A 23-year-old male asked:
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they say that you need surgery to fix the supra pubic fat to lessen it but can't you just lose weight and get it smaller?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: generalized weight loss may lessen size of supra- pubic fat pad. The only issue is that when you lose weight - you don't get to chose the specific areas where you have fat loss.
Answered on May 23, 2017

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