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How To Remove A Skin Tag With Wartner
This is an acid and may work. Be careful as this is soft tissue as opposed to something that is hard and needs more liquid to work it out. Would not recommend this but you can try it. Suggest you see a dermatologist.
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Can I cut off or use wart remover to remove scar tissue from a healed cut at the base of my penis I nicked myself a few times while shaving my genital area. After the small cuts healed, scar tissue grew and they look like skin tags?
See your doctor: There are many ways to remove a skin tag. Some people will simply clip them with fingernail clippers...Other recommend tying a piece of fishing line or dental floss around them. I recommend patients be seen for this. They can be numbed up with a tiny needle, clipped, then cauterized. Almost no pain, bleeding, or chance of infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I had a partial hymenectomy 3 days ago to remove a skin tag that dangled out of my vag. I've had brown discharge since and I am sexually active. Normal?
Yes, but not smart!: Sure-if you are very dexterous and don't mind the pain ; risk of infection, bleeding and the unknown. What you are describing is likely a true fibro-epithelioma (skin tag) or could be a filiform wart or even a skin cancer. You are best be treated in the doctors office where a sterile field, anesthesia and appropriate pathology and followup can be performed. Ps-that solution on tv-not great idea! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not recommended: I recommend against removing a skin tag yourself due to the risk of infection. You should see your doctor and they can do a simple in office procedure. They will sterilized the area and use sterile instruments to excise (cut off) the skin tag. This typically does not require anesthesia, cautery or antibiotic ointment, however these are options. ...Read more
You may leave it alone. Shave it off with a razor. Tie dental floss at the base. Freeze it with over counter remedy for warts. See a doctor.
In most cases, doctors will just clip skin tags with a pair of surgical scissors. Because skin tags are usually quite small, many people don't even need an anesthetic. The area may bleed a little afterward. Larger skin tags may need minor surgery.
Some doctors use cryotherapy to freeze the tissue. Others opt for electrical current to burn the tag. However, freezing or burning the tag may not work as well and can discolor the skin. Skin tags on the eyelid may need special treatment by an ophthalmologist.
In some cases, skin tags will fall off on their own. Even after removal, you may have new skin tags in the same places. That's because they are likely to appear in certain areas, not because they regrow. ...Read more
In all honesty...: ...I discourage people from doing this because of risk of bleeding, infections and scarring. That said, if you're going to do it anyway, clean the skin and a very sharp pair of small nail scissors with alcohol, and snip them off. Big ones can bleed quite a lot, so let your doc do those. An old folk remedy is to tie thread around them, but that seldom works. Otc "paint on" products are worthless. ...Read more