A fibrous nasal papule is a benign lesion that people have in early adult life.
These small growths can measure between 1mm and 5mm in diameter and cause some cosmetic discomfort that you will definitely want to say goodbye to.
There are indeed natural, medical and surgical solutions that can help you get rid of the nasal fibrous papule.
Why do fibrous papules form?
Fibrous papules are benign (non-cancerous) growths on the skin that occur with aging, an individual usually has only one lesion, sometimes two.
When examined under a microscope, fibrous papules contain collagen and blood vessels. Their medical name is angiofibroma.
How is a fibrous papule diagnosed?
Sometimes it is possible for an expert to diagnose a fibrous papule during a clinical examination, however, it can be difficult to distinguish a fibrous papule from other skin growths such as a mole, hair follicle tumor, etc.
Fibrous papules usually appear on the nose, but they can develop anywhere on the face, such as the cheeks, chin, or around the mouth.
How to remove a fibrous papule?
Natural treatment of fibrous papule
There are certain creams that you can apply to help make the fibrous papule disappear or reduce its size.
Besides creams, you can take steps to avoid making the problem worse, you should protect your face from the sun and do everything you can to reduce inflammation. Adding antioxidant-rich fresh fruits and vegetables to your diet and opting for a skin care regimen chosen with the help of a dermatologist can be beneficial in treating unsightly skin lesions.
Medical solutions to remove these skin growths
Fibrous papules are harmless, do not require treatment and remain stable; they can, for purely aesthetic reasons, be removed by shave biopsy, cryotherapy, laser therapy, etc, once removed, fibrous papules rarely reappear.
Fibrous nasal papule surgery.
A fibrous papule can be scraped or cauterized; it is always sent for histological examination if it is not possible to distinguish it from a skin tumor.
Two methods are used to remove fibrous papules:
- Excision: The fibrous papule is scraped/shaved. The wound is then cauterized.
- Cauterization: The skin lesion is burned focally using electrosurgery with a very fine tip.
In order to carry out a painless session, the practitioner administers an injection of local anesthetic.
A very superficial wound result, this is covered in Vaseline, and will crust over and heal over a period of a few days, usually between 5 and 7 days.
A dressing is not necessary unless it is in an area prone to friction, in which case a dressing is used to protect the skin until it has healed.