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How does someone get rid of the the excess skin after losing a lot of weight?

  1. I Am Rosa profile image90
    I Am Rosaposted 6 years ago

    How does someone get rid of the the excess skin after losing a lot of weight?

    Someone close to me has successfully managed to shed a lot of weight, but is now left with sagging skin all over his body.  He is very self-conscious about it and just as uncomfortable with his body as he was when he was overweight.  We'd like to know what he can do to tone the skin back into shape without resorting to surgery.

  2. Jester98 profile image71
    Jester98posted 6 years ago

    Hey there I have seen this a lot. IT depends on how much, but most people will need surgery. You can only shrink up that stretched skin so much. Even using oils, creams etc... can only help so much. Just make sure he remembers how much healthier he is now with the weight loss.

  3. hecate-horus profile image79
    hecate-horusposted 6 years ago

    My husband is feeling the same way.  He thinks he looks worse than he did!  I think the only way is surgery, unfortunately.

  4. EZ Gluten Free profile image76
    EZ Gluten Freeposted 6 years ago

    Anglnwu left a link for a hub that she wrote but I think she left the wrong link.to that hub.  here is the link I think she meant to leave.  http://anglnwu.hubpages.com/hub/How-to- … eight-Loss

 
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