I Thought My Skin Tags Were an STD — But They’re Actually Harmless
I have them. You might have them, too. In fact, according to a study published in the journal Dermotologica — the only one that provides hard numbers on the subject — 46 percent of 750 randomly selected people studied had them. But I was in my early twenties, and I had no idea what was going on.
According to Live Science, a skin tag is basically just a skin growth that can be smooth or irregular. It may attach to the skin by a stalk.
Source: Everyday Health – I Thought My Skin Tags Were an STD — But They’re Actually Harmless By, Elizabeth Broadbent