Skin Tag

About- Skin tags are harmless growths on the skin usually with dark skin color composed of blood vessels and a type of protein fiber called collagen.

Symptoms-

 Growth on the skin mostly on the neck, breasts, groin, stomach, eyelids, or underarms area
 Become irritated from rubbing against clothing

Causes-
Researchers don’t 
know the exact causes of Skin tags. Several possible factors are
 Friction

 Presence of certain forms of the human papilloma virus (HPV)
 Hormone change during pregnancy
 Insulin resistance present in people with diabetes
 Genetics

Specialists to visit-
 Dermatologist

 General Physician
 General Surgeon

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Skin tags
References-
https://www.healthline.com
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.nhs.uk
https://www.emedicinehealth.com

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