Skin tags from anus? Can I have surgery to get them removed? (Photo)
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Yes- You Can Surgically Remove Your Anal Skin Tags
We understand the importance of the cosmetic appearance of the buttocks and anal opening in our practice. From your pictures you have posted, it looks like you may have two anal skin tags with an external hemorrhoid component, one in the anterior midline (closest to your vagina) and one in the posterior midline (the side closest to your tailbone). You may also have a bit of an internal hemorrhoid prolapse as well but it is difficult to see in your pictures alone. You will need a thorough exam by your surgeon. We commonly have patients come to our practice with this exact issue because it affects their confidence and they do not like the aesthetic appearance of the anal skin tags and hemorrhoids. The good news is that you can have it excised surgically. The key to prevent recurrence is the meticulous after care. At our practice, we specialize in removing anal skin tags with a scarless appearance and that is accomplished with the surgical technique we use to excise it. Make sure that you seek treatment from a specialist who specializes in Cosmetic Proctology (Proctologic Surgery).
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