Small object hit screen leaving barely visible dark spot

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I hope this isn't a dumb question, but I bought a refurbiahed tv recently (I know, I know) and to my surprise it looked and worked brand new...until today-only 2nd day using it, I noticed a small dark spot, center/off to the side and barely visible x coming from it. I mean barely visible that it can only be seen against a white background if I look directly at it.
This doesn't bother me and I really don't want to to go through the return process. So my question is: will this mark get worse? Will it expand somehow? My previous tv had 2 black lines for a very long time off to the side that darkened a little bit but never enough to make me buy a new one. I'll only return if this is bound to get darker.
 

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It won't grow.

You actually have an LCD TV. The backlighting is the only thing that changed. It went from a ccfl providing the the lighting to LEDs providing the lighting.
 

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Have you tried to massage that area? Those pixels may be permanently ruined, idk. Will they grow? No. I would think the TV fell or someone picked up the TV incorrectly.

https://www.apartmenttherapy.com/how-to-fix-hot-dead-or-stuck-p-74456

http://www.jscreenfix.com/
 
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I should note this is an LED tv. I wasn't sure the massaging would do anything, I also had a dead pixel on my old lcd tv and the massaging didn't work. This looks like some pointed object hit it and the x is possibly a crack inside. If you don't think it will continue to grow in size then I'm fine with it. I play a lot of video games and multiple colors dancing around hide it.
 

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It won't grow.

You actually have an LCD TV. The backlighting is the only thing that changed. It went from a ccfl providing the the lighting to LEDs providing the lighting.
 
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