Medically known as Acrochorda or Skin tags are small skin growths that occur due to friction or rubbing. While some might need medical attention but mostly these are just harmless skin formation that can be now easily removed with this quick home remedy
Skin tags are generally folds of skin that are formed as a result of rubbing or friction. TNeck, Face, Chest, armpits, groin areas are the most common areas where skin tags generally occur.
Often skin tags are just a growth of the skin and are considered harmless, however, in specific cases, it might be an indication of something serious and needs an immediate medical diagnosis.
No doubt, any foreign body is an obstruction and especially when we are talking about a growth of skin on skin, well, we understand it is highly annoying. As stated by Dr. Doug Willen, there exists an easy step to get rid of skin tags and you know what is the best deal about this remedy – you can do it all be yourself that too at home.
Apple Cider Vinegar
This is one ‘Must’ component in the kitchen that just cannot be replaced by anything else. Apart from fixing skin tags, apple cider vinegar is effective against moles and acne too. So, here is what you got to do:
What You Need
Apple cider vinegar- 2 tbsp
What To Do
Clean the affected are properly using soap and water
Pat dry the skin with a hand towel
Soak the cotton ball in vinegar
Squeeze it, in order to remove the excessive vinegar
Apply the soaked cotton on your skin tags
Repeat this process 2-3 times a day
What you should be careful about: Squeeze the cotton ball over the skin tag so that the latter is nicely saturated with the vinegar.
Apple cider vinegar is acidic in nature,thus, be prepared for mild itching or burning sensation.
If the itching is beyond your threshold of pain, then, consider diluting vinegar with few drops of water.
What to expect: The skin tag will gradually lose its color and fall off. Generally, it takes around a week, however, this further depends on the size and type of the skin tag. Thus, patience is needed.