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What would you do if you have a skin tag and the doctors wont do any thing about it because the ins wont cover it.

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Asked by Anonymous at 10:12 PM on Oct. 13, 2010 in Health

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  • Well if I couldn't afford to get it removed I guess I'd do nothing about it!

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:13 PM on Oct. 13, 2010

  • cut it off, that's what my Gramma does.

    Answer by Musicmom80 at 10:14 PM on Oct. 13, 2010

  • Pay for it yourself upfront.

    Answer by tootoobusy at 10:14 PM on Oct. 13, 2010

  • Pay for it myself. From what I understand, it is considered a cosmetic surgery, that's probably why insurance won't cover it.

    Answer by xxlilmomma09 at 10:17 PM on Oct. 13, 2010

  • No insurance covers skin tags, they consider it cosmetic.

    I had to pay for it on my own. If you decide to go forward with it, dont let them freeze them off, that procedure sucks and im stuck with a burnt looking circle right below my neck. Tell them to clip it instead.

    Answer by BrittanyD07 at 10:17 PM on Oct. 13, 2010

  • deal with it I guess

    Answer by chica1965 at 10:19 PM on Oct. 13, 2010

  • the stores sell skin tag remover dr scholls..

    Answer by alexis_06 at 10:27 PM on Oct. 13, 2010

  • Depending on how large it is and where it is, I may try to remove it myself if it really bugged me. I had a little one on my butt when I was prego but it went away shortly after. My son was born with one on the tip of his earlobe, I think it's super cute! But when he grows up, if it really bothers him than we will figure out some way to have it professionally removed.

    Answer by truthteller0722 at 10:30 PM on Oct. 13, 2010

  • You can buy something to remove skin tags at the pharmacy.  I can't remember what it is called but I have seen the commercials.


    Answer by beeky at 11:34 PM on Oct. 13, 2010

  • Hubby and I clipped ours off ourselves with toe nail clippers LOL

    Answer by grammamamma at 1:16 AM on Oct. 14, 2010

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