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What gets rid of skin tags?

17 doctors weighed in
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: A sign...?

Skin tags (acrochordons) can be precursors or signs of Insulin resistance and diabetes.
Though they are benign and harmless, easily removed, ask yourself why you have them - consider annual physical and screening labs.

In brief: A sign...?

Skin tags (acrochordons) can be precursors or signs of Insulin resistance and diabetes.
Though they are benign and harmless, easily removed, ask yourself why you have them - consider annual physical and screening labs.
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Dr. Slade Suchecki
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Dr. Francisco Agullo
Surgery - Plastics
4 doctors agree

In brief: Removal

Skin tags can be easily removed surgically, with lasers, or burned.
See a plastic surgeon.

In brief: Removal

Skin tags can be easily removed surgically, with lasers, or burned.
See a plastic surgeon.
Dr. Francisco Agullo
Dr. Francisco Agullo
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Skin tags

Skin tags commonly occur on the neck, armpits (axilla) and inner thighs (groin).
They are easily treated with simple excision.

In brief: Skin tags

Skin tags commonly occur on the neck, armpits (axilla) and inner thighs (groin).
They are easily treated with simple excision.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. Todd Sisto
Breast Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Surgical scissors &

In brief: Surgical scissors &

Cryotherapy.
Dr. Todd Sisto
Dr. Todd Sisto
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Dr. Mike Bowman
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Have 'em removed

They can be easily removed in the office.

In brief: Have 'em removed

They can be easily removed in the office.
Dr. Mike Bowman
Dr. Mike Bowman
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Dr. Bryan McIntosh
They need to be simply cut off at the base. This is quick, relatively painless, and solves the problem immediately.
Dr. Bryan McIntosh
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Cut them

Skin tags must be cut or burned off.
A plastic surgeon can easily perform this for you with a small amount of local anesthesia given in the office.

In brief: Cut them

Skin tags must be cut or burned off.
A plastic surgeon can easily perform this for you with a small amount of local anesthesia given in the office.
Dr. Bryan McIntosh
Dr. Bryan McIntosh
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Dr. Annette Occhialini
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Excision

Skin tags are removed by either snipping them off or burning them off.
It can usually be done with minimal local anesthetic or even without anesthetic.

In brief: Excision

Skin tags are removed by either snipping them off or burning them off.
It can usually be done with minimal local anesthetic or even without anesthetic.
Dr. Annette Occhialini
Dr. Annette Occhialini
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