SKIN TAGS are very common soft harmless lesions that appear to hang on the skin. They are also described as:
They develop in both men and women as age progress. They appear as skin coloured or darker and range in size from 1mm to 5cm, and are most often found in the skin folds (necks, armpits, groin). They tend to be more numerous in obese people and in those with type 2 diabetes mellitus. They are formed of loosely arranged collagen fibers and blood vessels surrounded by a thickened or thinned-out epidermis.
The cause still remains unknown. However, the following factors may play a role: