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A 19-year-old female asked:

Are tiny little bumps (skin coloured) clogged pores or acne? they're covering my whole face and i can't wash harshly because of my hypersensitive skin

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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
Neonatology 38 years experience
Milia: Primary or secondary milia in an adult may disappear on their own, but your doctor may treat you with one of the following: Piercing each milium with a sterile lancet or scalpel followed by removal of the cyst, topical vitamin A prep, or derm abrasion. See your dermatologist for an exam and consult. Primary milia will resolve without therapy on their own
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics 36 years experience
Sebaceous hyperplasi: This condition could also be sebaceous hyperplasia. The treatment depends on the extent. For a few simple isolated lesions, curettage may be an expedient, effications and inexpensive method of treatment. Use of retinoids may also help.More extensive lesions may benefit from the laser.
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Last updated Jan 11, 2018


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