Home Removal of Skin Tags

The home removal of skin tags is a popular topic. The fact that skin tags are not a serious skin care problem likely leads many individuals to believe that they can deal with this problem themselves. However, careful consideration should be given before trying home remedies to get rid of skin tags. Healthy-skincare.com advises readers that it is always best to consult with a physician first or better still let the physician safely remove or treat the skin tag. Removal by a physician lessens the risk of infection or lingering effects of treatment and lessens the risk of improper diagnosis of a skin tag. Removal of a skin growth mistakenly assumed to be a skin tag can result in future negative health consequences.

Nevertheless many people do use home remedies or are at least interested in knowing more about home remedies for skin care problems. Information on the home removal of skin tags is provided below. This information on how to get rid of skin tags is for information purposes only.

Home Ligation Remedy for Skin Tags

The skin growth is tied off at the base with thread or dental floss. This cuts off the blood supply and results in the skin tag cells dying and eventually over the next few days the skin tag falls off.

Get Rid of Skin Tags with Essential Oils

Some products that are sold to remove skin tags use healing essential oils that many claim can effectively remove skin tags.

Various Other Home Removal of Skin Tags Methods

There are also several other home treatments that have been suggested for the removal of skin tags at home. Examples are:

  • Placing tea tree oil on the skin tag up to four times a day causes the skin tag to dry and fall off.
  • Application of a paste of castor oil and baking soda to the skin tag three times a day for up to two weeks.
  • Various herbal remedies.
  • Over the counter products aimed at removing skin tags and other growths.

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