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Could Skin Tag Ooze Pus And Cause Pain And Redness To A 11 Year Old?

infected skin tag ?
my 11 year old daughter has a skin tag by her neck for years and late Sunday she said it was oozing with pus. today it's red around it and causing some pain, what is going on cause I've never heard a skin tag doing this. She's 5ft and 135lb
Sat, 17 May 2014
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What you have explained is suggestive of infection at the base of skin tag.It can happen if somebody manuevors skin tag.But don't worry.With proper dressing of this lesion she should be alright in 4-5 days.
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Could Skin Tag Ooze Pus And Cause Pain And Redness To A 11 Year Old?

Hi Welcome to healthcaremagic What you have explained is suggestive of infection at the base of skin tag.It can happen if somebody manuevors skin tag.But don t worry.With proper dressing of this lesion she should be alright in 4-5 days. Happy to help you Best regards