WHAT ARE SKIN TAGS?
Small skin colored extensions seen usually on skin folds like underarms, neck etc.
These are harmless, people seek removal mainly because of cosmetic appearance.
WHY DO THEY APPEAR?
Primarily appear due to ageing. It’s commonly seen in people after forties. Underlying causative factor is to constant friction at skin folds. Diabetes, obesity and genetic predisposition are other factors.
WHO CAN GET THEM?
Anyone can get them after forties. People with diabetes, overweight and genetic predisposition are more prone to have them at early ages of life.
HOW TO GET THEM REMOVED?
Co2 ablative laser or radiofrequency ablation would remove them effectively and safely.
HOW MANY SESSIONS ARE REQUIRED?
Single session would suffice.
IS IT PAINFUL?
Since done after application of local anesthesia, procedure is pretty comfortable.
ARE THERE ANY SIDE EFFECTS?
None provided done by an expert using a good quality equipment.
WILL THEY LEAVE ANY MARKS?
No, if done by an expert’s hand.
WON’T ORAL PILLS OR CREAMS WORK?
No, only laser would do the job.
WILL THEY RECUR?
The ones that are removed won’t recur. But new ones can occur since we are not removing the cause of occurrence. New ones come very slowly, so a person would remain tag free for a long time.
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