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What would you recommend to treat skin tags myselff?

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Dr. Franklyn Farrell
Occupational Medicine
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Franklyn Farrell
Dr. Franklyn Farrell
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Dr. Franklyn Farrell
Occupational Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Franklyn Farrell
Dr. Franklyn Farrell
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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology
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In brief: Frankly...

...I don't recommend that you treat skin tags yourself.
If they are large, or have broad bases, don't attempt it; they will bleed too much. If they are small and narrow and you insist on torturing yourself, you can cut them off with a small, very sharp pair of scissors that you have cleaned thoroughly with rubbing alcohol. Tying the bases to cut off blood supply seldom works, in my experience.

In brief: Frankly...

...I don't recommend that you treat skin tags yourself.
If they are large, or have broad bases, don't attempt it; they will bleed too much. If they are small and narrow and you insist on torturing yourself, you can cut them off with a small, very sharp pair of scissors that you have cleaned thoroughly with rubbing alcohol. Tying the bases to cut off blood supply seldom works, in my experience.
Dr. Joseph Eastern
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