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Over weight and extra skin - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Weight & Lifestyle
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User :   Hello
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can i help you?
User :   I have lost about 100lbs and now I have extra skin and a few extra pounds to loose
User :   I cant seem to do it though
User :   I run everyday atleast 5 miles and sometimes up to 10
User :   but the extra skin doesnt go away, especially around my gut, what can I do?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
it is very difficult to remove
Doctor :  
contol your diet
User :   Ive cut out fast food almost completely, maybe once a month I might get some pizza or a burger
Doctor :  
are you worrid of loose skin or strech marks
User :   yes
User :   I used to weigh 250lbs, Im 5'11 and now I weight 170
User :   but all this extra gut makes me look like Im still huge
Doctor :   ok,

Doctor :  
you can consult a cosmectic surgeon
Doctor :  
it can removed
User :   are there any risks?
Doctor :  
as any other surgeris, pain, infection if not taken care..

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