What happens during a skin tag removal cryotherapy treatment?

During your cryotherapy treatment, we will apply liquid nitrogen to your skin tag using a special spray gun. You may feel a few seconds of discomfort but not enough to require a local anaesthetic. The frozen skin of the lesion will turn white before taking one to two minutes to thaw to normal skin temperature. [...]

What happens during a skin tag removal cryotherapy treatment?2017-04-17T16:26:27+01:00

How soon should I be able to see the results of my cryotherapy treatment?

Over the next few days following your cryotherapy treatment, a scab will form over your skin lesion. This will typically take between one to two weeks to fall off, but it can take longer if the lesion is on your leg. All being well, the lesion will have gone and your skin will look normal. [...]

How soon should I be able to see the results of my cryotherapy treatment?2017-04-17T16:26:05+01:00

Are there any side effects?

Cryotherapy is usually well-tolerated, but you may experience some pain and discomfort if a deep freeze is necessary, although it generally isn’t with skin tag or wart removal. If you do feel any discomfort, you may want to take painkillers, such as paracetamol, for the first 24 hours post-treatment. You may also experience some swelling [...]

Are there any side effects?2017-04-17T16:25:39+01:00

Do I need to avoid any activities after the treatment or follow a specific aftercare regime?

After any treatment, we’ll give you detailed aftercare instructions that relate to your procedure, so you know what to do and what to expect. Generally speaking, we may suggest that you apply Vaseline to protect the treated area. If wetted, the scabs should be patted dry with a soft towel or tissue. It is important [...]

Do I need to avoid any activities after the treatment or follow a specific aftercare regime?2017-04-17T16:24:44+01:00

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