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05 Mar 2003

Lumps under skin
My friend has lumps under his skin. The lumps aren't painful but very visible. He has been to a GP who has surgically removed some of the lumps. The GP hasn't indicated what or why he is getting these lumps. Pse advise what he should do or who he can see in the Western Cape.
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CyberDoc

01 Jan 0001

Concerned, it sounds like they might be lipomas (benign fat tumours) or sebaceous glands. Neither of them is dangerous and the only need to be removed if they cause him discomfort. Just have him phone his GP and have him confirm the diagnosis. Good luck.
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