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Skin tag on upper lip. Surgically removed previously, recurring condition, occurs due to dry lips. Permanent cure?

I have a skin tag on my upper lip that has came back. The first time i had it, i had it removed and then i thought it was coming back this fall. Well this winter i noticed that it had formed again and when it started was when my lips were staying dry. Is there anything that works & i can do at home to get it removed as it has gotten big.
Asked On : Sat, 16 Mar 2013
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Dermatologist 's  Response
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You could be having a viral wart and not skin tag. Both might look almost similar, but wart being an infection has a chance of recurrence if not completely removed.
I would recommend you to do an elecrosurgery and remove the wart completely.

Topical applications over that area of face can cause severe irritation/burns of the skin so better avoided.
Hope this helped
Take care
Answered: Thu, 4 Jul 2013
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Dermatologist Dr. Chirag Lalwala's  Response
Hi, first thing is it is unusual for a skin tag to develop over lip.
it might be something else may be a filliform wart
plz dont try at home
consult a dermatologist
take care
Answered: Thu, 4 Jul 2013
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