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I have a thing on my neck a piece of

Patient: I have a thing on my neck a piece of it is hanging off, its been there since i was born if i show u what it is and u can identify it could u tell me if i am able to pull it off?

 

 

Symptoms: Hurts when pulled

 

 

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Doctor: Hello thanks for your query on ATD.The piece of tissue as it appears from the photo ,is a nevus. The nevus is malfor mation of tissue in the body. Usually it is soft & Normal skin color .Most of time these are harmless. You can get it removed surgically if you want.Hope this helps.

 


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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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