How can I remove skin tags and moles?

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How can I remove skin tags and moles?

Post: #249844 Crickleymal
Thu Dec 15, 2011 8:43 am

My doctor froze one of my skin tags off. So I think something like Wartner which is also a freezing product would work quite well. I have read or heard somewhere that you could tie a thread around a tag to cut off the blood supply. As for moles, I don't know. It might be worth getting them professionally checked just too make sure they aren't anything nasty. I did try that wartner stuff on a verucca but it was useless. Is there any reason why you can't get your GP to remove them? At least it would be free.

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Re: How can I remove skin tags and moles?

Post: #249848 Carltonian Man
Thu Dec 15, 2011 9:56 am

For skin tags (don't read that out aloud) I pinch them between finger and thumb nail, starting near the base and working up until I find the place where the tag loses feeling. Then using very sharp scissors (Swiss army knife) snip off the skin on the bit that you won't feel. There should be virtually no bleeding, if any, and the stump usually disappears within a few weeks. Probably not the recognised medical way of sorting them but for me it's better than having them grow to a size where they snag on clothing and become sore.

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Re: How can I remove skin tags and moles?

Post: #249851 bonniethomas06
Thu Dec 15, 2011 10:32 am

I second that Carltonian Man, I twiddled with mine for ages until it gave up and dropped off.

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Re: How can I remove skin tags and moles?

Post: #249857 pelmetman
Thu Dec 15, 2011 11:27 am

I have lots of skin tags on my neck, had them for as long as I can remember and as far as I am concerned they are part of me and that is where they are staying :lol: Can understand them being removed though if they were catching on clothing.

For heavens sake though don't go meddling with moles, any worries then see your doctor.

Dave has had several moles that have turned odd and has had them removed at the hospital.

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Re: How can I remove skin tags and moles?

Post: #249858 boboff
Thu Dec 15, 2011 11:33 am

They take my tags of at the Checkout, and I use smoke bombs for Moles.

I would agree with Sue, if they arn't in the way or hurting leave them alone, if they are in the way or hurting go to the doctor.

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Re: How can I remove skin tags and moles?

Post: #249865 Millymollymandy
Thu Dec 15, 2011 12:47 pm

I don't really know what a skin tag is but for moles for goodness sake do not try any home removal - they bleed like stuck pigs if you have a lumpy one which gets caught in anything and they have roots which need to be cut out too - even if they are benign. Anything that is worrying go to a DOCTOR and you should get referred to a dermatologist for a proper check and removal if necessary.
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Re: How can I remove skin tags and moles?

Post: #249899 demi
Thu Dec 15, 2011 6:50 pm

my husband had a skin tag and he tied some thread round it and it fell off.

your GP can remove moles, either surgically or by freezing. ( husband has had 2 surgically removed )
dont mess with moles yourself, they could be cancerous or somthing.
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Re: How can I remove skin tags and moles?

Post: #250362 Leander82
Thu Dec 22, 2011 10:16 am

Does anyone know a good product for removal of skin tags and moles?I have tried TCA 50% acid,with no results.Only got a chemical burn.

I wonder if there is anything else to try.Like Dermatend?How about the herbal oil they are promoting on websites?
Would be very thankful for tips!

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Re: How can I remove skin tags and moles?

Post: #250385 demi
Thu Dec 22, 2011 1:07 pm

hey, just go to your GP. its free and they know best.
im assuming you're from the UK?
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Re: How can I remove skin tags and moles?

Post: #250449 MKG
Fri Dec 23, 2011 12:22 am

Why don't I understand what this thread is about?

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