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Skin Growth Under Armpit
Will removing skin tags cause more to grow? I have skin tags on my armpit, and they don't bother me, but i'm afraid they will grow and get in the way when i shave. I want to do something to shrink or remove them. Is the removal process permanent?
I am a 20 yr old male and I have very tiny skin tags on my armpits. They are not even visible so much. What could be causing thisk?
Freezing over cuttin: I would recommend freezing with liquid nitrogen. In that case they get red and inflammed that day, then turn black before they fall off 2 weeks later. The advantage with this over numbing and cutting them off with scissors is that there is no open wound that needs to be bandaged and less chance of infection. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Healed?: If the areas that were resected have healed then you deodorants are safe to use. If there is any open tissue then wait a few days until all is closed up. ...Read more
Is there a safe way to remove skin tags? They're around my armpits, under eyes, neck and breast and it's annoying! how do I get rid of them?
I have skin tags under my arms. The skin tags right below my armpit on the right side gets swollen and is tender. Should consult my doctor ?
If one is...: ...Subject to recurrent trauma and/or infections, e.g., getting caught on clothing and being injured/inflamed, then this is a good reason to consider having it removed. It is a very easy, and practically painless procedure to do so! ...Read more
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