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- What is a Skin Tag? Where does this usually grow?
- Who gets them?
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Also known as acrochordons, are often found on the armpits and neck, although they may occur on any other part of the body — more usual on places where skin rubs against skin or clothing. Click here for ways on how to remove skin tags.Skin tags are bits of skin or flesh-colored tissue that project from the surrounding skin from a small, narrow stalk. Some people call these growths barnacles.
Other common areas for the development of skin tags include the eyelids, upper chest (particularly under the female breasts), buttock folds, and groin folds.
Who gets them?
Skin tags more often show at the age of 30 and increase in number up to age 60. Childred may also have skin tags more particularly in the underarm and neck areas, especially when they are over weight and their skin surface gets to have friction with skin. You can click here to learn more about the causes of skin tags.If you are afraid of getting more of them, you should also know that over 50% in the United States had encountered having skin tags at some point of their lives.