Skin Tag Causes

Typical Skin Tag

What Caused This Skin Tag

Skin Tags

Skin tags are usually small, benign skin growths, caused by some sort of stress on the body. Skin tags should not be confused with warts, which are sign of a virus.

What Causes Skin Tags

As you know your skin is a vital organ and requires constant care, but sometimes despite our best efforts bunches of skin collagen and blood vessels seem to force a growth on the skin where there is some weakness or fold. Medical research on skin tags is limited as they are thought to be none life threatening, however they can be cosmetically unappealing and most humans would rather not have them.

Does Lifestyle Cause Skin Tags?

There is a growing school of thought that skin tags are linked to lifestyle, as they have become more common in societies that have a high incidence of type 2 diabetes. However, the effect of stress on our skin is an ongoing research science and skin tags may yet be proven to be part of our bodies environmental defense shield.