If you are looking for a solution to skin tag removal in Houston, Texas, Dr. Cheri Post of DermaHealth Laser has been removing skin tags and screening patients for other forms of benign skin growths for over 12 years. Trusting your skin to a qualified professional is paramount for an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan. If you are concerned about skin blemishes or other skin conditions, we have the technology and experience that your skin deserves.
What are Skin Tags?
Skin tags are a common skin growth which is typically benign and poses no medical threat. These skin tags protrude or grow from the skin and are connected to the surface of the skin by a narrow branch. Usually they are small, vary in size and thought to possibly grow due to the rubbing of clothing. Most skin tags are the same color as a person’s skin, or a little darker.
What Causes Skin Tags?
The cause of skin tags is not completely known however they are found more frequently in the aging, overweight and diabetic populations. They can occur in anyone without these associated factors.
Where are Skin Tags on the Body?
- Under breasts
- Middle of the body
- Inner thighs and groin
In darker skinned individuals, dark skin tags can occur on the face, neck and upper chest. They can be embarrassing and unsightly. These tags can be successfully removed after one to two treatments without scarring.
Skin Tag Removal Treatments
- Freezing or cryotherapy
- Surgical removal