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Q. Is the red spot on my nose something serious?

Answered by
Dr. Shanza Ikram
and medically reviewed by Dr. Divya Banu M
This is a premium question & answer published on May 16, 2019

Hi doctor,

I have had a red like spot on my nose for a few months and would like to get it looked at. It does not bleed or change shape. I think it has been there for a couple of months.

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Hi,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

I have gone through your case. Well in my opinion this red spot does not look ordinary to me (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It is highly suspicious lesion as its margins look rolled up and it is present on sun exposed site as well. I am not scaring you but in my opinion it should be biopsied as early as possible as unfortunately my differential diagnosis is basal cell carcinoma untill ruled out on biopsy.

Do not scratch it or apply anything. Just regularly apply any sunblock during daytime. And get your appointment done with your GP or local dermatologist as early as possible. Take care.


The Probable causes:

1.Sun exposure.

Investigations to be done:

Skin biopsy

Preventive measures:

Sunblock.

Hi,

Thank you doctor.

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Hi,

Welcome back to icliniq.com.

Wish you quick recovery. Take care.


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