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Dr. Mark Ingerman
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Skin Growths (Overview)

Skin growths include warts, moles, skin tags, tumors, or anything extra on top of the skin. Depending on the diagnosis is how to treat it.


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What is the definition or description of: skin growths?

What is the definition or description of: skin growths?

Moles, warts, etc: Skin growths include warts, moles, skin tags, tumors, or anything extra on top of the skin. Depending on the diagnosis is how to treat it. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Ingerman
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Skin Growths (Overview)

Skin growths include warts, moles, skin tags, tumors, or anything extra on top of the skin. Depending on the diagnosis is how to treat it.


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Can freezing be used to remove aks and skin growths as well as warts?

Can freezing be used to remove aks and skin growths as well as warts?

Yes.: "freezing" means touching the skin with a liquid nitrogen-immersed cotton swab or spray. It works quite well, but you should only have this done by someone trained and experienced in its use, which is usually a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Can anal fissures cause extra skin growths around anal area i've had anal fissure problems before this is the first time i noticed skin growths ?

Can anal fissures cause extra skin growths around anal area i've had anal fissure problems before this is the first time i noticed skin growths ?

Yes: A chronic fissure will often develop a "sentinel tag" at the base of the fissure. If you have growths elsewhere it may be unrelated to the fissure. ...Read more

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Can taking too many vitamins cause abnormal skin growths, skin tags, or things like that?

Can taking too many vitamins cause abnormal skin growths, skin tags, or things like that?

Not likely: None of vitamin overdosages are characterized by skin growths. You need to consult with your doctor. ...Read more

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Treating Dry Skin (Checklist)

Use moisturizers regularly
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Use mild soap when washing the skin
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Limit overexposure to detergents or soaps
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After laser hair removal developed what look like tiny skin growths that haven't gone away after 3 months, what can they be?

After laser hair removal developed what look like tiny skin growths that haven't gone away after 3 months, what can they be?

Scar: You had lazier hair removal. Now you have tiny dots. These occur as the laser intensity causing scar. They should improve with time. ...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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So I have these skin growths on my left leg. They are perfect domes, red, raised, about 5 CM wide and 3 CM tall, can psoriasis do that?

So I have these skin growths on my left leg. They are perfect domes, red, raised, about 5 CM wide and 3 CM tall, can psoriasis do that?

See details: Your description does not suggest psoriasis to me but I would urge a consultation with a dermatologist to find out the exact cause and the best treatment options. ...Read more