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How to get rid of the loose tummy skin after weightloss?

How to get rid of the loose tummy skin after weightloss?

Tummy tuck: The only way to get rid of loose skin after weight loss is to have it surgically removed. In the case of excess tummy skin this is known as an abdomioplasty or a tummy tuck. ...Read more

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When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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How can I get rid of loose skin from weight loss?

How can I get rid of loose skin from weight loss?

Surgery: Congratulations on losing the weight! but unfortunately, the only way to get rid of excess skin is to cut it away. Please read the information on this site about this http://ocps.Com/procedures/post-massive-weight-loss-post-bariatric-surgery/. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of peeling skin from the sun quickly?

How do I get rid of peeling skin from the sun quickly?

Moisturizer: Keep skin moisturized, but really there is not much you can do beyond that to help process. ...Read more

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How to get rid of stretchy skin after losing weight?

How to get rid of stretchy skin after losing weight?

Surgery: If it doesn't improve by itself, lax skin can be surgically removed. ...Read more

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How to get rid of excess skin naturally?

How to get rid of excess skin naturally?

Very difficult: See y our edspa doctor for a possible radiofrequency laser treatment or other laser treatment to tighten your skin. Collagen stimulation can help with fine line and Botox helps wrinkles. Dermal fillers can lift the skin. Diet and exercise can also strengthen the skin. ...Read more

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What can I do post-pregnancy to get rid of the loose skin around my stomach?

What can I do post-pregnancy to get rid of the loose skin around my stomach?

Tummy tuck: Some skin retraction will occur during the first six months after pregnancy however, after that, the only way to remove the remaining extra skin is with a tummy tuck. Before considering a tummy tuck make sure that you have completed your family since another pregnancy will stretch everything out again. ...Read more

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How to get rid of that extra skin from your vagina walls?

How to get rid of that extra skin from your vagina walls?

Examination: At your age the first step is to schedule a visit with a gynecologist. An exam will be done to determine what extra skin you are referring to. You may be identifying normal anatomy. It is important to show the doctor what you have noticed to identify if everything is normal or not. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of the peeling skin from a sunburn?

How do you get rid of the peeling skin from a sunburn?

Moisturize: Keep it. Oust and dead skin will gradually peel off. Cerave is good choice.Limit sun exposure because you are more sensitive after burn. ...Read more

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How to get rid of oily skin in T-zone?

Oily skin in T-zone: The best - first way is via proper skin cleansing. There are other methods to deal with excessive oily skin.. These options have both +/- and include PDT and oral medications. ...Read more

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How to get rid of discoloration from a scar?

How to get rid of discoloration from a scar?

Depends: On how much money you are willing to spend. Once the scar tissue is there, little options exist outside cosmetic laser therapy with dermatology, likely cosmetic and expensive. Best is to prevent scarring. Keep tissue away from sunlight and use sunblock 50 SPF or higher when outside esp on face. Mederma can help prevent scarring. Hydroxyquinone creams can help lighten some areas. ...Read more

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How to git rid of acanthosis and get normal skin again?

How to git rid of acanthosis and get normal skin again?

Yes over time: Try losing weight, if the acanthosis nigricans is caused by obesity, dropping the excess pounds can help regulate Insulin levels, and thereby cause the dark skin around the neck to fade. Cutting back on your carbs intake while increasing physical exercise can often help you lose weight. If the acanthosis nigricans is caused by diabetes, reducing your carbs, no sugar, no soda.Control bloodsugar. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of skin parasites in your skin?

How do you get rid of skin parasites in your skin?

Depends on the Bug: Scabies is probably the most common skin parasite in most parts of the us. They are easily treated with topical medications. Close contacts are also usually treated to prevent reinfection. There are however many other parasites that are endemic to certain locales and countries. Treatment varies and depends on an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of skin parasites in your skin?

How do you get rid of skin parasites in your skin?

What parasites?: Before anyone can tell you how to get rid of parasites, s'he needs to identify, 1st, do you truly have a parasitic infestation and, 2nd, if so, what type. Fleas, ticks, bedbugs and scabies mites are common skin parasites is the U.S.. There are other skin parasites that are mostly found in the tropics. The treatment varies depending on the species. See a dermatologist! ...Read more

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How to get rid of loose skin after wieght loss?

