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What Are The Causes Of Excessive Fat Around The Neck
How often does poor posture cause a fat pad to develop on the back of the neck right at top of back? (bottom of neck)
Not really: Poor posture can cause spine issues over a long long long time. If there is a "fat pad", it needs to be checked and confirmed by ur pcp. This could b a sign if medical condition. Call ur doctor and have it checked out. ...Read more
Pcos: It means that she has high testosterone state in her body. One of the most common causes of that is polycystic ovarian syndrome. It is associated with irregular periods. There are multiple treatment options for it. The specialists that deal with it are the gynecologist and sometimes the dermatologist. ...Read more
No: That is not associated with it.Get a more detailed answer ›
How can an underweight 21 year old trying to gain weight and get in shape lose excess chin and neck fat, and define the jawline?
Fat distribution: Nobody really understands why different people lay down fat in different places or what we can do about it. This would be a great time for you to continue working out hard in the gym; as you pound your body into shape with resistance and aerobic training, your jawline may normalize but you'll surely look great. No body is perfect but you'll have a big plus. ...Read more
Sleeping on side brings pressure on one shoulder and thick pillow causes neck to be out of alignment, please advice what's the right position 4 me?
Need examination: You need a good examination to determine the cause of your symptoms. You are too young for degenerative conditions of the shoulder and neck. Neck or shoulder injuries could be responsible for ligament injuries in the neck and shoulders. The treatment could entail physical therapy and exercises. So see your pcp or a good physical therapist. ...Read more
What causes fluid retention in the space between the clavicle and neck? My endo says its fat but it comes & goes. I'm 127# and 5'4". Ddx?
I agree with your: Endocrinologist. You have ideal body weight and if u have no other issues such as hypertension, diabetes and elevated lipids, this fatty tissue is benign. This is not fluid and this area is not a common location for fluid collection. People with cushing's (elevated adrenal steroids) develop 'buffalo hump' where swelling is in the upper back of the area you're describing. Take care! ...Read more
I have a slim face, thin neck and limbs but with excessive fat on thighs and hips. Kindly guide what steps to follow to get my body proportionate.?
Does TB neck lymphadenitis cause infertility? Thick white cheesy vaginal discharge present. Is it sign of TB in genital area?
Can any plastic surgeon do a deep plane facelift? I'm interested in the deep plane facelift to get rid of excess fat and skin in my neck. Do I need to see a specialized plastic surgeon to have this procedure done or will anyone educated in plastic surgery
No: Deep plane facelifts are not performed by all plastic surgeons. The best way to find out is to ask the surgeon directly. Most will be straightforward and tell you how they perform their facelifts and why. ...Read more
Sudden extreme fatigue and muscle aches started 2 nights ago, Neck achy, excessive sweating and 101 fever. Cause?
Fever and aches.: Could be flu or viral if not better soon or you are worried go to er or local doctor ASAP ...Read more
What would cause a neck lymph node to appear bruised? Possibly unrelated, is excessive tiredness, foggy head, blurred vision.
Sml rt sd bochdalek hernia cont fat-nthng protrudng on ct. Pain& fullness mid+rt ribs esp post-pran. Choke feelng-rt neck. Cld hernia cause? Go 2 er?
Unrelated: The bochdalek hernia is not related to the other symptoms, and has likely been there since birth. These are fairly commonly found on ct scans, and are almost always a symptomatic. They can cause symptoms when bowel is protruding in tot he chest, and even then sometimes remain without symptoms. ...Read more
Can allergies and chronic sinusitis cause excessive post nasal drip and swollen neck glands for 8 weeks? In sched for sinus surgery in 2 months.
Yes: Both conditions can cause your problem. Do note that sinus surgery would help if you have obstruction at the sinus openings. Else you should consult an allergist prior to undergoing the surgery. ...Read more
Can excessive burping cause my throat to damage over time? Have a hard time gargling, can't swallow, choke on air daily. Neck pain, and acid reflux.
Salty, thick, excessive saliva, trouble swallowing, breathing struggles, excessive sweating on neck and back, foggy headed, blurred vision, etc?
Breathing struggles?: Anytime you have to struggle to breathe, you should go to the emergency room for evaluation and treatment. Call 911 if necessary. ...Read more
Can excessive belching cause throat damage? Can't gargle, difficulty swallowing at times, choking, neck pain on both sides, acid reflux problems.
Can TB neck lymphadenitis cause thick white cheesy vaginal discharge? No itching. Did TB go in genital area? Periods are regular. Not sexually active.
Chest CT for suspected endometriosis on diaphragm shows small fat-containing bochdalek hernia. Cld cause rt rib/collarbone/neck/face pain & fullness?
No: These are common and would not cause those symptoms. ...Read more
Medscape answers: "…etiology of thyroid-related orbitopathy is autoimmune-mediated inflammatory process of orbital tissues, predominantly affecting fat & extraocular muscles. Lymphocytes, plasma, & mast cells are cellular constituents in this process. Deposition of glycosaminoglycans & influx of water increase the orbital contents. Obstrxn of superior ophthalmic vein also contributes to orbital engorgement". ...Read more
PND: What your describing could be several things. But the first thing that comes to mind is post nasal drip. It can become quite thick and cause a lot of clear phlegm expectoration. If you find yourself clearing your throat constantly. It may well be this. You should see your pcp in case its something more severe. ...Read more
No: The external ear canal is "blocked" from the middle ear by the ear drum (tympanic membrane)... ...Read more
Husbands thyroid US came back normal except for a thick Isthmus at 7mm. What causes this & should we get further testing? His Adams apple is deviated.
Can alcohol in excess cause elevated thyroid hormones? If not, what can cause thyroid hormones to be slightly elevated?
Commonly inflamed gland from autoimmune problem
see endocrinologist. ...Read more
Had full thyroid panel, thyroid producing adequate amounts of everything but have excessive antibodies present. I believe 531. Can this cause high hr?
Unlikely: The antibodies affect your thyroid. If the free hormones are still normal, then it's not responsible for your fast heart rate. ...Read more
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