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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
May be infection: Infection, particularly bacterial vaginosis, is the most common cause of foul-smelling vaginal discharge. Normal discharge is clear or white, and may have a slight odor but usually doesn't smell. Poor hygiene, as in other parts of the body, can be a culprit too-it's best to wash the external area w/ mild soap and water during your shower, and never douche! if the smell bothers you, see your dr. ...Read more
Self-cleaning: Your vagina doesn't need much in the way of cleaning, it's designed to table care of itself. Water, a soft washcloth, & maybe some gentle soap is all you need. Too much scrubbing or harsh chemicals create more problems than they solve, & douching destroys the natural balance & protection. ...Read more
No.: Oil of olay is designed for external usage only. If you have shaved and require a moisturizer of some sort, you can apply externally but not inside the vagina. Depending on your age, you may experience occasional dryness which can be alleviated by certain prescription medication, but please see you doctor first to discuss. I hope this helps. Good luck! ...Read more