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Does anyone have any idea what this could be?

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Carrierachel Sat 08-Feb-20 22:04:27

This appeared on my cheek about 5 weeks ago. It was slightly smaller at first. It doesnt hurt or anything and it is slightly raised. I went to see my gp who was very dismissive didnt even examine it closely and just said probably dry skin and to moisturise the area.

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abbekusum Sun 09-Feb-20 16:15:20

Unless the GP positively identified the type of skin change, without wanting to increase any anxiety, I think you should insist to be referred to your local NHS dermatology clinic. They are best placed to have a closer look, which is probably what’s needed.

Natuk Sun 09-Feb-20 17:03:27

Could be dermatofibroma, As my 15 year old son has a few small dermatofibroma on his leg.

If you are concerned I would push to be referred to the dermatology department, they would able to tell you.

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