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Suggest remedies for benign spots on the back

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Dr. Harish Naik

General & Family Physician

Practicing since :2008

Answered : 2617 Questions

Posted on Wed, 24 Aug 2016 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: Hi what are these spots on back ? There are severbal. Some are flat and some hang and move around
Answered by Dr. Harish Naik 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
Based on the pictures they look like skin tag, no treatment required

Detailed Answer:
I have gone through your query and the pictures.
Based on the pictures I feel they are skin tags, and are benign, not harmful , so no treatment is required. Unless your concern are mainly cosmetic.

But to confirm, closer and direct visualisation of the area is required , so i would recommend you to see dermatologist. If required they may take a specimen for histopathology and also if you require you can get this skin tags removed by them.

Hope this helps.
Take care
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