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What causes thin people to get the turkey neck?

What causes thin people to get the turkey neck?

Sagging muscle edges: This usually refers to the central edges of the platysma muscles, very thin muscles in the neck just below the skin surface that basically have no function. You can tense these by showing your bottom front teeth. With aging, the muscles stretch and relax and their inner borders become prominent, appearing as two parallel lines at the front of the neck. There are many operative approaches to this. ...Read more

Turkey Neck (Definition)

Looseness and banding of the anterior neck. Associated with aging. See facial ...Read more


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Help docs! I'm trying to find out what causes white women to get the turkey neck?

Help docs! I'm trying to find out what causes white women to get the turkey neck?

Not related: Turkey neck ins a reference to lax and hanging skin under the jaw area, usually associated with aging and loss of elasticity or significant weight loss. These occur in all races, not just caucasian. ...Read more

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Could use expert help with why people get a turkey neck?

Could use expert help with why people get a turkey neck?

Neck lift: Excess fat under the chin is a result of both weight gain and genetics. Too much weight gain will result in fat distribution everywhere on the body - some will deposit more in the chin area and other less depending on genetics. Younger patients can usually be treated with simple liposuction. ...Read more

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What is turkey neck?

What is turkey neck?

Sagging muscle edges: This usually refers to the central edges of the platysma muscles, very thin muscles in the neck just below the skin surface that basically have no function. You can tense these by showing your bottom front teeth. With aging, the muscles stretch and relax and their inner borders become prominent, appearing as two parallel lines at the front of the neck. There are many operative approaches to this. ...Read more

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How can one lose a turkey neck?

How can one lose a turkey neck?

Options: Depending on your neck--excessive skin, adipose tissue or both, there are various options both non surgical and surgical to address this. A neck lift with or without liposuction is the most invasive and dramatic approach. Posterior neck lifts can be effective in the right population. Kybella is a non surgical injectable which dissolves submental fat. Consult a facial plastic surgeon for options. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Turkey neck?

What is the definition or description of: Turkey neck?

Looseness: Looseness and banding of the anterior neck. Associated with aging.
See facial plastic surgeon for correction. ...Read more

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What exercises could help you to lose a "turkey neck"?

What exercises could help you to lose a "turkey neck"?

Turkey neck: Turkey neck comprises loose skin and underlying muscle and sometimes some fatty deposit under the chin. Surgery is the best option for treatment. No exercise will correct this problem. ...Read more

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Does turkey neck affect more than a person's appearance?

No: A turkey neck is excess skin and fat located under the chin. This is a cosmetic problem that many patients do not like. I have heard men complain about buttoning their collars because of this excess skin. ...Read more

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Can drinkng too much milk give you a turkey neck?

Can drinkng too much milk give you a turkey neck?

Turkey neck: Genetic factors are a main contributor to "turkey neck". Milk, per se, does not cause it but excessive weight gain can contribute to it. ...Read more

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What is the turkey neck liposuction procedure like?

What is the turkey neck liposuction procedure like?

Pretty simple: The fat is removed with small suction cannulas from just
below the surface of the skin and the compression is placed on the neck to let skin heal and tighten to the in the new position. ...Read more

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How to hide turkey neck skin from other people?

How to hide turkey neck skin from other people?

Have a neck lift: You can have a neck lift or skin tightening with laser, radiofrequency, or ultrasound. See a plastic surgeon or cosmetic dermatologist. ...Read more

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Scrotal turkey neck procedure, what to expect?

Scrotal turkey neck procedure, what to expect?

Expect: Expect the procedure to take relatively short amount of time, mostly painless, fast recovery, tissue tends to heal very well with minimal scarring, to use topical antibiotic after the procedure and to give high satisfaction to most patients.

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Can you tell me if there is something I can do about penoscrotal webbing (turkey neck)?

Turkey neck: There are several surgical procedures to address this issue. Your neck should be evaluated by a board certified surgeon who has expertise in neck lifts. ...Read more

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What neck exercises are good o prevent someone from getting a sagging neck also known as a turkey neck?

What neck exercises are good o prevent someone from getting a sagging neck also known as a turkey neck?

None: Keep your weight normal. This is all you can do. That type of neck appearance is likely more due to genetics than anything else. ...Read more

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Please tell me recommendations for getting rid of their turkey neck (penscrotal webbing) by foreskin resoration?

Please tell me recommendations for getting rid of their turkey neck (penscrotal webbing) by foreskin resoration?

Resection: You certainly can excise redundant skin from peno-scrotal webbing. This is more of a cosmetic improvement that any significant functional improvement. This also visually can make the penis appear longer. Short of surgical removal I don't know of any other way to address this issue. ...Read more

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Will the use of creams help prevent turkey neck from occurring again after a neck lift procedure?

Will the use of creams help prevent turkey neck from occurring again after a neck lift procedure?

Turkey Wattle Neck: Using regular skin care on the neck is very helpful in improving overall look of the neck. The best way to prevent the turkey wattle neck from coming back is to avoid gaining and losing weight in cycles as it will loosen the skin again and make it sag. Maintaining your weight within 10lbs is ideal. ...Read more

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What are the best available technologies for non-invasive plastic surgery on the face? Reducing jowls, turkey neck, sagging eyelids?

What are the best available technologies for non-invasive plastic surgery on the face? Reducing jowls, turkey neck, sagging eyelids?

Best non-surgical is: Fractional laser resurfacing. I recommend totalfx ultrapulse fractional co2 resurfacing. This modality has the benefit of addressing deep winkles, long-term collagen stimulation/ remodeling as well as improving skin tone, texture, tightening the skin and evening out pigmentation from sun damage. Can treat face, neck, eyelids, chest, hands. Botox & fillers can be used to augment results if needed. ...Read more

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My spinal disk connecting neck to head has a slight congenital thinness. Should I be concerned about a mild chronic neck pain?

My spinal disk connecting neck to head has a slight congenital thinness. Should I be concerned about a mild chronic neck pain?

No as disc space: Narrowing is a sign of us aging in terms of the spine which has been demonstrated to begin as early as 10 years of age with males showing signs on x-rays at an earlier age than females with smoking accelerating these changes as well as trauma and genetic basis. Don't sweat over the minor pain ...Read more

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3quit smoking cold turkey, 3rd day my throat feels dry is it normal? Does your breathing get bad when you quit as people say it does?

3quit smoking cold turkey, 3rd day my throat feels dry is it normal? Does your breathing get bad when you quit as people say it does?

Possibly: First of all, congrats on quitting smoking! Truly, truly, that is fantastic! While it is not totally clear why your throat is dry, it may be normal. Also, you may start to cough more, in fact, after quitting smoking because all the little hair cells called cilia start working again after you quit.

So, all that junk stuck in your lungs will start coming out. Keep up the great work! ...Read more

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Should I be worried that my penis resembles a turkey's neck?

Should I be worried that my penis resembles a turkey's neck?

Probably not: Unless there has been an acute change I would not worry. May be some extra skin that is normal. ...Read more