Skin Tags

Skin tags are benign lesions that primarily occur on the body folds such as the neck, armpits, under the breasts, inguinal areas and face. They are believed to be a result of skin rubbing against skin. The surface of the lesions may be smooth or rough. It is important to see a dermatologist if you have any doubts of the nature of a new lesion. Treatment options include clinical follow-up, electrocautery of shaving off the lesions.