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Sorry I can't provide a picture as the lump is not really

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Sorry I can't provide a picture as the lump is not really noticeable visually. As I said the lump is on upper left of my suns back. It's a pea sized lump which appears very hard and Sturn, and appears to only hurt when you press it. We only noticed today but not sure how long it's been there, as parents we are worried.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 month ago.

Ok thanks for your reply.

Based on your description, this is a lump made up of fibrous tissue.

THis can be called epidermoid cyst given the location.

THis is a benign condition can often harmless and painless.

On pressure, it pinches on the local nerve underlying the skin layers.

That can cause some pain.

This is not serious and will not cause any future problem.

This does not usually need any removal if no significant increase in size over time.

May shirnk on its own over time.

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