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loose skin under tongue

A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arlo Miller
15 years experience Dermatology
Nothing usually: Tongue and mouth in general heal really quickly. It will probably be fine in a day or 2.
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me explain: It is not uncommon for people to bite their tongues really hard, but if did happen and itis not very deep and not to ice cubes on it for awhile to c ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Don't rip it : Best to leave it alone. The tongue is very vascular meaning there are lots of blood vessels. You can bleed quite a bit from a tongue injury. Leave it ... Read More
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Don't self-treat: What caused the "piece of skin?" is it from trauma, anomalous anatomy, neoplasm, etc. As the underside of the tongue is highly vascularized, you don't ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Tholen
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
Elasticity: Once your skin has been stretched past its innate elasticity, only plastic surgery can tighten loose skin. Other treatments, such as rf (radio frequen ... Read More
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Dr. Barry Handler
32 years experience Plastic Surgery
Elastin: Elastin is the substance in skin that give it the ability to stretch and snap back. Unfortunately as we age our skin loses much of it and the skin be ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Loose skin: Dermatochalasis - outermost layer of tissue covering the body may hang is folds due lack of elastic fibers.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Sattler
24 years experience Plastic Surgery
Skin tightening : There are a variety of ways to tighten skin. For facial skin laxity, one can thermally damage the skin with a laser and achieve some skin tightening. ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Excision: Although there are many lotion, potions, creams, lasers and machines thatnmakr this claim and may accomplished minor improvements in the range of 0-15 ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
44 years experience Plastic Surgery
You cannot: muscle is deep to skin, fat and fascia so increasing muscle size will have only a minimal skin tightening effect.
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leonard Grossman
36 years experience Plastic Surgery
Loss of volume: Loss of volume in terms of fat and bone are the main culprits of the loose skin around the eyes. People who have gone though great fluctuations in wei ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Careaga
18 years experience Plastic Surgery
No: No cream will have any effect on the tightening of loose skin.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Grossman
36 years experience Plastic Surgery
See below: If this is from weight loss, the thigh lift is the best option. You must however be at your best weight. Good luck from NYC
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