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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. Deborah Cole-Sedivy
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Skin Tags (Definition)

Skin tags (acrochordons) are soft outpouchings of skin that may be caused by skin friction. They may grown under the arms or breasts & on neck, ...Read more


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

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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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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What is the best way to get rid of stubborn warts on the tip of my finger?

What is the best way to get rid of stubborn warts on the tip of my finger?

Acid and scraping: A otc acid and scraping with a pumice bar will help. If not, you can use the liquid nitrogen, liquid nitrous oxide (this is what i like to use). You can also try oral cimetadine (400 mg three times a day for 12-16 weeks). This is very safe and had the side effect of getting rid of warts for many people of adult size and weight (japma november 1, 1995 vol. 85 no. 11 717-718 ). ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of the black ring on my neck?

What is the best way to get rid of the black ring on my neck?

See below: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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What is the best way of getting rid of spots and blackheads?

What is the best way of getting rid of spots and blackheads?

Cream, Cleansers: Do you mean sunspots? Visit your dermatologist for a prescription for a night cream to lighten up sun-damaged brown spots and also treat blackheads. Alternatively, you can can vitamin c over the counter to help with sun-damaged skin and acne topicals over the counter like proactiv, panoxyl (containing benzoyl peroxide), cetaphil oil control foamy wash (contains salicylic acid) for your blackheads. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of sun spots on my skin?

What is the best way to get rid of sun spots on my skin?

Sun spot: Use sun screen (take vit d), dermatology or med spa may suggest laser surgery. First, get a good skin exam to rule bad things then doctor will suggest treatments. ...Read more

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Is there a good way to get rid of the dry skin on my face?

Is there a good way to get rid of the dry skin on my face?

Hydration: Skin that is dry may be related to allergies, or the use of dying cleansers or dry weather. Hydration of the skin and the use of mild cleansers and tepid water is essential/ remember to put moisturizer on slightly moist skin. ...Read more

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What is the best thing to get rid of a small lesion on my forehead from sun damage?

What is the best thing to get rid of a small lesion on my forehead from sun damage?

Be careful: I would see a dermatologist. If thats just sun damage it will be easily taken care of but if its a melanoma it is serious and requires surgical removal. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of under the skin bumps?

What is the best way to get rid of under the skin bumps?

Depends on diagnosis: You may have keratosis pilaris? Keratosis pilaris is a common skin condition in which a protein in the skin called keratin forms hard plugs within hair follicles. Symptoms include small bumps that look like "goose bumps" on the back of the upper arms and thighs. Treatment includes moisturizing lotions to soothe the skin that contain urea, lactic acid, glycolic acid, salicylic acid, and retinol. ...Read more

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Is there a good way to get rid of the dry skin on my arms?

Is there a good way to get rid of the dry skin on my arms?

Cream: If it is just common dry skin try thick cream instead of watery lotion but if persists see your doctor to make sure it is not something more like eczema or psoriasis. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of a cold sore on the back of my tongue?

What is the best way to get rid of a cold sore on the back of my tongue?

May have to wait: It should heal by itself within two weeks. If it has been there longer see an oral surgeon, and ENT physician, or oral medicine specialist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of a cyst on my armpit?

What is the best way to get rid of a cyst on my armpit?

Depends: If this is truly a cyst then sometimes surgically removing it is the best option. Injecting it with steroids can also help things like this to resolve. And if this is possibly infected then antibiotics may be necessary. Having this evaluated in person will be the safest option if it is bothering you. ...Read more

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What method is there to get rid of the heat rash on my chest?

What method is there to get rid of the heat rash on my chest?

Assessment.: This rash would likely need to be examined and more history obtained to be able to provide you with useful input about the diagnosis or possible treatment. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of flaky skin on your face?

What is the best way to get rid of flaky skin on your face?

Dermatitis: Most likely you developed a condition called seborrheic dermatitis. Otc cortisone-10 might help. Otherwise, derm may prescribe stronger cortisone creams to control it. ...Read more

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What type of acne is this on forehead? Best way to get rid of it?

What type of acne is this on forehead? Best way to get rid of it?

Depends: How it looks to determine what type of acne it is. You need a good cleanser, benzoyl peroxide or other acne topical or exfoliator like retin a, (tretinoin) moisturizer and sunscreen. ...Read more

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Whats the best way to get rid of whiteheads on the forehead?

Whats the best way to get rid of whiteheads on the forehead?

Acne: It is important to treat your acne so that you don't get permanent scarring. Some patients wait too long before seeing their dermatologist to have their acne treated. Normally topical medicines and internal antibiotics are used to keep acne under control. You can start with an over the counter benzoyl peroxide wash while you are waiting for your appointment with your dermatologist. ...Read more

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What is the best way of getting rid of ulcers on the tongue?

What is the best way of getting rid of ulcers on the tongue?

Ulcers: Finding out what is causing them is the best way. Unfortunately once the ulcer is there you are looking at treating the symptoms until it clears up, not much to make them go away. In some instances if caught early enough, low level laser therapy can cause them to much less dramatic or go away altogether. ...Read more

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