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Experience:  Years of outpatient experience treating dermatological problems
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I have a raised red bump on my leg, the sun has made it

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I have a raised red bump on my leg
JA: How long have you had the symptoms? What seems to make the symptoms worse or better?
Customer: the sun has made it worse - had symptoms for couple of months
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: I’m pregnant
This is Dr Chip

Please post a photo of that for me here

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
File attached (PTSQ7QV)
Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Hello
Customer: replied 7 days ago.
I have posted the photo

Nothing serious

That's a small patch of atopic dermatitis and totally benign

Over the counter hydrocortisone cream applied twice a day for a week will clear it

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
It’s not itchy though

Doesn't have to be

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Are you sure it’s not Basal cell carcinoma (BCC)

I've seen many BCC's and this isn't one

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
it can appear because of the sun?

And the sun can bring it up

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Ok
Customer: replied 7 days ago.
it’s like eczema? Or different

Yes it is

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Should I look out for any changes to it
Customer: replied 7 days ago.
It should just disappear?
Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Are you definitely a real doctor :)

It will go away in time

Yes I'm a board certified licensed medical doctor

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Ok just to be sure
Customer: replied 7 days ago.
The last photo was a bit blurry
Customer: replied 7 days ago.
File attached (P155SQG)

I'm certain that's not a BCC or any kind of skin cancer

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Ok thank you very much!

You're welcome

I'm here if you ever need me again

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Thank you! One last one is this other red spot, it’s not raised, on the same leg - beneath the skin - it’s not scaly or raised
Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Pretty sure the first one started out like this and then became raised, but not certain

Same thing--eczema

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Ok thank you!
Customer: replied 7 days ago.
excema can be red?

Indeed it can

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Thank you :)

My pleasure

I'm here if you ever need me again

Dr. Chip and other Dermatology Specialists are ready to help you
Customer: replied 6 days ago.
Sorry but are you sure it can be atopic dermatitis if it doesn’t itch
Customer: replied 6 days ago.
Everything i can find says excema always itches

That's just not so

Customer: replied 6 days ago.
Ok understood, thank you!

My pleasure