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Post BS where over 100 pounds has been lost.Still have excess abd skin. It's a pain in the bottom.The skin gets in the way of adls,and bending, as the skin is being pinched, and is very painful.please advise. thanks

By Anonymous December 1, 2015 - 12:46pm
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I am a post B S patient. I lost over 100 pounds in 7 months.I am active, and have maintained the weight,and am actually 15 pounds lighter post surgery.My belly is still flabby, and hangs down.It is increasingly painful, and the skin gets pinched as i bend over.

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Hi Anon,

Thank you for sharing your question with the EmpowHER community.


Here is some information that you might find helpful. 

You Lost Weight...What About the Extra Skin?

How to Get Rid of Loose Skin 


I hope this helps.

Be well,


December 1, 2015 - 1:40pm
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