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A 30-year-old female asked:

Small pimple on nose grows to large open scab 2 times now. both left side different places. what could it be? leaves scar behind after neosporin.

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Dr. Barry Press
Plastic Surgery 45 years experience
Get it checked: Lesions that don't heal and come back like this, especially on sun-exposed areas, should be evaluated by a dermatologist and skin cancer ruled out.
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