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What causes cellulite. I have recently acquired progressive

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What causes cellulite. I have recently acquired progressive cellulite on my thighs and have no idea why.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
have you gained weight or went through menopause recently?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

I had a full hysterectomy 10 years ago, I am presuming that I would have gone into the menopause then. As for weight I have been gaining weight slowly for a couple of years from 10St 12lb to 12St 2lb about 2 months ago, but then suddenly, for no obvious reason lost half a stone before Christmas.

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
Thanks for this questionMost likely it is related to hormone loss as you get olderEstrogen helps prevent thisas you age, you lose more and more estrogen
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