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Skin Tag Removal On Neck

Skin tags on the neck are more common than you might think. The good news is they are not cancerous or harmful to you in any way. The bad news is they are not attractive or sightly. When you see a skin tag on your neck, it is like a small bump the same color as your skin. It comprises various natural elements of your body, such as collagen fibers, fats, and maybe even blood vessels and nerve cells in some cases. An abundance of one or more of these natural elements accumulating on your neck will cause a skin tag to form. It starts small but could grow larger if it incurs long-term pressure or friction. That is why dermatologists don’t recommend you touch or pick at the skin tag because it may cause it to become larger and more irritated. Some health studies have linked the formation of skin tags to specific health conditions, such as obesity, diabetes, and pregnancy. Again, the skin tags are not a danger to your health, but they may cause you to feel embarrassed due to their unattractive appearance. If you need skin tag removal on your neck in San Diego, give us a call to schedule your appointment: (858) 750-9312

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You are not required to remove skin tags to live a long and healthy life because they don’t cause you any physical harm. However, they may cause you emotional distress if you cannot mentally tolerate having one or more skin tags on your neck. You should seek our professional skin tag removal services if this is your situation. Never attempt to remove skin tags yourself because you risk injuring yourself and making your skin tag larger. Instead, call upon the professional skin tag removal services of Mole Removal San Diego because we have safe and effective methods of removing skin tags without causing you harm. You may get tempted to try a home remedy to remove the skin tags on your neck, such as ligation bands, apple cider vinegar, tea tree oil, and home freezing kits. But there isn’t much scientific data to verify the effectiveness of these home remedies. So, it is better to stick with professional removal of your skin tags at our facility in San Diego.

Some of the typical professional methods of skin tag removal on the neck are as follows:

  • Cryotherapy – Applying liquid nitrogen to the skin tag to freeze it off
  • Electrocautery – Burn off the skin tag with an electric needle or probe device
  • Surgical Excision – Using a scalpel or scissors to cut off the skin tag from the surface

A cosmetic surgeon or dermatologist can recommend the best option for your particular skin tag removal needs. Surgery is usually the last resort if you have extra large skin tags growing on your neck. But if your skin tags are small, cryotherapy or electrocautery may be more suitable for you.

Of course, the first step is to schedule an appointment to visit Mole Removal San Diego for an examination. We will evaluate the skin growths on your neck to confirm they are skin tags and not some other skin condition. If it turns out your skin growths have colors, bleeding, pain, or other symptoms uncommon for skin tags, then you may have another health condition that your primary care physician should diagnose. If you need skin tag removal on your neck in San Diego, give us a call to schedule your appointment: (858) 750-9312

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Removing Skin Tags on Eyelids

Skin tags are harmless growths on the skin. They can develop on numerous parts of the body, but usually appear on folds of skin that rub together and create friction. The eyelids especially, are a very common place for skin tags to develop.

We know, a person is more likely to develop skin tags around and after the age of 40, however, the exact cause is still unknown. Pregnant women are also prone to skin tags but normally disappear after giving birth.

Skin tags are harmless, however growth on the eyelids may cause irritation, obstruction of vision or alter facial appearance. Removal of skin tags must be done by a dermatologist, as self removed tags tend to cause scarring, eye infection, bleeding and even vision damage. Our office in La Jolla, CA specializes in skin tag removal with an emphasis on minimum scarring. Give us a call today to schedule your eyelid skin tag removal appointment: (858) 750-9312

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The techniques used for skin tag removal by medical professionals are as follows:

  • Ligation is performed by tying off the base of the skin tag and allowing the skin tag to fall off naturally within a couple weeks.
  • Surgery is performed using a scalpel or medical grade scissors to remove the skin tag after numbing the skin first.
  • Electrocautery is performed by burning the base of the skin tag allowing the tag to fall off while simultaneously helping to control bleeding.
  • Cryotherapy is performed by using a cotton swab or a pair of tweezers soaked in liquid nitrogen which is applied to the skin tag to freeze it off. This may take a couple weeks for the tag to fall off naturally.

eyelid skin tag removalDuring the procedures we take great care in offering all approved methods of removing skin tags and specializes in removing skin tags from delicate eyelids. During the procedures we take great care to minimize scarring and only use medical grade surgical tools to ensure a quick healing process.
After the chosen procedure, the area may be slightly tender or sore. During the procedures we take great care in , we used local anesthetics during the procedures to reduce discomfort and pain. Once the procedure is complete, a bandage will be placed over the eye for protection and to prevent irritation from the elements. Mole Removal San Diego takes pride in ensuring you have all you need to minimize scarring after the procedure is complete with instructions and anti-scarring products to further ensure a recovery with minimal scarring when healed completely.

Depending on the size and location, further treatments may be required. During the procedures we take great care in , will always be available for consultations on old or new skin tags on the eyelids or anywhere else on the skin.

Skin tags on the eyelids can cause self-esteem and confidence decline, visual impairment and discomfort or simply increase stress levels. For the most part skin tags are harmless, however, eyelid skin tags can be bothersome and unflattering cosmetically. Mole Removal San Diego will gladly take the time to consult with clients regarding their eyelid skin tags and their many options available.

If you need mole removal in San Diego, Orange County, or Los Angeles, contact us today!

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