A 30-year-old male asked:
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hi, how can i tell the difference between skin tags and genital warts?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Location: Genital warts occur on the genitals and skin tags usually occur on the neck and trunk. Have a healthy diet, exercise 30 minutes/day, drink plenty of water, have safe sex, no tobacco alcohol weed or street drugs. For nutrition: http://www.choosemyplate.gov/. Get HPV vaccine. Wish you good health!
Answered on Mar 9, 2020
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