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My boyfriend has a white lump on his bum. And i've popped it 3 times in 5 years white thick smelling stuff comes out.It always comes back. What is it?

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Dr. Amy Tezza
Internal Medicine

In brief: Cyst

Most likely it's a sebaceous cyst; these are also known as epidermal cysts.
These are not dangerous in general; however they tend to fill up over and over so he might want to consider seeing a doctor to have it removed. They can also get infected and become red and painful.

In brief: Cyst

Most likely it's a sebaceous cyst; these are also known as epidermal cysts.
These are not dangerous in general; however they tend to fill up over and over so he might want to consider seeing a doctor to have it removed. They can also get infected and become red and painful.
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