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How do skin tags affect my skin health?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Skin tags are small growths of skin that usually form on the neck, armpits, and groin areas. They're usually harmless and don't generally have to be treated. If they get irritated by rubbing against clothing or nearby skin, you may wish to have a doctor remove them. However, skin tags don't really cause any major problems as far as the health of your skin.

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