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How can I get rid of the excess skin caused by my prior obesity?

How can I get rid of the excess skin caused by my prior obesity?

Lose excess skin: Body contouring surgery can remove the excess skin after weight loss. Common procedures are tummy tuck, arm lift , thigh lift, breast lift +/- augmentation, face & necklift, body lift, buttock lift. The procedures needed, and combination or sequence of procedures, varies in each patient. I recommend consulting with a board certified plastic surgeon, and start with addressing what bothers you most. ...Read more

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Obesity (Definition)

The definition started with Louis Israel Dublin, chief statistician of the Metropolitan life insurance company, in the early 1940s, as a BMI >25 (definitely >30) for people in their 20's based on retrospective observational life insurance data of the age at which people died later in life. This was subsequently adopted by the medical disease industry. However, BMI is ...Read more


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Can obesity cause bilateral pitting edema? And how to get rid of it?

Can obesity cause bilateral pitting edema? And how to get rid of it?

Obesity-->edema.: Because of the increase in intra-abdominal pressure due to obesity, venous return of blood from the legs to the heart is impaired, leading to fluid accumulation in the legs. Granted other things could cause this edema, but obesity is one possible cause. Losing weight will obviously help. ...Read more

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I am 57 years male weighing 125 kgm.My body above thighs is obese.How can I get rid of this obesity.

I am 57 years male weighing 125 kgm.My body above thighs is obese.How can I get rid of this obesity.

See Dr., and then...: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories. ...Read more

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I am morbidly obese. My penis is buried. How can I get rid of suprapubic fat without surgery?

I am morbidly obese.  My penis is buried.  How can I get rid of suprapubic fat without surgery?

Nutrition & exercise: Good nutrition & regular exercise are best & safest non-surgical ways to get healthy. Notice i didn't say quick & easy. Recent studies have demonstrated benefit from exercise even as we age, especially in those who've never exercised previously. Chat w/your doc & see if you need testosterone. Hypogonadism has been linked to diabetes & obesity. If t is low, boosting it might help w/exercise&wt loss. ...Read more

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How to get rid of obesity?

How to get rid of obesity?

Eat less and: do exercises regularly , be active, eat health well balanced diet , not junk food , no other easy methods , then you will loose obesity . ...Read more

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I am obese and have had a huge panis for a long time. It is difficult to find pants that fit properly. How do I get rid of it all or shrink it?

I am obese and have had a huge panis for a long time. It is difficult to find pants that fit properly. How do I get rid of it all or shrink it?

Eating: OC behavior: From physics view, loosing body fat easy, from human view, can powerfully conflict with internalized feeling understandings. Study: http://goo.gl/RPGWXs, http://goo.gl/DKvdSI, http://goo.gl/mpd4Y6, http://goo.gl/Z8g5US, http://goo.gl/9Zz6GD, http://goo.gl/e2lDwm, http://goo.gl/uDGIwD, http://goo.gl/LG8tKl, http://goo.gl/aRhOU2, http://goo.gl/dhux4V, http://goo.gl/mBGhQn, http://goo.gl/JH8XBX, etc ...Read more

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I'm 32, with heavy in weight 149 kgs and 178 CM height. Please advise if any medicine is available to help & get rid of my obesity problem. Thanks?

I'm 32, with heavy in weight 149 kgs and 178 CM height. Please advise if any medicine is available to help & get rid of my obesity problem. Thanks?

See Dr., and then...: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of my abdominal obesity ?

What can I do to get rid of my abdominal obesity ?

Spot fat loss does: not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some may be abdominal fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy & be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. Tighten ab's: crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge & “bicycling” exercise on back. Do regular aerobic exercise. ...Read more

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What are the best ways to get rid of obesity stretch marks?

What are the best ways to get rid of obesity stretch marks?

Stretch marks: Please see a dermatologist or plastic surgeon for evaluation. Possible treatments include fractional laser resurfacing, dermabrasion & medication (i.e., retinoids). ...Read more

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What can you do to suggest you get rid of man breasts related to obesity?

Weight loss: Weight loss is the only natural way to reduce his breast fat. If his breasts were particularly large he could consult with a plastic surgeon. ...Read more