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Skin sagging treatment - underarms

Question:

I have sagging skin under my arms. Is there anything I can do?

Answer:

The muscles on the bottom side of your arms are called the triceps. Try push-ups or any other triceps-building exercises to build these muscles. If this does not work, you may want to talk to your health care provider about cosmetic surgery or laser treatments.

Alternative Names

Sagging skin treatment - triceps

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References

Minaker KL. Common clinical sequelae of aging. In: Goldman L, Schafer AI, eds. Goldman's Cecil Medicine. 24th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Saunders; 2011:chap 24.

Update Date 12/2/2014

Updated by: Richard J. Moskowitz, MD, dermatologist in private practice, Mineola, NY. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.