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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 ?
Consultation advised: 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. Best wishes. ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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