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The definition started with Louis Israel Dublin, chief statistician of the Metropolitan life insurance company, in the early 1940s, as a BMI >25 (definitely >30) for people in their 20's based on retrospective observational life insurance data of the age at which people died later in life. This was subsequently adopted by the medical disease industry. However, BMI is ...Read more
Felt something hard n dense in my vagina as I inserted my finger in to check what's going on.on implanon and obese, several hpts and blood tests neg?
Retained tampon: A frequent cause of what you describe is a retained tampon, which may occur after accidentally inserting a tampon without realizing there is already one present (missing string) or after intercourse without removal of a tampon. The retained tampon can cause infection, so see a healthcare provider to be certain. ...Read more
sweat on my back, under my breasts, my groin, vagina, & behind my knees as soon as I go outside? not obese. 114 ibs and I'm 5'4 age 17 no thyroid prob
Summertime! : I'm not sure what the temp was In Philly today, but we hit 95 degrees and heat advisory in Kentucky. The heat combined with the humidity triggers our bodies to sweat which helps cool the skin and this cool our core body temperature. This experience sounds like " normal sweating" to me. If you have night sweats combined with weight loss, see your physician! ...Read more
Boil/hair bump on the lip of my vagina & i often itch i'm unable 2 c my primary doctor/gyn cuz im obese & in a wheelchair don't have lift 2 put me?
Obesity: Call ambulance directly, not through 911 and ask them, how they can help. They will cooperate with firefighters to get you downstairs. Social worker from your primary care also can help. ...Read more
Acanthosis nigricans: This is the medical word for the darker pigmentation of the skin, usually in the groin, armpit or neck. It may be associated with diabetes, obesity, polycystic ovaries, cushing's disease or hypothyroidism. It is caused by Insulin resistance. See your doctor to determine the cause. ...Read more
Yes: Should not be a problem.Get a more detailed answer ›
Are you asking why : You missed your period? Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more
Fistula?: Sometimes this is related to a connection between the vagina and rectum. This would be typically following obstetrical trauma (episiotomy or tear). More commonly it's a mechanical issue related to obesity or loss of sphincter tone that causes the gas to pass either more freely or resonate near the vagina. Often the former is associated with walking. A thorough pelvic exam by a urogyn doc. ...Read more
Not necessarily: Missed/late period: low body wt, obesity, weight ^ or v, ^exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, perimenopause, just starting menstruation, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. #1 reason is pregnancy. Take a home pregnancy test. ...Read more
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