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Doctor insights on: How To Get Rid Of Loose Skin From Pregnancy

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Dr. Ira Katz
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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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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 do I get rid of loose skin from weight loss?

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 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 can I get rid of loose skin from weight loss?

Good plastic surgery: Loose, sagging skin cannot be exercised, lasered, rf-treated, or tightened by anything other than skilled plastic surgery to excise the excess and tighten the remaining skin! congratulations on the weight loss; don't waste your time or money on anything but plastic surgery by an expert in post-bariatric body contouring surgery, even if you didn't have gastric bypass yourself. ...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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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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Dr. Husam Elias
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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