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Doctor insights on: Sanitas Abdominal Toning Belt

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Is flex belt apt for reducing abdomen fat?

Is flex belt apt for reducing abdomen fat?

There's no guarantee: Diet and exercise (sit ups, push-ups) are still the key to lowering weight, decreasing fat & toning muscles in your body. Best of luck! ...Read more

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From last 2 -3 days I have little pain on my right side of lower abdominal. Under the belt? Why is that?

From last 2 -3 days I have little pain on my right side of lower abdominal. Under the belt? Why is that?

Several causes: Pain in the right lower abdomen of men can range from minor & self-limiting to potential surgical emergencies. Problems include intestinal gas or constipation, inguinal hernia, kidney stone in the lower part of the ureter, referred pain from a testicular problem and appendicitis. This list is not all-inclusive & I can't give you advice on the severity or urgency of your specific situation. ...Read more

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What pathology could mimic a pain that goes from my back to my side to my abdomen on L in a belt type fashion and would it show in general blood work?

What pathology could mimic a pain that goes from my back to my side to my abdomen on L in a belt type fashion and would it show in general blood work?

Depends: If the pain is limited to one side of the body, you may be getting shingles. If it is a chronic issue and affecting both sides, then an in-person history, physical and blood tests may be needed to resolve the question. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain in my right abdomen, just above the belt line, that at first only came on when I would go for walks. But now it hurts when I'm sit?

I have a sharp pain in my right abdomen, just above the belt line, that at first only came on when I would go for walks. But now it hurts when I'm sit?

See doctor: To find out the cause, you need to be examined directly by your doctor. I suspect that this is more likely musculoskeletal but one needs to rule out a hernia as well. ...Read more

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Why does pressure (from waistbands, seat belts, deep breaths, etc.) on my abdomen make me queasy?

Why does pressure (from waistbands, seat belts, deep breaths, etc.) on my abdomen make me queasy?

May be IBS, but...: Causes of recurrent lower abdominal discomfort may be identified by first addressing accompanying signs/symptoms so as to localize the organ involved: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniations? Age? Gender? Risk factors? ...Read more

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What exactly is the easiest way to get rid of abdominal fat (the kind that hangs over your belt)?

What exactly is the easiest way to get rid of abdominal fat (the kind that hangs over your belt)?

Cardio Mix: You can not target the abdomen specifically for weight loss - if you have adipose tissue that you can lose, then consider an increase in cardio & a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with walking, running, biking, swimming, elliptical, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more

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My daughter was in a car accident 3 days ago and was wearing a lap belt her abdomen has become swollen what could it be thank you?

My daughter was in a car accident 3 days ago and was wearing a lap belt her abdomen has become swollen what could it be thank you?

Lap belt syndrome: The restraint used defines how the impact of a crash is transferred to the body. In kids whose pelvis is too short to trap the force on the pelvis (under 4'9"), the force transfers to the soft abdomen. Internal organs can be bruised or ruptured. In this case internal organ bruising would be likely, A bruise in the intestine wall can stop digestion. I would want an abdominal CT immediately. ...Read more

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Having a little pain/discomfort in upper left quadrant of abdomen. Had right side of colon removed 3 yrs ago. Pain has been there 3 days; not severe, but nagging. Is about belt level.

Having a little pain/discomfort in upper left quadrant of abdomen. Had right side of colon removed 3 yrs ago. Pain has been there 3 days; not severe, but nagging. Is about belt level.

Was: Was your right colectomy due to cancer or diverticulitis? Either way: the concern is recurrence of either disease--which could be serious. An abdomen ct with contrast will sort out the issue if not improving. ...Read more

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I have a very sharp pain like someone is stabbing multiple knives in my lower abdomen. It forces me to bend over. It is right above my belt line?

I have a very sharp pain like someone is stabbing multiple knives in my lower abdomen. It forces me to bend over. It is right above my belt line?

Need more history: We need to know further details: such as, what is your age? How long have you had abdominal pains that you have described. If this pain has been there for more than one week and does not see to subside, then you need to go see your doctor for a physical examination to determine the cause and mange your problem after checking you and running some tests. ...Read more

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I am female, 30, and 123 lbs and 5'5". I feel a thick-like "tube" down my abdomen and to left of belt button with strong pulse. Is it aorta and norm?

I am female, 30, and 123 lbs and 5'5". I feel a thick-like "tube" down my abdomen and to left of belt button with strong pulse. Is it aorta and norm?

Normal aorta: Hi. The aorta is the largest artery in the body. Unless overweight/obese (which you're NOT), it is very easy to feel. Stay healthy! Good luck! ...Read more

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I've been wearing an abdominal support belt, but my back pain hasn't decreased. Could I have a pinched nerve?

I've been wearing an abdominal support belt, but my back pain hasn't decreased. Could I have a pinched nerve?

Possible: Back pain in pregnancy is extremely common. The added weight and the change in the curve of the spine both contribute to the back pain. ...Read more

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How to reduce my post natal abdomen after c section. I have started using post natal belt after 6 weeks but still I can't get flat stomach.

