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I found a bump on my left face, it's in front of my earlobe

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Hi, I found a bump on my left face, it's in front of my earlobe and above the jaw. Is it possible for me to know what is it? Thanks.
JA: How long have you been dealing with this issue? Any other skin concerns?
Customer: I've been dealing with this issue for about 5 months, and I am in puberty so I have blackheads and acne on my face.
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: the bump is kind of soft and it is able to move, it has a diameter of around 5mm.

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Please post a picture of this bump

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
File attached (TS666G2)

Ok, thats a cyst, most likely trapped oil, which is why you're able to move it about

It should not cause you any problem but if pain, redness or warm to touch/getting bigger, then see someone in person

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
I found that one not very clear so i would post another one

It was clear to me, so same answer I gave you

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
OK, btw is it possible to be lymph as I found there are a lot of lymph around this area :)

Most likely acne cyst

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
OK so if it doesnt grow it is totally not harmful?
Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Now I understand, thank you very much!

Not harmful at all

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
OK, I felt nervous about this. I'm happy to hear it is not harmful. Thank you ;)

You're welcome

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