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Several small skin growths that look like skin tag on the body, tender, no puss. What is it ?

My son (he is 9 with no medical conditions we are aware of) has several small skin growths that look similar to a skin tag that have developed on his body. One on his hip, one on his arm , one on his chest Any idea what they could be - I tried to squeeze one to see if puss came out - nothing came out; it appeared slightly bloody after all the squeezing and was tender to the touch.
Asked On : Tue, 27 Nov 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response

thanks for posting your query.

i can understand your concern.

it could be either skin tags or seborrheic keratoses. these are like dead skin.

i would recommend that you visit a dermatologist who can diagnose what it is and for their removal by getting them burnt off. the procedure is an office procedure which takes 30 mins.

Answered: Tue, 27 Nov 2012
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