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A 40-year-old female asked:

How do you get rid of extreme belly fat after having a hysterectomy and laproscop. sigmoid colectomy? i have changed all my eating habits and exercise

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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
A Verified Doctoranswered
Endocrinology 52 years experience
Belly fat: I would go back to the surgeon(s) who looked after you and listen to their advice. Surgery may be a good idea but might be expensive and not well covered by insurance.
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Dr. Howard Haft
Internal Medicine 48 years experience
No special way: it is difficult or impossible to target the removal of a certain area of body fat other than by surgical means. It is best to apply an overall weight loss strategy and work to strengthen your abdominal muscles through exercise.
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Last updated Jan 8, 2021
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