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I think I have skin tags around my circumcision scar. Can

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I think I have skin tags around my circumcision scar. Can you confirm this? If so how do I get rid of them?

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How long have you had those?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Since 5 years old

They aren't skin tags

More like small benign cysts

You could try topical tea tree oil twice a day for two weeks but a better solution would be to have a dermatologist remove them either with liquid nitrogen freezing or with a cold CO2 laser

Please let me know if you need any more information

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Is this available on the NHS

Yes--with any dermatologist

The tea tree oil is over the counter

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Does liquid nitrogen freezing hurt?

Even though you might think so, no

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