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Doctor insights on: Does The Product Dermasil Really Work In Removing Skin Tags

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Dr. Deborah Cole-Sedivy
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Skin Tags (Definition)

Cutaneous skin tags are small, usually harmless (benign) skin growths that are easily removed by a doctor. Sometimes, warts ...Read more


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Does the wart acid sold OTC really work in removing skin tags?

Yes: Salicylic acid impregnated pads can be used on skin tags. Place the pad over the skin tag for 24 hours and remove and wash. Over 1-2 weeks you should spontaneously remove the tag without pain. Do not use salicylic acid on open wounds/inflamation. Be careful of using the patches on the face or groin. ...Read more

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Removing skin tags on my neck and my chain keeps pulling them and they are sore, i heard compund w works

Removing skin tags on my neck and my chain keeps pulling them and they are sore, i heard compund w works

Hello. : Hello. There is a specific product called compound w skin tag remover. The kit comes with a can of freezing spray liquid , applicators, and skin shields to protect skin surrounding the skin tag during treatment. The maximum size skin tag you can treat with this kit is up to 3mm in diameter. ...Read more

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Will thuja extract work on skin tags if mixed with water and ingested? Or do I have to apply it topically for it to work?

Will thuja extract work on skin tags if mixed with water and ingested? Or do I have to apply it topically for it to work?

Try something better: Don't drink thuja; it's cedar oil and probably bad for you; the homeopathic version is a placebo. Like other irritant oils, it's been used to take of warts (immunomodulator); i'd be very surprised if this touched a skin tag, but some of us doctors remove our own skin tags by tying a tiny thread tight around the base. ...Read more

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Is it ok to remove a skin tag&does removing it cause another to grow? Will another grow in its place? What causes skin tags? Please tell me everything

Is it ok to remove a skin tag&does removing it cause another to grow? Will another grow in its place? What causes skin tags? Please tell me everything

See below: Removing a skin tag will not cause another to grow. When removed, they very rarely regrow. The tags often grow in areas that rub together or where clothing rubs and they have hereditary component. They can be removed with sterile scissors by sniping at the base and lifting at the same time and using styptic to sterilize and stop any bleeding. Most safely removed by a health care provider. ...Read more

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I have skin tags in both armpits. What's a quick safe way to remove them myself at home? Would wart freeze away work? Thanks!

I have skin tags in both armpits. What's a quick safe way to remove them myself at home? Would wart freeze away work? Thanks!

Wart freeze: Wart freeze would work. Also can be shaved or cut using sharp scissors after numbing with ice cubes. Tying them with a thread if they are big enough is another option. ...Read more