skin tag on neckSkin tags are tiny areas of skin that have created a loose piece of tissue that protrudes from the surface. 

They vary in size from a few millimetres to a larger version that can be a few centimetres known as a papilloma that often dangles from the skin.

Skin tags on the body commonly occur in axilla underarms or groin areas. Those in the underarms and groin often occur due to the friction of skin rubbing on skin which causes the skin tags to grow. They can become numerous in number over time and grown quite large. They often have their own blood supply so can bleed a lot if people attempt DIY removal which is not advised.

Body skin tags are easily removed with costs from only £160.

The removal of skin tags is simple and quick. Most require a medial professional to remove so it is done safely and without any risk of infection or recurrence.

Genital Skin Tags

Skin tags can also occur in the embarrassing and sensitive anal and vaginal areas. See separate pages for information on anal skin tags and vaginal skin tags.

Treating Skin Tags at Home

Home remedies that include tying a piece of cotton thread around the base of skin tags in the hope they fall off can often lead to infection and leave the root so are best avoided. Destructive creams that are often acid based and other DIY skin tag removal can lead to bad scarring in some cases and we would advise patients to seek proper medical advice before embarking on these treatments.

Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Read more
Post comment

Before & After

Skin tag removal is also very effective where tags appear under the arms where the skin rubs together

Skin tags are common in the groin area where skin rubs. Although harmless, removal is usually preferable for aesthetic and comfort reasons.

What our patients say

4.97 Average

223 Reviews

Katie d

Great, thank you!

Posted 22 hours ago

Susanne s

My therapist is amazing. She does the treatment very well and thoroughly!

Posted 2 days ago

Steve

Excellent professional service from Dr Brit Vardy, highly recommended. Reassuring consultation and then speedy and painless removal of mole and skin tags. Couldn't have been easier. Thank you.

Posted 5 days ago

Sharon N

Wonderful experience with Dr Vardy, she was very reassuring and the results are great, would highly recommend and I will be back!

Posted 5 days ago

Heroise c

Dr Vardy was clear concise and very professional. Treatment quick and painless. No fuss. Assistant and reception also very helpful and friendly.

Posted 2 weeks ago

James b

Really quick, easy and professional service. Well explained and treatment completed with very little fuss .

Posted 2 weeks ago

Louisa w

I felt very reassured and the procedure was quick and painless.

Posted 2 weeks ago

K R

Was easy

Posted 2 weeks ago

Leanne I

Excellent and professional service. Very happy. Procedure extremely quick

Posted 2 weeks ago

Carmen l

Procedure was extremely fast and painless, Doctor Vardy is very professional but also puts you at ease . Would def recommend the clinic to anyone

Posted 2 weeks ago

reviews

Get in touch

Contact us for instant answers and the latest available appointments at our London and Bristol clinics.
Our friendly team of advisers are available Mon-Fri: 9am – 5.30pm, Sat: 9am – 2pm.

Cosmedics Skin Clinics is rated 4.97 stars by Reviews.co.uk based on 223 merchant reviews