Dermatology/red bump on arm

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roberts red bump
roberts red bump  
I have a red bump on my forarm which has been there for a few months now, thought it would go away but its not. Just wondering what it is and how to get rid of it. Thank you

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The diagnosis of this type of bump would be done by a biopsy and then sent to a Dermpath lab for a diagnosis. This type of lesion could be a cyst, an infection causes by bacteria or virus or fungus, the lesion could be a dermatofibroma which is a type of scar tissue. The only way to know for sure is with a biopsy.

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