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A skin tag is different from a mole. Skin tags form when a group of collagen cells get trapped under the skin. Larger skin tags need to be removed by a trained medical professional. However, there are at-home treatment o... More »

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To remove skin tags, a patient will need to visit his or her dermatologist so the skin tag can be removed via scissors, burning or freezing reports Kid's Health. The pain is usually minimal and if the skin tag is too big... More »

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According to the National Health Service, people should follow a doctor's advice on how to remove their skin tags themselves. In general, however, one method of self removal entails using floss or string on the base of a... More »

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To remove skin tags, a patient will need to visit his or her dermatologist so the skin tag can be removed via scissors, burning or freezing reports Kid's Health. The pain is usually minimal and if the skin tag is too big... More »

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According to MedicineNet, one home remedy to remove a skin tag is to cut it off with scissors or nail clippers. Another is to tie thread or dental floss around the small skin tag stalk, and it falls off after several day... More »

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To remove a skin tag near the eye, make an appointment with a dermatologist who will then numb the area and cut, burn or freeze the skin tag off, advises Women's Health. You should never attempt to remove a skin tag on y... More »

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Pulling a mole the skin off at home can result in excessive bleeding, scarring and infection, according to WebMD. It is important to have moles removed in a doctor's office where the procedure can be done safely in order... More »