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salicylic acid to remove skin tags

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jorge De la Pedraja
28 years experience Plastic Surgery
No: Skins tags are usually removed by cutting them off and treating the base under local. Salicylate is used to treat warts.
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Not usually: Salicylic acid is not commonly used for this purpose.

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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Craig Lum
Dr. Craig Lum answered
25 years experience General Surgery
Recurrent corn: First of all, think about why did the corn form on your finger. Very likely there was a lot of stress on that part of your finger. Result is the corn ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Not oily: Check the contents of whatever product you are using.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
55 years experience Internal Medicine
Stop the acid: and wait, it will improve
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Rupp
21 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not Necessarily: You could have had a contact dermatitis from the salicylic acid and still be able to take aspirin. You may need to have an aspirin challenge under th ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Tholen
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
Not really.: Salicylic acid is a mild skin peeling agent that removes the top sun-damaged layers of the skin, allowing the healthier skin cells from within the hai ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Rosenfeld
43 years experience Dermatology
Skin recovery: If irritated from excessive Salicylic Acid, use moisturizing soap such as Dove-sensitive skin, or Aveeno (oatmeal). In addition, apply gentle lotion, ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Balin
47 years experience Dermatology
Salicylic acid: No, in fact it will remove dead skin and make your skin younger in appearance. It is used in a number of cosmetics for this purpose.
A female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: Most of these are low percentage products that have minimal direct effect.At most you would expect some drying. With these or any other skin product y ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
36 years experience Wound care
Happy Skin: Skin is the major protection of our delicate internal tissues from a harsh environment, it is susceptible to injury itself. Sun, shaving and many chem ... Read More

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