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Dr. Andrew Rynne
Dr. Andrew Rynne

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How to remove a skin tag safely?

Hi, I have a question that s to embarrassing for me to ask my doctor.i had my daughter 6 1/2 years ago a few months after she was born I noticed a skin tag appeared on my areola right next to my nipple and also my nipples are dry and cracked ever since I had her. It started right after I stopped breast feeding and now 6 years laterits still their? Any advice on how to remove the skin tag safely and what can I do to get my nipples back to normal. I m desperate.!!! Please help Thank you!!
Fri, 12 May 2017
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Dermatologist 's  Response
I have gone through your complaints and would recommend you to get the tag removed by electrocautery.
I would recommend you to apply a moisturising cream like white soft paraffin on the nipple and breast twice daily.
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