What causes skin tags ?

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  1. loveofnight profile image78
    loveofnightposted 5 years ago

    What causes skin tags ?

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  2. Steve Burgess profile image58
    Steve Burgessposted 5 years ago

    If any of the part of your skin is continuously rubbed against your skin or clothes or jewelry then there might be chances of causing skin tags. Skin tags are generally found in people who are overweight as they have many skin folds that rubbed against each other. Also found in pregnant women and diabetic patients.

    1. loveofnight profile image78
      loveofnightposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you so much, my friend suffers with skin tags and he is very much over weight.Thanks

    2. loveofnight profile image78
      loveofnightposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you so much for your response, my friend suffers skin tags and he is much over weight. I just never had any idea of their origin.

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    JThomp42posted 5 years ago

    Skin tags are very common and generally occur after midlife. They are said to be caused by bunches of collagen and blood vessels which are trapped inside thicker bits of skin.

    They are believed to be the result of skin rubbing against skin. That is why they are generally found in skin creases and folds.

  4. CraftytotheCore profile image80
    CraftytotheCoreposted 5 years ago

    They are also common where clothing rubs against the skin such as in the case of an athlete.  Friction causes them.

 
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