The exact cause of skin tags is unknown. Genetics may be a factor since they can run in families. The most common theory is that the repeated friction of skin rubbing against itself causes skin tags to form.
Skin tags are common among people with diabetes, so resistance to insulin may also be a factor.
Human papillomavirus (HPV) has been found to be present in a large number of people with skin tags. It may also be a significant factor.
Melaleuca Alternifolia is effective in promoting healthy skin by soothing and healing a wide range of skin issues. Melaleuca Alternifolia can help soothe dry skin by reducing itching and irritation. The anti-inflammatory effect of Melaleuca Alternifolia helps to soothe and relieve painful and irritated skin. It may also help to reduce redness and swelling.