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Black boil on side of head. Worried

Hi Doc, I just saw a black boil that is smaller than a green pea in size in my husband's head. It looked to me as if its blood but its actually black in color. I'm really worried , could this be something serious ? It looks like it started as a very small pimple like think and it grew into this black boil.

Any information will be helpful. I just don't want it to get infected and grow into something more serious.

Asked On : Sat, 6 Apr 2013
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Thanks for the query
your description of pea sized black boil which look like blood makes me think of a condition called pyogenic granuloma. Google search for it and get the site. you can see picture and compare. Hope this helped.
Answered: Sat, 6 Apr 2013
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