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Obesity Abdominal Excess Skin
Why I have bilateral dark skin papulomacular hyperpigment ED lesion on tibia or shin with abdominal obesity? Is it subclinical hypotyrodism?
Need more info: I'd like to know how long the lesions have been on your shins. I'd prefer to see a picture and take a history. One possibility is a panniculitis or maybe even erythema nodosum, which may be associated with a streptococcal pharyngitis. It may be idiopathic, though. In less developed parts of the world, sometimes this skin finding can be associated with primary tuberculosis. ...Read more
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
No stomach prob not obese but losr weight and have loose abdomen skin feels like something stuck in stomach does loose skin cause inside to feel that?
Obesity: I do not fully understand the question. The obese person has an enlarged body and abdomen. Their organs are surrounded by excess fat cells and the organs may even have fatty infiltrates inside of the organ. ...Read more
Only on obesity: metabolic syndrome and weight distribution associated with it is pretty common in both genders but a bit more in men. On the other hand, women are smaller and are supposed to have a higher body fat percentage. Fat percent.. definitley women. Obesity... maybe slightly women...but varies in culture/location and abdominal slightly male. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
You tell us...: Do you exercise? How is your eating plan? Do you eat small meals throughout the day or just one big meal at night? Are there overweight and obese people in your family? Do you sleep enough at night, and is your sleep schedule regular and predictable? Do you drink water or more caloric beverages? These are some questions you need to answer. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Vaginal: Vaginal delivery is still considered to be the safest option for most mothers depending on the particulars of her pregnancy. Morbidly obese gravidas, for a number of reasons, have about a 30% chance of needing a cesarean section. The good news is that 70% will deliver successfully vaginally. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bodyfat distribution: Abdominal/visceral/android obesity is body fat around the internal organs. This fat is harmful to metabolism and health: more heart disease & diabetes/worse cholesterol. Waist circumference is a surrogate/crude measurement but includes error of fat located under the skin.Think apple shape body. Gynoid obesity is body fat in thighs/buttocks that's less metabolically harmful. Think pear shaped body. ...Read more
Why do almost of all the man i see here in south india with body obesity also have abdominal obesity while women with body obesity don't have it?
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