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I am 19 years old and I noticed a few months ago a red dot that appeared on my right butt cheek. It doesn't itch or anything, it is just there. And I don't know what it is.  
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Hi,

This could be cherry angiomas. Cherry angiomas are benign , fairly common skin growths that vary in size. They can occur almost anywhere on the body but usually develop on the trunk.

They are most common after age 40. The cause is unknown. Although painless and harmless, cherry angiomas may bleed profusely if injured.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cherry_angioma

There is no relation with coronary artery disease.

Cherry angiomas generally do not need to be treated. If they are cosmetically displeasing or prone to bleeding, angiomas may be removed by surgery, freezing (cryotherapy ), burning (electrosurgery/cautery), or laser.

Let us know if you need any other information.

Regards.
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Thank you very much.
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Hi,

Glad to know that the post was of help to you.

Let us know about how you are doing and if you need any other information.

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