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Lump in skin under chin.

I had an acne spot under my chin that took a while to go down, it was under  he skin so I couldn't pop it....anyway it eventually subsided but now I'm left with a tiny lump under the skin where the spot used to be...it's difficult to feel most of the time, I have to stretch my neck to feel it and it not visible on the surface at all. I am concerned about it now as its not gone and is still there 8 months or so on from the acne...what could this be? I suffer from health anxiety which doesn't help at all.
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Health anxiety is right. This is probably an acne cyst. Just leave it alone and stop fretting about it. It will likely diminish in time.
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More than likely nothing to worry about. Health anxiety can cause all kinds of worry and make what is nothing seem like something. If you are really worried, see a dermatologist.
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Is it normal that it has lasted so long. It has shrunk over the 8 months or so, what is an acne cyst?
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I have something similar above my jaw line. It's a pimple under the skin that can get infected sometimes. Lookup sebaceous cyst.
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