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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
22 years experience Medical Oncology
Dermatologist: Try using gentle exfoliation products. Avoid harsh skin-care products. Sometimes they go away on their own. A dermatologist can remove them using a ... Read More
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Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
35 years experience Pediatrics
Depends at what age: In newborn it's normal, no treatment required, in adults - probably laser. But i would ask dermatologist or a plastic surgeons for sure.

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Milia: Milia are plugged up pores. A complexion brush may help to open them.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
19 years experience Dermatology
Milia: Wash your face with warm water daily. If your skin seems oily, especially around the nose area, you can also use a mild moisturizing soap, such as dov ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Ellen Altenburg
31 years experience Pediatrics
Usually don't treat: Typically no treatment since they will resolve on their own in time, but sometimes your physician or dermatologist may treat. Here is some information ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
50 years experience Dermatology
No good way: Milia usually is deep. It is not easy to squeeze out. It may eventually go away.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Dermatologist: If they don't bother you, forget about it. They can be individually teased out. The smaller they are the more tedious it is. No sutures or dressings. ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Hoffman
28 years experience Pediatrics
No: I wouldn't recommend doing anything to remove the milia, especially in a delicate area near the eye. They need to be mechanically removed/extracted, ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Since you are : going to see a dermatologist - I think it would be best to rely on that doctor's evaluation and treatment plan. You are asking us how to treat this o ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
41 years experience Dermatology
Small cyst: Very common in people of all ages.It is benign.They can be removed.

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