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A 28-year-old female asked:

i have a small raised red patch on my right cheek. it is not dry or scaly, and does not hurt or itch. it is irregularly shaped. what is it?

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Dr. Steven Charlap
Holistic Medicine 37 years experience
Hard to say: Redness usually indicates inflammation or infection but the irregular shape is of concern. Please see a dermatologist immediately to make sure that it is not a form of skin cancer.
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Cannot tell: These type of questions can never be precisely answered without seeing the rash. See a dermatologist.

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