Skin Tag

Skin tags are pedunculated non-cancerous growths on the skin, which are painless. These are common in people above the age of 50 years and are prevalent in both males and females. It usually occurs in skin fold areas like the groin, thighs, armpits, eyelids, neck, and below the breasts. These are eliminated by cryotherapy, surgery, electrosurgery, and ligation.

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How to get rid of the skin tag due to anal fissure?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 32 years old and weigh about 65 kg with a height of 5.5 feet. I have a problem in my anus, Actually, I had anal fissure before and when it is gone there is a skin tag and warts develop. But the crucial thing is an unexplained thing that looks like a wound near in my anus. I hope s...  Read Full »

Dr. Lalit Kumar Bansal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I will definitely help you with your query. Skin tags are formed in long-standing anal fissure. These are nothing but accumulated skin due to fissure usually nothing to do for that but if you have any problem because of it like pain, bleeding, or pus discharge, you c...  Read Full »

Will skin tags developed from healed fissures recur after surgery?

Query: Hello doctor, I have two small anal skin tags developed from healed fissures. Physically they do not bother me much but mentally I do not like to have them. I consulted a doctor, he said he can only remove 90 % of skin tags as removing completely will affect the sphincter muscles. He also said ski...  Read Full »

Dr. Lalit Kumar Bansal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I will definitely help you regarding your query. Skin tags are formed in long standing anal fissure. These are nothing but accumulated skin due to fissure. Usually nothing to do that but if you do not like them, you can opt for surgery. It is a very minor surgery. No...  Read Full »

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