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Axilla (Definition)

Area of human body directly under the joint where the shoulder connects to the arm. It contains axillary vessels, brachial nerve plexus, lymph nodes & vessels, axillary ...Read more


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Is "hard belly fat" more visceral fat and "soft belly fat" more subcutaneous fat?

Is "hard belly fat" more visceral fat and "soft belly fat" more subcutaneous fat?

Fat IS: FAT There is no such thing as HARD fat.....MUSCLE tissue is hard all fat is SOFT at least in humans Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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Lipo cts can burn armpit fat?

Lipo cts can burn armpit fat?

? Lipo cts?: What does this mean as well? Aside from diet and excercise . Very difficult to get rid of arm pit fat.. Liposuction! if your a candidate ... ...Read more

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Will shaving my armpit hair reduce body odor?

Will shaving my armpit hair reduce body odor?

It might: Armpit hairs can slow down sweat evaporation and trap oils and smells. But even if you shave closely, if you don't keep the armpit clean, you can have an odor. Some people also need a deodorant or antiperspirant to keep odors down. I personally think some odor is natural and that we tend to get overly concerned here in the usa. ...Read more

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Loose that extra belly fat :/?

Loose that extra belly fat :/?

Spot fat loss does : Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general a certain amt will probably be abdominal fat. However, we don't get to chose what area of the body the fat is lost from. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. To tighten ab's do crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge ; “bicycling” exercise on your. ...Read more

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Fat underarms or swollen lymph glands?

Fat underarms or swollen lymph glands?

Could be both: Probably soft tissue/fat tissue- but it could be either one. If in doubt, go to see your doctor and get yourself checked. ...Read more

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Would shaving your underarm hair reduce body odor?

Would shaving your underarm hair reduce body odor?

Body odor: I presume you are male. No, shaving under arm will not reduce body odor. Make sure you shower carefully and soap under your armpits. When you have dried off there is plenty of under arm products you can purchase at a pharmacy or major store. ...Read more

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How to lose belly fat and thigh fat and weight overall?

How to lose belly fat and thigh fat and weight overall?

Diet and exercise: Truly count calories, everything you put in your mouth, and cut that back to healthy normal amounts. Some advocate cutting out white bread and limiting carbs, and remember that alcohol has calories. Healthy amounts of exercise. You cannot otherwise target belly fat (without surgery). ...Read more

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How to loose fat in buttocks?

How to loose fat in buttocks?

There's no such : Thing as natural spot fat loss. You need to lose weight in general ; a certain % will be butt fat. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Exercises that will work your buttocks include: lunges, squats, dumbbell squats, step ups, toe taps, plie, squats with kickbacks, hip extensions, one legged dead-lifts and the gamut of aerobic exercises. ...Read more

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Will burning fat get rid of lipoma?

No: Burning fat won't get rid of lipoma. http://patient.info/health/lipoma-leaflet ...Read more

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Will losing weight get rid of a fat mons pubis?

Will losing weight get rid of a fat mons pubis?

Spot fat loss does : Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some may be mons pubis fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy ; be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. ...Read more

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Will reducing body fat reduce face fat?

Will reducing body fat reduce face fat?

Yes: When people lose a lot of weight, it can show in many different areas including the face. You have fat cells in all parts of your body. When you lose weight, the fat cells don't go anywhere, they just shrink as they are storing less fat. In older people there is a normal reduction in fat stores with age which can lead to a more aged look. This is where injectable soft tissue fillers have a role. ...Read more

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Does shaving your armpit hair reduce sweating or armpit temperature?

Does shaving your armpit hair reduce sweating or armpit temperature?

Let us see: Sweating has nothing to do with underarm hair. You'll sweat the same amount hair or no hair. Sweating has nothing to do with underarm hair. You'll sweat the same amount hair or no hair. ...Read more

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My upper body has a good shape but my lower body is fat (stomach, hips, thighs). How to lose fat in those areas?

My upper body has a good shape but my lower body is fat (stomach, hips, thighs). How to lose fat in those areas?

Spot fat loss does : Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general a certain amt will probably be ab, hip, thigh fat. However, we don't get to chose what area of the body the fat is lost from. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. To tighten ab's do crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge ; “bicycling” exercise on. ...Read more

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Will thermage or skin tightening lasers tone saggy skin on thighs post weight loss.Age 23 female.will gaining weight help?

Will thermage or skin tightening lasers tone saggy skin on thighs post weight loss.Age 23 female.will gaining weight help?

It can: There are several skin tightening treatments that could help including thermage. See a couple of docs to ask. Gaining weight will help to fill in the skin but of course it will make you heavy again! ...Read more

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Any losing butt fat diet ?

Any losing butt fat diet ?

Exercise: A balanced diet with exercises directed at the butt muscles. Swimming is a good exercise to tone the buttox anf thighs. ...Read more

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Shave underarms w/soap and/or H2O instead of shaving cream/gel. Did it cause dimpled cellulite on inside arms about 2 inches lower than underarm area?

Shave underarms w/soap and/or H2O instead of shaving cream/gel. Did it cause dimpled cellulite on inside arms about 2 inches lower than underarm area?

Cellulite: I don't believe that shaving your axillae would be the cause of cellulite below the actual armpits. Any traumatic or allergic reaction to shaving the axillae would affect only those shaved areas. ...Read more

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Is fat storage in my waist and abdominal region genetic?

Is fat storage in my waist and abdominal region genetic?

To some extent.: Truncal obesity is one of the major risk factors. There is a genetic predisposition, but just like with any case of obesity - it is a simple calory count math. If one uses more calories, then he or she consumes, the weight will reduce. ...Read more