Accumulations Of Fat

Fat accumulation is an increased deposit of fat in the body under the skin and other parts of the body. Accumulation of fat under the skin is known as a lipoma. Accumulation of fat in the blood vessels is termed atherosclerosis. Improper diet, lack of exercise, intake of alcohol, etc., are the causes for the accumulation of fat.

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My triglyceride levels have been high for seven years. Is there a way to reduce it?

Query: Hi doctor, How can I reduce triglycerides? I have been checking my lipid profile over last seven years. Every time it comes back normal except triglycerides which are between 250 and 400. Kindly do the needful.  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Majid Hanif

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com.  Read Full »

I want to know whether my liver is in bad condition.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 33 year old male. My body weight is 64.5 kg and height is 5'3". My USG report shows that the liver is mildly enlarged in size (liver span is 123 mm), but has normal shape and outline. There is a mild diffuse homogenous increase of hepatic parenchymal echogenicity suggesting mild f...  Read Full »


Dr. Happykumar Kagathara

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The liver is a workhouse for metabolism of protein and fat (lipids). When there is an excess of lipid in your blood than the capacity to metabolize by the liver, the excessive lipids start to accumulate in hepatic cells known as fatty liver. This is an ongoing proc...  Read Full »

What can be done regarding fat balls on body, some of which are painful?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 27 years old and my weight is normal. I have fat balls on my body everywhere and some are painful. How can I get rid of those? Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Meha Malhotra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your description, most probably you have lipoma which is the accumulation of fat. If they are painful, get them surgically removed. Please tell me the following things to help you better: How many lipomas do you have? What are their size and duration? In w...  Read Full »

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