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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?

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

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3 mos baby 3 milia looking bumps in same area on his upper gum only, tooth?

3 mos baby 3 milia looking bumps in same area on his upper gum only, tooth?

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

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3 mos baby teething signs 3 white bumps like milia in same area on top gum & unconsolable, tooth?

3 mos baby teething signs 3 white bumps like milia in same area on top gum & unconsolable, tooth?

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

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Please explain "milia" undereye and why people get these bumps? How to get rid naturally?

Please explain "milia" undereye and why people get these bumps? How to get rid naturally?

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

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How to get rid of milk spots/milia?

How to get rid of milk spots/milia?

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

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What's the fastest way to remove a milia bump from under my eye?

What's the fastest way to remove a milia bump from under my eye?

Have MD remove: The fastest way is to have a physician perform a sterile unroofing of the overlying tissue. ...Read more

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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

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I thnk I have milia on my face. All over. Like tiny bumps. How do I get rid of them?

I thnk I have milia on my face. All over. Like tiny bumps. How do I get rid of them?

Tricky: Dermatologic conditions are hard to discuss without seeing them. Folliculitis, infection of hair follicles often requires an antibiotic. but it could be other conditions. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Does anyone know how can I get rid of those tiny white bumps under your eyes called milia?

Does anyone know how can I get rid of those tiny white bumps under your eyes called milia?

Milia: Milia can be removed by excision, cautery, freezing, or even laser treatment. See an eye doctor. ...Read more

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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...

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

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What would cause small white bumps on my hands and lower arms? They're similar to milia but more superficial.

What would cause small white bumps on my hands and lower arms? They're similar to milia but more superficial.

Impossible: To make a diagnosis without seeing the skin lesions and getting a little more history. A dermatology textbook will have over a thousand different skin conditions, and a good portion of them can look like "small white bumps." best to see a doctor. Preferably a dermatologist. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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

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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.

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

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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 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?

Yes.: No problem. Seems like you've had these spots for a long time. Could be Fordyce spots or ppp (pearly penile papules). If you are at risk of venereal diseases due to risky behaviour, then get tested! ...Read more

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I scald my tongue on Monday from tasting hot milk and when I went look at my tongue I notice bumps in the back?

I scald my tongue on Monday from tasting hot milk and when I went look at my tongue I notice bumps in the back?

Inflammation: It is normal to have bumps on the tongue, they are called papillae and they carry the taste buds. Raised and red papillae are likely due to inflammation/irritation from the burn. ...Read more

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Usually I squeeze my breasts to feel any strange lumps or bumps but lately when I squeeze milk comes out and water.

Usually I squeeze my breasts to feel any strange lumps or bumps but lately when I squeeze milk comes out and water.

Galactorrhea: Hello Mary,

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

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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?

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?

Infection: The symptoms you mention could be caused by candida (yeast), bacteria (bacterial vaginosis), trichomonads, and chlamydia. The most likely culprit would be a candida infection. Visit your ob-gyn. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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