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What is the definition of Lipedema?
Lipedema is a condition that causes an accumulation of excessive fat in the buttocks, thighs, calves, and upper arms.
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What are the symptoms of Lipedema?
Symptoms of lipedema may fat accumulation in the buttocks, thighs, calves, and upper arms, bruising, pain, difficulty walking, anxiety, depression, loose skin, and a build-up of lymph fluid.
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What are the current treatments for Lipedema?
There is currently no cure for lipedema. Treatment for lipedema may include massage, lymphatic drainage, decongestive wrapping therapy, a low-fat diet, exercise, liposuction, bariatric (weight loss) surgery, and surgical removal of excess fat.
Who are the top Lipedema Local Doctors?
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Banner - University Medical Center Tucson Campus - Banner University Medicine North

Tucson, AZ 

Karen Herbst is an Endocrinologist in Tucson, Arizona. Dr. Herbst has been practicing medicine for over 26 years and is rated as an Elite doctor by MediFind in the treatment of Lipedema. She is also highly rated in 14 other conditions, according to our data. Her top areas of expertise are Lipedema, Adiposis Dolorosa, Familial Multiple Lipomatosis, and Lymphatic Obstruction. She is licensed to treat patients in California and Arizona.

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University Of Szeged

Szeged, CS, HU 

Attila Nemes is in Szeged, Hungary. Nemes is rated as an Elite expert by MediFind in the treatment of Lipedema. He is also highly rated in 20 other conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Lipedema, Cardiomyopathy, Acromegaloid Facial Appearance Syndrome, and Hypertrichosis-Acromegaloid Facial Appearance Syndrome.

 
 
 
 
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Academic Teaching Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt

Dresden, SN, DE 

Uwe Wollina is in Dresden, Germany. Wollina is rated as an Elite expert by MediFind in the treatment of Lipedema. He is also highly rated in 119 other conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Lipedema, Epidermoid Cyst, Basal Cell Skin Cancer, and Erysipelas.

What are the latest Lipedema Clinical Trials?
Effect of Weight Loss on Body Composition and Metabolic Function in Women With Lipedema
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The Effect of Trunk Stabilization Exercises on Postural Stability at Lipoedema Patients
What are the Latest Advances for Lipedema?
Lipedema Can Be Treated Non-Surgically: A Report of 5 Cases.
Lipoedema as a Social Problem. A Scoping Review.
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A Young Woman with Excessive Fat in Lower Extremities Develops Disordered Eating and Is Subsequently Diagnosed with Anorexia Nervosa, Lipedema, and Hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome.