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Skin tags in 9 year old

(4 Posts)
clare21 Mon 21-Jan-13 21:26:58

Golly I have just looked it up online, it's def the molluscum thing, thanks for suggesting. Will take to Dr and up the vitamins.

ilovepowerhoop Tue 15-Jan-13 19:08:24

are you sure they are skin tags and not molluscum contagiosum

DieWilde13 Mon 14-Jan-13 21:39:31

Get them checked out. They are mostly a cosmetic problem, but if they start chafing in the summer that can become quite unpleasant.
Having them removed is quick and easy.

clare21 Mon 14-Jan-13 21:33:11

I thinkDS has skin tags mainly clustered behind one knee. They're not itchy and he ignores them. Is it worth going to Dr to see if cn do anything to shrink them, or is just a case of time? He isn't remotely bothered. But won't be so nice when is in shorts.

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