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Can you tell me if there are stds that create skin tags?

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Dr. Edward Zimmerman
Cosmetic Surgery 38 years experience
Sort of....: Condyloma (venereal/genital warts and filiform warts developing at sites of trauma/traction) can look like skin tags. Molluscum contagiosum (caused by another virus) produces a hard pinkish/whitish nodule resembling a skin tag sometimes. All are treatable by your physician. All are contagious until effectively treated. It is important to treat condyloma as some increase the risk of cervical ca.

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