A skin tag is an undesirable speck of skin that protrudes from the body. Usually they appear on the wrinkled part of the skin or those areas, which are hot and sweaty and get rubbed by clothing a bit too frequently. Most of the skin tags are not cancerous in nature, so remain harmless and cause no pain, but people to have them removed if they remain visible to onlookers or on their interfering with clothing or jewelry.
Understandably, those affected by skin tags would be keen to know some safe and sure ways of eliminating them.
Well, there are quite a few options. One can seek the services of a professional or may even get rid of them at home by certain simple means. Both the ways are equally effective.
The advantages of removing them at home are that they are very affordable and simple, requiring no medical help. One can choose from among the ice method or the thread method. However, when following any of these techniques you must ensure that the wound is not infected, meaning that any instrument or device used needs to be sterilized before its use. Failure to do so could cause an unpleasant scar on the affected part. Otherwise one may use one of the many medicines available over the counter for the purpose.
There are quite a few homemade remedies that use very affordable ingredients available in most households. It may be added here that all the home remedies for removal of skin tags are sufficient time consuming and demand patience and perseverance from the bearer.