I accidentally picked what felt like a pimple on my
Patient :I accidentally picked what felt like a pimple on my head and after bleeding a bit it scabbed over. I took a picture of it and now I'm concerned it wasn't just a pimple. Should I get this checked out for skim cancer, give it some time, or not worry? Should I out anything on it? I only noticed the spot a few days ago.
Thanks for the query to ATD for an opinion,
If you have picked on the bump which you presumed to be a pimple and popped it out. If there was a sebaceous material which came out then it was a folliculitis or acne and some amount of bleeding can be seen post popping if it has been a large bump.
Scabbing generally occurs after that and is a natural process of healing after the stoppage of bleeding. It is suggested though if you could attach a photograph of the same, it would be better to diagnose and opinion on it. If it is not painful or itchy anymore and the blood has stopped then you may wait for a few days and if the lesion increases in size then you may visit your physician for a local examination and evaluation.
I hope i have answered your query in detail,
Wishing you good health,
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