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They dont usually feel painful and can be removed during an in-office procedure. After the removal be sure to rest and not do strenuous exercise. Anal skin tags are typically small, measuring a few millimeters or less. They often go unnoticed or cause no problems and can be left alone. Skin tags can be tied off with a suture in a procedure known as ligation, which eventually causes the tissue to die and fall off 2. In addition, anal skin tags can be frozen off or burned off with procedures called cryosurgery and electrosurgery, respectively 2. Laser surgery can also sometimes be used for skin tag removal. anal skin tags can be removed in a number of different ways depending on their size and location. Mr gordon neil buchanan, an expert colorectal surgeon, describes how anal skin tags are removed. 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 a perianal skin tag. 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. The actual cause is not known however, it is generally due to excessive tension caused by clothes or rubbing against skin. Anal skin tags are a select type of skin tag that appears on or around the anus or rectum. Anal skin tags can also be a symptom of a blocked anal gland, which is a problem that should be looked at by a doctor before the gland fills up and turns into an abscess. This procedure uses the cutting power of laser beam to remove the flesh growth. No, matter how irritating a skin tag on anus is, you should not remove it without first speaking with your health care provider.