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What is the difference between dimpled fat and not dimpled?

I know- strange questions but my 9 yr old son has packed on pounds big time this past year and it's all above the waist. His stomach and love handles are all dimply fat...

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cuteasabutton78

Asked by cuteasabutton78 at 10:51 PM on Aug. 30, 2010 in Kids' Health

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  • it is the muscle tone under the skin. he doesn't have much muscle tone in his belly.
    if he is eating well and exercising, then i wouldn't worry about it. sometimes kids will grow wide first, then lengthen out.
    happy2bmom25

    Answer by happy2bmom25 at 10:55 PM on Aug. 30, 2010

  • granted my son is 7 but he does this....he gets chubby then sprouts
    HTMommy

    Answer by HTMommy at 11:31 PM on Aug. 30, 2010

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