Cutaneous Skin Tags: Causes, Identification & Treatments
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What causes multiple skin tags? 3 possible conditions

Skin tags are harmless growths on the skin that can vary in number. They are usually the same color as your skin or slightly darker. These tiny pieces of tissue are composed of blood vessels and a type of protein fiber called collagen. They project from the... Read more

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.


Acanthosis Nigricans

Acanthosis nigricans is a fairly common skin pigmentation disorder, usually notable for dark patches of skin with a thick, velvety texture.

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Diabetes Overview

Diabetes is a group of chronic metabolic diseases caused by defects in insulin production or function. Advanced diabetes may cause stomach pain, nausea, dizziness, and cramps.

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Acromegaly is a rare hormonal condition caused by an excess amount of growth hormone in the body. It leads to excessive growth.

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