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Dr. Arun Phophalia
Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor (MD)
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Experience:  MBBS, MS (General Surgery), Fellowship in Sports Medicine
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I have a small (smaller then a pimple), hard, red, bump

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I have a small (smaller then a pimple), hard, red, bump behind my ear. It doesn't hurt and it's small. Wondering what it is?
Thank you.

Hello Annie,
I am Dr. Arun and will be helping you today.

Since when is the bump?
Is it increasing in size?
Any significant past medical history?
Is it possible for you to attach a photo of bump? You can attach it here by clicking the paper clip icon or post it on file sharing site.

Thank you.

Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Hello Annie,

Did you post a photo or link of file sharing site? It seems it has not pasted / attached. Could you please do it again.

Thank you. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

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Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Did you receive my photo? I'm not sure when the bump appeared. Has not increased in size.

Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Relist: Incomplete answer.
Didn't receive my answer. The doctor asked for a picture but didn't follow up. I'm going to bed.

Cherry Hemangioma or Angiokeratoma is the likely possibility. These are non cancerous swelling (benign) and can be excised by a dermatologist (skin specialist) or general surgeon by the cautery or laser. Cherry hemagioma is more likely possibility here.

Please feel free for your follow up questions.

I would be happy to assist you further, if you need any more information.

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