17 doctors weighed in:
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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