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A 18-year-old female asked:

I have this sore like thing in the public hair area it started to look like a pimple but now it's purple red what could it be?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 52 years experience
Get medical checkup: Any growth which is painless, can be a serious issue. So it is best you get yourself examined by a doctor and get your growth removed if it is suspect for skin cancer(want to be sure it is not melanoma)
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Dr. Elliot Duboys
Plastic Surgery 46 years experience
It can be anything from a pimple to a growth. Things like melanoma typically do not hurt. Best to see your physician for an opinion
Nov 7, 2015
Last updated Nov 10, 2015

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