I have a brown hard bump on the top lip, I was not like that before, it was redish almost like a pimple but I dont know if it was a pimple or a coldsore. I tryed popling it it bled and not is brown and hard almost like a mole but I know its not a mole. what do I do and is it bad?
I Have a Brown Hard Bump on the Top Lip, Should I Be Concerned?
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Doctor Answers 3
See your dermatologist
Anything that lasts more than 2 weeks should be examined by a board certified dermatologist, especially if its bleeds.
A bleeding, changing spot needs an examination by a dermatologist
Please consult a board-certified dermatologist for a definitive diagnosis and treatment as soon as possible. It may be a benign lesion such as a wart or seborrheic keratosis or it may be something more serious. Such a diagnosis should not be made on the internet. It definitely needs an examination.
Is a large brown bump on the lip bad?
The only way to know is to biopsy the lesion. Although we write a lot about beauty in this space, dermatology and skin disease is an important aspect of being a physician. I would recommend seeing a dermatologist and getting a biopsy if anything is changing. Chances are pretty good that it will turn out to be nothing but in the event that it is a skin cancer, you are better to get it diagnosed early
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