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A 26-year-old female asked:

Daughter has 8 small spots pink and slightly raised that fade when pressed. not itchy or sore but seem to have cracking yellowish middles. pls advise?

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Dr. Douglas Smith
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Could be molluscum: Molluscum contagiosum is a viral illness that develops small, raised, flesh colored, umbilicated (depressed center) lesoin. These tend to fade after a while. If in a cosmetically unappealing area, cryoablation with the use of liquid nitrogen is anoption. These could also be areas of folliculitis but that would generally be sore when pressed.

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