Anal skin tags, also called rectal skin tags, are growths that hang off the skin around the outside of the anus - and are usually harmless. Anal skin tags may be mistaken for . Anal Skin Tag Removal by a Doctor or Dermatologist. Apply local anesthesia and use a scalpel to cut off anal skin tags. Known as excision. Laser treatment is used for removing an anal skin tag. The laser burns away the tumor. Cryotherapy involves the use of liquid nitrogen to freeze off skin tags. Reasons for Getting Treatment by a Doctor. Anal skin tags are also known as hypertrophied papillae or fibro epithelial polyps. An anal skin tag may at times occur right at the opening, or the perimeter of the anus. This is a special kind of anal skin tag, which is known in the medical community as . Anal skin tags are not the result of anal intercourse or sexually transmitted diseases. In fact, they are often associated with anal fissures, hemorrhoids and other rectal problems or surgeries. Anal fissures, or tears, can occur from consistently hard stools. Small asymptomatic tags are very common. Larger tags are more frequently associated with swelling, itching, heaviness, hygiene problems, and a skin rash.
So I have followed probably all the other stories on here and I vowed to share mine if I ever succeeded, I SUCCEEDED!!! My journey to freedom from my anal skin tag. Anal skin tags are harmless skin tissues found on the opening of anal canal. They are also known as rectal skin tags and in medical terms they are called hypertrophied papillae. They are not related to cancer or tumor but sometimes anal skin tags are mistaken for anal warts or hemorrhoids. Anal skin tags are not the result of anal intercourse or sexually transmitted diseases. In fact, they are often associated with anal fissures, hemorrhoids and other rectal problems or surgeries. Anal fissures, or tears, can occur from consistently hard stools.