Skin tags are the soft skin that often appear within the skin folds of the neck, eyelids, breasts, armpits, and groin area. These tags are noncancerous loose collagen fibers and are very common. It is, however, more likely to appear among older adults, diabetes patients, and overweight individuals. Although harmless and painless, it could come in the way of clothing and some jewelry depending on its location. The skin tags can also be bothersome when it is located in areas that can cause insecurities.
Although there are ways to remove skin tags at home, it is best to consult a healthcare provider before anything else because some skin tags could actually look like warts or cancerous moles. The clinic offers safe and efficient surgical procedures for skin tags such as cauterization, electrocautery, ligation, surgery, and cryosurgery. After the procedure, the clinic will ensure that the patient understands post-surgery care. The telehealth services is helpful for follow-up checkups as well.