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Dr. Mark Diamond
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What is the best treatment for skin tags?

What is the best treatment for skin tags?

Ignore or...: Skin tags are usually benign, but some times annoying growths on the body. Being medially harmless, they can be left alone. If bothersome can be removed by a dermatologist or plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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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


Dr. Gary Sandler
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Treatment for skin tags on the tongue?

Treatment for skin tags on the tongue?

Let them be or: Have them surgically removed. This would need to be seen to give you more accurate guidance. It depends upon the size, location and whether or not its normal anatomy or some deviation or growth. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Dr. Oliver Kreitmann
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Dr. James Wright
Board Certified, Dentistry
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Best treatment for painful skin tag under tongue?

See a dentist: How long has it been there? See a dentist, especially if it has been there for more than two weeks. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Leonard Grossman
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What's the best home remedy to remove skin tags under my arms.

See below: There are over the counter meds available. You have someone who can simply put 2 to 3 knots with sewing thread at the base of the tag, it will painlessly fall off a few days later. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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What is the best way to remove skin tags, or what should I do about skin tags?

What is the best way to remove skin tags, or what should I do about skin tags?

For safest / best: results recommend that this be done by your physician or even a dermatologist (Even though there are products on the market for this purpose). Take care. ...Read more

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Dr. Coyle Connolly
Board Certified, Dermatology
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What is the best way to clear away skin tags?

Skin : Skin tags are typically treated by a dermatologist with heat cautery or injected with a numbing agent and snipped off. ...Read more

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Dr. Deborah Cole-Sedivy
Board Certified, Aesthetic Medicine
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What is the best way of getting rid of skin tags on my neck?

What is the best way of getting rid of skin tags on my neck?

Skin tag removal: The most common method to remove skin tags is to inject a small amount of local anesthetic with a tiny needle at the base of the skin tag and then to cut it off level with the skin. A topical agent or a touch of cautery is used to stop bleeding at the site. It heals up nicely over a 2 week period. ...Read more

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Dr. Robyn Siperstein
Board Certified, Dermatology
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What is the best way of getting rid of skin tags from under the armpit?

What is the best way of getting rid of skin tags from under the armpit?

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 more

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Dr. Franklyn Farrell
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What is the best way of getting rid of skin tags under the armpit?

See Your Doctor: Go and see your doctor, usually after a little numbing medicine is applied, they can be painlessly cut off in the office. ...Read more

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