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Do skin tags grow back if they are torn off? I have bad insurance so will do my own

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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

It really depends upon exactly what the "tags" are.
Granulomas will grow back if not removed properly, for example. Better have a professional safely take care of it.

In brief: Depends

It really depends upon exactly what the "tags" are.
Granulomas will grow back if not removed properly, for example. Better have a professional safely take care of it.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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Dr. Lori Honeycutt
Dermatology

In brief: Skin Tags

It is advisable to first verify with your dermatologist that what you want to remove is indeed a harmless skin tag and not something more serious.
If a skin tag is removed properly, it will not grow back. If it is removed improperly, it can either grow back or cause scarring.

In brief: Skin Tags

It is advisable to first verify with your dermatologist that what you want to remove is indeed a harmless skin tag and not something more serious.
If a skin tag is removed properly, it will not grow back. If it is removed improperly, it can either grow back or cause scarring.
Dr. Lori Honeycutt
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