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Doctor insights on: Vaginal Skin Tags

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Dr. Deborah Cole-Sedivy
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Skin Tags (Definition)

Cutaneous skin tags are small, usually harmless (benign) skin growths that are easily removed by a doctor. Sometimes, warts ...Read more


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Would vaginal skin tags be an std?

Would vaginal skin tags be an std?

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 more

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Please tell me what can I do about a vaginal skin tag?

Please tell me what can I do about a vaginal skin tag?

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

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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?

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

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Why and what is causing me to grow skin tags in my vaginal area? Thank you

Why and what is causing me to grow skin tags in my vaginal area? Thank you

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