How To Get Rid Of Skin Tags
Where are skin tags located on the body?
A skin tag is a small flap of tissue that hangs off the skin by a connecting stalk.
The good news is that skin tags are not dangerous.
They are usually found on the:
- Breasts (underneath)
Skin tags are most likely to appear in women especially when there is weight gain - and in elderly people.
Skin tags usually don't cause any pain but they can be uncomfortable if they catch in clothing or jewelry. They may bleed or lead to skin irritation - or their appearance in certain places may mean you want them removed. While harmless, skin tags can affect your quality of life.
What can you do about skin tags?
While the actual cause of regular skin tags is unknown, there are risk factors that can influence the appearance skin tags;
Gender - Women are more likely to develop skin tags compared to men.
Age - Skin tags are more often found in the middle-aged and the elderly.
Weight - Those who overweight or obese have a higher chance of developing skin tags.
Lifestyle - One study has noted that skin tags may be an indication of metabolic syndrome.
A word of warning! If you discover any unusual growths on your skin, don’t immediately assume they are skin tags - they could be an indication of a more serious condition. Consult your doctor before taking any further steps.
If you want to remove skin tags, you can go to a dermatologist for help. They have three different removal methods to offer you:
- Manual where a scalpel will be used to remove the skin tag.
- Cryosurgery where the skin tag will be frozen to help facilitate easy removal.
- Electrosurgery using a device with an electric current will safely burn away the skin tag.
The alternative is to use a home treatment:
A popular home remedy for removing skin tags is apple cider vinegar or ACV. Put a few drops of ACV on a cotton ball and bandage it to the skin tag. Repeat three times a day.
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American Osteopathic College of Dermatology. Skin Tags. https://www.aocd.org/page/SkinTags
Maluki, A. H., & Abdullah, A. A. (2016, February). Metabolic associations with skin tags. International Journal of Dermatology and Clinical Research, 2(1), 003-011 https://www.researchgate.net/publication/296666477_Metabolic_Associations_with_Skin_Tags
Manchanda, Yashpal. "Removal of skin tags with Erbium:YAG Laser: A simple, safe, quick, and effective technique requiring no local anesthesia." Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 79.3: Suppl 1 Sept. 2018: AB244.