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Skin Tag On Foreskin
Growth: If the growth is a bit irregular or has a rough surface --could be a wart If the growth is a smooth white bump ---could be a cyst. Lastly if it is a smooth flesh colored or slightly pink growth ---could be Molluscum. It would be prudent to have it checked out!! ...Read more
Hi. I am having small white boils and skin tag like growths on my foreskin. I have tested negative for HSV syphillis and gonohrreh. Please advice?
See a dermatologist: The foreskin is not a common place for skin tags. Two possibilities are molluscum and warts. If the diagnosis is not clear from a physical examination, a small biopsy can be done to confirm. Both of these are viral infections of the skin and can be sexually transmitted. Until you figure out what these are, please use a condom with your partner. ...Read more
Urethra slit is a small skin tag thing that connects from there to my foreskin. I have always thought this was normal. Is it?
Not abnormal: This is not an uncommon problem and is not associated with future medical problems or function. If not causing any problems, would ignore. If bothers you, see a urologist for evaluation and possible reduction-removal. ...Read more
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?
Here is some...: What described could clinically represents the occurrence of an hair-follicle-related hyperactive sebaceous gland or just indeed a skin tag, which is harmless as long as being free of symptoms. Of course, it is still hard to tell for sure at 100% without a direct look & feel at it. To have all related things right can be done as described in https://ebettercare. Com/feel-become-sick/. Best to... ...Read more
Hello. I have these raised brown round raised. ..almost look like skin tags all around my labia. Symmetrical on both sides. They don't look like anything I google. I am 30 & I do not know if I never noticed them before b/c I didn't realize or if they're n
In all honesty...: ...I discourage people from doing this because of risk of bleeding, infections and scarring. That said, if you're going to do it anyway, clean the skin and a very sharp pair of small nail scissors with alcohol, and snip them off. Big ones can bleed quite a lot, so let your doc do those. An old folk remedy is to tie thread around them, but that seldom works. Otc "paint on" products are worthless. ...Read more
Skin tags: Skin tags (acrochordons) are benign skin growths that are somewhat familial (genetic) and tend to occur in skin folds. We see more as people age and, naturally, in overweight people because of the skin folds. Problematic ones are treated with simple excision under local anesthesia. ...Read more
See Your Doctor: Go and see your doctor, usually after a little numbing medicine is applied, they can be painlessly cut off in the office. ...Read more
Skin Tags: Skin Tags can usually be easily removed in the office with a sharp scissor after cleaning the area. They generally do not bleed significantly. If the skin tag is in a sensitive area (eyelid) or has a large base I will inject local anesthetic prior to removal. Your doctor should be able to help. It is a common request. ...Read more
Skin: Warts are an infection caused by human papilloma virus. They are sharp, small and often found in clusters. A skin tag is not microscopic, it is not sharp, is most often found in places with increase skin on skin friction or clothes on skin friction. ...Read more
Nothing unless....: A skin tag medically known as an acrochordon is a benign skin lesion that occurs usually around the neck, armpits, groin, eyelids or any skin with creases. Commonly seen in people who are overweight, have diabetes and in pregnant women. Unless they are causing pain or discomfort or become irritated by clothing no treatment is needed. Otherwise they. Are removed quite readily by a dermatologist. ...Read more
See your doctor: There are many ways to remove a skin tag. Some people will simply clip them with fingernail clippers...Other recommend tying a piece of fishing line or dental floss around them. I recommend patients be seen for this. They can be numbed up with a tiny needle, clipped, then cauterized. Almost no pain, bleeding, or chance of infection. ...Read more
Pain!: Skin tags are odd growths on the skin caused, we think, by friction (under the arms, around the neck, under the breasts, between the thighs). Pulling on one won't do much except hurt as they are firmly attached! People have burned them off chemically (Tag Away) or tied a thin thread around the base to cut off the circulation so the tag dries up and drops off. I numb them and snip them sterilely. ...Read more
Not usually: Sign of infection are usually redness, pain and the area is usually warm to the touch and may be swollen. This is true now matter where the infection. Skin tags rarely get infected but they can be irritated fro clothing or skin rubbing together and itching can be a sign of this. Try to avoid local irritants and if it persists have it removed. This can be done simply in you doctor's office. ...Read more