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I have a hard red spot, about the size of a quarter, near my ankle. It does not hurt. What could it be?

Related Topics: Ankle, Skin, Pain
 

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Your dermatologist should evaluate skin changes or abnormal spots. A lesion that feels hard may be scar tissue. However, you should be evaluated for any underlying skin cancer.

When evaluating your skin, look for changes in the area, border, or color of the skin. These are the "ABCs" of skin cancer detection.

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