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A 49-year-old female asked:

why am i now getting skin tags on my eye and nose region?

2 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Christopher Guzik
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Your genes: Skin tags are benign epithelial growth on the surface of the skin. They are noncancerous and congenital; as in being passed down as a family trait.
Dr. Russell Sparenberg
Plastic Surgery 49 years experience
It's genetic: Some people get moles, some get cysts, some get lipomas and some get skin tags.No known cause.

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Last updated Mar 3, 2018

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