Mole, Wart And Skin Tag Removal
These three infections that appear on the top layer of skin may seem similar but they are all different. A mole, also referred to as nevi or scientifically as melanocytic nevus, is a dark growth and like the wart or skin tag, is benign. A wart, which almost looks like a blister, is a rough non cancerous growth and a skin tag is a soft, loosely hanging growth that is also referred to as fibro epithelial polyp. Mole, wart and skin tag removal is popular among patients who have these infections, primarily because of their unsightliness. Some of the methods used in mole, wart and skin removal are similar though there are a few that are specific to the kind of infection one has.
One mole, wart and skin tag removal procedure that is predominant in all three infections is electro surgery or cauterization which entails burning off the mole, wart or skin tag. This process of mole, wart and skin tag removal requires the use of an electrical current that helps burn off the growth.
Another form of mole, wart and skin tag removal is surgery. This is carried out using a scalpel, whereby the growth is surgically cut out and then the skin stitched up. One may also choose to use the freezing method for mole, wart and skin tag removal which involves application of liquid nitrogen to freeze the growth.
Home remedies are a preferred method of treatment by many because they are numerous, natural and can be performed without running high on costs. Herbs such as tea tree oil and aloe veera are commonly used remedies for mole, wart and skin tag removal. Certain home ingredients such as baking soda, canola oil, apple cider vinegar, garlic and castor oil, among others can be used independently or together to create remedies for mole, wart and skin tag removal. In some instances however, the mole, wart or skin tag may simply fall off by itself.
Over the counter medication can also be utilized for mole, wart and skin tag removal. There are a number of creams available in pharmacies and one only need enquire from the pharmacist or read the treatment information on the box to ensure you get the right treatment. Salicylic acid which is mainly common in most over the counter treatments helps in mole, wart and skin tag removal.
With most of the mentioned mole, wart and skin tag removal procedures, it takes a period of about two weeks for one to see results. It is important to mention that although the growths are benign, moles can sometimes worsen, especially if exposed to too much sun, which can lead to melanoma or skin cancer.
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