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i have a pea sized bump on my inner thigh non painful reddish purple poped and dark blood came out what could it be?

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Dr. Lorrie Klein
Dermatology 36 years experience
Purple bump: Could be a hemangioma, blood blister from trauma, venous lake. Have it checked by a dermatologist.
Dr. Christopher Moeller
Dermatology 38 years experience
Red dot: Probably a hemangioma, which is a growth of blood vessels. See a dermatologist to make sure it's ok and they can offer a treatment such as laser.

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