Daughter Has Small Lump On Her Neck? (photo)

My daughter has a small (4mm) lump n her neck. It started as what I thought was a white head (spot), but over time it has grown. It has always been white, but over the past week has become red/pink, with red around. I have taken her to the doctors and he seems to think it is a skin coloured mole. I'm not convinced, so just wondered if anyone had any idea? I will attach a photograph (hopefully!) Thanks

Doctor Answers 2

Small neck bump

It is difficult to make a diagnosis from the photo but it looks as if your daughter's lump may be a sebaceous cyst that is now inflamed or infected.  Please find a board certified dermatologist in your area for diagnosis and treatment.  Let me know how she is.

New York Dermatologist
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What is This Lesion on Young Woman's Neck?

Hi Vee,

Difficult to give you an accurate answer without examination, but by the the looks of it and your description it may be a cyst. You should take your daughter to another physician for another opinion. Good luck and be well.

Dr. P

Michael A. Persky, MD
Encino Facial Plastic Surgeon
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