A 64-year-old female asked:
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i have had this bump on my chest for over 6 mos. the dermatologist just said its a ingrown hair. now it getting hard. what do i do?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Cyst: This may now be an inclusion cyst and if there is no associated redness or significant tenderness, it may be left alone. If you have further concerns about it, consult a general surgeon for advice.
Answered on Feb 18, 2016

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