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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Pin worm: Pin worm is one of the few parasites still endemic in the US. Your symptoms are more suggestive of pin worm than the skin tag. Pin worm can be treated ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Annette Occhialini
35 years experience Plastic Surgery
Not usually: Sign of infection are usually redness, pain and the area is usually warm to the touch and may be swollen. This is true now matter where the infection. ... Read More
Dr. Matthew Stanwix
15 years experience Plastic Surgery
Be sure : First and foremost make sure it is truly a skin tag you have. I cannot express how many people come to me as a plastic surgeon that say they have a sk ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Irritated: If the skin tag is inflamed, it can cause itching.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Cohen
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Largely: Genetics.....Just get them removed.
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Dermatologist: Can not say without exam. See your MD or ever better a dermatologist for exam/recommendations
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Tucker
38 years experience Plastic Surgery
Probably keratosis : This sounds as if these are seborrheic keratosis that can either be frozen or scraped off. Some docs may also use lasers for this.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephania Timothy
Specializes in General Surgery
Anal skin tags: The anal skin tags will not go away without surgery but the symptoms of itching can be controlled. Most anal itching is the result of soilage collect ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Shahruq Sarela
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Skin tags: i would not worry. what is occurring is the skin tag is getting irritated with your clothing, and undergarments. i have had a number of people see me, ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Skin tag: It could just be a benign skin tag, but other skin lesions like warts cannot be excluded without actually looking at it. Make an appointment with your ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peggy Ching
40 years experience Plastic Surgery
Signs of healing: Itching is commen for having stitches. You are healing. Are the stitches the dissolvable ones, they are more prong to itching. It is still fresh fr ... Read More

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