Creases in Underarms

Patient

Q: Hi,
I have a question regarding my underarms. There seem to be two or three creases forming lines across them and I'm wondering if there's any exercise or way to get rid of the fat that is causing the creases.
Thanks.

Symptoms:  Dark lines/creases, a few red bumps
Doctor

A:   Thank you for your question. These are normal axillary skin folds that are present in the underarm. Certain persons can have more or less of theses. There is not medical or exercise treatment to remove them.

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