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i was told your bones could shrink when you lose weight so underneath all this "flubber" i might be a size 6. is that true?

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Dr. Howard Schneider
33 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
Sorry...: You have been misinformed. Your bones do not shrink when you lose weight. All weight loss is from soft tissue. Good luck with your weight loss program.
Answered on Jan 28, 2015
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
See your PCP: Weight loss does not make your bones move. See your PCP for discussing your weight concern. It is an excellent place to start.
Answered on Feb 4, 2015

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