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How Do I Tighten Loose Abdominal Skin After Losing Weight
Losing Weight is also known as Lose weight. Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more
I've been losing weight and am worried about loose skin especially around my abdomen and thighs. Is there a way to reduce it?
Maybe there is...: Weight loss that is gradual is better than rapid weight loss. Skin that does not have stretch marks usually will shrink to match your new shape. If after loosing the extra weight if there is loose skin you can consult a Plastic Surgeon to see if removal is possible. Excess skin removal does leave scars and only you can decide if the scar looks better than the loose skin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Loose skin: Options include a surgical tuck or themage, a nonsurgical tightening of the skin. ...Read more
Any recommendations to tighten loose abdominal skin non surgically? Left with a bit of a "sag" after my lovely c section
I can not offer...: ...much encouragement here. Clearly the definitive treatment for sagging abdominal fat/skin or panniculus is surgical. Unfortunately, this area of skin stretch and fat deposition is quite resistant to mobilization by diet and exercise. Abdominal strengthening exercises seem to have much more effect on the upper abdominal musculature. Carefully consider the pros/cons/risks/costs of surgery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Body contouring : You are asking about body contouring. This is surgical treatment of the excessive skin after massive weight loss. Body lifts , abdominoplasty, and other contouring procedures can be done by a plastic surgeon. See a board certified plastic surgeon for details. Surgical procedures are the only options for permanent improvement of the excessive skin. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I've had a wiffles procedure 5 weeks ago and i'm still not able to go to the gym i'm losing weight and the scar is still very tight is this normal ?
Yes: I believe you mean whipples procedure? But, after any major abdominal procedure, the ave. Time to recuperate is 4-6 weeks. Average- so you may take more. Best to "listen to your body" and not overdo. ...Read more
I've been losing weight by eating better but I've noticed some red bumps on my abdomen where stretch marks are. Is this common?
Last week my daughter was wearing a shirt that looked too tight cuz of her belly, this week belly gone shirt fits perfect, could she be losing weight?
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