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What Causes A Painful Lump With A White Spot At The Center?

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Posted on Fri, 27 Oct 2017
Question: I just noticed a painful spot on my skin with a dime size lump under the skin, and it is in a red spot ,not a circle, about 1-1/2 inches in diameter. it hurts to the touch, but does not hurt otherwise. It had a small white spot in center which has not there anymore cause I scratched it off. please help?

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Answered by Dr. Dr. Rahul Kumar (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Photograph required

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for the query.
Probably you have developed sebaceous cyst.
Can you please upload a photograph of the involved area.
This Will help me in giving a closer diagnosis and better way of management.
Waiting for your response.
Thank you.
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What Causes A Painful Lump With A White Spot At The Center?

Brief Answer: Photograph required Detailed Answer: Hello Thanks for the query. Probably you have developed sebaceous cyst. Can you please upload a photograph of the involved area. This Will help me in giving a closer diagnosis and better way of management. Waiting for your response. Thank you.