be kept on the low side as an adjustment. Bupropion reportedly can cause fatty liver disease, and more commonly mild liver enzyme elevations - there are reports of rare acute liver damage from this medication.Speak with you doctor about monitoring and liver issues as well. ...Read more
Will my doc be able to check the size of my pelvic organs if I am severely overweight, having serious abdominal pelvic pain am scared to get naked?
Concern: I understand your concern but you should see your doctor soon. I would not worry about being naked - that is rarely necessary and unlikely to happen. ...Read more
Quit smoking can result in overweight?!i use isotonic drinks during training and creatine during biking at weekend.I was 83 now 88.Abdomen is dilated!
Watch food intake: The reason people may gain weight after quitting smoking is because they substitute the pleasure from smoking for other oral satisfaction like eating/snacking/drinking. Increase calories leads to weight gain. Usually after a few months of successfully quoting most people return to baseline weight. My advice exercise to take your mind of cravings. Check the calories in those "isotonic drinks". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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