SKIN TAG REMOVAL
A quick safe and painless in-office procedure. These methods provide nearly immediate results, and you know you’re in a safe, sterile environment, minimizing any risk of infection or complications. Cauterization of the skin tag, causing it to fall off after just one or two treatments.
Skin tags are soft, noncancerous growths that usually form within the skin folds of the neck, armpits, breasts, groin area, and eyelids. These growths are loose collagen fibers that become lodged inside thicker areas of the skin.
Skin tags are also extremely common, affecting almost half of the population. They’re also more common among older adults, people with overweight, and people with diabetes.
These skin lesions are usually harmless, but they can be painful when snagged by jewelry or clothing. If these growths are bothersome, relief is available.
After numbing the area with a local anesthetic, based on the size and location of the skin tag will perform the removal by using Cauterization. Heat to remove the skin tag.
Removal aftercare tips
● Infections and complications don’t usually occur with skin tag removal. Some people develop a scar after removal, which may slowly disappear over time.
● After removing a skin tag at home, apply antibiotic ointment to the affected area as a precaution. This lowers the risk of infection. See your doctor if the area becomes painful or bleeds.
● If you have a medical procedure to remove a skin tag, your doctor’s instructions may include keeping the wound dry for at least 48 hours, and then gently washing the area with soap and water.
● Your doctor may also schedule a follow-up appointment to check the wound and remove any stitches, if they were needed.
● Skin tags are usually harmless, so treatment isn’t necessary unless the lesion causes irritation.
● Although home remedies and OTC products are effective, inexpensive solutions, see your
doctor if a skin tag doesn’t respond to home treatment, bleeds, or continues to grow.
● Several procedures can successfully remove a skin tag with minimal pain and scarring.
Time: 30 min.