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syringomas... please help

I first started getting these bumps around my eyes as a little girl. In 1993 I asked my Doc about them, and he replied that he wasn't sure what they were but he could try to burn them off.

Now, I think i have more. And a few on the upper lid not just under the eye anymore. A Dermatologist today said they were syringomas.

I googled this word, and now I could cry. Removal looks grim, and scarring, and seems not very recommended. So that's it? I have no choice but to live with ugly bumps? And will they keep multiplying?!

So so sad...
Bella
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Sorry for the double post. It occurred to me after, to attach a photo
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563773 tn?1374246539
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Hello,
Syringoma is a non-cancerous (benign) bump usually found on the upper cheeks and lower eyelids of young adults. They are completely harmless and are caused by the overgrowth of cells. Treatment of syringoma  is by electrocautery ,cryotherapy, laser or surgical excision. Also use eye creams with the least amount of ingredients possible to avoid irritating the delicate thin eye area. Also, gently touch the eyes and avoid rubbing the eyes vigorously so as not to damage the skin. Also use good quality sunscreens when going out in the sun.
I hope it helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing or if you have any additional doubts. Kind regards.
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