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Kennesaw, GA
A 21-year-old female asked:

Are skin tags, white painful spots in mouth, related to hpv in an kind of way?

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Dr. Edward Young Jr
Dermatology 42 years experience
Mouth lesions: Skin tags are outpourings of skin. They do not occur in the mouth. White patches in mouth can be canker sores or aphthous stomatitis. Not caused by HPV.
Dr. Robert Zaworski
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Skin Tags: Most likely, they are not related to HPV, but when in doubt see your dermatologist for a biopsy to confirm.

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