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Lump on chest, looks like a large pimple under the skin, foul smell on squeezing. Cure?

hi: i have a lump on my chest , it does not hurt, it s like a large pimple under the skin with no redness. when i squeeze it you can see a core but all it does is seeps foul smelling liquid. I ve spoke to my doctor about this and he said it should be removed surgically at a special clinic, which he has booked me for. It s been 3 years and not a word from them. Is there something I could do to rid myself of this. It is very embarrising because it will show with normal neck line tops.
Asked On : Sat, 19 Jan 2013
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Dermatologist 's  Response
This lesion could be a sebaceous cyst. It is usually a freely mobile lump beneath the skin and discharges a cheesy or oily secretion on being manipulated.
If it is too small it can be cauterised and if the size is big, surgical excision is required. Both the procedures, hardly take more than 15 to 20 minutes.
Hope that answers your query. Take care.
Answered: Sat, 19 Jan 2013
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