Excess skin after weight loss can cause health problems

01/4/2013 | ABC News

Excess skin remaining after significant weight loss can cause mobility problems, affect joints and interfere with balance, and it is more prone to fungal infections, says plastic surgeon Jeff Kenkel. A man formerly dubbed the world's fattest who lost more than 600 pounds wants Britain's National Health Service to cover skin-tightening surgery, but the NHS wants him to wait until his weight has been stable for two years.

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