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Joel Schlessinger MD FAQ - Skin Tags

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Dr. Joel Schlessinger answers frequently asked questions about skin tags.

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Joel Schlessinger MD FAQ - Skin Tags

  1. 1. Joel Schlessinger, MD FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT SKIN TAGS Interested in learning more or setting up an appointment? Call 402.334.7546 or visit http://www.LovelySkin.com/SkinTags to browse our full selection of products.
  2. 2. Skin tags, also known as acrochorda, are small, brown or flesh-colored growths that typically appear on the neck, armpit, groin, eyelids or other areas where the skin forms creases. These benign tumors are typically no bigger than a grain of rice. They’re usually harmless and painless, more of an aesthetic nuisance than a real health concern, though they may become irritated due to shaving, clothing or skin conditions such as eczema or psoriasis. What is a skin tag? Before After Interested in learning more or setting up an appointment? Call 402.334.7546 or visit http://www.LovelySkin.com/SkinTags to browse our full selection of products.
  3. 3. Skin tags are thought to be caused by skin rubbing against skin, since they are so often found around skin that folds and creases frequently. Obesity and pregnancy may increase one’s chance of developing skin tags, and genetics is known to play a casual role in many cases. There also seems to be a correlation between skin tags and insulin resistance in diabetics. Some dermatologists, including Dr. Schlessinger, feel that they have an infectious component. What causes skin tags? Before After Interested in learning more or setting up an appointment? Call 402.334.7546 or visit http://www.LovelySkin.com/SkinTags to browse our full selection of products.
  4. 4. Skin tags are usually surgically removed. In his practice, Dr. Schlessinger prefers to numb the area and use a scalpel to cut the skin tag. Another common method for removing skin tags include cauterization, or burning, which is risky since it may damage healthy tissue surrounding the growth. Skin tags may also be removed through cryosurgery, or freezing with liquid nitrogen. To remove pesky skin tags, call Dr. Joel Schlessinger and Skin Specialists P.C. in Omaha at 402-334-7546 to set up an appointment today. How do I treat skin tags? Before After Interested in learning more or setting up an appointment? Call 402.334.7546 or visit http://www.LovelySkin.com/SkinTags to browse our full selection of products.
  5. 5. In some cases removing a skin tag may cause scarring. If you’re concerned about post-removal scarring, there are a number of products available on LovelySkin.com that are personally selected and recommended by Dr. Joel Schlessinger. These topical treatments will help aid your recovery and reduce the appearance of scars. Treatment and After Care Before After Interested in learning more or setting up an appointment? Call 402.334.7546 or visit http://www.LovelySkin.com/SkinTags to browse our full selection of products.
  6. 6. Try Kinerase Scar Healing Therapy to visibly improve red or raised scars in as little as four weeks. This silicone gel dries quickly to form an invisible barrier that defends the skin, creating the optimal environment for healing. Kinerase Scar Healing Therapy Before After Interested in learning more or setting up an appointment? Call 402.334.7546 or visit http://www.LovelySkin.com/SkinTags to browse our full selection of products.
  7. 7. Skin Medica Scar Recovery Gel with Centelline is proven to address multiple phases of scar formation to dramatically improve the healing process. Its effective formula features centelline, a synergistic complex that helps balance the cells and promote recovery. Skin Medica Scar Recovery Gel with Centelline Before After Interested in learning more or setting up an appointment? Call 402.334.7546 or visit http://www.LovelySkin.com/SkinTags to browse our full selection of products.
  8. 8. For a cream that helps speed the recovery process, choose Avene Cicalfate Restorative Skin Cream. This sensitive skin care formula is perfect for use on post-procedural areas. Its key ingredient is Avene Thermal Spring Water, which is clinically proven to calm, soothe and soften the skin. Avene Cicalfate Restorative Skin Cream Before After Interested in learning more or setting up an appointment? Call 402.334.7546 or visit http://www.LovelySkin.com/SkinTags to browse our full selection of products.
  9. 9. Jan Marini BioShield Rapid Recovery offers advanced post- procedure barrier protection and repair. BioShield’s near-invisible matte finish protects the skin and speeds recovery while minimizing redness and swelling. Jan Marini BioShield Rapid Recovery Complex Before After Interested in learning more or setting up an appointment? Call 402.334.7546 or visit http://www.LovelySkin.com/SkinTags to browse our full selection of products.
  10. 10. glo therapeutics Repair Complex is formulated with growth factors and other soothing ingredients to assist with post-procedure healing. glo therapeutics Repair Complex Before After Interested in learning more or setting up an appointment? Call 402.334.7546 or visit http://www.LovelySkin.com/SkinTags to browse our full selection of products.
  11. 11. Here’s how you can find out more about Dr. Joel Schlessinger: - Facebook http://www.facebook.com/drjoelschlessinger - Twitter http://www.twitter.com/drschlessinger - Blogs http://drjoelschlessinger.com/ http://drjoelschlessinger.wordpress.com/ Interested in learning more or setting up an appointment? Call 402.334.7546 or visit http://www.LovelySkin.com/SkinTags to browse our full selection of products.

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