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A 50-year-old female asked:

had total hysterectomy 4 yrs ago. how do i get rid of my droopy belly?

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Dr. Peter Liehr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Belly Fat: A hysterectomy is unrelated to belly fat but, if I had to guess, you had an abdominal incision and the scar tissue formed a shelf. Overall decreasing the fat by diet and exercise will help. Procedures such as CoolSculpting may also lower the amount of fat over the scar. Unfortunately, if it remains a problem you may need cosmetic surgery.

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