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Doctor insights on: Neoprene Wrap For Stomach

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Is it possible for you to lose belly fat by wrapping an ACE bandage around your stomach?

Is it possible for you to lose belly fat by wrapping an ACE bandage around your stomach?

NO - This will not : Work. Spot fat loss does not occur naturally. By losing weight in general a certain amt 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. Get regular aerobic exercise. ...Read more

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I wrapped my stomach with saran wrap this morning & now I have a rash it's really itchy what do I do?

I wrapped my stomach with saran wrap this morning & now I have a rash it's really itchy what do I do?

Why?: First we need to understand why are you wrapping your stomach with Saran Wrap. However the rash may be from the excessive heat or perspiration from it- in which case an antihistamine may help. If the rash lasts for >24 hrs. a topical hydrocortisone cream and OTC anti-itch cream may help. See doctor if problem persists for more than a week or gets worse . ...Read more

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Abdominal distention all organs feel crushed against ribs, feel full, flank and lower back pains, feels like something is wrapped round lower left rib?

Abdominal distention all organs feel crushed against ribs, feel full, flank and lower back pains, feels like something is wrapped round lower left rib?

See your Physicain : Looks like one of these complaints that is difficult to asses on the net, multiple possibility exist and without a full medical history and physical examination it is not possible to know. ...Read more

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I have a cyst wrapped around my fallopian tube. I am having it drained in 2 weeks. Will this relieve bloating around my stomach?

I have a cyst wrapped around my fallopian tube. I am having it drained in 2 weeks. Will this relieve bloating around my stomach?

Maybe: It may relieve the bloating, hopefully that will be the case. It is possible that the fluid in the cyst may reaccumulate. Hopefully not. ...Read more

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I had anal sex for the first time over the last two days well last night a few hours after I started having sharp stomach pains that wrapped around to my back no fever bo blood in stools then this morning I had loose stools. Still got stomach pains?

I had anal sex for the first time over the last two days well last night a few hours after I started having sharp stomach pains that wrapped around to my back no fever bo blood in stools then this morning I had loose stools. Still got stomach pains?

Although the: chances are slim that your symptoms are connected to the anal sexual contact (probably a more common stomach upset (viral or dietary origin) there are sexually transmitted diseases which can be transmitted anally..gonorrhea and non-specific urethrits are examples. If your partner wore a condom as he should have for his own protection, this would diminish that possibility. See your GYN !! ...Read more

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I have knee arthritus is.It advisable for me to wear a neoprene sleeve?

I have knee arthritus is.It advisable for me to wear a neoprene sleeve?

If it helps U. .....: ...It is what is called a none functional brace. Meaning it doesn't add 2 the stability of the joint or make the arthritis better. It helps by it sending subconscious signals 2 ur brain, ; does so through ur proprioception sensors. Ur brain response by again subconsciously reminding u where ur leg is located constantly, like a harping mother in law saying"b careful", ; it works so try it. ...Read more

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Hi, I wear a neoprene sleeve while working out, if on too tight can it damage your elbows. ?

Hi, I wear a neoprene sleeve while working out, if on too tight can it damage your elbows. ?

Yes and no: I don't think that wearing a neoprene sleeve over your elbow that is " too tight" will damage the bones that make up the elbow joint in any way. But it is not good for some of the soft tissues that pass through that area. For example, there are 3 main nerves that run through the elbow area and compression can lead to what is known as a peripheral nerve entrapment syndrome, cubital tumn syndrome ...Read more

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I have smouldering multiple myeloma. Just bought neoprene dumbbells; should I be returning them?

I have smouldering multiple myeloma.  Just bought neoprene dumbbells; should I be returning them?

Unrelated: Hi. Why would you return neoprene dumbbells because of having multiple myeloma? I must be missing your point. Use the dumbbells! Unless you're ready to give up and check out now. Again, I'm sorry, but I think there's a point you're trying to make that I'm missing. Good luck! ...Read more

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I'm looking to buy a sauna suit. Does neoprene cause cancer like people who don't have medical degrees say?

I'm looking to buy a sauna suit. Does neoprene cause cancer like people who don't have medical degrees say?

No: These "pop" claims are made up, probably by the manufacturers of sports and relaxation clothes that do not include neoprene. I'm sorry the world is full of crooks. ...Read more