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Conditions

Excess Fat on Pubis

Fatty Pubis

The Mons Pubis is the area of the body that sits just above the pubic bone and consists mostly of fat. Problems can occur if a person gains excessive weight and then loses that weight, as the fat stored around the Mons Pubis will often be retained, even if it is shed from other parts of the body.

There is no clear medical issue caused by having excess fat located here, but it is frequently cited as a cause of psychological problems in patients who have lost weight and find it affects their confidence, especially during sexual activity. There can be hygienic issues related to a build up of bacteria in the folds of fat, so medical intervention may be considered in these circumstances. The only effective treatment is surgical, with all of the risks that involves, but the prognosis is normally good, though scarring will almost always occur.

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I have had Ovarian Cancer and now a different strain of cancer in my left kidney. My tummy is still very extended after 6 months. I have a large amount of scars and now have developed a fat skirt, my tummy looks like a bottom with a large scar from tummy down. Will this settle down?





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I have a hard lump on the bone in my pubic area behind my clitoris area is that normal





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I am 25 years old I have had twins my first pregnancy which left me with a flabby belly I cant get rid, ive also had another child.... I was 13st13lbs I am now 12st 8lbs and still cant lose the flab! I need help am only 25years old :(





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I am 35, like others I have battled my weight for years, following self funded gastric band I have lost 20 stone, this of course has left me looking worse than when I weighed 30 stone, I can't self fund again for another 5 years as I won't have paid off the band till then but the doctor has said no to surgery. Not sure i can carry on for 5 years like this. I have a wwonderful family and friends but they can't cope with my self hatred and mental health much longer. If there is any help available please direct me in the right direction. Thank you xx





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Please please help me I'm in the same situation I already suffer very bad meant sl health problems and this is another that makes it more depressing I've never felt so unhappy I can't take anymore that's how Bradley affected me my tummy tuck was ten years ago and the fat on my thing is fat I can't have arealtionshio because they call me names like fat bag and all sorts I would do anything to have this problem treated and also I have got big love handles dut to this surgery please help me Anita





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I have the same issue, I get really upset when I can't find jeans or trousers that can hide it. Please can you help





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I have a fat apron due to an old scar. How can I have this removed on the NHS





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Hi my name is Julie Iv lost 9 stone in fat but no matter what training or how offen or what I eat I can't shift from here iv had 4 kids all prem by c section . my fat hangs from my scar it's awful an makes me feel sick also my scar gets sore because of this when exercising. I'm proud of how far iv come in my weight loss but then I look at this area an feel so down iv tried all sorts sonic laser an body wraps so called super food for belly fat burning an nothing works . I don't have much feeling in this part of my belly really have to pinch it hard before I feel it . I don't know what else to try . Please any suggestion will be greatfull thank you inadvance





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Hi Julie! You mentioned body wraps, have you heard of the It Works Body Wraps? They're not waterloss wraps. They're not a gurddle. They actually absorb into our cells to pull out stored up fat and toxins and then its our job to drink plenty of water and maintain healthy diet and exercise to flush the toxins from our bodies and allow our cells to shrink to a healthy size. All with the anti aging benefits of plant extracts to tighten loose skin! I am a skeptic turned believer. After my own results I knew I needed to share these amazing wraps!

I suffer with this to and actually had trouble concieving could anyone tell me if this maybe the reason why? I don't really know anything about it





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I am 53 and was having problems with my periods for over 2 years,my Dr kept telling me it was the change of life and nothing they could do.Then a while later I took ill and was diagnosed in 2013 with stage 4 cancer and ended up having chemotherapy,it turned out that was compatible with it with the chemotherapy I lost just under 11 stone in six months.I was given a Hysterectomy which saved my life.The thing is I have been left with a lot of Skin due to the weight lost in a short period of time.It has now left me with a horrible tummy which look like an apron.Now I can't stand the site of it I'm now covering up my body all the time even when I go to bed so my partner does not have to look at me,Bless him he as told me he does not like what he sees.Now our sex life is nil because I feel my body is disgusting.How can I get this skin removed so I can feel good about myself again.I have told my Partner how feel.But If nothing can be done do I let him go as It's not fare on him putting him through how I feel.





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