Hello Mrs. Battle,
Dr. E here...
I do not recommend removing this skin lesion at home. Your doctor may decide to send it for biopsy, and your doctor has access to anesthetics and sterile instruments. Also, the area near the eye can be particularly sensitive. You need to talk to your son and let him come to the decision when he's ready to have it removed.
Hi Doctor E
Ive read lots of posts on the internet claiming that they have sterilised their own needle and simply poked it out, can this not be done?
My son definately wants it out now....it is like a really hard round spot (rock hard) is it a calcium deposit?
I think that the risk for injury and infection is too great at home, plus you don't have anesthetics. Your doctor can do this in the best way for your son. It sounds like it may be an oil gland that has become inflamed and tense.
Ok thank you for your advice.
I will take him back to the GP.