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How do I get rid of skin tags on my neck? Put string around them?

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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. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology

In brief: Hardly ever works...

...In my experience.
Many patients come in with the string still wrapped around their tags. We usually cut them off with a sharp sterile scissors and cauterize the base (after numbing them up, of course). The potential for bleeding and infection is high for do-it-yourselfers; this is not something i recommend you try yourself.

In brief: Hardly ever works...

...In my experience.
Many patients come in with the string still wrapped around their tags. We usually cut them off with a sharp sterile scissors and cauterize the base (after numbing them up, of course). The potential for bleeding and infection is high for do-it-yourselfers; this is not something i recommend you try yourself.
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