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Doctor insights on: How To Remove Skin Tag On Penis Safely

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Dr. Deborah Cole-Sedivy
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Skin Tags (Definition)

Skin tags (acrochordons) are soft outpouchings of skin that may be caused by skin friction. They may grown under the arms or breasts & on neck, ...Read more


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Do skin tags have roots? I removed what i thought was a skin tag from my penis, it had a long hairlike root

Do skin tags have roots? I removed what i thought was a skin tag from my penis, it had a long hairlike root

Skin tags.: Hi OStein ~ no, skin tags do not have roots. What you removed was probably an in-grown hair with some hypertrophy of tissue at base. If its gone, have no fear, it will stay gone ! ...Read more

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I have lumps or skin tags (from a bad circumcision) on the underside of my penis shaft that i want removed. How much will this procedure cost?

I have lumps or skin tags (from a bad circumcision) on the underside of my penis shaft that i want removed. How much will this procedure cost?

The "skin tags": Could possibly be hpv infection--genital warts. On men they are frequently flat, slightly raised papules, and can be very different sizes and textures. If you have ever had unprotected sex with anyone, this might be the cause. Might be a good idea to talk to a urologist as they could remove the lesions no matter what the origin. Cost would be up to insurance coverage, or what you could negotiate. ...Read more

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Hey! I'm a 22 year old white male and recently I've discovered these small white bumps on my penis shaft. They're painless and look like skin tags. They seemed to form after I had some warts removed from my elbow, which leads me to believe that it may be

Hey! I'm a 22 year old white male and recently I've discovered these small white bumps on my penis shaft. They're painless and look like skin tags. They seemed to form after I had some warts removed from my elbow, which leads me to believe that it may be

Probably normal: Every male has "small white bumps" on the penile skin, normal sebaceous glands and hair follicles. If you are this is new and/or abnormal, see your doctor or a dermatologist. In the meantime, this description doesn't sound at all like genital warts. And common skin warts don't get transmitted to the genital area, so that's really not something to be concerned about. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can i cut off or use wart remover to remove scar tissue from a healed cut at the base of my penis i nicked myself a few times while shaving my genital area. After the small cuts healed, scar tissue grew and they look like skin tags?

Can i cut off or use wart remover to remove scar tissue from a healed cut at the base of my penis i nicked myself a few times while shaving my genital area. After the small cuts healed, scar tissue grew and they look like skin tags?

This : This could be razor bumps (pseudofolliculitis), skin tags, warts, molluscum, a scar, or several other possibilities. I think you should probably see a dermatologist to confirm the diagnosis and to discuss treatment options. I hope that helps. ...Read more

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Skin tags on penis cause get rid of and prevent?

Skin tags on penis cause get rid of and prevent?

See below: see a urologist to make sure they are just skin tags. he will advise and treat if necessary. good luck. ...Read more

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I have a couple non-irritating, small pinkish growths on the base of my penis and my pelvic region. They almost look like skin tags, any ideas?

I have a couple non-irritating, small pinkish growths on the base of my penis and my pelvic region. They almost look like skin tags, any ideas?

Probably warts: Venereal warts, due to the ubiquitous hpv. See a doctor who can examine you, and advise about treatment and the importance of informing sexual contacts. ...Read more

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Black skin tags on my penis. Is it related with my psoriasis?

Probably not: Skin tags need to be evaluated especially if they have increased in size color or rapidly... See you pcp or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I'm not sure if they are skin tag or fungal on penis?

See doctor: Examination will be needed to answer this, please consult your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a skin tag on my penis can i just sterilize some scissors and cut it off?

Not a good idea!: See a physician to discuss removal of the skin tag if it bothers you. This may be something your primary doctor does or they may refer you to a dermatologist. By attempting to do it yourself with "home sterilized" tools, you are increasing your risk of infection. ...Read more

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I have a skin tag on my penis. Can i use skin tag remover on it or would that burn my penis?

I have a skin tag on my penis. Can i use skin tag remover on it or would that burn my penis?

SKIN TAG ON PENIS: SEE A DERMATOLOGIST. HE OR SHE CAN EXCISE IT IN A FEW MINUTES. ...Read more

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I have a small white spot on the shaft of my penis, under my foreskin. It looks like a skin tag and is painless to touch. An ideas?

Whatever: If it is not bothering you, a skin tag can be left alone. If it really bothers you cosmetically, then it can be removed but that is a surgical procedure. Do whatever you want. These are harmless. ...Read more

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