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Lipedema Advanced Care

Lipedema Advanced Care, with Dr. Alexo Carballeira as Medical Director, and a multidisciplinary team at the Hospital Fontana, for Lipedema treatment and research.

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Calle Alicante 31, Valencia

+34 963 410 600

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Causes of Lipedema..

The origin of this disease is not clear, it has been proven that there is a genetic component, as well as a hormonal component, since it frequently begins or intensifies coinciding with a change in hormone levels (puberty, pregnancy, menopause, taking anti contraceptive pill...).

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Causes of Lipedema

The origin of this disease is not clear, it has been proven that there is a genetic component, as well as a hormonal component.

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Symptoms of Lipedema

Hypersensitivity, pain in soft tissues both at rest and when walking or touching them, among other symptoms.

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Grades and Types

There is no universally accepted classification of Lipedema. The most common divides it into three grades based on the structure of the tissue and the texture of the skin.

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Frequent questions

Frequently asked questions about Lipedema, its symptoms, causes and main treatments currently available.

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The importance of a good diagnosis..

Early treatment and diagnosis are important to prevent disease progression, as it can lead to mobility problems and other comorbidities such as osteoarthritis and lymphatic insufficiency.

The diagnosis is basically clinical and must be well differentiated from other diseases such as Lymphedema and Obesity.

We observed a disproportionate increase in fatty deposits in the lower limbs in specific locations. In Lipedema there is symmetrical involvement of the extremities that never affects the hands or feet (cup sign). Negative fovea, that is, if the skin of the leg is pressed with a finger, the pressure does not cause an indentation in the skin. Negative Stemmer's sign in feet and hands: it is possible to pinch the skin in the first joint of a toe or hand.

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