Do small white bumps on the tibia suggest skin cancer?

Posted on Fri, 19 Jun 2015 in Bones, Muscles and Joints
Question: I had a small white elevated bump on the front of my tibia. I noticed it about a year ago. In the last two weeks, it's turned a shade of pink. It's symmetrical and smaller than a pencil eraser. I scheduled a dermatologist appointment but they can't get me in for two weeks. I'm really worried, it's skin cancer.
Answered by Dr. Adrian Rawlinson 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
Benign mole

Detailed Answer:
This looks totally benign to me. Could be a small skin cyst. I wouldn't be too worried about this. Let's see what the derm doctor says.

best wishes.

Dr Rawlinson.
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