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Eyelid Skin Tag Removal
I have little pimple like things on my eyelids look kinda like skin tags is there like an over the counter cream or do I need to go see someone?
Eyelid: This is likely a hordeolum or a cholazion. These are types of infection to your eye lid. The first therapy is a warm moist compress. The primary problem is an infected duct to the lash or a gland called a meobian gland. If you do not get a response to this in a day or so get checked. You may need an antibiotic ointment. ...Read more
My son 7yr old has what looks like a skin tag, on his eyelid. Where should i go to get it removed and is dangerous?
Can any doctor remove what appears to be a skin tag from the end of my eyelid? It is starting to really bother me.
Why do skin tags appear? I have one tiny skin tag that is starting to appear in my upper eyelid near by my eyelashes.
Skin tag: A skin tag is a small flap of tissue that hangs off the skin by a connecting stalk. They are said to be caused by bunches of collagen and blood vessels which are trapped inside thicker bits of skin. They are believed to be the result of skin rubbing against skin. That is why they are generally found in skin creases and folds.Your dermatologist can remove a skin tag by cutting it off with scissors. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there anything i can do at home to remove cholestoral skin tag on my eyelid? If i see a doctor is it considered cosmetic and not covered by insuran
Can skin tags be cancerous? I have a skin tag on my eyelid, i was doing some research on the internet, and i read that sometimes skin tags are really the beginning stages of skin cancer. Is it standard procedure to do a biopsy when one is removed?
Skin : Skin tags are benign lesions; however, occassionally a skin cancer, wart, seborrheic keratosis, or other growth can look somewhat similar to a skin tag. A dermatologist is trained to differentiate between lesions and help determine if there is any risk (and biopsy when necessary). I put up a picture of a skin tag below. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a skin tag on my eyelid. I am looking for an effective home remedy. I have tried olive oil and baking soda and now, I am trying tea tree oil.
Which one?: "skin tags" usually refers to papillomas- common growths around the eyes and sometimes on the neck and elsewhere. They are elevated off the skin + look like microscopic cauliflower. They sometimes have a narrow stalk at the base. They are like a wart; caused by virus. Cholesterol deposits occur as yellow slightly raised patches on the inner parts of the upper lid- called xanthelasma. Both benign. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer