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No magic solution!: A healthy diet and exercise can help you lose weight if necessary, but it doesn't guarantee *where* you will lose, or gain! The only way to actually change the shape of your body to order is with surgery. Otherwise, it is far more important to have a healthy body, of whatever shape! ...Read more
Know of no: Herbs that will change your bodily contours. ...Read more
Clarification: Are you trying to achieve a small waist, wide hips, and big butt? I need clarification about your goals. Generally herbs will not change your body structure. Exercise and physical activity can optimize your muscle/fat ratio, increase strength and flexibility, and make you feel good about your body, no matter what the proportions are. I suggest you schedule a consultation to discuss your concerns. ...Read more
See plastic surgeon: To help give you options. Best of luck! ...Read more
Folliculitis: This is probably a small skin infection that started as folliculitis. I would not remove this lesion but would prefer a topical antibiotic and a warm compress several times per day. I would continue this for 3-5 days; these lesions typically dry up on their own but can leave a bruise on the skin for several months. ...Read more
I want a small waist without using a corset, would it be okay to just out a tight band around my waist throughout the day?
I have know: People who have done this but would not recommend it. It isn't healthy. ...Read more
I'm 33 weeks and 5 days my babys waist is to small I was wondering if being around someone who smokes alot could cause that?
I have a rash on my waist. It's in the shape of a small oval. It is spreading when ever I scratch and is causing another oval..
Fungal rash: Most likely you have fungal rash and will need medications ...Read more
My brother has developed some strange big white lines on biceps and around waist. No complains of itxhing or pain. What it could be?
Having small but constant pain in my lower left side, right above my waist line. I woke up this afternoon it hurt all day. Hurts worse when I drink?
Needs evaluation: Several possibilities - colon or kidney stone. Needs to be checked out as soon as possible. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
I have a pain on right side just below my waist and I now feel a small hard lump there. I also sometimes have the pain on right side just above waist?
May be a hernia.: You should make an appt with a flesh and blood doc who can examine you directly, not a virtual Doctor. If you have not found someone to your satisfaction in Brooklyn then I have an office in Manhattan. It sounds like you might have either a direct or indirect hernia. If you indeed have that as the cause of your problem there is a good surgical fix for it! ...Read more
I discovered a small lump on the upper part of my butt right b4 u get to the waist. My back goes out from time 2 time in that area. What could this be?
I don't know, may be from a lipoma to a sarcoma.
I know, you are worried, therefore you should see a Dr. He will examine you and provide an intelligent advice.
If you still are unhappy, request surgical removal, if is not large can be done in the office.
The tissue will be sent for microscopic examination.
The results will be communicated to you, and further therapy done according the histology. ...Read more
I have lost 76 lbs and noticed a moderately big dark bruise on the left side of my waist should I be alarmed? X 2d P/L =0
Worth a check-up: That is a lot of weight loss if unintentional. Bruising can occur, but in the context of weight loss may be a red flag. A few screening blood tests and physical exam are warranted. ...Read more
I have quite big rib cages, will have big rib cages make it impossible for me to have a slimmer body, or waist? I'm 5'2 and weigh 120 pounds
I have a small (about 2 centimeters in diameter) brown yellowish spot that is not itchy near my waist. It does not hurt if I touch. What is this?
Not sure: U did not tell me ur wt. Could be fatty streak ...Read more