Skin Tag, with its scientific name achrochordon, can be defined as benign, non-cancerous skin growth. This hanging skin growth, the simplest term that can be used for skin tags, is also known by other names including cutaneous papilloma, cutaneous tag, fibro epithelial polyp, fibroma molluscum, fibroma pendulum, papilloma colli, soft fibroma, and Templeton skin tag. Most of the times, skin tags are harmless and painless too.
People who suffer from obesity or overweight, diabetics and pregnant women are prone to have skin tags. Sometimes heredity is also a cause for skin tags. Skin tags equally affect males and females.
Any of the above can be easily removed a simply sliced off by using radio surgery technique anywhere on the body.
- Warts:- small cauliflower like skin growths caused due to Human Papilloma Virus.
- Moles:- moles occur due to collection of melanocytes and appear as a pigmented black or brown spot on the skin.
- Skin tag :- small flesh coloured issue growths hanging from the skin.