Lump and Bump Removal

Serving Hamilton, Stoney Creek, Grimsby and surrounding areas

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  • A small flesh coloured bump
  • Usually on a finger or toe
  • Often surrounded by a thin, dry, ridge of skin called a “collarette”


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Angiofibroma

  • A small flesh coloured bump
  • Usually on the nose


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Dermatofibroma

  • A firm pink or brown bump
  • Often on the lower legs
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  • Tiny brown or black bumps
  • Usually on the face of people with dark skin
  • Are easily removed with electrocautery in the office
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  • A harmless collection of keratin (dead skin cells) inside an enlarge pore
  • Usually on the face
  • Can be easily removed in the office with a minor surgical procedure
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Epidermal Cyst (Sebaceous Cyst)

  • A harmless collection of keratin (dead skin cells)
  • Cysts can be easily removed in the office with a minor surgical procedure
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Keratosis Pilaris


Milia (White Heads)

  • Tiny white bumps that develop on the face and eyelids
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  • Can be treated with Microdermabrasion and Extractions


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Mole  (Benign Nevus) Removal

  • Many benign moles can be easily removed
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  • A small soft pink bump
  • Usually inside the mouth or lips
  • Be sure to have your doctor check any bumps in your mouth to make sure that is not cancer
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Pyogenic Granuloma

  • A benign growth of blood vessels that appears suddenly
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Scalp Cyst (Pilar Cyst)

  • A sac filled with dead skin cells on the scalp
  • Can be easily removed in the office
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  • ‘Ingrown’ hairs at the base of the spine
  • Often aggravated by sitting, heat and sweating
  • Can be treated with surgery and  Laser Hair Removal


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Sebaceous Hyperplasia (Enlarged Oil Glands)

  • Enlarged oil glands (sebaceous glands) commonly develop on maturing skin
  • Usually appear on the forehead and cheeks
  • Can be easily treated with electrocautery
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Seborrheic Keratoses (Warty Age Spots)

  • Warty spots that develop on maturing skin
  • May be white, grey, brown or black in colour
  • Can be treated with cryotherapy or a minor surgical procedure
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Skin Tags (Achrochorda, Fibroepithelial Polyps)

  • Extra “flaps” of skin
  • Frequently on the sides of the neck, under the arms and in the groins
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Solar Lentigenes (Liver Spots)


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  • Look like small white bits of stucco on the skin
  • Usually on the lower legs, tops and sides of the feet and toes
  • Are a type of Seborrheic Keratosis


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Syringomas (Enlarged Sweat Glands)

  • Are benign (non-cancerous) growths of sweat glands
  • Usually appear on the eyelids
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Warts (Verrucae, Verruca Vulgaris, Verruca Plantaris)

  • Warts are caused by the Human Papilloma Virus – HPV
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Xanthelasma Palpebrarum (Xanthoma)

  • Are yellow deposits of ‘cholesterol’ and fats
  • Usually on the upper and lower eyelids
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