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How much does excess skin weigh?

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Old 03-28-2014, 05:39 PM   #1
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Question How much does excess skin weigh?

I was wondering if anyone knew how much excessive skin can add to a person's weight? I have a lot of excess skin on my stomach, arms, and parts of my legs.
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Old 03-28-2014, 07:52 PM   #2
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It depends - mine weighed 7 pounds after they chopped it off.

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Old 04-07-2014, 03:04 AM   #3
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Mine weighed 4.4 lbs. (But I only did an extended tummy tuck, not an entire lower body lift.)
Started - 12/25/11 at 265 lbs.
ONEderland - 2/16/13 at 199 lbs.
Goal - Normal BMI! - 7/17/13 at 155 lbs.
Refocus - 1/29/15 - 185 lbs.

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