Skin tags are small, noncancerous growths that tend to be the same color as your skin. They often look like a cluster of skin tissue extending out from a tiny stem. They are very common in adults and oftentimes the appearance can be bothersome to us.
Most commonly skin tags occur when the body produces extra cells in the skin’s top layers. They tend to form in skin folds and areas where natural movement causes the skin to rub against itself. Skin tags often grow in these areas:
Depending on the size and location of the skin tag, your doctor will discuss the best treatment options.
Once a skin tag is removed, it is not likely to grow back. But it is possible to develop new ones.