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acrochordons skin tags

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Dr. visit: see a doctor for treatment most primary care doctors will do this or dermatologist they are very simple to remove and give good cosmetic results
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Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
ACROCHORDON (SKIN): AN ACROCHORDON IS A BENIGN (FRIENDLY) GROWTH THAT OCCURS ON THE SKIN FOR NO APPARENT REASON. THEY CAN BE INHERITED, AND THEY CAN BE REMOVED VERY EASI ... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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Skin tags: Bening lession. Friction of skin against skin is believed to be the cause. Is more common in obese people , usually on the underarm/axilla-trunk area ... Read More
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Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
As my old...: ...Distinguished professor of dermatology used to say, "the lord." skin tags are just redundant skin that folds over itself. Beyond the annoyance of g ... Read More
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Dr. Vance Harris
36 years experience Family Medicine
Friction and rubbing: Some people tend to get them and other people do not. We don't know why that is. The occur in places that the skin experiences friction or rubbing but ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Marek
22 years experience Plastic Surgery
Friction: Most often skin tags appear in areas where skin rubs together or clothing and necklaces rub. You see them in skin folds around under arms, upper thig ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Skin tags: Skin tags can occur almost anywhere on the body covered by skin. However, the two most common areas for skin tags are the neck and armpits. Other comm ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Glantz
37 years experience General Surgery
Skin tags: Skin tags are simply redundant skin that cause protuberances, often around areas that are frequently rubbed by clothing or are traumatized by friction ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Marek
22 years experience Plastic Surgery
Skin Tags: Skin Tags can usually be easily removed in the office with a sharp scissor after cleaning the area. They generally do not bleed significantly. If th ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Emu oil? NO!: Avoid snake oils like emu. You are wasting your money and beware if you do. There is NO control in what the hucksters can and do put in them such as ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Papilloma: Most likely papillomavirus i would be a busy checked by a physician.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Skin Tags: Genital skin tags are all those skin tags that appear in the area of the genitalia such as vaginal skin tags, anal skin tags and groin skin tags. Thes ... Read More
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