June 1, 2016

Skin Tag

Skin tag facts

  • 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. Continue Reading

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Reviewed on 2/17/2016