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Elliot Ruff, GP
Category: Dermatology
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Experience:  GP at Whitstable Medical Practice
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I have a spot on my hand that I have noticed has been there

Customer Question

Hi, yes I have a spot on my hand that I have noticed has been there for several months now and was wondering if I should get it checked out
JA: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? In general, how would you describe your health lately?
Customer: There are no symptoms
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: no that’s all
Submitted: 18 days ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Elliot Ruff replied 18 days ago.

Good afternoon, I am Dr Ruff, thank you for contacting us today

Customer: replied 18 days ago.
Good afternoon, I have a spot on my hand that has been there for quite a while and was wondering what it is
Expert:  Elliot Ruff replied 18 days ago.

Hi there. Okay thanks.

Are you able to attach a photo of this please?

Customer: replied 18 days ago.
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Customer: replied 18 days ago.
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Expert:  Elliot Ruff replied 18 days ago.

Thanks. This certainly looks benign and nothing to worry about.

These sorts of lesions can appear from a wart, from a polyp, or from an area of damaged skin or a historic foreign body such as a thorn.

They do not typically grow or change therefore no need to do anything. But if it bothers you it can be removed. This would give the diagnosis.

Customer: replied 18 days ago.
Okay, thank you so much. That’s a huge relief. Have a good day.
Expert:  Elliot Ruff replied 18 days ago.

No worries at all, all the best.