Skin TagsWhat is a Skin Tag
Skin Tag Removal
They are little extra pieces of skin on your body that can become a problem by getting caught on clothing or jewelry. Skin tags are a problem for most people and can be easily removed in seconds. Usually after the removal of skin tags you have a little scabbing that comes off after a few days. We recommend staying out of the sun following your treatment.
- Skin tags are very common small, soft skin growths.
- Skin tags are harmless but can be annoying.
- Skin tags tend to occur on the eyelids, neck, armpits, groin folds, and under breasts.
- A person may have anywhere from one to hundreds of skin tags.
- Almost everyone will develop a skin tag at some point in their lives.
- Middle-aged, obese adults are most prone to skin tags.
- Obesity is associated with skin tags.
- Removing a skin tag does not cause more to grow.
- Destructive treatments include freezing, tying off with a thread or suture, or cutting off the skin tag
Skin tags are common, acquired benign skin growths that look like a small, soft balloons of hanging skin. Skin tags are harmless growths that can vary in number from one to hundreds. Males and females are equally prone to developing skin tags. Obesity is associated with skin tag development. Although some skin tags may fall off spontaneously, most persist once formed. The medical name for skin tag is acrochordon. Skin tags are bits of flesh-colored or darkly pigmented tissue that project from the surrounding skin from a small, narrow stalk (pedunculated). Some people call these growths “skin tabs.” Early on, skin tags may be as small as a flattened pinhead-sized bump. While most tags typically are small.