Top
10
Doctor insights on: Any Tips On How To Shrink My Loose Skin Back To Normal

Share
1

1
Any tips on how to shrink my loose skin back to normal?

Any tips on how to shrink my loose skin back to normal?

Shrinking skin: This is extremely difficult and would likely best be treated with a dermolipectomy procedure (excising the skin). "shrinking technologies" such as radiofrequency (i.e., thermage) or high frequency ultrasound (liposonix) rarely achieve the degree of skin contraction that is required. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
Dr. Husam Elias
219 doctors shared insights

Loose Skin (Definition)

Loose skin is a feature in which a person's skin is looser than usual for the average normal person in his ethnic/racial group. Loose skin can be due to hereditary/genetic causes. Skin also becomes ...Read more


3

3
What makes loose skin shrink to normal?

What makes loose skin shrink to normal?

Elasticity: Once your skin has been stretched past its innate elasticity, only plastic surgery can tighten loose skin. Other treatments, such as rf (radio frequency), laser, or creams and lotions only provide minimal improvements. If your skin is youthful and you are not obese, your skin still has a unique degree of elasticity that would allow some degree of return to normal, as after pregnancy. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
Will chin liposuction leave me with loose skin in my neck? Or will the skin shrink back on its own after the chin liposuction procedure? .

Will chin liposuction leave me with loose skin in my neck? Or will the skin shrink back on its own after the chin liposuction procedure?

.

It depends: It depends on how is your current skin tone. If you have thick young skin, it will retract after surgery. But if you have thin loose skin with wrinkles, it may get worse. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
5

5
Large swelling on the upper half shaft of penis, ever since swelling subsided, there's wrinkly loose skin there, will it go back to normal? 3mths past

Large swelling on the upper half shaft of penis, ever since swelling subsided, there's wrinkly loose skin there, will it go back to normal? 3mths past

Get checked: What caused the swelling? Are you sexually active or using condoms? Any unprotected sexaul relations or protracted masturbation? I advise no manipulation or mediciation onless pain or rash. Additionally, if sexually active, get checked for sexual infection. ...Read more

6

6
I would like to know if my vagina is normal if there's loose skin ??

Yes: the vagina has the outer fold of skin(labia majora) and the inner fold(labia minora). They come in all shapes and sizes. Excess folds are very common. ...Read more

7

7
How does loose skin affect muscle visibility and how can I gain weight back efficiently?

Muscle visibility: Loose skin will camouflage any muscular details you are trying to achieve, such as a 'six pack'. As for gaining weight efficiently, I am unclear as to what you mean but i will never advocate use of steroids as body builders still frequently use. ...Read more

8

8
I have a lot of loose skin from an old blister, is that normal?

It all depends.: I would have to have a little more detail than just "a blister".Loose skin after any inflammatory situation (in this case a blister) is unusual. Normally the skin will tighten. You may have one of the rare skin conditions that behave the way you describe, so it might be best for you to see a dermatologist for a "live" consult where your doctor can put his/her hands on your skin and decide. ...Read more

9

9
My baby has loose skin and folds on its neck. Is this just normal baby neck that will tighten as she grows ?

My baby has loose skin and folds on its neck. Is this just normal baby neck that will tighten as she grows ?

Very common: Skin folds are very common in newborns and improve with time and growth. Very rarely they are associated with certain genetic disorders which are mostly detected during prenatal screenings and ultrasound. ...Read more

10

10
What is the best way to tone loose skin? Can laser heat it up to shrink?

Yes: Treatments with the long-pulse nd:yag lasers are effective in tightening skin. Some other lasers may also tighten the skin as well. Other technologies used to tighten skin include focused ultrasound (ulthera) and radiofrequency such as endymed, excilis, thermage, viora, vellashape etc. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers