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Skin Tag Near the Anus of my 9 month old Baby
My child has turned 9 months when i noticed a pea size protruding skin near her anus. I have noticed it before, when she was younger it is very little. But now it has grown bigger. Should I be alarmed? Is there a need for it to be removed?
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Hello,
Skin tag is benign skin growth and is found due to friction rub or hormonal changes in the body. The treatment options include removing with scissors by a doctor, freezing (using liquid nitrogen), burning (using medical electric cautery) and laser removal.
My sincere advice is to consult a dermatologist and discuss these with him. If it is growing in size, then it has to be removed because if injured it can lead to bleeding.
I hope it helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how your daughter is doing or if you have any additional doubts. Kind regards.

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