Loose skin can be ..: removed surgically in most areas of the body. Common procedures are arm and leg lifts breast lift and tummy tuck. Congratulations on you weight loss. A consultation with a Plastic Surgeon can help you decide if the trade off of a scar is worth removal of the extra skin., ...Read more

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How do I get rid of loose skin from weight loss?

Body contouring: Body contouring surgery can be done in stages to get rid of loose skin in arms by brachioplasty or arm lift, tummy tuck can improve midsection contour, it can combined with a back lift to get rid of loose skin in the waist and lower back, also known lower body lift. Thighs contours can be improved with thigh lift. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of the dry skin?

How can I get rid of the dry skin?

Dry skin: Avoid lengthy showers w hot water (warm is better). Oil-based moisturizers hydrate skin. Moisturize skin often. Hydrate well – especially w water. Eat a nutritious diet. Use gentle soaps or cleansers that are unscented & hypoallergenic. Avoid deodorant soaps or other harsh soaps. Remember that you don’t have to wash entire body w soap every day. Use soap on areas that are dirty or where body ...Read more

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What are ways to get rid of loose skin?

Excision: Although there are many lotion, potions, creams, lasers and machines thatnmakr this claim and may accomplished minor improvements in the range of 0-15%, the only definitive way to treat loose skin is by excision. ...Read more

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How to get rid of loose motions?

How to get rid of loose motions?

Bland diet: Stay on clear soup, nothing greasy or fried.No milk or milk products. Stay away from juice . Eat a bland diet. ...Read more

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How do u get rid of stretch marks and sagging skin due to C-section delivery twice?

How do u get rid of stretch marks and sagging skin due to C-section delivery twice?

Exercise and lotions: "stretch marks" are not a "badge of courage" for most recently pregnant women and represent "breakdowns" in the skni's elasticity. Exercise can tone the abdominal muscles, and "lotions' and creams can minimize but not eliminate the appearance of "stretch marks". ...Read more

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Help! need to know if there's any way to get rid of loose skin after pregnancy other than tummy tuck?

Help! need to know if there's any way to get rid of loose skin after pregnancy other than tummy tuck?

Loose Skin?: If it is loose skin you are wanting to eliminate, a tummy tuck would not be necessary. If, however, you are also wanting to tighten the muscles (repair a muscle separation), then yes, a tummy tuck is your only answer. A panniculectomy would address loose skin. Diet and exercise always helps, but it won't help a separated muscle or excessive, loose skin. ...Read more

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What can I do post-pregnancy to get rid of the loose skin around my stomach?

Tummy tuck: Some skin retraction will occur during the first six months after pregnancy however, after that, the only way to remove the remaining extra skin is with a tummy tuck. Before considering a tummy tuck make sure that you have completed your family since another pregnancy will stretch everything out again. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of loose skin from weight loss?

Body contouring: Body contouring surgery can be done in stages to get rid of loose skin in arms by brachioplasty or arm lift, tummy tuck can improve midsection contour, it can combined with a back lift to get rid of loose skin in the waist and lower back, also known lower body lift. Thighs contours can be improved with thigh lift. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of loose skin from weight loss?

Surgery: Congratulations on losing the weight! but unfortunately, the only way to get rid of excess skin is to cut it away. Please read the information on this site about this http://ocps.Com/procedures/post-massive-weight-loss-post-bariatric-surgery/. ...Read more

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If I lose weight, how do I get rid of loose skin around my stomache and chest?

Ahh! The secret: That is the secret and one of the critical components of fat removal or reduction. It is very difficult to get skin to contract. Although lasers, ultrasound, radio frequency, infrared, freezing, lotions and potions can reduce or remove fat, they only provide limited ski contraction and oftentimes not enough. Surgically excising the skin is our best option for major skin redundancy or laxity. ...Read more

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What are ways to get rid of loose skin?

Excision: Although there are many lotion, potions, creams, lasers and machines thatnmakr this claim and may accomplished minor improvements in the range of 0-15%, the only definitive way to treat loose skin is by excision. ...Read more

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How to get rid of loose skin after wieght loss?

