Skin tags are very common small, soft skin growths. They are harmless but can be annoying. Skin tags tend to occur on the eyelids, neck, armpits, groin folds, and under breasts.
The surface of skin tags may be smooth or irregular in appearance, they are often raised from the surface of the skin on fleshy peduncles (stalks). They are usually flesh-colored or slightly brownish – explains Medical News Today.
They affect people of all genders equally. Obesity and diabetes may increase the risk of skin tags developing. Pregnant women may be more likely to develop skin tags, caused by changes in their hormone levels.
HOW TO USE APPLE CIDER VINEGAR TO REMOVE SKIN TAGS
Apple cider vinegar has very broad, very strong health benefits as a result of its acidic properties, and is used to treat and help prevent a variety of health problems. That’s why it is perceived as a solution.
1. Wash the area with warm water and soap, and dry it thoroughly.
2. Soak a cotton ball with apple cider vinegar. Squeeze out the excess vinegar before application starts.
3. Apply it to the skin tag 2-3 times per day
4. Repeat every day for about a week, or until you get the desired result.
5. The skin tag will change color and darken.
6. Then it will fall off naturally
The whole process of a tag dying and falling off should cause no pain at all when achieved naturally. The most discomfort you will experience is possibly a mild stinging – this is your just your skin adapting.
Skin tags on the eyelid – if the skin tag is very close to the eyelid margin, the procedure may have to be done by an ophthalmologist (eye specialist doctor).
The Health Fixer is a series of Health Tips by Dr. Doug Willen. He offers natural solutions to everyday health problems in quick, direct videos.
In the most popular video on his YouTube channel, Dr. Doug Willen breaks down a process that can be used to remove skin tags with the help of apple cider vinegar.