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Skin Tag/Mole/Wart

Skin is a fundamental organ of the human body, and we go to lengths to have beautiful, flawless skin! But that is not always possible, especially when the skin lesions appear out of nowhere! Let us understand the different types of skin lesions which may possibly evolve on your skin, leaving you confused about what you should do about it! Skin tags, moles, and warts can be removed by skin care specialists. But before any medical intervention, one must always know the underlying causes and implications of the presence of skin tags or warts, or moles. And one of the most important things to understand about these growths is that it is extremely common in adults. Removing them is a complete self-opinion! Why should you not achieve that flawless look when you can!

What are Skin Tags, Moles, and Warts?

Firstly, one must understand that there are different types of skin lesions. Some are benign, which means they are non-cancerous. Yet it can cause you discomfort or self-consciousness. If you are annoyed at your skin tags, moles, or warts, here are a few key points you must know.

  • Skin Tags: Skin tags are just a benign growth of the skin which is connected to the skin through a tiny base stalk. They appear to be hanging from the skin and are generally found on the regions which are more prone to friction, like the armpits, neck, body folds, or groin. Skin tags are not life-threatening at all! Skin tags appear to be hanging as an attachment to the skin. Skin tags are not found in babies during birth, but they tend to develop with age.

  • Moles are skin growths that are characterized by specific colors, such as black or brown. Moles can either grow in groups or be found alone. Development of moles is more frequent within the first quarter of life till 25. Some moles are left unchanged, while some may change color or gradually fade away. Mole growth occurs when cells outgrow in clusters and may even darken during pregnancy or exposure to the sun.

  • Warts are different from moles and skin tags when it comes to texture. Warts have a rough, corrugated texture that can evolve around the knees, hands, or even the bottom of the feet. Warts are contagious because they are caused by the viruses in the HPV (human papillomavirus) family. These viruses can spread if you have direct contact with the infector’s towel or physical contact. Warts usually lie deep in the skin. Warts are thick, scaly, and callus-like, lying underneath the tissues.

How Common is a Skin Tag, Wart, or Mole?

Skin tags are common in most adults. Studies have suggested that at least one in every 2 adults develops a skin tag in their lifetime. Skin tags do not affect your health in general. But they can make you self-conscious and lower your self-confidence because it is not very convenient to look at, especially if they crop up in areas around your face or neck. Since they are elevated from the base skin, concealing them under makeup is not a feasible option. Clients like to undergo the skin tag removal procedure, which is a minimally invasive treatment and is readily provided at our clinic. But before any permanent removal of the skin tag or mole, our clinical experts first examine the nature of the growth. It is possible, although rare, that it might be connected to some severe skin disease. So, our experts always undergo a thorough diagnosis for the same.

Moles occur when the cells in the skin tend to grow in a cluster instead of evenly distributing out over the entire skin. Moles contain pigmented cells called melanocytes which induce skin tone and color. As the skin starts to age, the moles are slightly elevated and may even change color. Some moles can be accompanied by slight hair growth on the site. While some moles simply disappear over time.

Warts are contagious and are caused due to direct contact with the infection. Warts should be immediately redressed. Otherwise, it may spread to others as well! Warts are colorless, and diagnostics are tougher than identifying a mole or skin tag.

How to Diagnose Skin Tags, Moles, and Warts?

Our clinical experts are veterans when it comes to diagnosing any skin conditions! They are trained professionals who actively take part in diagnosing the skin issue that our client complains of. They begin with the basic visual inspection followed by enquiring about any existing medical history and ongoing prescription of medications.

There are usually no specific tests required to confirm the diagnosis. In case our healthcare experts see it as compulsory to rule out a condition, our clients are not recommended to undergo any intrusive testing.

Treatment for Removal of Skin Tags, Moles, and Warts

Skin tags and moles are not life-threatening conditions. But people opt for removing them for aesthetic and cosmetic reasons! Skin tags and moles can grow on your face and neck, which prevents you from walking in confidence because you are self-conscious! It is completely natural for you to opt for skin tag removal. Under the care of our aestheticians, you do not need to worry about the procedure. The skin tag removal procedures are extremely simple and have been opted for by numerous clients to achieve the perfect interruption-free skin! So why won't you step in too?

  • Over-the-counter Solutions are easily available at pharmacies and can be recommended by our skincare experts. These solutions tend to free the skin tag, and it naturally sloughs off after a week or so. Evidently, repeated growth has not been reported yet, according to research and studies.

  • Cauterisation: The process of cauterisation works on the principle of electrolysis in which the skin tag is neutralized by focusing high energy on the overgrowth of the cells.

  • Cryosurgery: The process of cryosurgery is highly effective and risk-free. It involves the freezing of the skin tag using liquid nitrogen through a probe.

  • Ligation: Ligation treatment involves the cutting off of the blood supply to the skin tag, thereby decreasing its apparent growth.

  • Excision: Excision involves the removal of the skin tag using a scalpel. You are provided with local anaesthesia, so you do not encounter any sort of discomfort during the process.

Our skin care experts consider the comfort and satisfaction of our clients to be the topmost priority. Our clinic is equipped with the latest revolutionary skincare technologies, which are bio-engineered by world-class experts to cater to the needs of your skin! Our basic existence revolves around the skin care needs of our clients!


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