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what is lax abdominal muscles and loose skin combined with excessive fat

A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura Yauch
Specializes in Family Medicine
Rash more likely: Skin folds trap moisture and warmth, which can lead to intertrigo. See link: http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/guide/intertrigo-sym ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emily Altman
28 years experience Dermatology
Several things: If the weight loss if very recent, i would give it a few months to see how your skin does on its own because you are young and your skin is elastic. I ... Read More
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Dr. Ralph Rosato
36 years experience Plastic Surgery
Loose skin: At 17 i would be patient you may have more retraction of your skin. If that doesn't happen in a year or so you may consider surgery to remove the exce ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Curtis Wong
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Muscle visibility: Loose skin will camouflage any muscular details you are trying to achieve, such as a 'six pack'. As for gaining weight efficiently, I am unclear as ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
25 years experience Family Medicine
It's OK: It is ok to lose 1 kg per week. You must use a sensible, protein rich eating plan in order to lose fat and not muscle. Exercise is important too.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Todd Sisto
37 years experience Breast Surgery
Yes: but only one good way: Lift surgery, i.e. The abdominoplasty and medial and lateral thigh lift procedure. For people who have been super obese, Someti ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phillip Frist
46 years experience Dentistry
Time & exercise: The loose skin is probably due to weight loss. Your body needs to tighten up and shrink which is a great thing but won't happen overnight. Be patien ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
30 years experience Holistic Medicine
Sagging skin: Rapid weight loss does tend to cause skin to sag. Give the skin 90 days to 6 months to catch up. Drink more water and take antioxidatn suplement as we ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Subramaniam Arumugam
56 years experience Plastic Surgery
See your doctor: I do not think that loose skin will give that feeling. You should see your doctor to make sure that nothing else is wrong.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
55 years experience Internal Medicine
Exercise: Will not help. You might need a tummy tuck.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Arslanian
14 years experience Plastic Surgery
How much weight?: If you have lost a significant amount of weight in terms of percentage of total body weight, like more than 20%, then you may develop loose skin. Aft ... Read More

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