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Skin tags are small, soft pieces of skin that stick out on a thin
stem. They most often appear on the neck, armpits, upper trunk, and body folds.
The cause of skin tags is not known. They commonly appear after
Skin tags do not require treatment. But if they are bothersome, a doctor
can easily remove them, usually by
burning or cutting them off. Don't try to remove skin tags on your own.
Current as of:
February 5, 2016
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Amy McMichael, MD - Dermatology
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