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Wart Freeze Off For Skin Tags
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
Skin: Warts are an infection caused by human papilloma virus. They are sharp, small and often found in clusters. A skin tag is not microscopic, it is not sharp, is most often found in places with increase skin on skin friction or clothes on skin friction. ...Read more
Yes: Salicylic acid impregnated pads can be used on skin tags. Place the pad over the skin tag for 24 hours and remove and wash. Over 1-2 weeks you should spontaneously remove the tag without pain. Do not use salicylic acid on open wounds/inflamation. Be careful of using the patches on the face or groin. ...Read more
Skin tag: Can be removed by tiring strings around them really tightly until the skin does and the fall off. You can try to get rid of warts by covering with duct tape (real kind) and only removing it to change it until wart is gone). Warts are more difficult ...Read more
Is it normal to get gental warts and skin tags at the same time? 1st time for both. The warts were treated but how do I get rid of the tags?
I think I have génital warts but many people say they can be confused as skin tags I wanted to know the diffrence betwen the two?
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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Is there a topical application that is safe and effective for getting rid of skin tags and flat warts?
Let doc do it.: Wart-off, compond-w may help to get rid of it, however, not very effective. Dermatologist can do a better job. ...Read more
I was told skin tags caused by HPV are spreadable. If so, how can I tell if its a natural tag or by hpv? I know it isn't a wart, so why can it spread?
Not skin tag: Hpv, or human papilloma virus, causes warts, including common warts and genital warts. These are different from skin tags. A skin tag is generally a flap of skin or similar, while a wart is flat. Because warts contain virus, they can be infectious. To be sure, see your provider. ...Read more
Two different...: These are completely different problems that are treated in different ways. A lot depends on exactly what they are. See a dermatologist! ...Read more
I have small lesion on my perianal body I want to know is it warts or skin tags? I have anal fissure
Hard to say: Without an exam I am not able to answer your question. See your primary doctor to get the proper exam. ...Read more
Hi I recently asked about genital skin tags. Reply was possibly warts. How is it possible I've been married for many years to my husband.
I'm being treated with tca for hpv. I see growths that my gyn says are skin tags, not warts. But I didn't have them before hpv. What should I do?
Trust doctor: Trust your doctor or get a second opinion if desired. ...Read more
Here are some...: If the lesions are obviously skin tags, leave them alone as long as you cope with them well mentally and physically. If genital warts for sure, get rid of them, but do the same for partners with close follow-up, and maintain monogamy, and treat other STDs if highly suspected. Occasionally, biopsy is needed for differential diagnosis. ...Read more
Vaginal skin tags: Yes is possible.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hard to know: Without an exam, it would be hard to tell. See your doctor for the proper exam. Both are treatable. ...Read more
Probably not: Aside from all the bleeding, they'll probably come back. See an appropriate md. ...Read more
I noticed bumps near vagina they look skin tone color. Don't know if they are skin tags or warts. They don't hurt but spreading near by I think?
See a dermatologist: Depending upon where these are and what they look like they may need treatment or potentially biopsy. ...Read more
I have some things that looks like genital warts but think they could be skin tags where my pubes are?
Either: Both are possible. It needs to be checked by a doc to know. There's ways to remove either one. ...Read more
Do I have warts or Fordyce spots? I have lines of raised little bump things or skin tags on the walls of my labia
Check it out: Only way to know for sure is to get your doc to look at them. ...Read more
I have white (almost my skin tone) finger like bumps under the head of my penis near the opening. Is this warts or skin tags?
I have 3 flesh colored protrusions on my anus. Are they warts or skin tags? I also have frequent hemorrhoids. I've never had anal intercourse.
See answer: Flesh colored protrusions are generally either skin tags or hemorrhoids. Hemorrhoids generally change in size whereas skin tags do not change. Warts or condyloma have the appearance of the attached photo. You would need to have then looked at by a medical professional for confirmation. ...Read more
Ped. Told friend baby girl had skin tags. At 9 yrs, took to derm who said she had anal warts. Could yrs of nontreatmnt be bad & will HPV shot help?
Mode of transmission: HPV vaccine would not help. The important question is how did a 9 year old girl got anal warts. I think your friend needs to discuss this with the pediatrician as soon as possible. It is a medical-legal consequence if those are really due to a HPV-related infection. Your dermatologist should have acted on this as well as your pediatrician. ...Read more
I had warts and skin tags removed yesterday under general anaesthetic. I am feeling dizzy and nauseous today. Is this normal and can I take nausea med?
Hey! I'm a 22 year old white male and recently I've discovered these small white bumps on my penis shaft. They're painless and look like skin tags. They seemed to form after I had some warts removed from my elbow, which leads me to believe that it may be
Probably normal: Every male has "small white bumps" on the penile skin, normal sebaceous glands and hair follicles. If you are sure this is new and/or abnormal, see your doctor or a dermatologist. In the meantime, this description doesn't sound at all like genital warts. And common skin warts don't get transmitted to the genital area, so that's really not something to be concerned about. Best wishes. ...Read more