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dr abid, Doctor (other than dermatologist)
Category: Dermatology
Satisfied Customers: 5967
Experience:  I have completed my training in Internal Medicine with sufficent experience to handle variety of patients having skin problem
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I have had a spot which I thought was eczema about half a

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I have had a spot which I thought was eczema about half a centimeter below my armpit on the side of my torso before Breast tissue starts. It has been there for many years. Recently I noticed that it's a bit hollow like there is a small dent in it. It's just a small red single spot which I thought was eczema or some random skin thing as it has been there for over 10 years. Is it normal to have a small indentation in the middle of a red patch? Otherwise I am terrified that it's something malignant :(
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  dr abid replied 6 months ago.

Hi there ..

Thank you for the question ...

This is not normal , red skin with dent in it need evaluation .

It would be ideal for you to have Mammography yo rule out breast Lump .

You shouldn't delay please get it done as early as possible .

Lump is likely , its nature benign or malignant depends after diagnosis , so please proceed as I advised you .

Good luck .

Please rate as good service from side bar .

Thanks .

Expert:  dr abid replied 6 months ago.

Are you there ...

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
It's not on the Breast it's on the Torso it's sort of more towards the side of the torso directly below arm pit. It has been there for at least 10 years I just noticed a dent in it recently. Just a small red spot
Expert:  dr abid replied 6 months ago.

Ok than nothing to worry , if you have this since long than small dent is of no issue , as this is not the location for breats cancer , small dent could be because of underlying fibrotic changes .

I think this is not worrying .

Regards .

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
I attached a few pictures I don't know if u can see them
Expert:  dr abid replied 6 months ago.

Thank you for uploading pics ...

Please wait ..

Expert:  dr abid replied 6 months ago.

It would be ideal for you to have examination , as this by look is not normal , so possibility of underlying skin issue should be ruled out , this is least likely a breast issue , this is issue of skin of respective area , that need evaluation .

Regards .

Positive feedback will be appreciated .

Thanks .

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
What could it be? Any ideas?
Expert:  dr abid replied 6 months ago.

It could be underlying skin vessel issue or some form of mole .

Regards .