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College Point, NY
A 59-year-old female asked:

I am 5'4" and 107 pounds, and am quite thin but still have a kinda fat tummy, why? i can't lose any more weight without being too skinny.. why do i have this? i hate it and makes me self conscious.. help?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Some fitness guru's attest to weak hip flexor muscles as a contributing cause of a prominent tummy, and assuming no other cause, exercises focused on this might work. BUT, have you had your doctor evaluate possible uterine fibroids or other local issues?
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