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SKIN TAGS, How to get rid of them?

SKIN TAGS, How to get rid of them?

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SKIN TAGS, How to get rid of them?

SKIN TAG is also known as Acrochordon also known as Warts. SKIN TAG - It is harmless (benign) skin growth. Almost half of the adults at least get one skin tag in their lifetime. Most common location of skin tag is Face, neck, Eye, underarms. They are painless & Non Cancerous growth. Middle-aged or obese people are more prone to skin tags. There are medical treatments & Natural Remedies are Available to get rid of them.

What really causes SKIN TAGS?

  • Skin Tags Have Proper blood supply, collagen Present in an outer layer of it.
  • Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) is the causative agent of Skin tags.
  • Some cases skin tags are due to Hormonal Imbalance.
  • They are not contagious or Do not have any hereditary connections.
  • Skin tags have growth & that growth is hanging off.
  • They are not like moles.

Natural Remedies to get rid of these skin tags!

  • Tea Tree Oil is an essential oil which has Antibacterial Properties it can be applied to skin tags.
  • Apple cider vinegar & Lemon Juice are also useful but there is no scientific Proof of it.
  • It is not a good idea to get rid of them with these Natural Remedies.

Medical Treatments to get rid of the skin tags

  • Skin Tags are small, less than 3mm. they can grow more than that. They are smooth & asymmetrical.
  • They are flesh like.
  • Treatments - Skin tag Removal cream.
  • Surgery - by ligation method(removal of skin tag by surgery)
  • Cryotherapy - Skin freezing method.
  • Electro surgery-Burning of skin.
  • To remove a skin tag, it doesn't require anaesthesia.
  • Skin Tag removal Devices. This device cuts off blood Supply from the base.
  • Cauterization - it is burning of the skin tag.
  • Excision - skin tag cut out with A scalpel.
  • Skin tag removal at Home is not recommended since it might have side effects like bleeding & other infection.
  • Skin Tags near Eyelid or Eyelid margin supposed to be removed by Dermatologist only.
  • After the removal of Skin Tag, there is no scarring.

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