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What is a skin tag?

saw a recent question never heard of it before and was just wondering

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aidensmama8

Asked by aidensmama8 at 12:40 AM on Oct. 23, 2009 in Health

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  • like a tiny growth
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:44 AM on Oct. 23, 2009

  • They're tiny (like the size of a matchhead) flaps of skin that develop as people age, usually in places where their clothes rub, like underarms and around pantylines.
    LindaClement

    Answer by LindaClement at 2:47 AM on Oct. 23, 2009

  • an epithelioma. teehee. it's a benign outgrowth of the epithelium tissue, harmless and occurs with age in areas around the neck, under breasts, armpits.
    jewjewbee

    Answer by jewjewbee at 8:44 AM on Oct. 23, 2009

  • I would also like to add they are hereditary from what I have been told by my Dermatologist.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:22 AM on Oct. 23, 2009

  • Almost like a little mole---they are harmless, BUT if you have a lot of them and are young, get checked for diabetes.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:57 AM on Oct. 26, 2009

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