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Q&A: Am I a candidate for breast reduction at 252lbs and 38K bra size?

Pedy Ganchi, MD Picture - I am 20 years old and I am 5"1. I weigh 252lbs and I am currently a 38K bra size and I was wondering what procedures I would have to take to get a breast reduction. I do not smoke and I am trying ... View full question & answer >>

Q&A: Can I have bypass surgery again after having it 7 years ago?

Thomas White, MD Picture - I had bypass surgery 7 years ago. Can I get it done again View full question & answer >>

Q&A: Will an abdominoplasty help me lose half of my 350 lbs?

Keith Marshall, DO Picture - I have been trying to lose weight for 10 yr and I want to know about the Abdominoplasty,is it for life or you gain the weight back.I'm 350lbs and I would like to get to 195-210. View full question & answer >>

Q&A: I'm fat and unhappy. What should I do?

Keith Marshall, DO Picture - I am 100lbs over weight and tired of being fat! I can't breath, I can't walk, I can't ever shower without getting short of breathe. My problem isn't that I eat to much, I was afraid I ... View full question & answer >>

Q&A: How overweight do I have to be to consider the gastric banding or the gastric bypass surgery?

Keith Marshall, DO Picture - I am just wondering how overweight do I have to be to consider the gastric banding or the gastric bypass surgery and how much will the insurance company will pay of this? View full question & answer >>

Q&A: Will I need surgery or will my skin tighten naturally after losing 170 pounds and I am twenty-three years old?

Josh Korman, M.D., F.A.C.S. Picture - I underwent surgery to lose weight two years ago now. I have lost over 170 lbs. I have noticed my skin has become wrinkled and sags where I used to carry my weight. I am twenty-three. Should I have surgery ... View full question & answer >>