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Dr Basu
Dr Basu, Doctor (other than dermatologist)
Category: Dermatology
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Experience:  MD
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I would like an expert to check a on the side of my sons

Customer Question

Hi my name is***** would like an expert to check a mark on the side of my sons head. He is 5 years old and has always had it. It is not flaky or itchy or bleeding it looks like a birthmark but I just want to make sure that it is nothing to worry about
JA: When did the itchiness first appear? Have you used any medication for this?
Customer: There is no itchiness
JA: Got it. Have you seen a dermatologist about the itchiness?
Customer: no we haven’t seen anyone
JA: Thank you so much for your time. Finally, is there anything else in your medical history you think the Dermatologist should know?
Customer: no
Submitted: 12 days ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 12 days ago.

Hi there,
I am an experienced Medical Specialist.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.
Please post a pic of the concerned area to provide your with precise diagnosis and treatment plan.

Customer: replied 12 days ago.
File attached (LPPL47Q)
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 12 days ago.

This is a benign condition called seborrheic keratosis --oil gland growth.

Nothing serious.

Eventually it should get smaller with time.

Customer: replied 12 days ago.
Thank you for your response, so we should just leave it? It’s not serious in that we need to get it monitored or checked?
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 12 days ago.

Yes just leave it

Not concerning.

Customer: replied 12 days ago.
Thank you for your time.
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 12 days ago.

welcome and good luck