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How Can I Remove Fat deposits?

Posted by Brandon (Bellevue, NE) on 10/09/2006

I am emailing because I couldn't find a cure or cause of what a dermatologist called "fat deposits." They're just little circular balls of fat underneath the surface of my skin. I've had them for a couple of years (one on my arm and three on my thighs). There is a slight pain when I push on them but nothing serious. I was wondering if anyone had any idea as to what this is and how to get rid of it? Thanks.

Replied by Ted
Bangkok, Thailand
383 posts

Dear Brandon: It might not help but I used some acetone 100%, not the nail polish remover kind since it is somewhat weaker, to remove some excess fats deep in my skin pores for cleaning. Most scientists in their laboratories tend to use chloroform (ouch!) in certain skin specimens to remove the oil. I have used it too, but they do definitely cause skin burning and not recommended.

The best ways, I think, is just to take a bath with white vinegar as it is well known for removing oils in the skin or use vinegar rubbing as the possibly the safest solution I can think of to remove excess oil, and eat plenty of granulated lecithin 2 tablespoon with every meal to emulsify the fat and remove them in the long term. I appears that in the past you may have taken to or eaten high fatty foods and that could have caused fatty buildup.