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do skin tags hurt

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Sayegh
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Many things: many things see a dermatologist
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Dr. Rene Perez
11 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
They are: Likely ingrown hairs. See a knowledgeable cosmetic surgeon or dermatologist to get them removed, treated and avoided.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mazen Kherallah
34 years experience Infectious Disease
See PCP: Very likely that they are warts of papilloma virus infection and needs to be checked by your primary care physician
A female asked:
Dr. Scott Musinski
35 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
These : These could be skin tags or warts. Try putting on a little white vinegar, if they turn white chances are that they are warts. Warts may grow or appear ... Read More
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Discuss with Gyne: This doesn't sound like anything of concern but i would discuss with gyne to ensure that it is not an infection or problem that needs attention prior ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Skin tags. : How were they removed? And how long ago were they removed? If they were just removed a day or two ago, swelling may not be an unexpected finding. I ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See your gyn: U need to r/o vulvar condyloma and other causes . Cultures can be done and biopsy if necessary.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Very unlikely: What your described is not suggestive of any cancer and it is very unlikely that you have one. Next time you see your doctor, you may discuss your sym ... Read More
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. Vance Harris
37 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 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathleen Cullen
9 years experience Internal Medicine
No: No they are not harmful but they can be somewhat irritating because of their location. They tend to grow around neck lines, bra lines, and underwear l ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Possible: It is possible for skin tags to recur after surgical removal.
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