Skin tag removal procedure is not only for aesthetic reasons but also for physical disturbances caused by skin tags on the hands or arms by rubbing and snagging. Some skin tag formations may require laser treatment so as not to risk cancer.
IN WHICH CASES IS SKIN TAG REMOVAL NECESSARY?
As long as there is no difference in the shape and the tissue of skin tags they do not pose a health risk. Usually skin tag removal is for aesthetic reasons. Especially skin tags on the face region can cause concern. However along with that they may also be a threat to your health. First the skin tag needs to be evaluated by the Promed Clinic doctors. In following conditions it may be necessary to remove the skin tag:
If it is irritated
If there is bleeding
If it is exposed to heavy ultraviolet lights
If the tissue is different (it may feel scaly)
If it is spreading
If it is growing rapidly
If there is any change in its size
If the person is in discomfort
SKIN TAG REMOVAL TECHNIQUES
SURGERY TREATMENT: SKIN TAG REMOVAL BY SURGERY
Nevus Excision, that is, surgical skin tag removal, is a very fast method. After the skin tag is removed with local anesthesia, a small stitch is placed in that area. If it is a skin tag with risk factors, it must be seen by pathology immediately after removal. Dangerous skin tags are first seen by pathology. If it does not carry any risk, it will be taken without any problems. Skin tags or skin tags are tiny blisters or black tissues that form on the skin. The type and structure of each of them is very different. In the body, there are skin tags that are formed later, as well as skin tags that are present at birth. If there are blistering skin tags called flesh skin tags, these skin tags should be checked from time to time. If the color of the skin tags starts to darken over time, it may pose a small risk. If skin tags are to be treated with laser method, it has to be a benign skin tag. Skin tags that may cause risk:
Discolored skin tags
Asymmetrical or disfigured skin tags
Skin tags that don’t have a clear line
Skin tags that darken over time
Skin tags that are large
Skin tags that are irritated
LASER TREATMENT: SKIN TAG REMOVEL BY LASER
It is a method used in the removal of skin tags that are usually small and scar-like. In the laser method, the electrical energy is converted into heat and the skin tag removal process is completed. Laser skin tag removal is a single session. Before the application, a small amount of anesthetic cream can be applied to the area where the skin tag is. Since the procedure is fast and practical, the person does not feel any pain. Many skin tags can be removed at the same time with the laser method. After the application, the skin heals quickly; people can continue their daily life.
If the skin tag is small enough there will be no marks at all
If the applied region has dark colored marks their color will also be fixed
The laser used will not harm the hair stems
The session takes a very short time and the patient can resume daily activities
No dressing is required after the procedure
Very small chance that the skin tag will re-appear
No pain during or after the procedure
SKIN TAG REMOVAL BY RADIO FREQUENCY
Today, many treatments are performed with the radio frequency method. With the Radio frequency method, which is used in many processes such as skin rejuvenation, removing scar marks and removing blemishes, skin tag removal can also be performed. In the radio frequency method, electrical energy turns into radio waves and evaporates the skin tag. No stitching or dressing is required in the radio frequency method.
HOW IS SKIN TAG REMOVAL DONE?
Firstly, the skin tag is examined by Promed Clinic specialist doctors and the surgeon decides which method to take by looking at the condition of the skin tag during the examination phase. Local anesthesia is applied so as not to feel pain. The skin tag removal process, which is very easy after anesthesia, the method is followed according to the mole structure.
After the biopsy, if the skin is in a flat form and a cancer formation called melanoma is seen, it is removed from the skin with its full body and aesthetic sutures are placed. If a suspicious situation is observed in the removed moles, it is sent to the laboratory for pathological examination. The procedure is evaluated according to the result. The removal process takes about 10 to 20 minutes. If the number of skin to be removed from the body is many, the procedures may take longer.
RECOVERY PROCESS AFTER SKIN TAG REMOVAL
The recovery period after removal is very short. The person does not need to be supervised after surgery or non-surgical treatment methods. It is possible to return to daily life after the procedure. If the mole removal is performed with surgery, the stitches are removed after a period of 5 to 15 days.
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