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Having skin coloured bumps on foot and arms. Increasing bumps. Suggest the right medication?

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Hi i have skin colered bumps on my foot and ankle, i also have them sparcely on my arms. the doctor once told me they were harmless but i have more of them now.
Posted Tue, 20 Aug 2013 in Skin Hair and Nails
Answered by Dr. Rahul Kumar 19 minutes later
Thanks for the query
There skin colored bumps can be xanthoma.
It is a condition related to high cholesterol.
As correctly mentioned by your doctor, these are harmless.
If you want, they can be removed by application of TCA.
TCA is an acid, it will melt the lesions. Please XXXXXXX a dermatologist and discuss regarding this. If possible please upload a photograph of the lesion. This will help me in giving a closer diagnosis.
Let me know if you have any other doubt. Thank you.
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