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Does a separation of abdominal muscles occur with obesity?

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Dr. Erik Borncamp answered

Specializes in Wound care

Diastases? : A rapid increase in abdominal girth may exacerbate Preexisting tendencies for a diastasis ( muscle separation ). But this can happen in thin people too. Some people are born with it and others develop it as they age.

Answered 11/28/2017

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