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tighten skin after pregnancy

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Surfield
20 years experience Plastic Surgery
Abdominoplasty: Tummy tuck or abdominoplasty is usually what is needed to tighten loose skin after pregnancy. Some of the skin will recoil in the first few months, bu ... Read More
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Dr. Daniel Careaga
18 years experience Plastic Surgery
Tummy Tuck: Your tummy should be back to normal around 3 months after your delivery. A good diet and exercise program is the best way to reclaim your pre-pregnan ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Handler
32 years experience Plastic Surgery
Well...: Depending on age, skin quality and degree of stretch it will likely get better on its own. While there are various non-surgical skin tightening remed ... Read More
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Dr. Rian Maercks
18 years experience Plastic Surgery
Its variable: The best way in general is a true abdominoplasty where your abdomenal wall is also addressed. If there is not too much loose skin, circumferential li ... Read More
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
46 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Radiofrequecy: I use the exilis which is radiofrequency. And, if you finish off with prp the results are very impressive.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Subramaniam Arumugam
56 years experience Plastic Surgery
See Plastic Surgeon: See a board certified plastic surgeon. Let him/her examine you and tell you the available options. On most occasions, they will recommend surgery.
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Dr. David Motoki
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
Tummy Tuck: If you have loose tummy skin after pregnancy and weight loss then you may be a candidate for a tummy tuck. The abdominal muscles and skin may become l ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
It depends: It depends on whether the pregnancy was a multiple, full term, your previous weight and physical condition, as well as post delivery exercise program ... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Gladd
20 years experience Preventive Medicine
Yes: This can be a normal occurrence in pregnancy. I like to recommend extra virgin coconut oil topically on the skin once or twice a day. Coconut oil seem ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Please clarify: What skin problems are you experiencing?
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Yee
32 years experience Plastic Surgery
Stretch marks: The most significant change my patients have complained about is stretch marks.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sheldon Brownstein
Specializes in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Pregnancy: Pregnancy causes many physical and hormonal changes. The thyroid gland is supercharged and may become somewhat depleted causing dry skin
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Melasma is the name for the dark splotches than can appear on the face. Stretch marks come from tension on the skin. Acne is common from all the hormo ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Yes -usually: due to elevated hormonal levels.
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