skin tag removal






A skin tag is a skin-coloured fleshy growth with a smooth or wrinkled texture, and can vary in size from a few milimetres to a couple of inches. Some tags can resemble a pearl when viewed under a microscope ,while others have a more irregular appearance.

Skin tags are not contagious or malignant, in fact they usually completely harmless. Nor are they related to warts or caused by the HPV virus. However, they are not considered to be aesthetically pleasing, particularly when located around the eyes, on the neck or similarly visible areas. Also, if the tag or tags grow larger, as sometimes occurs, there is the risk catching in clothing or on jewellery, resulting in pain and inflammation.



How does skin tag removal involve?
Various methods can be used for the removal of skin tags. We do not recommend following the more traditional treatments, such as the use of apple cider vinegar, lemon juice or tea tree oil, as these have been known to cause irritation. The methods most often used by qualified, experience detmotologists are as follows:

  • Cauterization which involves the skin tag being burnt off. This is usually effective within one to two treatments.
  • Cryotherapry where liquid nitrogen is used to freeze off the skin tag or tags. Again, one or two treatment is usually sufficient to get the desired results.
  • Ligation where the tag or tags are tied off with surgical threat to reduce the blood flow. The tag will usually fall off on its own after the treatment.
  • Excision where a blade is used to cut the tag off. This is usually applicable to cases where there are a number of tags present and/or they are larger in size.

The first step is to book a consultation with a certified Cocoona dermatologist who will advise on the best approach in line with your individual case.

How much does skin tag removal cost?
The cost of skin tag removal is dependent on the complexity of your individual case, and will vary depending on how many tags need to be removed, the method of treatment opted for and so on.

For an accurate cost assessment, you will need to book an initial consultation with one of our experienced dermatologists.



dermatologists/ GPs/ cosmetic surgeons


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GP with extensive experience in skin care, cosmetology, and general medicine; Dr Purva is a strong advocate for being beautiful – in and out



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Dynamic surgeon with vast specialization in multiple sub-specialties of plastic surgery; perfection personified; passionate about female breast surgeries


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Young but highly skilled, Board Certified surgeon; favourite of patients; specialist in aesthetic & non-surgical procedures, and master in body contouring


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