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Skin Tag Removal

What Are Skin Tags?

skin tag removal in Portland and Hillsboro, OregonA skin tag is a common growth that looks like a finger of soft hanging skin. It most often develops on the neck, underarms, eyelids, and under the breasts.

Are Skin Tags Dangerous?

While skin tags are completely benign, they may catch on clothing, become irritated, or they may just be unsightly.

How Are Skin Tags Removed?

There are several methods of removing skin tags including freezing with liquid nitrogen, burning them with cautery, and removing them with scissors. These treatments are usually effective in removing the growth, but may cause temporary skin discoloration or bleeding.

Is Anesthesia Used for Skin Tag Removal?

Small tags may be removed without the use of anesthesia, while larger ones may require a local anesthetic.

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