Is this a blackhead? (photo)

i have been having this spot on my nose for so long. Not sure what this is and just realised that it could be a blackhead. Can you please confirm and help me how to get rid of it? I have never got this on my face before.

Doctor Answers 1

Spot on the Nose

Thank you for your question.  The spot on your nose does not look like a blackhead.  It may be an actinic keratosis which is a pre-cancerous spot caused by sun damage.  There are many treatments for this.  I recommend for you to see a dermatologist to have the area treated.  I wish you the best.


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