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Weird cut / mark / spot under the skin on Ds’ leg

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Mimx Wed 27-May-20 14:04:54

He’s had what looks like a black spot under the skin for a few weeks now, with the skin just broken, it doesn’t itch or hurt and doesn’t look inflamed - but it’s not getting better or disappearing either. I just have no idea what it is! Don’t want to bother the doctor with it, but not sure if there’s anything we should be doing. Anyone recognise what it might be?

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cathyandclare Wed 27-May-20 14:09:19

Ingrowing hair?

Mimx Wed 27-May-20 14:22:44

I’d wondered that, but it’s over a larger area than any ingrown hair I’ve had, and there’s no raised bit or scab, just what looks like an open hole surrounded by black.

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GoldenBlue Wed 27-May-20 14:33:22

I second I growing hair, will he let you poke it with a needle or tweezers?

raffle Wed 27-May-20 14:35:03

Looks like an ingrown hair, try poking it out with a needle if he lets you!

Mimx Wed 27-May-20 15:58:59

Thank you! I don’t think he’s going to let me go near it...

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GoBackToPartyCity Wed 27-May-20 16:02:08

I’d be dying to give that a little squeeze

iwantitalltobenormal Mon 01-Jun-20 13:30:04

Definitely looks like an old black head ingrown hair

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