A 31-year-old member asked:
Disclaimer

can salicylic acid be used to remove skin tags?

2 doctor answers
Dr. Jorge De la Pedraja
27 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.
Answered on Sep 16, 2013
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Not usually: Salicylic acid is not commonly used for this purpose.
Answered on Sep 30, 2013

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month

Related questions:

A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Craig Lum
Dr. Craig Lum answered
24 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
A Verified Doctor answered
A US doctor answered Learn more
Not oily: Check the contents of whatever product you are using.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Stop the acid: and wait, it will improve
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Rupp
20 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

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month