Considering skin tag removal? You may have questions about the procedure. Below, we've answered some common queries to help you understand what to expect.
Q: How long does the recovery take after skin tag removal?
A: Recovery from skin tag removal is typically quick. Most patients experience minimal discomfort and can resume their normal activities immediately. Healing of the treated area usually takes a few days to a week.
Q: Is the skin tag removal process painful?
A: The skin tag removal process is generally considered to be only mildly uncomfortable. Local anesthesia may be applied to the area to minimize any sensation during the procedure. Patients often describe a slight pinching or tingling feeling.
Q: Are there any risks associated with skin tag removal?
A: While risks are minimal, some potential side effects may include temporary redness, swelling, or minor irritation at the removal site. These usually subside quickly. Dr. McDonald will discuss any specific concerns with you during the consultation.
Q: Will I need multiple treatments to remove skin tags?
A: In most cases, skin tags are removed in a single treatment. However, if you have multiple skin tags in different areas, additional appointments may be necessary. The specific treatment plan will be tailored to your individual needs.
Q: Can I remove skin tags at home?
A: It is strongly discouraged to attempt skin tag removal at home. Improper removal can lead to infection, scarring, or other complications. Professional treatment ensures a safe and effective procedure.
Q: How much does skin tag removal cost?
A: The cost of skin tag removal varies depending on the number and size of skin tags to be removed, as well as the method used. We recommend scheduling a consultation with Dr. McDonald to receive a personalized estimate for your treatment.
Q: Are the results of skin tag removal permanent?
A: Once a skin tag has been removed professionally, it generally does not grow back. However, it's possible for new skin tags to develop in other areas over time.
Call us at 1-888-332-9930 OR request a consultation online to get more information about Skin Tag Removal and get started with one of our Registered Nurses.