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What causes skin tags?

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Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Skin tags

Bening lession. Friction of skin against skin is believed to be the cause.
Is more common in obese people , usually on the underarm/axilla-trunk area , and neck area.

In brief: Skin tags

Bening lession. Friction of skin against skin is believed to be the cause.
Is more common in obese people , usually on the underarm/axilla-trunk area , and neck area.
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology

In brief: As my old...

...Distinguished professor of dermatology used to say, "the lord.
" skin tags are just redundant skin that folds over itself. Beyond the annoyance of getting them caught in jewelry or clothing, they are of no consequence.

In brief: As my old...

...Distinguished professor of dermatology used to say, "the lord.
" skin tags are just redundant skin that folds over itself. Beyond the annoyance of getting them caught in jewelry or clothing, they are of no consequence.
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dr. Joseph Eastern
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