They can also be darker than the surrounding skin due to hyperpigmentation. If a skin tag becomes twisted, it may turn black due to a lack of blood flow. Sometimes it may be hard differentiating a skin tag from a wart, especially to the untrained eye.
The cotton ball is usually left on the skin tag for 10 minutes, three times daily. It may take several days or weeks for the tag to fall off.A person may also want skin tags to be removed for cosmetic reasons, especially when they are on highly visible areas, such as the face. Skin tags usually may grow in areas with a higher chance of skin chafing – armpits, inner thighs, under the breasts, etc. However, once a skin tag is removed, it may not grow back.
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