- Somizi Mhlongo's daughter, Bahumi, inspired her followers by being open about her incurable health condition
- The student and actress has lymphedema in one leg
- She posted a picture showing off the leg and ignited a wave of awareness in her comments section
Somizi Mhlongo's daughter, Bahumi, has revealed that she suffers from lymphedema in one leg.
The actress and reality television star was confident and open enough to post a picture of the leg.
"Being herself was her truest form of worship."
Her right leg being noticeably larger than the other prompted one fan to ask about it:
"Why is one leg big another one small? Is it the angle of the camera?"
One of her other fans, who also has lymphedema, explained it all:
"Lymphedema is a condition where your blood circulation does pass through some of your lymph, thus makes your nodes blocked.
"The result is your part of your body will swell. Some people have it in one arm or one leg and there is no cure for this. I know cause I have it on my right leg, same as Bahumi."
24-Year-old Bahumi is Somizi's only child. Her mom is well-known veteran actress Palesa Madisakwane.
We were first introduced to Bahumi on her famous father Somizi's reality television show, Living The Dream with Somizi.
Since then, Bahumi's starred as a younger Lebo Mathosa on the hit MTV Base series, Dream: The Lebo Mathosa Story.
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