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Posted on Thu, 27 Jul 2017 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: I am a healthy 41 year old male.
I have had a very small (less than 1mm) skin toned bump on my forehead for at least a year. It is round and symmetric. It has not changed size or color. The closest thing I can find to it online is epidermoid cyst. I just want reassurance it's not skin cancer. It's the size of a pen head and hasn't changed since I first noticed it a year and a half ago. I am a worry wart and am looking for some reassurance.
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Answered by Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney 3 hours later
Brief Answer:
Seems to be epidermoid cyst, no need to worry

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Thanks for being at HealthcareMagic
According to your complaints it seems to be epidermoid cyst.
No need to worry as it is a totally benign lesion.
Regards
Dr Asmeet
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