Is a raised bump on the hand a sign of nodular melanoma?

Posted on Wed, 25 Oct 2017 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: I have a 4mm raised XXXXXXX coloured bump on my hand. My GP says it is nothing to be concerned about, but doesn't know what it is. I am worried about nodular melanoma, paticurarly as it seems to be growing
Answered by Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney 28 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Seems like Seborrheic keratoses, nothing to worry about

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for being at HealthcareMagic,

I have gone through your complaints and reviewed the attached photographs.

You seem to be having seborrhoeic keratoses.
It is a benign growth of skin keratinocytes which is very common in general population.

There's nothing to worry about.

You can consult a dermatologist and get it removed by electrocautery or radiofrequency ablation.

Let me know if I can assist you further.

Dr Asmeet

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