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Will my loose skin get better if I lose weight?

Will my loose skin get better if I lose weight?

Maybe: The only way to know whether your skin will tighten with weight loss is to see whether it contracts as you slowly loose weight on a healthy nutritional plan that involves daily exercise. ...Read more

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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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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


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If im fat and i lose weight will my skin hang?

If im fat and i lose weight will my skin hang?

Quick weight loss: Quick weight loss will sometimes result in sagging skin, exercise and slow and deliberate weight loss will allow time for skin to accommodate and lessen sagging. ...Read more

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Will I have sagging skin, even if i lose weight slowly?

Will I have sagging skin, even if i lose weight slowly?

Depends: I find that loose saggy skin after surgery is more a reflection of how much weight one needs to lose versus how fast. Individuals needing to lose 20-30 lbs most likely won't experience sagging skin, even if they lose it quickly. Age, hydration and elasticity of the skin also play a role. Younger individuals with good skin have less problems. If over 100 lb most likely will have some loose skin. ...Read more

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Will i get saggy skin if i lose too much weight?

Will i get saggy skin if i lose too much weight?

Depends: Depends on how much you weigh and where you carry your weight. In my experience, if you have greater than 50% body fat, you are more likely to have this problem and if you have less than 35% body fat you are less likely to have this problem. See a weight loss specialist for a body composition analysis. ...Read more

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If I lose weight will my breasts get smaller?

If I lose weight will my breasts get smaller?

Breasts have fat: Breasts have fat, which makes them soft. A woman's body does not know that she wants to lose fat only in certain parts of her body, but keep fat in other parts of the body. So, getting slim means losing fat overall, including breasts fat. Only occasionally does a woman come along who has a skinny body but naturally large breasts (she's just made that way). ...Read more

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If i lose weight will my lips get smaller as well?

If i lose weight will my lips get smaller as well?

Losing Weight: I understand your concern about size of your lips. I admire you for wanting to lose weight. Accept yourself as you are at this time, set the goal of improving your self-acceptance and size of your lips Respect yourself as you are at this time and with each accomplishment feel good about yourself See a Psychiatrist for self-esteem, coping with stressors, balanced diet, and weight loss ...Read more

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What if i lose weight will my breasts get smaller?

What if i lose weight will my breasts get smaller?

Yes: If for some reason your vaccine did not prevent you from getting chickenpox, (it does happen) you are just as contagious as any other chickenpox case. ...Read more

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If I lose weight will I also lose my breasts?

If I lose weight will I also lose my breasts?

Adipose tissue: Unfortunately, yes. Breasts are composed predominately of fatty tissue, and if you lose a considerable amount of weigh, your body fat content will diminish, and you may experience a decrease in breast size. If this is a becomes a major issue, you may consider breast augmentation as a remedy. If you are obese, then losing weight is certainly worth the effort, as you will be healthier with less fat. ...Read more

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If I lose too much weight too quickly, will I have loose skin and/or stretch marks?

If I lose too much weight too quickly, will I have loose skin and/or stretch marks?

Lax skin not strain: Slthough previous striae may become worse looking with weight loss, they will not be caused by the weight loss. For the most part they were caused by the weight gain that preceded the weight loss. However, it is common for patients to become suddenly aware of pre-existing stretch marks with weight loss and seek surgical correction or other treatments after successful weight losses. ...Read more

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If i lose weight, will I have hanging skin?

If i lose weight, will I have hanging skin?

Depends: The answer depends mostly on how much excess weight do you have and the time-frame for the weight loss. If your weight loss is extreme and fast, it is highly likely that you will have hanging skin. A plastic surgeon can help out with these sort of issues. ...Read more

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I don't want to lose weight as I am underweight. Been skipping, can it helps to lose belly fat eventually?

I don't want to lose weight as I am underweight. Been skipping, can it helps to lose belly fat eventually?

Yes: All forms exercise can help you eventually lose belly fat, however if you are underwt I can't imagine that you have much belly fat! I hope you are not trying to look like the thin models in pictures that have no fat at all! Sometimes there's a little skin on the belly and when we sit down it bulges and we mistake that for fat! It's skin! Just follow a sensible balanced diet and exercise! :) ...Read more

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Supposing that i lose weight, will my face get thinner?

Supposing that i lose weight, will my face get thinner?

Spot fat loss does : Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some will probably be facial fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. However, with that said loss of subcutaneous fat from the facial area is usually noticeable early on. Eat healthy ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Do both cardio ; weight training. ...Read more

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How can I not get saggy skin after losing weight?

How can I not get saggy skin after losing weight?

Lose the weight: slowly. Eat healthfully. Exercise throughout to stay toned. If there is massive weight loss - some saggy skin may not be avoidable. ...Read more

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I have stretch marks on my stomach and want to lose weight. How to prevent saggy skin?

I have stretch marks on my stomach and want to lose weight. How to prevent saggy skin?

Compression: This is a good question. Loose the weight gradually and if possible wear some comfortable compression garments while loosing weight--this might help some--but everyone's body is different, good luck. ...Read more

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Will my skin sag if i lose more than 100 pounds? If so, how can I tighten it up?

Very possible.: There is a strong possibility that your skin will sag. Many people address this with surgery after their weight loss. Hydrate well with water and remain physically active. ...Read more

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I'm 21 and I want to be healthy. Will I get hanging skin if I lose 30 pounds?

I'm 21 and I want to be healthy. Will I get hanging skin if I lose 30 pounds?

Typically not: Usually young skin handles weight loss well. If your skin has a lot of stretch marks then in those areas the skin can appear more lax. But getting healthy should be your priority, and new lasers can tighten any loose skin you may have after the weight loss. ...Read more

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Dr. Husam Elias
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Loose Skin (Definition)

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