What is a Skin Tag?
Have you noticed a random small growth of skin that hangs off, and wasn’t there before? Do you have a skin tag that has become bothersome?
A skin tag, also known as acrochordon is a tiny flap of skin that slightly protrudes from the surface of surrounding skin. They are connected by a small stalk, and are not considered a threat or dangerous.
Skin tags are very common and can affect anyone.
Common areas where they typically occur include:
Women have been found to be the most susceptible to developing skin tags, and they most commonly occur in conjunction with weight gain. Skin tags usually don’t cause pain. However, they can become irritated when constantly rubbing against clothing.