What is a skin tag?
A skin tag is a soft, skin-coloured growth on the skin that can appear anywhere on the body, they are an extremely common skin condition. They typically grow in areas where the skin rubs together and causes friction so although they can grow anywhere on the body you will typically find them in areas including your neck, arms, eyelids and the chest area. They can vary in size and shape and present themselves anywhere between 2mm to 5cm. You might find that you have one or two or they develop in groups and clusters. Although they are typically harmless, many people can become unhappy with them especially if they are causing them discomfort or making them unhappy with the appearance of their skin.
What causes skin tags?
Anyone can get skin tags, and the most common cause for them to develop is when skin rubs together. However there are some contributing factors which can increase the risk of you developing skin tags on your body including:
If your skin tags are becoming a concern for you then there are available procedures out there to help. You should never try to remove a skin tag at home as this can lead to infection and scarring.
Skin Tag Removal Treatments
If you are someone that has a skin tag or multiple tags on your body that you would like to get removed, then we can certainly help. Here at Victoria House Clinic we offer skin tag removal procedures using excision method. This procedure will be carried out in our CQC registered clinic by our Consultant Plastic, Aesthetic & Reconstructive Surgeons Mr George Filobbos and Mr Mohamed Maher.
We can help offer you peace of mind and provide you with a safe and efficient removal treatment without the need to delay.
Let us help you love the skin you’re in.