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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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How can I remove this enormous skin tag that is covering my anus?

How can I remove this enormous skin tag that is covering my anus?

Please don't!: I mean no unkindness here, but are you sure it's a skin tag? Other possibilities include venereal warts and hemorrhoids. Even if it truly is a skin tag, it's not a good idea to try to remove it yourself. Please let your doctor take a look, and recommend options for you. Best wishes. ...Read more

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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

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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

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

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I have these dark colors bumps on my left libia and one reminds me of a skin tag. Then IV noticed I have 4 near my anus but they look just like skinta?

I have these dark colors bumps on my left libia and one reminds me of a skin tag. Then IV noticed I have 4 near my anus but they look just like skinta?

Perianal skin tags: Skin tags are benign lesion and can be easily removed but you need to be examined by your md to be sure they are not venereal warts or something else. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a skin tag on my anus at home? Does this grow? Thanks

How do I get rid of a skin tag on my anus at home? Does this grow? Thanks

Don't do at home. CMD: This isn't like popping a zit on your nose. See a doc, make sure of what you have; get treated right. ...Read more

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I'm 15 wks preg. Pooing twice a day, my anus is supper itchy, im not scratching, I noticed a skin tag I've never had this things come up, what's going on?

I'm 15 wks preg. Pooing twice a day, my anus is supper itchy, im not scratching, I noticed a skin tag I've never had this things come up, what's going on?

Hemorrhoids: Hemorrhoids are very common in pregnancy. You may have this. Over the counter remedies are available but prescription strength usually works a little better. Ask your obgyn to do a quick exam and confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Would tea tree oil help in removing the skin tag on my anus?

No: Please see your doctor for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. You may need a biopsy of this lesion. ...Read more

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I have a normal skin colored small bubble like skin tag externally on my anus, is this warts or hemmerhoids?

Hard to say: Without doing an exam. Go see your doctor so that he or she can perform an exam and get an accurate diagnosis, and prescribe proper treatment if needed. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What is a "skin tag" that comes with an anal fissure? Is that a small lump of skin coming out of an anus visible from outside?

What is a "skin tag" that comes with an anal fissure? Is that a small lump of skin coming out of an anus visible from outside?

Sentinel tag: Chronic fissures may be more difficult to treat and may also have an external lump associated with the tear, called a sentinel pile or skin tag, as well as extra tissue just inside the anal canal, referred to as a hypertrophied papilla. Ref: https://www. Fascrs. Org/patients/disease-condition/anal-fissure-expanded-information ...Read more

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My 4 yr old daughter has a small flap of skin close to her anus. Her underwear seemed to have two streaks of blood on it. Skin tag?

Needs to be checked: External hemorrhoid is also a possibility. It is difficult to answer the question without taking a look so I recommend a pediatrician or family physician consultation as soon as possible. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Skin tags?: Are you sure they are skin tags? Have you been sexually active? These could be venereal warts, and you need a gynecological exam soon. ...Read more

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How to remove skin tags on anus due to hemorrhoids from constipation? Was looked at by gastro doc. Constipation is controlled now

How to remove skin tags on anus due to hemorrhoids from constipation? Was looked at by gastro doc. Constipation is controlled now

O K now: See a surgeon first to confirm is only skin tags usually from hemorrhoids not anal warts and will take them off. ...Read more

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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

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Can I saftey use Apple cider vinegar to remove skin tag around anus?

Can I saftey use Apple cider vinegar to remove skin tag around anus?

NO: See your doctor, see your doctor for diagnosis and treatment, may be skin tags or warts caused HPV (Human Papilloma Virus) ...Read more

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Purple around anus. Looked like deflated sacs. Larger red/purple in middle sac right inside anus. And a skin tag. Hemorrhoid or polyp?

Purple around anus. Looked like deflated sacs. Larger red/purple in middle sac right inside anus. And a skin tag. Hemorrhoid or polyp?

Most likely: Can be a thrombosed hemorrhoid or a sentinel pile--especially if accompanied by a history of constipation, excessive pressure to move your bowels. A physical examination would be in order, however, to determine exact diagnosis. ...Read more

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Feel new small "skin tag" type outside anus- was told 1 yr ago had internal hemorroids- could this be external one? Chronic constipation & strain w BM

Feel new small "skin tag" type outside anus- was told 1 yr ago had internal hemorroids- could this be external one? Chronic constipation & strain w BM

External hemorrhoids: Certainly could be. Since this is an area that is difficult for an individual to see, even in the best of circumstances, I would recommend being evaluated to make sure you know what you are dealing with. ...Read more

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I Skin tag like thing near my vagina And Anus, could this be warts? I'm not feeling sick. It stated as a little tender dump now there a couple of tags

Maybe: There are many causes of tender lumps or bumps near the vagina and anus. The only way to know what they are is to see a women's health provider and have an exam. They could be warts or they could be something else. ...Read more

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I have to strain during bowel movements and have a skin tag near anus. I want to know if I Have heamorhoids?

Need to examine: If is not feasible to say if you have or do not have hemorrhoids without examining you. However, you should take a fiber laxative to avoid hard stools and constipation. You may take a laxative like Metamucil and drink enough water daily so that your urine is colorless. ...Read more

Anus (Definition)

The anus is the opening of the rectum, through which stool and flatus are passed. The anal canal is about an inch in length, and is ...Read more