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What is a skin tag and how can I avoid them?

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Dr. Caren Reaves
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Skin tag

Skin tags are benign growths commonly found in men and women.
Age, obesity, and increased hormone conditions such as pregnancy can increase skin tags. They do not have to be removed unless they are bothersome. Removal is usually simple, relatively painless, and done in the office.

In brief: Skin tag

Skin tags are benign growths commonly found in men and women.
Age, obesity, and increased hormone conditions such as pregnancy can increase skin tags. They do not have to be removed unless they are bothersome. Removal is usually simple, relatively painless, and done in the office.
Dr. Caren Reaves
Dr. Caren Reaves
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Dr. Jeffrey Hick
Dermatology

In brief: Benign growths

Skin tags are benign growths that usually show up on the neck, chest, and arm pits.
You can avoid them by getting 20 years younger and changing your dna. Ok, since you can't do that, the best way to avoid them is to maintain a healthy weight. Other than that, your age and genetics will determine how many you get.

In brief: Benign growths

Skin tags are benign growths that usually show up on the neck, chest, and arm pits.
You can avoid them by getting 20 years younger and changing your dna. Ok, since you can't do that, the best way to avoid them is to maintain a healthy weight. Other than that, your age and genetics will determine how many you get.
Dr. Jeffrey Hick
Dr. Jeffrey Hick
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