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Anal Skin Tag Surgery Gone Wrong
Im just worried will the anal skin tag cause me any sickness in health? Can i just leave it without doing any surgery?
Leave it alone: If you have constipation, take a fiber laxative like Metamucil and drink enough water so that your urine is colorless. The skin tag is of no consequence. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
Have it snipped off: Under local anesthesia by your family doctor, proctologist (if you can still find a practicing one), or colorectal surgeon. This is not something you can self-treat, nor should you. Even though it's a truly simple quick procedure, if it gets infected you have big trouble, so let an expert do it and follow up appropriately! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, but not smart!: Sure-if you are very dexterous and don't mind the pain and risk of infection, bleeding and the unknown. What you are describing is likely a true fibro-epithelioma (skin tag) or could be the remnant of an external hemorrhoid or a filiform wart or even cancer. It would best be treated in the doctors office where a sterile field, anesthesia and appropriate pathology and followup can be performed. ...Read more
Same: They are essentially the same thing. Hope this was helpful. Thanks for using Healthtap. Dr R ...Read more
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Hi.. Yesterday I had 3 to 4 times diahorrea and it swell my anal skin tag which was developed long back. It is highly discomforting/painful.Pls help
Irritation: The anus has likely been irritated by the diarrhea. Have you tried soaking the area in warm water (sitting in the tub) to see if this helps. If not, try Preparation H. If problem persists, see your doctor. In the meanwhile, try not to rub too vigorously after a BM. Consider using moistened toilet paper to clean up . ...Read more
In the middle of the night, my anal is so itchy, is it the cause of the anal skin tag itches my anal? can i leave it alone?
No: Make sure it is a skin tag - these are usually just annoying and not painful. If in doubt, consult with your physician. ...Read more
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