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Will removing skin tags cause more to grow? I have skin tags on my armpit, and they don't bother me, but i'm afraid they will grow and get in the way when i shave. I want to do something to shrink or remove them. Is the removal process permanent?

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Dr. Arlo Miller
Dermatology

In brief: No and yes

Removing them doesn't affect whether you get more or not.
Removal of each individual one is permanent for that one, but over time you may get more.

In brief: No and yes

Removing them doesn't affect whether you get more or not.
Removal of each individual one is permanent for that one, but over time you may get more.
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Dr. Ofer Rodriguez
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: It

It is permanent, but more will grow.

In brief: It

It is permanent, but more will grow.
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Dr. Ofer Rodriguez
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