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Obese Mature Photography
Why do skinniest models fit the beauty ideal of thinness.? Does media view justify thier harsh criticism of regular girls?
No: The liberal media has done more to damage our health than we can imagine. They glamorize the skinny models and at the same time support the advertisement of poisonous foods with sugar, chemicals and pesticides. Our society is confused by this and that is why we have such a dliemma with our weight - both over and under. Rejoice in your healthy weight, and turn a deaf ear to the media! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Weight 70kg height 5'2" age 21 irregular periods. Miss 2-3 months. Not sexually active. High prolactin 37.01. Ultrasound report normal. ?
Can belly fat accumulate in different proportions among sisters , i know a family where obese younger girl has more belly fat than her old obese sister?
Variable: Where fat accumulates can vary from person to person depending upon their genetic predisposition, height, weight, Insulin resistance, etc. In all of them, however, it relates to weight gain increasing Insulin resistance, and can be improved by diet, exercise and weight loss -- + medication if needed. Check w/doctor. ...Read more
No and no: Many men have fathered children after reaching 80. The aging male produces less semen and and in some cases NO semen. There is very little evidence to say the sperm would be unhealthy, but there is evidence that says the sperm lose some of their fertilizing capacity as a man ages. This is evident to some degree in the Male having a vas reversal. Even with viable sperm preg does not occur. ...Read more
Mammogram doubts neoplastic process, scan shows well lobulated solid mass,wider than taller,family history of 2 sis of breast cancer..d/d plz
It sounds: like you had a breast ultrasound as well. Obviously limited info and incomplete description, but based on those descriptors, it is probably a BIRADS category 3 lesion(98% or greater chance of being benign). Most commonly, a mass with this description is a benign fibroadenoma. ...Read more
BMI 57.7: Hi. The patient has a BMI that meets criteria for considering bariatric surgery. If the patient has diseases resulting from obesity (type 2 diabetes, sleep apnea, etc), surgery can be very beneficial. Pre-operative evaluation will make sure the heart and lungs are up for the surgery, so various tests may be done to assess them. Obesity kills and bariatric surgery can help restore quality of life. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Grandma age 81, ct:right uterine adnexa 8*17.7cm cystic low density, left 2.2*3.3 cystic low, intrauterine soft tissue density enhanced, operation?
Grandmother: With above findings should see gynecologic oncologist, therapy depends on her health status at her age. ...Read more
Is TSH 1.5 n T4 4.28 point of concern? Male 29, Weight 45KG, Height 5'6", look small in age weak. Prematurely born. Asthmatic. Can i be like my peers
Risk factors: You have a few risk factors for being of slight build such as prematurity and chronic inhaled steroid use. The thyroid levels you have reported reveal a TSH within normal range and T4 (free?) slightly below normal, however, the units your labs reported in may vary from the references I am using. Abnormal thyroid levels should be repeated in 3-6 months to detect trends. ...Read more
Marginally: A bmi between 18 and 25 is considered normal, 25-30 overweight, over 30 obese. Having said that, some people, due to bone mass and the proportion of fat vs lean mass, can have a normal bmi but have too much body fat, or conversely can have a high bmi but have a normal amount of fat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lifestyle Changes: "10 yr old girl, 4'11", 101.4 lbs...healthy BMI? The Body mass Index is a tool to assess fat levels. Additionally, children must have their Ht & Wt assessed using standard growth charts. Your child's Ht, Wt, and BMI are at the 95th % for age. A BMI over 85th % falls into over-weight category. See your doctor for guidance to incorporate exercise & dietary changes into your child's daily routine. ...Read more