Ask the Doctor: Skin Tags

Skin tags are usually benign growths that are easily removed if they bother you.

Q. What are skin tags, and should I be concerned about them? A. Skin tags, known medically as acrochordon, are small benign growths that occur more commonly in older adults and people who are overweight/obese or have diabetes. They usually develop on the neck, armpits, groin, eyelids, chest or other areas where the skin folds. […]

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  • Hi Dr,
    I have skin tags near anus.I don’t know how big is it? Also don’t know what to do.Is it harmful to my body? sometimes i eat spicy food then i go to toilet and feel pain.My weight is 190lbs. I am thinking to see the Dr but i am so shy to tell.Plwase suggest.
    Respectfully

    Reply
  • Hi Dr,
    I have skin tags near anus.I don’t know how big is it? Also don’t know what to do.Is it harmful to my body? sometimes i eat spicy food then i go to toilet and feel pain.My weight is 190lbs. I am thinking to see the Dr but i am so shy to tell.Please suggest.
    Respectfully

    Reply

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