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What Causes Skin Tags Around The Eyes
F/56 I had some skin tags on my face under my eyes. A skin doctor removed it with a tweezer. Now my skin hurts and is swollen. What can cause this?
Skin tags. : How were they removed? And how long ago were they removed? If they were just removed a day or two ago, swelling may not be an unexpected finding. If it's. Even longer than that, then you may want to get back to the doctor for an assessment. ...Read more
These can easily be removed if you want, but are considered benign. If they bother you, consider seeing your doctor for removal. They are also called acrochordons.
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I have skin tags around my eyes and think i recently found some around my anus? What kind of doctor do I need to see about this and should I be worried?
I have alot of skin tags. In the usual areas groin, underarms, neck. But I am also getting them around my eyes. They are all getting very iritated and more than cosmetic issues. I have medicaid and not working. Is there any way to try to get them to pay?
Skin tags: I can't speak to you area specifically, however generally Medicaid/Medicare won't pay for skin tag removal and consider it cosmetic. We generally charge $50-$100 to remove them in office just to give you an idea. ...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?
Which one?: "Skin tags" usually refers to papillomas- common growths around the eyes and sometimes on the neck and elsewhere. They are elevated off the skin + look like microscopic cauliflower. They sometimes have a narrow stalk at the base. They are like a wart; caused by virus. Cholesterol deposits occur as yellow slightly raised patches on the inner parts of the upper lid- called xanthelasma. Both benign. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nobody knows: Why you have them is unknown. They are very common, and easy to remove by some primary care providers, dermatologists, general or plastic surgeons. Why? God only knows... ...Read more
My 3 year old son has what appears to be either warts or skin tags on his tummy, one under his eye and in the fold of his leg at his groin. What is it?
Warts vs. Skin Tags?: Skin tags and warts can have a similar appearance making it difficult to tell which one it is. Skin tags are benign outgrowths of skin and can easily be removed. Warts are caused by a viral infection of the skin and are contagious. Warts require treatment to prevent further spread to yourself and others. Your son should see his Pediatrician for the correct diagnosis and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can skin tag removed (burnt) from the eyelid be cause of the palpable supraclavicular lymph node? Is it soft movable not painful.
Burning the skin tag on the eyelid and enlarged supraclavicular lymph node are not likely to be related. It would be prudent to see a doctor as evaluation of a supraclavicular node is not an easy undertaking and is not a do it yourself issue.
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See your doctor: If she's had symptoms for that long, its time to see her doctor. ...Read more
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
Depends: If it is just a skin tag and is not bothering you, you may leave it alone. If it is cosmetically not acceptable, your doctor could remove it. I would advise against home treatment for a lesion near the eye. ...Read more
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