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A female asked:

Hundreds of small, firm sebaceous cysts inside labia minora, normal? read here from a doctor that labia minora is "supposed to have sebaceous cysts"

1 doctor answer5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Cynthia Archer
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Yes that can be: A normal variant. Look up sebaceous hyperplasia. See if that doesn't describe your body's appearance. For some women that's normal. Sometimes biopsy is done if the diagnosis isn't certain.
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