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Dr. Deborah Cole-Sedivy
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Skin Tags (Definition)

Skin tags (acrochordons) are soft outpouchings of skin that may be caused by skin friction. They may grown under the arms or breasts & on neck, ...Read more


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How can I get rid of bumpy skin/skin tags?

How can I get rid of bumpy skin/skin tags?

See below: Self-treatments are sometimes used, including tying off the small tag stalk with a piece of thread or dental floss and allowing the tag to fall off over several days. Removal of the skin tags by a healthcare practitioner is the established treatment for skin tags that are irritating or pose cosmetic problems. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of anal skin tags?

How can I get rid of anal skin tags?

Anal tags?: See a derm or proctologist for removal surgery. ...Read more

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How to get rid of skin tags without a scar?

How to get rid of skin tags without  a scar?

Skin tags: If the tags are bothersome, multiple home and medical treatment options are available:tie off tag at narrow base with a piece of dental floss or string.Freeze tag with liquid nitrogen.Burn tag using electric cautery or hyfrecator. Cut skin tags with scissors with or without anesthesia. ...Read more

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Hi docs, would skin tag medicine get rid of warts?

Hi docs, would skin tag medicine get rid of warts?

Not recommended: Your dermatologist can treat warts with cryotherapy (liquid nitrogen), electrocautery (electric current burns through wart), laser (burns ; vaporizes wart) or medications (application of salicylic acid gel /cantharidin). ...Read more

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Can I get rid of skin tags on my neck with a disposable cauterizing pen?

Yes , but: In general self treatment of skin lesion is not good idea , unknowingly , you ablate incompletely a squamous cell cancer or a melanoma then consequences will be grave , you check with your doctor first . A good practice any lesion removed must be tested ( pathology ) ...Read more

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Easy ways to get rid of skin tag warts? Why am I getting a lot around neck

Easy ways to get rid of skin tag warts? Why am I getting a lot around neck

See below: Neck is a common site without any good explanation. You may shave off the skin tag, or freeze it with over the counter treatment for warts, or tie a dental floss at the base of the tag or even cut it off with a clear pair of scissors. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, 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. ...Read more

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My 2yr old son has two bumps on his arm, think skin tags. How to get rid of this?

Bumps : Molluscum contagiosum are common in young children and see as small round bumps that persist and multiply . Other skin conditions may cause small bumps , see a dermatologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of ak skin growths and bumps on your face and also skin tags. Is there a home remedy?

How do you get rid of ak skin growths and bumps on your face and also skin tags. Is there a home remedy?

Not really.: Ak stands for "actinic keratosis" - they are small crusty bumps caused by chronic sun damage. Dermatologists usually freeze them with liquid nitrogen; for severe cases a strong cream containing 5fu or Imiquimod is used. Skin tags can be clipped off, or if they are large enough, you can tie a thread around each one to cut off blood supply. But most people (wisely, i think) let their doctor do this. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of skin tags?

How do I get rid of skin tags?

Easy: Take a stout thread and make a double loop. A friend should hold the loop over the tag while you pull the tag outwards. The friend should tighten the loop over the base of the tag (you will feel a bit of a pinch), and then tie a second knot. Put a bandaid over it after cutting the thread ends and leave it alone for a week. At a week, "voila" remove the bandaid and off comes the tag/ no scar. ...Read more

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What is an easy way to get rid of skin tags?

Skin Tag Treatment: Skin tags are benign lesions and do not usually require treatment. Depending upon their size and location, acrochordae (skin tags) may be treated surgically, including liquid nitrogen cryosurgery, excision, or electrodesiccation. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of skin tags so they wont regrow?

See Your Doctor: Go and see your doctor, usually after a little numbing medicine is applied, they can be painlessly cut off in the office. ...Read more

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Skin tags on vaginal area what causes them and what can get rid of them?

Skin tags on vaginal area what causes them and what can get rid of them?

Hymenal ring?: The skin tags you're seeing may actually be hymenal ring remnants. If so, these are perfectly normal. Have an exam with a gentle and patient gynecologist to go over the normal anatomy with you using a mirror. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to get rid of a skin tag?

Can you tell me how to get rid of a skin tag?

Manage skin tags: Many times they are from viral infections and often benign skin tumors.Your best course is to see your Plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Skin tags on penis cause get rid of and prevent?

See below: see a urologist to make sure they are just skin tags. he will advise and treat if necessary. good luck. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a skin tag on my anus at home? Does this grow? Thanks

Don't do at home.CMD: This isn't like popping a zit on your nose. See a doc, make sure of what you have; get treated right. ...Read more

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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

Swollen and inflamed veins in the rectum and anus that ...Read more