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If I lose weight will my breast skin tighten and will they lift back up?

If I lose weight will my breast skin tighten and will they lift back up?

Sorry no: If your breasts are sagging, further weight loss will increase this, they do not tighten up. :(. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Losing Weight (Definition)

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


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I had weight loss surgery in 2002. Going from 300lbs to 135lbs how do I get ins to approv excess skin remove and breast reduction?

I had weight loss surgery in 2002. Going from 300lbs to 135lbs how do I get ins to approv excess skin remove and breast reduction?

Consult a surgeon: First you need to see a plastic surgeon. Try to find one who specializes in or has experience with bariatric patients because this is not the typical cosmetic case. The doctor will document the problem and need for surgery including photos. It helps if you have problems like infections in skin creases or trouble walking due to the excess skin. ...Read more

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Me and girlfriend having exact symptoms almost at the exact same time. Weight loss. Pimple skin. Breast pain. Lips chapped. Scars heal very slow. Hiv?

Me and girlfriend having exact symptoms almost at the exact same time. Weight loss. Pimple skin. Breast pain. Lips chapped. Scars heal very slow. Hiv?

Not HIV: First, HIV infection does not develop out of nowhere. Second most people do not get any symptoms of infection until years after their exposure. Third, none of your symptoms represent any kind of Early HIV syndrome or symptoms. Fourth, they do represent other possible infections and warrant testing and examination at your doctor's office. ...Read more

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Will weight loss cause a corresponding decrease in breast size?

Will weight loss cause a corresponding decrease in breast size?

Possibly: When you lose weight you do not have control over what parts of your body lose over others. A healthy and diet exercise program will cause weight loss throughout your body. If your breasts shrink too much, talk to a plastic surgeon about your options for breast enhancement. ...Read more

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What are the weight loss exercises which do not effect the breast size?

What are the weight loss exercises which do not effect the breast size?

Sadly, no.: As you lose weight, some of the weight loss will come from the breast, and your breasts will decrease in size. There is no known way to control this. ...Read more

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I'm 17, almost triple D, I was wondering since I'm exercising now can my breast & areoles shrink from weight loss?

I'm 17, almost triple D, I was wondering since I'm exercising now can my breast & areoles shrink from weight loss?

Yes and no: Your breasts will changes shape and size with weight loss, but the areolae will not change in size. ...Read more

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My breasts have gone down a bra size and i haven't lost allot of weight, why? What could cause unintentional weight loss in my chest?

My breasts have gone down a bra size and i haven't lost allot of weight, why? What could cause unintentional weight loss in my chest?

Fat is fat: When you actively lose weight, you burn up fat stores in your body -- and one of the important fat stores in women is their breasts. Try directing your exercise at your abdomen, which is where most women try to lose the weight and increase the muscle. ...Read more

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Is it normal if the breasts of a 17 year old girl get smaller? Bra size used to be 34c now is 32c or 32b within a few months. No weight loss or gain.

Is it normal if the breasts of a 17 year old girl get smaller? Bra size used to be 34c now is 32c or 32b within a few months. No weight loss or gain.

It can be...: Without any other symptoms or information, this is likely normal. Body fat distribution (not just total mass) is determined by a very complex interplay between hormones that are very actively changing before, during and after puberty. So as the body changes/matures, the body fat (aka adipose) distribution may also change. If you're worried, though, go see your doctor, they can help. ...Read more

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Have you heard of breast assured? Friends breasts were enlarged by this! is it possible? I can't afford surgery.Weight loss gave me small saggy breasts

Have you heard of breast assured? Friends breasts were enlarged by this! is it possible? I can't afford surgery.Weight loss gave me small saggy breasts

Possible, but:: If it contains plant estrogens, it may have serious side effects. There is no requirement to test natural products for safety, so they only come to our attention when they injure a lot of people (like people who died after taking ephedra.). ...Read more

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Would exercise and weight loss reduce and lift my breasts?

Would exercise and weight loss reduce and lift my breasts?

Reduce yes, lift no: When you lose weight you do not have control over what parts of your body lose over others. A healthy and diet exercise program will cause weight loss throughout your body. If your breasts shrink too much, talk to a plastic surgeon about your options for breast enhancement. ...Read more

Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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Lose Weight (Definition)

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