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Remove moles, skin tags and warts

Updated on August 23, 2017

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How can you remove moles, skin tags and warts?

The first step to removing warts, moles and skin tags is to identify them. Although we may be confused into thinking that all these horrid embarrassing growths on our face or body are more or less the same, the truth is that warts, moles and skin tags have very different causes and should be dealt with in different ways.

Warts are small lumpy growths, almost like a cauliflower in shape and texture. They typically grow on fingers or toes, hands, feet or legs, but can be found anywhere on the body. There are almost 10 varieties of warts, including common warts, flat warts, plantar warts and genital warts. Although harmless, warts are caused by a viral infection and are contagious. They can also be quite embarrassing, and painful, since they may get irritated and bleed, depending on which part of your body you have them.

Moles are usually hereditary. They are not contagious and are not caused by any sort of virus. There is no reason to remove them, unless they tend to get irritated and bleed as a result of rubbing on clothes or interfering with your daily routine such as shaving. Naturally, some moles can be really ugly and hairy and if they grow on your face or other visible part of your body, you may wish to remove them for cosmetic reasons.There are ... main differences between moles and warts:

- Warts are generally skin colored and rough in texture, while moles are almost always darker (medium brown to blue-black) and smoother.

- There may be hair growing out of moles while warts are almost always hairless.

-Warts may look shiny sometimes, while moles have the appearance and texture of normal skin.

-Warts may disapear on the own eventually, while moles can only be eliminated through surgery or specific treatment.

-Warts can be quite painful, contrary to moles.

Skin tags are neither warts nor moles. They are generally not contagious, unlike warts and almost never develop into cancerous growths, unlike moles. They are not caused by viral infections, and are believed to be the result of skin rubbing constantly on skin or other surfaces such as clothes or jewellery. Skin tags are probably the most harmless of all three kinds of skin lesions and there is no reason to remove them, unless they bother you for cosmetic reasons or by getting irritated and bleeding.

As warts, moles and skin tags may sometimes look similar to an untrained eye, it is very important to ask for a professional diagnosis before you attempt any sort of treatment on your own.

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Removing Warts

Warts can be removed professionally, through surgery, laser surgery, electrocauterization or cryotherapy. However, if you have a lot of warts or if they tend to reoccur often, this may prove to be a very expensive option.

There are many home remedies which have proved extremely effective for removing warts. However, you should never attempt to treat genital warts on your own, as you may cause harm to your genital area by doing so, and you should be extremely careful in treating warts on your face, because you could cause scarring.

The best way to avoid warts is prevention. Unfortunately, once you have the virus that causes warts, you can never get rid of it. It will tend to resurface whenever your immune system is compromised. In order to prevent warts, you should improve your immune system. Secondly, since warts are contagious, you should take care to avoid touching your warts, since this could transfer them to other parts of your body, you should avoid touching other peoples' warts and you should not share personal belongings such as towels or shoes with other people.

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Removing moles

Moles are tricky, as they are the most likely out of the three types of skin growths examined here to be or develop into cancerous growths. Before you attempt any sort of home treatment to remove skin moles, you should be 100% sure that they are not cancerous. Never, ever, ever attempt to remove a cancerous mole on your own. You can have your moles removed by surgery, but there is one problem with this option: if the moles are not cancerous, their removal is generally considered cosmetic surgery. As a consequence, most insurance packages will refuse to cover the cost of the operation. Mole removal surgery is quite expensive and if you have a large number of moles that you would like removed, this could turn out to be a rather expensive choice.

There is a number of home remedies you could try to remove moles. Be careful with moles on your face though. You could cause scars which might even be worse looking than the mole itself!

Sour apple juice Take the juice of a sour apple and dab your mole three times daily for approximately three weeks. Eventually, the mole will become lighter in color and disappear.

Baking soda and caster oil Mix the two ingredients together until you have a paste. Apply this on your mole every night before going to bed and wash it off in the morning with soap and warm water. Repeat this process for a few days and you should see your mole shrink and eventually disappear.

Onion juice Apply the juice to your mole every day for a couple of weeks.

Apple cider vinegar Apply some to your mole,and cover with a clean bandage overnight. In the morning, wash your mole with warm soapy water and let dry. Repeat for around ten days, until the mole falls off.


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Removing Skin Tags

Removing skin tags at home is very easy and relatively painless, depending on their size. Removing a skin tag will not cause more to grow. Skin tags are generally caused by skin rubbing on skin, so there is no correlation between removing a skin tag and others growing in its place. Eventually, skin tags, especially small ones, will fall off on their own, especially if their stalk is twisted or snagged, thus cutting off the blood supply to the skin tag. Also, contrary to moles, it is Ok to shave off a skin tag by mistake!

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