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Baby Milk Bumps
I have small "milk bumps" all over my chest, arms, back &then 1crusty sore on the right side of my face-just happened over night; concerned boutmy face?
Sorry, but it's not a good idea to render a diagnosis without seeing your rash. A picture really is worth a thousand words. With an online consultation at Health Tap you can upload an images of your rash and discuss it with a physician. Best wishes. You can join Prime and consult with a primary care physician or you can have a Concierge consultation with a dermatologist.
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Epstein's pearls?: Little white or yellowish bumps on the palate or upper gums of new babies are likely to be "epstein's pearls". They appear sometimes during the formation of the palate, have no purpose, cause no problems, and go away after the first few weeks or months. Parents can ask the doctor to look and see if the bumps are indeed epstein's pearls, at the 3 month or 4 month check-ups. ...Read more
Call or page the Dr.: A 3 month-old baby who is "unconsolable" is fussy for a reason. If the baby had cold symptoms or has fever, an infection is likely. If truly not able to be consoled, the baby should be seen at the emergency room to rule out meningitis. If just "fussier than usual", parents can check the baby with no clothes on, give tylenol, (acetaminophen) give a warm bath, give a feeding, and if still fussy, go to urgent care. ...Read more
Is milia on the foreskin possible? I've had little tiny white bumps on my foreskin for about 1 1/2 years no itch or pain.
Yes: Forget about milia. You seem to have other issues worthy of attention. ...Read more
Milia: Milia is a harmless skin problem, caused by the obstruction of the oil gland (sebaceous), common under the eyes. Primary Newborn milia caused by underdevelopment of sebaceous glands and resolve on its own. Secondary in adults from the other reasons, causing mostly cosmetic problems. Visit your dermatologist, who could guide you with a treatment. ...Read more
What is milia & fordyce? How is it contracted? Are they curable? I've had it for yrs, never noticed them really. Tiny white painless brotherless bumps
Normal finding: You don't treat normal skin. These are common normal skin findings. Relax and get on with life. ...Read more
Milia: Are tiny white bumps that occur when keratin becomes trapped below the skin's surface. Most go away on their own and in most cases, no treatment is recommended. Attempts to treat milia outside of a dermatologist's office can result in infection and scarring. Some people have had success by using saunas or steam baths. ...Read more
Have MD remove: The fastest way is to have a physician perform a sterile unroofing of the overlying tissue. ...Read more
No good way: Milia usually is deep. It is not easy to squeeze out. It may eventually go away. ...Read more
I have a bunch of dots on my forskin when I pull it back. It does not itch or hurt. They are little tiny white/yellowish spots\bumps. Can it be milia?
See answer: Milia is most commonly used to describe the little plugs of keratin in the glands of the skin of the face that are common feature of newborns’ faces. Milia of the penis a misnomer and what you are describing are likely either prominent sebaceous glands or what are called "fordyce spots": small, raised, 1-3 mm pale or white spots or bumps and which are a normal anatomical variation in many men. ...Read more
I have tiny bumps (maybe milia) all over the face neck and chest, how to get rid of it and what is causing it?
Miia are usual: But consult a dermatologist to be sure you do not have tuberous sclerosis or other skin disorders. ...Read more
What to do if I have small milia bumps on a near my eyelid. I don't want to use a needle. Anyone have a solution?
Milia treatment: I would not recommend sticking a needle near your eye for any reason. I feel you're best option is to see an oculoplastic surgeon who can help you manage this condition safely and successfully. ...Read more
How to get rid of milia under eyes? I seem I have turble with these bumps and I want to know how to get rid of them naturally...
Milia: Milia usually disappear on their own in a few weeks. 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 dove. Make sure to pat dry. ...Read more
What would cause small white bumps on my hands and lower arms? They're similar to milia but more superficial.
I have Porphyria cutanea tarda. How can you remove milia that grows under my skin (hands). I assume it's milia 'cos they're tiny white cyst like bumps?
There are kits: Some brave folks use equipment to remove them in their own, or any dermatologists can do this easily. Since there is often vessel compromise in PCT, ask for a physician's guidance Before you start with your own needle and curette. ...Read more
I just wanted to ask if this is what they called milia. It suddenly appears over my cheeks, forehead and chin. A tiny bumps that looks like an acne.
I have this new bump under my eye which at first I thought was acne but wasn't some say it might be milia what's the avg price to get it removed?
Could be: It's hard to know without it being described more. Milia look like mini "white heads". But it could be a flat wart or sebaceous hyperplasia or a chalazion/stye. Sorry about the fancy words. Costs are dependent on if you have insurance and if it is cosmetic or not. Best of luck ...Read more
My daughter is 9, hates needles, and has a milia bump on the inner corner of her eye. Is there anything we can do to treat it w/o dr. Using a needle?
Yes: Have her seen by pediatric ophthalmologistGet a more detailed answer ›
I have tiny skin colored bumps on my face. They don't look like milia. They don't hurt but I don't know how to get rid of them. I've never had acne.
Get them checked: Visit your primary physician for an evaluation. If the are millias, white heads, or clogged pores, they will give you alternatives to decrease them. ...Read more
I have small white bumps in my penis & my testicles look like milia but it's not itchy or anything. Is it ok for me to have sex or is it dangerous?
I scald my tongue on Monday from tasting hot milk and when I went look at my tongue I notice bumps in the back?
Usually I squeeze my breasts to feel any strange lumps or bumps but lately when I squeeze milk comes out and water.
When a lady can express a watery milky fluid from her nipples, this is called galactorrhea. This type of fluid does not cause me to think of anything dangerous but I do have concerns that the pituitary gland may be producing too much of one of it's hormones. Consult your physician for additional hormonal testing. ...Read more
My friend said that the weed stays in her breast milk so she bumps and dumbs 3 times then she breastfeeds again. How long does it stay in breast milk?
My vagina hurts to wipe, inside the clit there are tiny bumps that resemble taste buds, there isn't much discharge but it resembles milk &its itchy?
I cut my pinky finger while opening a evaporated milk can about 2 1/2 weeks ago, I put peroxide and antibacterial cream but it looks like it didn't healed properly. I have a small red bump but it's closed already n im 6 months Prego, what can I do?
Examination: You will need to show your finger to your doctor so they can see it and determine if infection is present and if any further treatment is needed. 2.5 weeks after the injury it is likely just in the healing process but an exam is needed to confirm. ...Read more
My vagina hurts to wipe, has no odour but has a clear to milk white discharge. It itches a bit and on the inside clit small bumps have formulated. Bv?
Small Orange/White bumps on the tip area of my tongue, Burning sensation which worsens when trying to drink any liquid from Water to Coke or even Milk?
Bumps on tongue: Hello ~ these painful bumps on the tongue occur very frequently in all of us and they are usually due to reactivation of a virus we get as kids and is usually herpes 1 or coxsackie virus. Best treatment is triamcinolone acetonide 0.1% dental paste applied 3 -4 x a day. You will need a prescription for this. Thanks ...Read more