Places skin tags form can be anywhere. They are more common in places that the skin folds. Skin tags are not limited to these dark and often moist places. Skin tags can appear anywhere on your body where skin is present, so basically anywhere except you eye balls and your mouth. Skin tags are common on the neck and armpits, maybe because these two places tend to be covered and sweaty. Other common places that skin tags occur are the eyelids, upper chest, buttock folds, and groin folds. Skins tags are most likely to occur where the skin rubs against other skin or clothing such as places like the inner thigh, especially on women. Babies tend to have many folds or rolls on their body especially ones that are plumper. Active individuals, especially individuals who’s active live includes plenty of running, tend to develop skin tags. Friction from activity is probably the culprit for the surfacing of skin tags.
Sweat and friction lends itself to the development of skin tags. Skin tags have been reported in the following areas of the body:
- Under eye
- Inner Thigh
While these are common areas when skin tags can be found they can occur any when on the body. Skin tags are benign and are harmless. They don’t need to be treated but often are only for cosmetic reasons. Most people will eventually have to deal with having a skin tag as this is very common especially as we age.