How Long Does it Take for a Skin Tag to Fall off?

How Long Does it Take for a Skin Tag to Fall off? If you are having queries like these, then you can read my full post here.

Skin tags are also known as acrochordons. They are small and are very common but they are harmless. They are mostly flesh- colored or brown. Skin tags are very small and they vary in size. Most skin tags are up to 5cm wide. Skin tags are mostly spotted at neck, armpits, groins, face, genital parts and under breasts. They can also grow near eyelids or under the folds of buttocks.

Skin tags mostly effects elders. A person who is having diabetes is more prone to this. During pregnancy, women face various hormone changes so the likelihood of skin tags happening increases. There are also some cases where people got skin tags without any reason. Skin tags are not harmless as they don’t usually cost pain or discomfort. But sometimes it affects person self-esteem. Sometimes it causes a problem while wearing or changing some clothes or jewellery. Sometimes it also bleeds.

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 How to remove skin tags at your home?

Skin tags don’t cause pain so some people leave it because it doesn’t irritate them. But some try to get rid of it as it makes them feel uncomfortable. There are remedies which can be implemented at home. Some try to snatch it while others want to cut it. But the best way is to use thread. You can also use essential oils to remove skin tags, moles and warts.

How long does it take for a skin tag to fall off using natural remedies?

People need to follow 3 simple steps to remove it.

Step 1:- First spot all the areas where skin tags are.  Clean the affected area with warm water. Use antibacterial soap while cleaning it. There may be the chance of infection so use isopropyl rubbing alcohol.

Step 2:- Cut a sewing thread of 4 inches. Thread should be long enough to wrap the skin tags several times and there should be excess apart at each side for easy pulling.

Step 3:- Now tie the thread across skin tag and try to pull it away from your body. One need to make ensure it doesn’t slip off. There should be multiple rounds of it and it is wrapped properly. After, that pulls it gently. Skin tag will be removed and it will not cause pain. At starting it pain a little but after it will be cured automatically.

Apply an antibiotic ointment (or Thuja occidentalis ) to the affected area. There will be several changes in color. It will first convert into reddish than purple color will come and finally black colour will be there. Colour changes will be visible after 24 hours. If there is no colour change visible after 24 hrs or there is some pain they one should consult a doctor. One may get minor swelling but it will go after sometimes. This therapy works if the blood supply is stopped from flowing from that affected areas. It takes 2-3 weeks to recover completely.

Care we should take while fall off of skin tags?

One should classify properly between warts and skin tags become both of them almost similar. Warts are harmful while skin tags are not. One should properly wash the affected areas after skin tag is removed for curing it of infection. One should put bandage so that it doesn’t give irritation. If still pain or other problems are faced one should visit the doctor for correct diagnosis. Skin tags are not harmful so it can be cured and fall offed at home by following various home remedies like as Tea tree oils etc.

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