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Old 03-16-2007, 08:38 AM   #1
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I have lost 117 lbs total and I have a ton of excess skin. I have been exercising at the gym doing cardio and weight training but I cant really tell a difference. HAs anyone had the problem with excess skin after losing weight and what did you do? Thanks.
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Old 03-16-2007, 08:44 AM   #2
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Hi Cara! I had a lot of excess skin after losing 122 pounds and had some of it removed. Check out this thread: Weight Loss And Skin FAQs - some of us who have had skin removal surgery posted about our experiences.

Congratulations on your fabulous weight loss!
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Old 03-16-2007, 10:21 AM   #3
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check with your insurance company to see if they will cover the procedure to get the skin removed. i have actually seen a few cases where woman were approved and the surgery was 100% covered since obesity is considered a disease, and the loose skin is a side effect from the disease (after losing the weight) it never hurts to call your insurance company and look into it.
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