How to reduce my post natal abdomen after c section. I have started using post natal belt after 6 weeks but still I can't get flat stomach.

Exercise: You will need to exercise to achieve a flat stomach after having a baby. Once you have been cleared by your doctor/midwife you should start a regular program. It is not necessary to focus only on your abdominal muscles. Once you are finished breast feeding, start a lower calorie diet if you haven't returned to your prepregnancy weight. Persistance and time will help you get your body back. ...Read more

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Lower left abdominal pain lasted more than week, about waist/belt area above left jeans pocket, used to run a lot, could it be due to running? Or?

More information: Could be musculoskeletal like you are thinking. As long as you don't have other symptoms. Nausea, vomitting, cramping sensation, change in bowel movements, no pain during urination etc. If it still persits would recommend. Hecking with primary care provider. Try loose fitting clothes if you think itiis comprssion from belt etc. ...Read more

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What could I have if I get abdominal pain and swelling in the mid line of my stomach if I eat certain foods or if I wear a belt. It happens everyday.

What could I have if I get abdominal pain and swelling in the mid line of my stomach if I eat certain foods or if I wear a belt. It happens everyday.

Malabsorption?: Abdominal pain and bloating after eating certain foods can have many causes, but overall is a sign of excess gas, which may be related to malabsorption or improper digestion of food. This can have many causes, and your entire history with an examination is important at your primary care physician's office. Mechanical causes such as hernia can also be diagnosed on physical exam. ...Read more

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Hi I have a right side lower abdominal bulge above belt not huge but with my hand couped over my right side I can feel a difference. 40 not over weigh?

Hi I have a right side lower abdominal bulge above belt not huge but with my hand couped over my right side I can feel a difference. 40 not over weigh?

Examination: If there is noticeable asymmetry in your abdomen, it's best to have your physician examine you to look for an abdominal hernia, aneurysm, enlarged liver or an abdominal mass. Some mild asymmetry is not necessarily pathological, however. ...Read more

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Whenever lower abdomen pressed by belt or pant I get cramps in deep anus maybe due to masturbation.....

Whenever lower abdomen pressed by belt or pant I get cramps in deep anus maybe due to masturbation.....

Confusion: I am unable to tell what you are actually asking and if there is a lot of pressure to the abdomen it could cause some irritation in the anal area but the stimulation of masturbation will cause anal sphincter contractions at time especially when ejaculate so that is normal. If other questions can let us know and can clarify more. Hope this helps some. ...Read more

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Should I get a second opinion or learn to live with this pain? I had an egg sized lipoma removed from my right abdomen on the belt line just a few inches outward of my belly button in june. The pain did not get better and the surgeon removed a 2 x 2 x 5

Should I get a second opinion or learn to live with this pain? I had an egg sized lipoma removed from my right abdomen on the belt line just a few inches outward of my belly button in june. The pain did not get better and the surgeon removed a 2 x 2 x 5

See your surgeon: The surgeon will know the anatomy and procedure done.
Sounds a bit unusual, and if you are not satisfied, then seek a second opinion and take your data from hospital and office with you/. Or send in advance. ...Read more

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Prostate size is fine in ultrasound, uti treated with cipro, (ciprofloxacin)still minimal burning, abdominal pressure tight pant-belt causes prostatic discharge, help!

Prostate size is fine in ultrasound, uti treated with cipro, (ciprofloxacin)still minimal burning, abdominal pressure tight pant-belt causes prostatic discharge, help!

Direct these to. ..: Since, you already have a treating Doc so it would be most logical and beneficial for all to direct these concerns to your Doc at your next visit. Meanwhile, collect, bring, ask, and discuss all questions you may have in mind with Doc, who can help you more realistically than fishing/guessing online. Best wish... ...Read more

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What exerciss will keep my abdominals in shape?

What exerciss will keep my abdominals in shape?

Abdominal exercises: In order to get defined abdominal muscles, you have to work on developing the muscles and reducing the amount of fat covering the muscles. Simply exercising the ab muscles alone won’t achieve the best results. You must combine healthy eating, cardio and strength training which is intense enough to fatigue your abs and need recovery, like sit-ups and crunches. Do a few sets of 10-30 reps daily. ...Read more

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My left abdomen is vibrating what could that be?

My left abdomen is vibrating what could that be?

Thin person?: If you're a thin person, sometimes reverberations from your abdominal aorta can be seen. Your heart sends blood strongly to this major vessel of your body. If this is what you're experiencing, it would be a variant of normal. Aneurysms (outpouchings) can be in the aorta too. Please see your physician if concerned about this possibility. ...Read more

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What is there to pain in the middle of the abdomen?

What is there to pain in the middle of the abdomen?

See below: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Are there potentially dangerous effects of abdomen xrays?

Are there potentially dangerous effects of abdomen xrays?

Potentially: There is a very slight risk of cancer which is usually clearly outweighed by the benefit of the examination in diagnosing the malady. ...Read more