Skin Tags

A skin tag appears as a small soft benign skin growth like a bump on adult skin. A common skin problem, it usually shows in midlife affecting both men and women. Also known as acrochordon, cutaneous papilloma, cutaneous tag, fibroepithelial polyp, fibroma molluscum, fibroma pendulum, soft fibroma, and Templeton skin tags. They usually occur in creases or folds of the skin around eyelids, armpits, grown, under the breasts, upper chest and neck. In some cases, people may have skin tags and never notice them while in others they fall off painlessly.