I had a red spot on my arm which looked like a red freckle. It popped and now looks like a large red pimple on my arm. It is raised from my skin now also. It breaks open often, mostly after a hot shower. When this happens I place a bandage over it and once the bleeding has stopped it just appears the same as before. Any ideas on what this could be?
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It is difficult to comment on what you describe without examining you. You should consider getting it examined by your doctor/healthcare provider to confirm the exact cause. Get started on treatment as indicated by examination and test results. Keep the lesion clean and dry.
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