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What can I do for my skin tags without going to a doctor?

What can I do for my skin tags without going to a doctor?

Snip: Going to a doctor is always recommended to prevent potential side effects that could occur at home. If the skin tag is small enough you could just snip it off with a sterile nail clipper. Another remedy it to tie them off with thin fishing line or dental floss. ...Read more

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Dr. Deborah Cole-Sedivy
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Skin Tags (Definition)

Cutaneous skin tags are small, usually harmless (benign) skin growths that are easily removed by a doctor. Sometimes, warts ...Read more


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Please tell me can doctors prescribe anything to remove skin tags?

Please tell me can doctors prescribe anything to remove skin tags?

Surgical excision : Most skin tags are merely shaved off with sharp scissors or a knife if they are raised. Sometimes they are flat or more pigmented these can sometimes be treated with lasers. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could doctors prescribe anything to remove skin tags?

Please tell me, could doctors prescribe anything to remove skin tags?

Easy solutions : Skin tags are benign and easily treated some can be frozen like a wart, some can be held in a tweezers and sliced off quickly with a little Lidocaine and scalpel blade and some can be electro cauterized. All are quick nearly painless ways of removing skin tags. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor removes skin tags from eyelids?

Different types: This could be done by a plastic surgeon, ophthalmologist, or possibly a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use deodorant products after a doctor has cut off skin tags from your armpit?

Is it safe to use deodorant products after a doctor has cut off skin tags from your armpit?

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