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I Only Gain Weight In My Stomach
I want to gain weight in my legs but i only gain weight in my stomach & back its genetics but my legs are unproptionate to my body :( what do I do ?
If I am now dieting and exercising but it looks like I am gaining weight in my stomach region, why?
Gaining weight: It is common for an individual to lose weight in a non-uniform pattern across the body. So your arms and legs may have responded quicker with more visible weight loss which effectively makes you abdomen seem like it has grown. In actuality, your abdomen may be the same size as before or even slightly smaller, but it just doesn't look like it relative to your arms and legs. ...Read more
Im now 20 days late for my period. I've took notice I've gained weight in my stomach area and is some what hard specially after i eat. ?
Been taking the pill for 2 years,I'm petite but Ive gained weight in my stomach, so I'm exercising and taking a nighttime fat burner and eating better. Will these things cause my breasts to shrink or will they stay the same due to the hormones?
Breast size: Breasts have a significant composition of fatty tissue, and any amount of weight loss will reduce the size of breasts to some extent. ...Read more
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I had my son 4mths ago & gained weight mostly on my stomach. What can I do to lose this "baby fat" ?
Why would a man of 50 gain weight quickly only in the abdomen area and be swelled up like a balloon?
See your doctor: You should have your doctor evaluate that area in person. He/she may want to do tests and/or x-rays. ...Read more
My stomach has been hard for several weeks now and I have been gaining a little weight. I don't know what to do. Help!
Is there any: Possibility that you could be constipated as it can cause these symptoms. If so, hydrate well with water (at least 8 - 8 ounce glasses of water per day). Try to get in at least 5 servings of vegetables and 4 servings of fruit per day. Be physically active everyday. Consider otc laxative. Seek medical care for severe abdominal pain. ...Read more
My stomach has been hard and i've gained a little weight. I has been late the last couple months too. I don't know want to do?
Doctor can evaluate: For a young, healthy, fertile woman, being "late" for a period can mean a pregnancy if she was having sex. A urine pregnancy test done correctly will give a reliable result the week after missing a period. If not pregnant, then the doctor's exam will help decide if the stomach has too much poop (constipation), too much gas, or something worse like big liver, big spleen, a cyst, a tumor, etc... ...Read more
For a good while I have been feeling random pinchings/ stretching inside my stomach. Also been gaining a little weight what can cause that?
Pregnancy: Get a pregnancy test first. Even if you use protection you still could be pregnat. ...Read more
Hi! I'm just wondering why the right part of my abdomen is larger than my left. I was skinny back then, but when I gained so much weight, I started to?
There isn't such a: 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
Controlling fat: If i knew how to control where fat decides to go, i'd be a very wealthy person. Fat usually distributes itself according to a genetic predisposition. Gain weight by eating healthy protein/wt gain smoothies or shakes in between meals, and slowly take in more volume with each meal. Doing anything quickly is not a good idea--unless it is quitting smoking! ...Read more
Parasites...: Get your stool examined for Ova & Parasites... ...Read more
What to do if I'm aware I have gained weight for sure for the past year, n just today I noticed a linea nigra on my stomach?
Is the weight: gain related to endocrine abnormalities. Linea Nigra can develop during pregnancy, with use of some oral contraceptives & due to change is hormones. Adrenal gland insufficieny and Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome can be associated with Linea Nigra. Linea Nigra is not a pregnancy indicator. ...Read more
What to do if i'm aware I have gained weight for sure for the past year, and just today i noticed a linea nigra on my stomach?
Home pregnancy test: Linea nigra (Latin for "black line") is a dark vertical line that appears on the abdomen in about three quarters of all pregnancies. ...Read more
My weight has been in 123 pounds for the last year, i havent gained weight but my stomach is getting bigger, im 16 and im a guy?
Several possiblities: In a 16-year-old adolescent male there are several possibilities for enlarging abdomen without any weight gain. The most common would be constipation or stool compaction. Less common would be fluid in the abdomen which can be caused by liver disease ,inflammatory bowel disease. Benign and malignant tumors can also cause an overarching abdomen without weight gain. Intestinal blockage or partial o ...Read more
I’m 27yearsold female somehow I lose weight because of the stomach issues so how can I gain weight Iam only 120 pounds. Thank you very much.
How tall are you?:
120 pounds is a good weight unless you are more than 5 foot 8 inches tall. If you are not losing weight now. Let it be. You will gain weight as you get older and will look back fondly at this time when you could eat and not gain weight.
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine ...Read more
Do anti imflammatories make you gain water weight? i stopped them a month ago cause it was hurting my stomach and now ive lost about almost 10 lbs.
Recently over 3days I have gained a lot of weight. It brings pain in my stomach and makes me feel bloated all the time. What is causing this to happn?
It won't: A hernia is essentially a hole in the muscle layer if the abdominal wall through which intra-abdominal contents can protrude. This by itself does not have any impact on weight gain. If there is intestine trapped in it and causing pain made worse by eating, it can be associated with weight loss however. ...Read more
I have sudden weight gain only in abdomen area. Sometimes feeling bloated. What could be the reason?
I have a lot of weight gain in my stomach how can I lose this weight?And my stomach is real hard at the top what can be causing this?
Need evaluation.: See a doctor and review your history, get a careful evaluation. You will likley need further disgnostic studies such as blood work, perhaps x-rays or other imaging studies, maybe a biopsy or using a scope to check . Since the possibility could include cancer, it would be best to see the doctor soon. ...Read more