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What is the best treatment for skin tags?

What is the best treatment for skin tags?

Ignore or...: Skin tags are usually benign, but some times annoying growths on the body. Being medially harmless, they can be left alone. If bothersome can be removed by a dermatologist or plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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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Treatment for skin tags on the tongue?

Treatment for skin tags on the tongue?

Let them be or: Have them surgically removed. This would need to be seen to give you more accurate guidance. It depends upon the size, location and whether or not its normal anatomy or some deviation or growth. ...Read more

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I'm treating my plantar wart with aldara and tagamet. It's much less tender now but hasn't diminished in size very much. Is the treatment working?

I'm treating my plantar wart with aldara and tagamet.  It's much less tender now  but  hasn't diminished in size very much.  Is the treatment working?

See your physician: These are powerful medications. Having less pain is a step in the right direction. Have you physician evaluate the area to compare it with how it was prior to treatment. ...Read more

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My 1month old baby is having skin tag on left nostril, hence little baby for removal & care, what treatment should be? Worried about it please suggest

My 1month old baby is having skin tag on left nostril, 
hence little baby  for removal & care, what treatment should be?
Worried about it please suggest

Skin tag: Speak to your pediatrician and see a dermatologist if you must have it removed for cosmetic reasons, do not try anything over the counter for it. ...Read more

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Best treatment for painful skin tag under tongue?

See a dentist: How long has it been there? See a dentist, especially if it has been there for more than two weeks. Good luck. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with an anal fisher 3 weeks ago. Treatment plan was warm baths, anti biotics, and hydrocortisone suppositories. Bleeding and pain has pretty much went away but I noticed a pink almost like a skin tag growth. Is this normal and will it go a

I was diagnosed with an anal fisher 3 weeks ago. Treatment plan was warm baths, anti biotics, and hydrocortisone suppositories. Bleeding and pain has pretty much went away but I noticed a pink almost like a skin tag growth. Is this normal and will it go a

? sentinel tag: First congrats that the pain and bleeding from the anal fissure are gone. Sentinel tag/pile can sometimes occur at the end of the anal fissure, common, it might stay though, at times it is surgically removed, keep taking your medicine as prescribed and follow your doctor's advice, s/he would advise you better after examining you, goodluck, ...Read more

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Do the herbal based compounds widely advertised for skin tag/mole removal work?

Do the herbal based compounds widely advertised for skin tag/mole removal work?

Herbal mole removal: I think that they are a bad idea. Destroying a lesion without being able to examine it pathologically is bad because sometime the most innocuous looking "moles" can be cancer. An amelanotic melanoma will not have any pigment in it and can look like a small reddish bump. It is unlikely that the creams would adequately remove such a lesion.I have seen cancers in "skin tags" and other unexpected spot. ...Read more

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20 year old daughter with painful plantar wart which has been resistant to normal OTC treatments. Read that tagamet may help. Any harm in trying?

20 year old daughter with painful plantar wart which has been resistant to normal OTC treatments. Read that tagamet may help. Any harm in trying?

No: Tagamet is an OTC antacid, some benefit in studies, low potential for side effects. It is probably not going to work alone, but not going to cause problems either. In my experience plantar warts on the bottom of the foot only respond to cantharidin ...Read more

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Is there any good effective herbal treatment for getting a glowy skin?

Is there any good effective herbal treatment for  getting a glowy skin?

Exercise!: Regular exercise (30-40 minutes 3-4 times a week) is excellent for the skin as well as the rest of your body. ...Read more

Dr. James Hocker
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