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What is the difference between orange peel skin and cellulite?

What is the difference between orange peel skin and cellulite?

Cellulite & Orange: Cellulite generally looks like dimpling of the skin. This is caused by normal bands between the skin and deeper tissues that either shorten, or most commonly, the fat between the skin and deep tissues thicken, causing the dimple. Orange peel skin gets it's appearance from edema or swelling in the skin. The normal skin pores appear larger and deeper. Seen in lymphedema patients sometimes. ...Read more

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Please help! what is the difference between orange peel skin and cellulite?

Please help! what is the difference between orange peel skin and cellulite?

Celllulite is looser: Orange peal skin (peau d'orange) has a tighter skin pattern than cellulite. Just take a good look at an actual orange and you will see the tight punctate contours. It can suggest an underlying tumor. Cellulite creates dimpled irregularities of skin, but the pattern is a looser. It is created by the confined nature of certain fascial attachments to the undersurface of the skin, but with no tumor. ...Read more

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My mons-veneris is swollen not red or itchy , but resembles orange peel skin, its very large compared to normal , im over weight and 48 ?

My mons-veneris is swollen not red or itchy , but resembles orange peel skin,  its very large compared to normal , im over weight and 48 ?

Blocked lymph ducts: This could be due to blocked lymph ducts which could cause fluid accumulation in the area. Obesity could be the underlying cause of this but there is no way for me to tell without an examination. If the swelling gets worse I would recommend seeing a doctor in person. ...Read more

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Could a neoplasm of uncertain behavior on skin of breast be cancer? I have to do biopsy frm EACH breast and one has skin changes like orange peel skin

Could a neoplasm of uncertain behavior on skin of breast be cancer? I have to do biopsy frm EACH breast and one has skin changes like orange peel skin

Yes, it is possible: Breast cancer can show up on the skin surface especially if it is locally advanced and has been present for sometime. But the biopsy of the tumor/ skin nodules will provide the final answer. ...Read more

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Is there any danger in eating orange peels, not jest but the peel itself?

Is there any danger in eating orange peels, not jest but the peel itself?

Not really: In fact, the peel (zest) contains flavorful oils and is used in many desserts. Make sure to wash well to remove surface pesticides and dirt. I am not aware of any nutritional benefit of the better white pith, beside maybe some fiber. ...Read more

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Is it bad to eat something that has been in contact with orange peel as it tasted like orange peel. I did not wash the peel.

Nothing to worry : Food in contact with orange peel may get some of its taste rubbed off on the food but it shd not be harmful at all unless u kept it out & peel were rotting. Even then under clean household conditions it shd not cause any harm. If u r allergic to anything orange it may cause a reactIion. If any symptoms of nausea , vomiting or abdominal pain develop have urself chk'd &do not worry in the meantime. ...Read more

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Is orange allergy to the inside or to the peel?

Is orange allergy to the inside or to the peel?

Either or birch tree: Reactions to orange can be either to the peel or the pulp (the fleshy part of the orange). Many people who have only itching in their mouth & throat after eating oranges and other raw fruits and vegetables actually have oral allergy syndrome. Oas is caused by allergy to birch tree pollen and the immune system mistaking fruit proteins for pollen allergens. Which one is your problem? ...Read more

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If an orange allergy is to the peel, can you eat oranges if somebody else peels them?

If an orange allergy is to the peel, can you eat oranges if somebody else peels them?

Yes: Watch out for blue curacao, a liquer made from the peel of the laraha citrus plant. This citrus plant is closely related to the valencia orange. ...Read more