Skin Tag Removal

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 of them persist once formed. 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.”

Skin tags typically occur in characteristic locations, including the:
• Base of the neck
• Underarms
• Eyelids
• Groin folds
• Buttock folds
• Under the breast

Skin tags are very common but harmless small, soft skin growths.Almost everyone will develop a skin tag at some point in their life.
• Removing a skin tag does not cause more to grow.
• Some people are just more prone to forming skin tags.

Treatments include freezing, tying off with a thread or suture, or cutting off the skin tag.