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Vaginal Skin Tags
Need to see an md: Any extra growth in that area should be examined and looked at, not just for an std but possibly a type of cancer, if it turns out to be a "skin tag" great, but it needs to be looked at. A genital wart may look like a skin tag so it may be an std. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vaginal skin tags: Yes is possible.Get a more detailed answer ›
Remove: Use of cautery (like radiofrequency) is most common, although some use a freezing technique (like liquid nitrogen) to treat the base of tags and prevent regrowth. Tags typically are not serious threats, but can be injured. See your ob-gyn for evaluation and treatment (some dermatologists also treat). Relatively simply treatment and post-op course. ...Read more
See: See cosmetic surgeon to discuss cost.Get a more detailed answer ›
I had a vaginal skin tag that got irritated (itchy, sore) it got dark red and i pinched it and if fell off.How to i keep area clean and stop bleeding?
Wash: Gently wash. Shower is best. Use hand, not cloth. Skin cleanser is ok. Bleeding should not be a problem. If it remains irritated, see a gyn or dermatologist. ...Read more
My skin tags keep growing and i get them removed. So why do they keep coming back? Its in my vaginal area there must be a cause....
Skin-on-skin rubbing: Skin tags may occur in areas where there is rubbing of skin on skin. Obese people may have more of a tendency to make skin tags. They can occur anywhere: necklines, underarms, waistline, between the legs. They are easy enough to clip off in your fps office with only a little "zing" of discomfort (that can be eased with Ethyl Chloride spray). ...Read more
Are vaginal (outside lips like edge of leg crease & pubic area) & rectal (around outside of rectum) skin tags normal? No hist of hpv, hetero, married.
See answer : Skin tags are very common and generally occur after midlife. They are believed to be the result of skin rubbing against skin which is why they are generally found in skin creases and folds (neck, armpit, groin). More common if overweight, diabetic, or have other family members with them (genetic). No treatment needed unless cosmetically bothersome or causing irritation. ...Read more
Can a gynecologist remove an anal skin tag if the skin tag is very close to the vaginal opening and causing issues??
I have a sore pea-sized lump to the left of my vaginal opening. I notice a clump of "skin tag" like skin @ the size of a quarter. No history of STD?
Poss cyst or wart?: If the painful lump to the left of your vaginal opening (introitus) is in the lower region and water balloon consistency, it may be a Bartholin Cyst or abscess. However id their is a skin tag like growth their, it may be a genital wart. Seek medical attention so your clinician can examine the area, and perform an excisional biopsy if necessary. Take Care! ...Read more
See below: A skin tag is a tiny, benign, outpouching of skin that is typically connected to the underlying skin by a thin stalk. Skin tags look like tiny bits of "hanging" skin and typically occur in sites where clothing rubs against the skin or where there is skin-to-skin friction, such as the underarms, neck, upper chest, and groin. ...Read more