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Bright red spot the size of dime showed up on thigh a few days ago. no border, no pain or itchiness.bumpy/rough texture. skin cancer? 20 yr old female

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 58 years experience
Cancer not likely: Suspect minor injury. If it fails to evolve through healing during next 2 weeks, consider alternative diagnosis and biopsy. Avoid antibiotics and antiseptics. Leave open. Wash gently in shower.
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