Yes, you heard it right.You can get rid of skin tags permanently by using home made herbal remedies.
Do you have small soft balloons of hanging skin on your neck, eyelid, armpit or groin folds?
I’ll tell you how to get rid of those soft skin balloons(Skin tags) naturally, at your home but before that let’s know about skin tags and cause of their occurrence.
What Is Skin Tag And How It Occurs?
Skin tag medically named Acrochordon is an extra small benign tumor(non-cancerous) that occurs in areas where skin forms crease like the neck, armpit, eyelid, under breast e.t.c.
A skin tag is painless and harmless and never grow or change over time. It is round, 2mm to 1 cm in diameter and fleshy or light brown in color. It is believed that the main cause of their occurrence is the result of skin rubbing that’s why they are common in neck, armpit and under the breast.
According to NIH(National Institute of Health) the USA, nearly 46% of people have skin tags and common in following people:
- Who have Diabetes( Diabetic patients)
- Overweight and Obese People
- Human Papilloma Virus(Hpv 6 and 11) Patients
- Who uses steroid more
- Pregnant Women
Skin tags may occur anytime and anywhere on anybody’s skin, but mostly they occur in adulthood or middle age. Different treatment options to remove skin tags are available, some medical treatments and some home removal remedies are given below.
Treatments To Get Rid Of Skin Tags:
As far as I know, skin tags are harmless and painless, but mostly people want to get rid of them for cosmetic and aesthetic reasons. They don’t cause any problem unless they are big in size. Big sized skin tags are irritating and painful sometimes.
Below are some medical treatments to get rid of skin tags:
It is a medical treatment in which skin tags are burned using electrolysis. Electric current is used to apply heat to burn skin tag completely.
In this treatment, skin tags are freeze by liquid nitrogen using a probe(medical instrument).
In this treatment, blood supply to skin tag is interrupted by some external sources like in rubber band ligation, a small rubber band is tied to skin tag to stop blood supply.
In this treatment, skin tag gets cut down with the help of a scalpel.
Above mentioned treatments are always done by trained medical professional or dermatologist, never try yourself at home, always consult Dermatologists for above-mentioned treatments.
Apart from these medical treatments, some home remedies to get rid of skin tags are also which are mentioned below:-
Natural Home Remedies To Get Off Skin Tags:
Skin tags can be removed at home naturally; this is proved by various surveys and researches. Given below are some advisable homemade natural remedies to get rid of skin tags but before applying these natural remedies be sure you are not allergic to the ingredients used in these remedies, if you are allergic to it, don’t try these remedies and look for medical alternatives.
Lemon Juice To Remove Skin Tags:
Lemon is citric in nature and citric acid found in lemon helps in the decomposition of skin tags. Take a lemon, squeeze it in a bowl and with the help of cotton bud, apply lemon juice on skin tags and leave it till skin dries.
Do this twice a day to get rid of skin tags within 3-4 weeks.
Tea Tree Oil to Remove Skin Tags:
It is the best method to get rid of skin tags naturally. Take some water in a bowl and put 2-3 drops of tea tree oil in a bowl and then with the help of cotton bud, apply the mixture on skin tags. Repeat this twice a day daily for a week to get rid of your skin tags.
Apple Cider Vinegar To Remove Skin Tags:
Apple cider vinegar is a useful and effective remedy to remove skin tags at home naturally. Apply apple cider vinegar with the help of cotton bud on your skin tags; it gives you stinging sensation as apple cider vinegar is acidic
Don’t worry it goes off in seconds but if you can’t bare this sensation, you can dilute it with water. You can find apple cider vinegar in a nearby store or online.
Oregano Oil To Remove Skin Tags:
Oregano oil is very helpful in getting rid of skin tags fastly as it is antibacterial and antiseptic in nature. Mix oregano oil with coconut oil and apply on skin tags 2-3 times a day. Never use oregano oil directly otherwise you get red marks on the skin.
Garlic Paste To Remove Skin Tags:
Garlic, antibacterial and antifungal in nature is useful herb used to get rid of skin tags naturally. Take some garlic cloves and grind them to paste, then apply the paste on skin tags and let it dry. Use these remedy for two weeks.
Ginger To Remove Skin tags:
Ginger also helps in getting rid of skin tags naturally. You can rub ginger on skin tag for two weeks to remove it completely.
Onion Juice To Remove Skin tags:
Onion juice can help you to remove skin tags naturally. To make onion juice, cut an onion, mix it with salt and leave it overnight. Next morning, extract juice from it and apply it to your skin tags every night for 12-15 days.
Aloe Vera Gel To Remove Skin tags:
Aloe Vera gel helps in removing skin tags faster as it is very useful skin care herb and it suits every skin type. Take some Aloe Vera gel and message on your skin tags.
You can find it in your nearby store or buy Aloe Vera gel online. You can also try Aloe Vera juice in place of Aloe Vera Gel.
Pineapple Juice To Remove Skin Tags:
Fresh Pineapple juice is very helpful in getting rid of skin tags naturally. Apply Pineapple juice directly on skin tags but don’t rinse off. For better results, use this remedy twice a day for 10-12 days.
Castor Oil To Remove Skin Tags:
Castor oil is also very beneficial to get rid of skin tags. Rub castor oil with the help of cotton bud on your skin tag as much as you can till it completely goes off.
Nail Polish To Remove Skin Tags:
Nail polish also helps in skin tags removal. Apply nail polish directly on skin tag and leave it till it dries. Repeat this two times a day with fresh nail polish till the tag goes off completely.
Duct Tape To Remove Skin Tags:
Duct tape is usually used in mole removal, but it too helps in skin tag removal, apply duct tape to skin tags for seven days, it will help in getting rid of skin tag.
Banana Peel To Remove Skin Tags:
Take Banana peel, and cut it into small pieces and put small pieces on the skin tags with the help of bandage, make sure peel contacts the skin tags. Let it overnight and repeat this daily until skin tags fall off.
The above mentioned medical treatments and home remedies help in getting rid of from all type of skin tags on your skin but here are some questions raised by some sufferers of skin tags.
How To Get Rid Of Anal Skin Tag?
An anal skin tag is skin tag around the anus and is very difficult to get rid of it using natural home remedies, so it’s better to treat medically. Consult Dermatologist for anal skin tags removal. The dermatologist will help you in getting rid of anal skin tags.
How To Get Rid Of Skin Tags On Eyelid?
The eyelid is a sensitive area and skin tags on the eyelid is very difficult to treat naturally using home remedies because while using these remedies, chances are more that the ingredients may enter your eyes, so it’s better to consult ophthalmologist or dermatologist to get rid of skin tags near eyes or eyelid.
How To Get Rid Of Skin Tags Under Armpit?
To get rid of skin tags under the armpit, one can use natural home remedies mentioned above or medical treatment from a dermatologist.
How To Get Rid Of Skin Tags On The Neck?
To get rid of skin tags on the neck, one can use any one remedy from natural home remedies mentioned above or medical treatment from a dermatologist.
How To Prevent Skin Tags?
It is impossible to prevent skin tags as there is no particular reason behind their occurrence but adapting a healthy balanced diet and proper work exercises help.