What are skin tags? 

Skin tags a usually an outgrowth which is not painful. Only if there is an outside force exerted on it there is a slight pain. These are soft when touched. Tags are usually found within the skin fold like your neck, armpits, groin and even on the eyelids. They are usually harmless and do not pain and only pain where there is friction in that part because of any accessory or your attire. 

These outgrowths also called a peduncle, are actually loose collagen fibers that remain lodged onto the areas where the skin is thicker than normal. It is mostly caused due to friction and rubbing of skin against skin as it not sure how it is caused. Usually, skin tags are found mostly in people having obesity and type 2 diabetes. 

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Remedies to get rid of skin tags? 

Some of the surgical ways to remove skin tag is? 


This method uses liquid nitrogen and freezes those skin tags. It freezes and dries up and fall of its own. 


Using thread to cut it off is also a way through which you can get rid of skin tags. 


You can cut these tags with the help of scissors and scalpel, this can be painful and might need stitches to heal. 

Tag removal cream:

A lot of tag removal creams are available in the market which has to be just applied to the required area to remove the tag. 

One can also eliminate the tag with the help of burning it in a very high frequency with the help of wire. 

If you are tired of these ugly outgrowths which makes you feel conscious, then its time that you get rid of them. Here are a few of the ways through which one can get rid of skin tags. 

Apple cider vinegar:

Apple cider vinegar is known for its acidic value. Soak a cotton ball in apple cider vinegar and dab it on the required area. Swathe the area for like 15-20 minutes and then rinse it slightly. Repeat it daily until the tag dries and falls off. 


This element has the most anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties out of most of the things available in the kitchen. Garlic has a lot of medicinal properties. Hence it is easily available in any place. It also helps in clearing all the blemishes visible on the skin. Crush two cloves of garlic and apply it directly on the tag and cover it up overnight. Rinse that area in that is in the morning and continue this process until the tag is gone. 

Tea tree oil:

It has many anti-fungal properties and it works well on the skin. Hence use it directly on the required area and massage it gently. Repeat this procedure until you see that the tag has disappeared. Placing a bandage can also be beneficial as it will keep it covered up and help the oil to work on it. 

Vitamin E:

This vitamin is usually used for Aging issues as it is an antioxidant that helps on to fade their wrinkles and fine lines. Apply Vitamin E and massage it a little over the tag which will vanish if continued for some weeks. 

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