Q&A: What are skin tags, and how or why do they form?

Nancy asks…

What are skin tags, and how or why do they form?

What are skin tags, and how and why do they form?

admin answers:

Skin tags usually appear in those parts of the body where the skin folds such as the chest, neck, below the breasts, arm pits and even in the groin region.

They are mainly caused due to hormones changes . Other factors incude:

Insulin rejection, which may be caused by diabetes or some other factor in the body, can affect the growth of achrochordons.

Old age

Obesity

Don’t worry if you have skin tags though – they are harmless and can easily be removed if they concern you.

 

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