Thanks for writing to us.
The skin tags
could be due to four reasons
A) warts- can be treated by removal and cauterisation of its base by a dermatologist. It is caused by a virus called Papiloma virus.
B) Acrocordon; It is due to ageing process and has nothing to do with infections. It can be left without removal
C) Diabetes Mellitus
is associated with Skin tags in skin folds.
D) Venereal Warts associated with Sec Syphilis
.Itching with verrucous rough areas with a moist discharge.In this case also Podophylin resin in alcohol is used to remove the same/ Laser
cauterisation is also done to remove the same. Long term effects of these warts is their spreading and some may be precancerous.
kindly consult a dermatologist
and go ahead with appropriate therapy as per its merits.
Wish you a quick recovery,
Dr Lt Cdr ASN Bhushan.