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Safe Methods For Skin Tag Removal

Author : Mario Cora

A skin tag, or skin polyp, is an abnormality that results in a small dangling piece of flesh. They are harmless most of the time. However, on rare occasion they are associated with diseases like poly cystic ovaries. Many people consider them to be very unattractive. This is the reason they will actively look for solutions or skin tag removal help.

Even the animals can get polyps, however, people are more acceptable toward having them for some reason. They are typically overweight, or pregnant, or have a metabolic disorder like diabetes. Sometimes heredity can be a cause. Alternatively, sometimes the reason is not known. About half of the human population has them, but an equally amount of man and women get them.

Polyps are not like warts. They can be removed with concern of them returning. Whereas, warts will typically leave a seed behind that causes a re-growth. Furthermore, there is no evidence to suggest that they are contagious like warts. Warts are caused by a virus while polyps have an unknown cause. For the most part, they go unnoticed until they become irritated clothing rubbing against them.

There are dozens of home remedy and ancient ways to rid the body of them. One older method is to use string or thread and tie them at the bottom. Eventually they will fall off by themselves because the blood supply is gone. They simply shrivel up and die. This technique can even be performed on animals and children successfully. A few people say dental floss is successful. However, there are some more ways to remove them if the person has the strength to do them.

The tag can be cut off using a sharp pair of scissors. Having anesthetics is optional. This is not something for the weak or the squeamish to perform. The smaller sizes do not have nerve endings therefore cutting them will not hurt. The larger ones may have developed sensation. It is best to use a local anesthetic when cutting them. Depending on location, it becomes wide to let someone else do the cut.

Another way is to freeze them off with nitrogen. This is similar to the freezing method used to remove warts. Since nitrogen is extremely cold, the result is the polyp shrinks and dies by itself. This method does have some shortcomings. Sometimes the area around the tag can become discolored. Another drawback is the tag can return on its own.

Another great way to easily remove polyps is to use a natural product. They are usually ordered from the Internet. The products are guaranteed safe and to work easily. Buying hem is much easier now thanks to the Internet. Fill in the form and they will ship it to whatever address is on the form.

One word of caution, anytime polyps are located around the eyelids, the ears, the nose, or the mouth, always involve a doctor. They will have the tools and the experience to remove the problem safely.

In summary, natural skin tag removal methods are simple to use and relatively safe. Some of them are done using normal household items while others are ordered right from the Internet. When the location of a polyp is in a sensitive area that is best to involve called a doctor.

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