I've lost 100 lbs. I went from 337 to about 233, have lots of hanging skin. When will it go away? I'm about 6'1"

Doctor Answers 3

Body lift

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Most likely you will need several procedures performed depending on where the hanging skin that bothers you is present. If it's your belly, then consider an abdominoplasty. If your thighs, a thighlift; and etc. Good luck.

Lose skin after losing 100 lbs

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Once you've hit goal or stabilized at a weight your end result of loose skin will not go away unless it's removed surgically. There are some things you can do to prevent it to the max. Here's a video to help out. 


Dr. Alvarez

Guillermo Alvarez, MD
Mexico Bariatric Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 21 reviews

Extensive loose hanging skin after massive weight loss doesn't go away. It has to be surgically removed.

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You'll need to consider body lifting procedures to smooth out your contours if you've developed a large amount of loose hanging skin. It doesn't shrink down on it's own.

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