Anal Skin Tag Removal.

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Anal Skin Tag Removal in Cincinnati

What are Anal Skin Tags? Anal skin tags, also called rectal skin tags, are growths of excess tissue on the outside of the rectum. They are extremely common and often mistaken as hemorrhoids. Anal skin tags completely harmless; however, they can cause discomfort, embarrassment or decreased confidence during sexual intimacy and hygiene issues.


what causes anal skin tags?

The most common cause is having a history of hemorrhoids or an anal fissure (tear in the skin of the anus). Although the hemorrhoid or fissure resolves in time, in its place a skin tag forms. Both of these

conditions are very common during or after pregnancy or in patients with chronic constipation. Another cause of anal skin tags is obesity.

Procedure Details

What it treats
  • Skin tags
  • Discomfort
  • Hygiene issues
Procedure time
  • 30 - 60 minutes
Side Effects
  • In the first days after the procedure, Dr. Brenner may recommend you take a laxative or try a liquid diet to make using the restroom easier and reduce the possibility of constipation. Medication will be prescribed to control pain and prevent infection.
Recovery time
  • The first week following surgery, Dr. Brenner will advise to avoid heavy lifting and exercise. Most patients can return to normal activity in two weeks.
Process & Results

Procedure Process

Anal Skin Tag Removal in Cincinnati is typically performed with local anesthesia and oral sedation.



All sutures used in Anal Skin Tag removal are self-dissolvable and disappear within six weeks.

Step 1 Step 2 Step 3
Step 1

local anesthesia

IV sedation is also available, if preferred, in our AAAASF accredited office surgical suite. Benefits of local anesthesia include decrease risk of complications from general anesthesia, quicker recovery, and cost savings.

Step 2

ellman surgitron

Dr. Brenner utilizes the Ellman Surgitron, a unique instrument that has a cool tip, so thermal damage to the underlying tissue is able to be minimized or even eliminated. During this procedure, anal skin tags are excised, resulting in a smooth and natural looking perianal area.

Step 3

precise cuts

The Surgitron is unparalleled in its finesse and no-touch technique. The Surgitron provides superior precision and cutting (compared to a scalpel), less thermal injury, thereby promoting faster and less painful healing.

Additional Information
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Can Anal Skin Tag Removal be paired with other surgeries?

Absolutely, this procedure is often performed in combination with other types of cosmetic surgery such as Labiaplasty Minora, Labiaplasty Majora, Clitoral Hood Reduction, Vaginoplasty and Perineoplasty. It may also be combined with the O-Shot® or other gynecologic procedures, such as MyFlow® or MyControl®.

It's simple— identify the problem areas of your body and we will recommend the right treatment plan for you.