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do hives on my face look like small white head pimples?

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Dr. Robert Alexander
26 years experience Plastic Surgery
Sometimes: Hives may take form of lumps (like after insect bite) or small pimple-like bumps. Hive often itches, whereas actual pimples do not usually feature that. I would suggest a consult with local dermatologist to diagnose & recommend treatment.
Answered on Mar 31, 2016
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
White head pimples: White head pimples on face may be due to milia. Milia are small deposits of keratin under the skin forming cyst like structures. It is abenign condition zthey are best removed by a dermatologist.
Answered on Nov 8, 2015

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