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I have had a small very cyst type bump on my chest 9 months

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I have had a small very cyst type bump on my chest for a 9 months to a year. 5 days ago I kind of squeezed it and blood came out. Now it looks sore and red whereas before it was flesh coloured. What could it be?
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Dermatology
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Also, I forgot to add recently I have been getting small fleshy coloured little bumps on my right hand and now on my left too. They itch and become red and raised but return to flesh coloured again within a couple of hours.
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
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Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 5 months ago.

Hi please attach a picture here

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
I have attached the pictures several times. Can you not view them?
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 5 months ago.

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Customer: replied 5 months ago.
It says the picture has been attached.
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 5 months ago.

The picture looks like a fist, not a chest.

These small bumps are milia.

Not harmful, and usually clear up on their own.

Your doctor can confirm this.

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Customer: replied 5 months ago.
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Customer: replied 5 months ago.
The rash is red in this photo as I have been itching it.When it's itchy it goes red, then subsides into small little bumps that become flesh coloured.
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 5 months ago.

Looks like an area that was scratched.

Completely benign looking.

Unless is has persisted.

if it has been there a long time, it needs magnified exam, to rule out squamous cell cancer.

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Customer: replied 5 months ago.
It has been there for about 3 weeks and is now spreading to other hand.
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
The scratch on the chest; it was a little spot/cyst type thing. Skin coloured. Then it popped and blood came out. And this is what it looks like now. Should I see a dermatologist and ask for more examination?
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 5 months ago.

Yes

Magnified exam.

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Regarding the rash on my hands, it is itchy and flares up sometimes. I thought milia doesn't itch? What else could it be?
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Tiny spots can be seen here
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 5 months ago.

No rash is visible in these pictures.

I see dry skin.

You might have a very mild case of dishydrotic eczema.

Moisturizing alone might help.

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