... I am 35 and weigh 295. My problem is that I have several symptoms of lupus and other diseases like this.
My regular dr is patient but I have went to a rheumatoigist and endochrinoligist and they seem to just focus on my weight.
I have dizziness, memory loss, hairloss, joint pain and swelling (every where), muscle weakness, rashes, headaches, acne, oily face and dry... (3 replies)
... I have this itchy skin rash in the groin area..crease of the leg joining in trunk of body, and under my fat roll under my belly. I know this is due to my obesity cause I never had problems when thinner. ... (11 replies)
... thanks, that is what I suspect too...and I am trying to convince him to get past the embarassment of being questioned, and into action. (7 replies)
... If he doesn't look dirty then it's probably not lack of bathing that is the issue. The odor is probably not the usual armpit/foot type of thing.
My guess is that he has rashes/skin infections between the roles of skin/fat. He may need to see a doctor ... keeping the areas dry is extremely difficult, especially during warm weather. Sometimes medicated powder helps. ... (7 replies)
... staring and being rude to me. My brothers who I live with ridicule me over it. They use it against me and it hurts to hear it all the time. I mean I have been fat for 18 years now and at least I could get around. Now I notice how dibilitating it is that I have gained more weight. ... (2 replies)
... i wanted to ask what were the affects after the surgery and right after the surgery (9 replies)
... I tried all kinds of diets and weight loss aids yet I failed to lose weight and keep it off, largely because I wanted to return to my fave foods and eating habits.
D'oh!! I came to realize that it simply isn't logical to expect to lose weight and then return to a lifestyle that made me overweight to begin with (I'm a slow learner. :D )
When I finally found a sensible way... (3 replies)
... Hi there: Well I had a Verticle Banded Gastropasty done on May 9, 2002 and I've lost 128 lbs. so far with hopefully about another 30 to go (I'm 175 lbs. now) and I'm extremely pleased with the way things have worked out, I would do it again in a minute. But it is an option of last resort, if it is at all possible to loss it another way then by all means that should be done... (9 replies)