Lump and Bump Removal

Serving Hamilton, Stoney Creek, Grimsby and surrounding areas

Acquired Digital Fibrokeratoma

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


  • A small flesh coloured bump
  • Usually on the nose


  • A firm pink or brown bump
  • Often on the lower legs

Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra

DPN, Seborrheic Keratoses

  • Tiny brown or black bumps
  • Usually on the face of people with dark skin
  • Are easily removed with electrocautery in the office

Dilated Pore of Winer

  • Tiny brown or black bumps
  • Usually on the face of people with dark skin
  • Are easily removed with electrocautery in the office

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

Favre Racouchot Syndrome

Favre Racouchot Disease

  • Large black heads (comedones) due to sun damage
  • Around the eyes
  • Can be treated with Chemical Peels, Microdermabrasion or Extractions

Keratosis Pilaris

  • Rough, bumps on the cheeks, sides of the upper arms and thighs
  • Can be treated with Chemical Peels or Microdermabrasion


White Heads

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

Mole Removal

Benign Nevus

  • Many benign moles can be easily removed

Mucosal Fibroma

Oral Fibroma, Oral Fibromatosis, Oral Skin Tag

  • 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

Pyogenic Granuloma

  • A benign growth of blood vessels that appears suddenly

Scalp Cyst

Pilar Cyst

  • A sac filled with dead skin cells on the scalp
  • Can be easily removed in the office

Pilonidal Cyst

Pilonidal Abscess

  • ‘Ingrown’ hairs at the base of the spine
  • Often aggravated by sitting, heat and sweating
  • Can be treated with surgery and  Laser Hair Removal

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

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

Skin Tags

Achrochorda, Fibroepithelial Polyps

  • Extra “flaps” of skin
  • Frequently on the sides of the neck, under the arms and in the groins

Solar Lentigenes

Liver Spots

  • Develop after years of sun exposure
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  • Can be treated with IPL – Intense Pulsed Light Fotofacials (Photofacial)

Stucco Keratoses

Hyperkeratotic Seborrheic Keratoses, Keratosis Alba

  • 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


Enlarged Sweat Glands

  • Are benign (non-cancerous) growths of sweat glands
  • Usually appear on the eyelids

Venous Lake

Venous Hemangioma)

  • Purple Bumps
  • Usually on the Lip or Ear
  • Can be treated with Intense Pulsed Light (IPL, Fotofacials)

Xanthelasma Palpebrarum


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