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05 Mar 2004

Shrinking skin
Dear Doc

I am posting this question here as I see the skin Doc is a bit inactive at the moment.

I would like to embark on a weightloss program, but I am worried about being left with tons of loose skin. I am a 25 year old female.

I know a lot of this type of thing is genetically determined, but is there anything I can do to prepare my skin, to help it shrink along with me as best as possible?

I'd appreciate any suggestions
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Nixi,

An exercise program, together with massage therapy, will assist in keeping your skin tone and muscle tone supple and will help it to 'shrink'.

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