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Recommended Articles on Photo Damage and Sun Protection
Sunshine, although essential for health and well being, is certainly a hazard for the skin. For many people it feels good to spend time outdoors and this makes it difficult to avoid excessive exposure to the sun. Most of the sun exposure we accumulate throughout our lives, is thought to be the effect of multiple short periods of time outside. If the ozone depletion continues this may also increase our lifetime exposure
Skin Tags: The gift that keeps on giving?
Skin tags are very common and are often described as skin-colored projections of small pieces of hanging skin. They are benign and frequently have small, narrow stalks. Classically, they occur around the neck, underarms, eyelids, and under the breasts. They vary in appearance from smooth to slightly wrinkled. Initially, skin tags start as small, flat or slightly raised pinpoint-sized spot. Skin tags can gradually grow to an impressive size. Some of them can reach the size of a grape.
Treating Skin Tags and Seborrheic Keratoses
Skin tags can be found on any part of the body, but are most common on the eyelids and neck, and in the armpits and groin, and under the breasts.
What are skin tags?
Many people develop small flesh-colored or slightly darker extra bits of skin, called skin tags, on their body. They can range in size from one millimeter to one centimeter. These growths are most commonly found in the armpits, genital area or on the neck.