I am a 53 year old female. I have a flesh colored skin tag between my breasts that I think may have become irritated by a bra. Anyway, within 24 hours it has become dark bron/black. what, if anything, should I do? I am scared - is it melanoma?
Not much. When skin tags twist or lose their blood supply, they turn black, and sometimes hurt, and often fall off. This is not a problem. When you get a chance, show a doctor if there's anything left. meantime, just keep the area covered, so it won't get irritated. (This is for your comfort, not for any health concern.)
Copyright 1994-2018MedHelp.All rights reserved. MedHelp is a division of Vitals Consumer Services, LLC.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. MedHelp is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.