A member asked:

I have 70lb to loose. how can i prevent saggy skin? i don't want surgery. i'm only 21 y.o. and already have strech marks on my hips, breast and legs.

3 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Laurence Badgley answered

Specializes in General Practice

Within the nutritional arena, safe amounts of zinc supplementation is favored as a preventive skin & hair nutrient.

Answered Sep 28, 2016


Dr. Boris Aronzon answered

Specializes in Anesthesiology

Your skin qualities are determined by your genetics. Skin at your age has a lot of elasticity and will somewhat contract after you loose weight. Plastic surgery is an option.

Answered Aug 27, 2019



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