​A skin tag is a fleshy growth of skin that tends to occur in the skin folds and areas of friction such as the neck, armpits, breasts, and groin 

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Skin tags are also called acrochordons or fibroepithelial polyps. They are present in nearly 50% of the population and are benign growths that develop over skin creases such as around the neck, eyelids, armpits, under the breasts, and the groin.[2] They are usually harmless unless they are irritated when rubbed or scratched by jewelry, shaving, or clothing.

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