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I have a skin tag on my forearm which has got increasingly baggy over the last couple of years. It's been cleared as anything sinister, but I'm a bit self conscious about it and sometimes catch it, which is uncomfortable. Anyhoo, the locum GP noticed it this week and said that another GP in the practice is a specialist and can remove it....or, that some people tie cotton round it and it just drops off, leaves less of a scar apparently.
So, how do I do that? Anyone got any experience of it? Do I just get DH to tightly wrap a bit of common or garden round it? How long until the bugger drops off? Is the locum GP nuts?
Apparently wart remover gets them off ,we are currently trying the cotton / dental floss thing on a skin tag that DH has . If it's a small tag you can get them off with tea tree oil - we did that with another one of DHs .
Cotton tied round is not painless at all. It hurts! I got fed up waiting for the one under my arm to fall off and got dh to cut it off with hairdressing scissors instead. It bled a lot but hasn't come back