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Do Small Children Outgrow Anal Skin Tags
Depends on the cause: There are perineal skin tags, meaning arising from the space between the rectum and the vagina, that occur at birth that look like vaginal or rectal skin tags. Those will eventually go away. Rectal skin tags caused by repetitive trauma, like chronic constipation, require resolution of the issue, in this case treating the constipation. ...Read more
I have a number of very small skin tags around my anus. They're not painful, but they do tend to get itchy. Periodically blood can be seen.
Skin lesions: These may be warts, they need to be evaluated, you may have a transmissible sexual disease or some may turn malignant, please see a dermatologist. ...Read more
I have small lesion on my perianal body I want to know is it warts or skin tags? I have anal fissure
Hard to say: Without an exam I am not able to answer your question. See your primary doctor to get the proper exam. ...Read more
Is it normal for a 17 year old female to have tiny skin colored skin tags around her anus? I have 3 and they all are 1mm and they are kinda pinpointed
Yes, but check them: But could be hemorrhoids (enlarged veins which can occur with straining or rigorous activity) or warts or std if you have had unprotected contact / intercourse (if you have warts on other parts of your body, you can spread to your anal area), none are necessarily painful when smallt. ...Read more
I have anal skin tags that are seldom painful but are hygienic difficult to keep clean. I would like to have them removed. Which healthcare profession?
Anal Skin tags: This is a anorectal problem and most of the colorectal surgeons and some general surgeons will be able to help with this. Cosmetic surgeons are not a good choice for this procedures. Best to you. ...Read more
I realize I have a hemorrhoid skin tags near my anal, it itches sometime and it makes me scared. Will it go away on its own without 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 collecting around the anal tags which makes patient's feel like they aren't clean and results in excess wiping. I typically recommend my patients to keep flushable wipes in their purse as they clean around the tags more thoroughly with less irritation. ...Read more
I have about 10 skin tags around my vagina and anus. I've gained about 10 to 20 lb over the summer. My periods are irregular. Is this normal?
What specialist should one see for exam and removal of skin tags around anus? Dermatologist, proctologist or other?
Anal tags removal: Either or even a GP doc can help. ...Read more
How to remove skin tags on anus due to hemorrhoids from constipation? Was looked at by gastro doc. Constipation is controlled now
I have 3 flesh colored protrusions on my anus. Are they warts or skin tags? I also have frequent hemorrhoids. I've never had anal intercourse.
See answer: Flesh colored protrusions are generally either skin tags or hemorrhoids. Hemorrhoids generally change in size whereas skin tags do not change. Warts or condyloma have the appearance of the attached photo. You would need to have then looked at by a medical professional for confirmation. ...Read more
Ped. Told friend baby girl had skin tags. At 9 yrs, took to derm who said she had anal warts. Could yrs of nontreatmnt be bad & will HPV shot help?
Mode of transmission: HPV vaccine would not help. The important question is how did a 9 year old girl got anal warts. I think your friend needs to discuss this with the pediatrician as soon as possible. It is a medical-legal consequence if those are really due to a HPV-related infection. Your dermatologist should have acted on this as well as your pediatrician. ...Read more
After removal of anal skin tags will olive oil on cotton wool on the area promote healing and soothe soreness..
Absolutely: I am a proponent of olive oil. This is a soothing oil and should be helpful. ...Read more
Genital warts or skin tags? They did look like bumps but now they are flaps! I have about 10. They have a stolk. And are moveable. Around vagina & anus
Genital warts: Only a visual examination by a physician can tell you what they are. ...Read more
Three our four little bumps look like baby skin tags not clustered together. Around anus and inside thigh near crotch. Painless. Std?
Bumps groin: Could be so best get them looked at ...Read more
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