Loose skin can be ..: removed surgically in most areas of the body. Common procedures are arm and leg lifts breast lift and tummy tuck. Congratulations on you weight loss. A consultation with a Plastic Surgeon can help you decide if the trade off of a scar is worth removal of the extra skin., ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of loose skin from having a baby?

What do I do to get rid of loose skin from having a baby?

Tummy tuck: Sometimes some of the loose skin bounces back. I would have you wait at least a year after having had the baby. This gives you ample time to lose the weight and for your body to recover. Ultimately, a tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) can help you tighten your abdominal muscles and get rid of excess skin. This is a great operation for the right candidates! ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of loose skin on my abdomen?

What can I do to get rid of loose skin on my abdomen?

No easy fix: Traditionally a abdominoplasty, tummy tuck is used to remove excess skin. However there ia a scar usually under the panty line. There are lasers and other devices that may firm the skin a little but if you have alot of stretch marks then usually tummy tuck is the answer. You need to be evaluated by a board certified plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of loose skin around my stomach?

How do I get rid of loose skin around my stomach?

Probably surgery: Althougj some lasers, ultrasound or radio frequency devices may claim to tighten skin, they are likely to achieve onlyodesr improvements (2-3 on a scale of 1 to 10). Surgery is likely your best option for anything other than mild laxity and the length of the scar will depend on the extent of the laxity and can extend all the way around your body if necessary. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of loose skin on my stomach area?

How do I get rid of  loose skin on my stomach area?

Tuck: The only way of getting rid of loose skin to remove it surgically. Those procedures are known collectively as tucks (witch hazel). The tummy tuck is probably the most common and effective. Some lasers will tighten skin but only a little bit. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of loose skin and fat on my upper thighs?

Upper thighs: Depending on the amount excess fat and degree of loose skin there are several options. First diet and exercise, then possibly Exilis or CoolSculpt, then liposuction, and in more severe cases a medial thigh lift which combines liposuction and excess skin excision. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of loose skin on my stomach and love handles?

Loose skin: Abdominoplasty or "tummy tuck" is a cosmetic surgery procedure used to make the abdomen more firm. The surgery involves the removal of excess skin and fat from the middle and lower abdomen in order to tighten the muscle and fascia of the abdominal wall. This type of surgery is usually sought by patients with loose tissues after pregnancy or individuals with sagging after major weight loss. ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a great exercise to get rid of loose skin?

Anyone know what is a great exercise to get rid of loose skin?

Loose Skin: Loose skin can be a sign of poor skin quality from aging, weight changes and sun exposure. Stretch marks are a sign of severe skin damage. Exercise by any means may not tighten up poor quality or damaged skin. If you exercise and the skin remains loose then see a board certified plastic surgeon to learn about your options. ...Read more

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A doctor on here told me the "thermage device" is a good way to get rid of loose skin? Price range? I already lift/run/spar. I can't afford surgery

A doctor on here told me the "thermage device" is a good way to get rid of loose skin? Price range? I already lift/run/spar. I can't afford surgery

Don't bother: Therm age is a radio frequency device that was originally developed for facial laxity. It didn't work for that so they cranked up the power to be used on the body. It doesn't work there either. Most likely exercise and good nutrition will be of more benefit. If you have had dramatic weight swings you may need surgery. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of the loose skin on my belly?

Skin thightening : Depending on the degree of elasticity and laxity of the skin some doctors are using skin thightening devices such as ultherapy by ultera. It has been fda approved for facial area but has been used of label for the abdomen. That said most cases will require a surgical procedure such as a tummy tuck if the laxity is severe! good luck! ...Read more

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When super fat people lose weight they have all that loose skin. Is the only way to get rid of that through surgery?

When super fat people lose weight they have all that loose skin. Is the only way to get rid of that through surgery?

Massive weight loss: Yes the only way to successfully eliminate the hanging fat that remains after massive weight loss is surgery. Surgery to remove this skin will help improve appearance, clothing fit, body contour, and hygiene as well. ...Read more

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How can I identify loose skin and how do I get rid of it?

How can I identify loose skin and how do I get rid of it?

Because it's loose?: Loose skin is not firm and may be redundant. How to get rid of it depends on the amount, location and how much trouble it is causing. ...Read more

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Loose Skin (Definition)

Dermatochalasis - outermost layer of tissue covering the body may hang is folds due ...Read more