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Little tiny bumps on cheeks and forehead not red or itchy, ?

Little tiny bumps on cheeks and forehead not red or itchy, ?

Medical eval.: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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I have bumps on my forehead which don't seem to go away. I have this for already few months. They are itchy and waxy and little red too.

I have bumps on my forehead which don't seem to go away. I have this for already few months. They are itchy and waxy and little red too.

Whiteheads: From your description it sounds like you have developed a type of comedonal acne - usually called whiteheads. They are sometimes inflamed and very common at your age. There are over the counter products for this, but if it doesn't go away ask your doctor for a prescription med. ...Read more

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I suddenly broke out with dry skin coloured bumps on my forehead. It's not itchy just very dry and irritated. Just wondering what this could be?

I suddenly broke out with dry skin coloured bumps on my forehead. It's not itchy just very dry and irritated. Just wondering what this could be?

? Rosacea: This can be an acne-like condition that you should see a dermatologist for. It is often triggered by stress, hot spicy foods, caffeine, and alcohol. There are good topical and oral treatments for it ...Read more

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I put sunscreen on my forehead and went in the pool now it hurts like a sunburn but its not burnt, its red itchy and has bumps.?

I put sunscreen on my forehead and went in the pool now it hurts like a sunburn but its not burnt, its red itchy and has bumps.?

Skin irritant: It could be a reaction from the sunscreen and possibly any chemicals that were in the pool. It doesn't sound like a sunburn. Did you place the sunscreen anywhere else on your body, and did you get a rash? Best thing to do is just leave it alone. You can try some of the otc itch cream, some cool packs if it's really itchy. If no improvement in a few days, you should see your doc! ...Read more

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How would doctors recommend I treat red itchy bumps on my face-cheeks, forehead, jawline?

How would doctors recommend I treat red itchy bumps on my face-cheeks, forehead, jawline?

Depends on the cause: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Small, hard, pea sized bump on forehead since 2 weeks. Not painful, itchy or bleeding. Under surface of skin and has purple hue. Cancer?!

Watch for size chang: It can one of several different things. Most such things are pimples and will settle down in 2-3 weeks but watch its size and look for color changes. If it grows in size over the next 2-3 weeks, it should be shown to a doctor (PCP or dermatologist). You need to make sure it is not melanoma which case it will like increase in size in 2-4 weeks. ...Read more

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Hi im tasha I recently started getting small red bumps that look as if there rashes on my face by my forehead and cheek area and it's itchy.

Hi im tasha I recently started getting small red bumps that look as if there rashes on my face by my forehead and cheek area and it's itchy.

Facial rash: Small red bumps on face typically represent a rash. Rashes can be caused by many things such a virus, food allergies, contact allergies and more. If it persists for more than several days I recommend dermatology evaluation. Try to pinpoint what may have caused the rash. Topical corticosteroid creams may help ...Read more

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I have these tiny colorless bumps on my forehead (near eyebrows and eyes) it's itchy too. What are those and what treatment should I consider?

I have these tiny colorless bumps on my forehead (near eyebrows and eyes) it's itchy too. What are those and what treatment should I consider?

Epidermal cyst that: May have keratin in it. You're seeing benign bumps also known as epidermal inclusion cysts that has dead skin cells covering a bump, and they are hard to remove by yourself, once you start having them appear. You can also see an oculoplastics surgeon, who will probably use a syringe needle to remove them at their base using local anesthetic. so they don't come back. Try using warm compresses too. ...Read more

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For two days I have had what looks like a heat rash on my face. Tiny bumps on my cheeks and forehead. No heat exposure and very itchy. What is this?

For two days I have had what looks like a heat rash on my face. Tiny bumps on my cheeks and forehead. No heat exposure and very itchy. What is this?

Rash: Unfortunately, rashes are highly dependent on being visually examined. Plus, more history is needed. Therefore, reconnect by ordering a Health Tap Prime consult or see your local physician. ...Read more

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I have a rash of dry bumps that started on my chin, worked its way up on my cheeks, forehead, neck and ears its not red, its itchy ans sensitive?

I have a rash of dry bumps that started on my chin, worked its way up on my cheeks, forehead, neck and ears its not red, its itchy ans sensitive?

Reaction 2 somthing: More than likely a reaction to something (new skin care product, soap, detergent, fragrance, etc...) could be something else though, so should be checked and treated to give you relief. ...Read more

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I need help with my acne. I have bumps all over my forehead and they are my skin colour; they just won't go away. I have redness and itchy skin HELP!

I need help with my acne. I have bumps all over my forehead and they are my skin colour; they just won't go away. I have redness and itchy skin HELP!

See Dermatologist: Until then keep face clean and dry, do not squeeze the pimples. Need to be seen. Have you tried any treatments before? If yes, what? Best to be seen and asked a lot of questions before giving a treatmentŲ° ...Read more

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Small skin coloured bumps & pimples on forehead. Sometime becomes red, itchy and pus filled. Face skin is clear except the forehead area since long.

Small skin coloured bumps & pimples on forehead. Sometime becomes red, itchy and pus filled. Face skin is clear except the forehead area since long.

Pimples on forehead: IF YOU WEAR A HAT OR A CAP, STOP IMMEDIATELY.
TRY AN ACNE WASH AND APPLY A BENZOYL PEROXIDE LOTION OR CEAM TWICE DAILY.
STOP EATING NUTS, CHOCOLATE, AND TOO MANY DAIRY PRODUCTS ...Read more

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I have itchy red bumps on my forehead and cheeks. The bumps on my cheeks sometimes turn red and feel warm. This started 1 week ago and am 38 weeks preg?

I have itchy red bumps on my forehead and cheeks. The bumps on my cheeks sometimes turn red and feel warm. This started 1 week ago and am 38 weeks preg?

Acne or rosacea: Many skin conditions can flare or worsen or appear for the first time during pregnancy. Your hormones cause many physiologic changes especially in the skin. Acne rosacea, acne vulgaris can be triggered during pregnancy causing your symptoms. See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Bumps on middle of forehead. Painful and itchy. