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Throat Skin Tag Tonsil
I just got baci from the ER. Found out I have a skin tag in the back of my throat, next to my tonsil. Is that normal? Its starting to hurt
Small wart thing on neck, won't heal. Derm said not cancer just skin tag. Throat on that side often feels swelled by tonsil. Can be infected/related?
Neck/lesion/throat: Non related. Have this lesion excised and sent to path.. ...Read more
Sml skin tag looking thing left side mouth near throat had bout 12mths not sore can turn it could it b cancer?
Hi I have a small skin tag at the back of my mouth near my tonsil dentist said it’s fine but I keep getting little red bits on them from time to time?
Otolaryngologist: For peace of mind have this checked by an Otolaryngologist. Since this lesion is on a mucus membrane I would not consider it a skin tag. An Otolaryngologist will be able to identify it and advise you. It is most likely a benign tissue however. ...Read more
Red skin tag like bumps in mouth near the tonsils. 16 years old and have had them for 1 year. Approx 2-3mm in size. What could they be????
Bumps on tonsils: You should talk to your parents about this issue and be evaluated by your pediatrician. ...Read more
I have a sore throat for couple weeks now. It feels like something hanging from inside esophagus like a skin tag, I feel like to swallow it. Advice pl?
Dysphagia any cause: Distinguish "transfer dysphagia" (problem moving food from mouth to top of esophagus) vs. "transit dysphagia" (problem getting food down esophagus & into stomach). Motility disorders, strictures, ulceration (pill-associated, viral, or more typically gerd), tumors (benign or not) must all be ruled out. Endoscopy offers the advantage over x-rays by permitting biopsy & removal of lesions, dilation. ...Read more
On the right side of my mouth, on my cheeks near my wisdom tooth there's a swollen part that looks like skin tag. It's a little painful. What is it?
Stensen duct: Also called salivary duct, near your upper teeth. ...Read more
Daughter started 25mg of levothyroxine 6 days ago, today has come out in rash and I noticed a skin tag on her neck. Could this be cus of hot weather?
No: Unrelated issues. Have the tag removed by dermatologist. ...Read more
Skin tag removal: The most common method to remove skin tags is to inject a small amount of local anesthetic with a tiny needle at the base of the skin tag and then to cut it off level with the skin. A topical agent or a touch of cautery is used to stop bleeding at the site. It heals up nicely over a 2 week period. ...Read more
Milia: Sounds like milia which are tiny epidermal inclusion cysts. They mean nothing but they are annoying. See a dermatologist to have them removed. ...Read more
I have what looks like a skin tag on neck. It is red and irritated. Should I be concerned it is a nodular melanoma? Does skin cancer appear overnite?
Small very slightly raised flesh colored growths on side of neck. Apart. Not clustered. Skin tag? Warts? Angiofibromas? Any home remedies? Tea tree oil?
Hard to tell: You probably should ask your doctor to look at it since there are many possibilities. ...Read more
Age, weight: Increases age and weight are factors. Multiple skin tgs may ha e weak assocaiation with cardiovascular disease. ...Read more
Doctor visist: You can make an appointment with a dermatologist for possible removal. ...Read more
Yes: There are many lumps and bumps that can grow on the inside of your mouth. Many are very similar to those that can grow on your skin and other parts of the body. While most harmless and need no treatment any irregular tissue could potentially be something harmful. An evaluation by an oral surgeon or periodontist is recommended to evaluate any abnormal tissue in your mouth. ...Read more
Sure: Your family doctor or a dermatologist can remove them for you. ...Read more
Unusual story: Skin tags usually have a limited blood supply and may bleed briefly when removed or injured. This commonly happens to neck skin tags when injured by necklaces. However bleeding is usually minimal unless you have a coagulopathy or this is some thin other than a skin tag. I have never seen a skin rage with discharge unless the base has become infected or abscesses. See a dermatologist for diagnosis. ...Read more
I have a skin tag with a mole under it on the back on my neck. The skin tag is huge and very tender. Is that normal?
Infection: The skin tag may be infected. Please have your doctor examine the area. ...Read more
What is this red lump of cheek skin inside my mouth called? I've heard that they are called oral skin tags but I want to make sure?
Sadly impossible: To diagnose without examining you clinically. Would recommend a consult with your dentist to evaluate lesion recommend appropriate treatment if any. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Why is my neck is turning dark & itching profusely? . Neck is turning dark & skin between breast also getting lil skin tags as well was told onset of diabetes is possible cause?
Hard: Hard to tell without a clinical examination in regards to the neck (there are many possibilities such as acanthosis nigricans) so I would see a dermatologist. Read about skin tag treatment at the link below. I hope that helps a little. ...Read more
Hi, I have a mole on my neck that I have had since childhood. It has a dark brown center and lighter brown on the edges and bigger than six mm. There is a skin tag growing in the center of it. Should I get it checked out?
Yes.: Would recommend to have the mole checked out and removed. ...Read more
Is there a safe way to remove skin tags? They're around my armpits, under eyes, neck and breast and it's annoying! How do I get rid of them?
Surgery: It's about the only way to get rid of them. ...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
I have loads of skin tags on my neck and want to get rid of them but some are to small for the string method. Have you any advise please.
Dermatologist.: A Dermatologist can rid you of these properly. ...Read more
A dermatologist...: ...Will be happy to snip them off for you. (well, maybe not happy, but he or she will do it.) the fact that yours are symptomatic often means that your insurance will cover the procedure - although that is not always true. But if they are itchy and painful, you really should have them removed, either way. ...Read more
Removing skin tags on my neck and my chain keeps pulling them and they are sore, I heard compund w works
Hello.: Hello. There is a specific product called compound w skin tag remover. The kit comes with a can of freezing spray liquid, applicators, and skin shields to protect skin surrounding the skin tag during treatment. The maximum size skin tag you can treat with this kit is up to 3mm in diameter. ...Read more
Nobody knows: Why you have them is unknown. They are very common, and easy to remove by some primary care providers, dermatologists, general or plastic surgeons. Why? God only knows... ...Read more