Skin Tags Topic Guide
Skin Tags: A skin tag or acrochordon, is a small tag of skin that may have a stalk. Skin tags appear on the skin, however, they commonly occur on the eyelids, neck, armpits, upper chest, underneath the breasts, and groin. There may be an inherited susceptibility for a person to develop skin tags. Treatment of skin tags include doing nothing, or surgery to remove the skin tag.
Obesity More than two-thirds of Americans are overweight, including at least one in five children. Nearly one-third are obese. Obesity is on the rise in our society because food is abundant and physical activity is optional. The safest way to lose weight is to eat less and exercise more. Treatment may also include medications, surgery, and behavior modification.