Skin Tag Removal

Skin Tag Removal is a very popular medical cosmetic treatment. Most people choose to remove these because they are a nuisance or for cosmetically unappealing. At FAB Skin Care, we offer a variety of techniques to remove skin tags and moles. The treatment will depend on the size and area of the growth

Skin Tag Removal

Skin Tag Removal is a very popular medical cosmetic treatment. Most people choose to remove these because they are a nuisance or for cosmetically unappealing. At FAB Skin Care, we offer a variety of techniques to remove skin tags and moles. The treatment will depend on the size and area of the growth.

What Skin Tags Mean?

Skin tags are benign but very common tumors that hang from the skin. Skin tags commonly appear with age, as many people start to develop small flaps of skin on their bodies. They are small oval tissues that are flesh colored and have an identifiable stock that keeps them in place. They are usually small but can grow as large as 5 centimeters.

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What are the common sites?

Skin tags form most commonly where skin creases are. The most common sites are the eyelids, armpit, and the groin. We also target skin tags on the face, skin tags on the neck and any other spots where there are skin tags.Skin Tag Removal

What Are The Causes of Skin Tags?

Heredity, Obesity, Diabetes, Pregnancy. They might form by rubbing in a skin fold.

Are skin tags dangerous?

No, skin tags are completely benign growths. . Skin tags are not normally harmful but for some that do have them, they find them to be obstructive, depending on the location they could become irritated, for example, by rubbing against clothing or if something catches on them. It can be an inconvenience to people and they look into Skin Tag Removal to help give themselves back smoother skin.Skin Tag Removal

Are skin tags a symptom of old age?

No, skin tags can occur at any age, although they are less frequent in children.

Are skin tags permanent?

Small skin tags can fall off naturally. It’s possible for patients to not notice a skin tag ever existed for this reason. However, once skin tags reach a size, they are usually permanent fixtures and would require skin tag removal treatment to remove them.

Any Reasons For Concern?

If lesion grows, changes color, bleeds, or become tender, see health care provider.

Can You Just Cut Off a Skin Tag?

Home Remedies for skin tags such as attempting to cut them off can result in scarring if not conducted properly, it is recommended to seek a professional to remove a skin tag.

How do I Remove Skin Tags?

Skin tags are benign growths, so treatment is not necessary unless it presents a cosmetic concern for the patient. Depending on the location of the skin tags, they can become irritated by rubbing against clothing, which may be a reason to remove them. They will not go away on their own once they reach a certain size. Topical medications will not remove these growths. Skin Tag Removal can be conducted physically or by burning or freezing them.Ligation, Excision, Cryosurgery, Cauterisation these procedures can be done by any skin care specialist.

How do burning or freezing Skin Tag Removals work?

Freezing (Cryotherapy)
This procedure involves removing skin tags off using liquid nitrogen. The liquid nitrogen gets applied directly to the targeted skin tag for a few seconds. The tag itself will be red after the procedure. After a short duration of time (usually one week), the skin tag will fall off on its own.
The treatment is usually painless, aside from a small stinging sensation. Usually for smaller skin tags, one application is enough to remove it. For larger skin tags, there might need to be several applications of the liquid nitrogen to get rid of them.

Burning (Cautery)
This procedure involves electrically burning the skin to close the wound after the tag has been cut off. This is a treatment targeted for larger skin tags. After the procedure, an adhesive bandage will be applied to the targeted area until it is healed. This is sometimes the preferred method because the results are immediate.

How Long does the procedure take?

The procedure to remove skin tags is not a long one, and can be performed on-site in the skin care centre. (*Your Experience may vary).

What Skin Tags Mean?

Skin tags are benign but very common tumors that hang from the skin. Skin tags commonly appear with age, as many people start to develop small flaps of skin on their bodies. They are small oval tissues that are flesh colored and have an identifiable stock that keeps them in place. They are usually small but can grow as large as 5 centimeters.

Learn More about Skin Tags Here!

What are the common sites?

Skin tags form most commonly where skin creases are. The most common sites are the eyelids, armpit, and the groin. We also target skin tags on the face, skin tags on the neck and any other spots where there are skin tags.
Skin Tag Removal

What Are The Causes of Skin Tags?

Heredity, Obesity, Diabetes, Pregnancy. They might form by rubbing in a skin fold.

Are skin tags dangerous?

No, skin tags are completely benign growths. . Skin tags are not normally harmful but for some that do have them, they find them to be obstructive, depending on the location they could become irritated, for example, by rubbing against clothing or if something catches on them. It can be an inconvenience to people and they look into Skin Tag Removal to help give themselves back smoother skin.

Are skin tags a symptom of old age?

No, skin tags can occur at any age, although they are less frequent in children.

Can You Just Cut Off a Skin Tag?

Home Remedies for skin tags such as attempting to cut them off can result in scarring if not conducted properly, it is recommended to seek a professional to remove a skin tag.

Are skin tags permanent?

Small skin tags can fall off naturally. It’s possible for patients to not notice a skin tag ever existed for this reason. However, once skin tags reach a size, they are usually permanent fixtures and would require skin tag removal treatment to remove them.

Any Reasons For Concern?

If lesion grows, changes color, bleeds, or become tender, see health care provider.

How do I Remove Skin Tags?

Skin tags are benign growths, so treatment is not necessary unless it presents a cosmetic concern for the patient. Depending on the location of the skin tags, they can become irritated by rubbing against clothing, which may be a reason to remove them. They will not go away on their own once they reach a certain size. Topical medications will not remove these growths. Skin Tag Removal can be conducted physically or by burning or freezing them.Ligation, Excision, Cryosurgery, Cauterisation these procedures can be done by any skin care specialist.

How do burning or freezing Skin Tag Removals work?

Freezing (Cryotherapy)
This procedure involves removing skin tags off using liquid nitrogen. The liquid nitrogen gets applied directly to the targeted skin tag for a few seconds. The tag itself will be red after the procedure. After a short duration of time (usually one week), the skin tag will fall off on its own.
The treatment is usually painless, aside from a small stinging sensation. Usually for smaller skin tags, one application is enough to remove it. For larger skin tags, there might need to be several applications of the liquid nitrogen to get rid of them.

Burning (Cautery)
This procedure involves electrically burning the skin to close the wound after the tag has been cut off. This is a treatment targeted for larger skin tags. After the procedure, an adhesive bandage will be applied to the targeted area until it is healed. This is sometimes the preferred method because the results are immediate.

How Long does the procedure take?

The procedure to remove skin tags is not a long one, and can be performed on-site in the skin care centre. (*Your Experience may vary).

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