Skin tags or acrochordon (medical term) is usually a growth on a person's skin. The appearances of skin tags are usually soft but it is quite harmless on your health. However, it can be irritating in your eyes since you might think that it is a deformity. Luckily, there are ways on how to remove a skin tag. Here are some that you can surely apply. Read on.
Home remedies to remove it
There are non surgical procedures on how to remove a skin tag. These methods can be easily done right into your home. Just remember to practice proper hygiene in removing it. Now, to make it easier for you, here are the home remedies in eliminating it.
Duct tape – Using a duct tape can remove your skin mole or tag. Simply purchase a duct tape and place it in your tag. Wait for a few days until the duct tape comes off naturally. You can see the difference once the tape has gone off since your tag will stick to it.
Scissors – Scissors are quite effective but in a way painful. Well, don't be bothered by the pain it can give you since it will only last for a few seconds. Cut the acrochordon using the scissors and gently dab it using an alcohol to prevent infection.
Thread – You can also use any kind of thread. This is applicable if the skin mole is quite "bumpy". Get the thread and tie it on your tag. Again, you have to wait for a few days or until the tag loosens and it will eventually go off on your skin.
Castor oil – Castor oil is also an effective remedy in removing skin moles. Simply combine castor oil with baking soda and apply the mixture in the affected area of your skin. Apply the mixture three times a day for two to three days. You can see the results once the tag dries off.
How to remove a skin tag – surgical remedy
For best results, you can have a surgical procedure my friend. However, it procedure is termed as an "out-patient surgical procedure". Remember that it is painless and you can go home after the procedure.
Consequently, you have to spend more money. Hence, if this is your option then attend to your dermatologist.
These are just some of the ways on how to remove a skin tag.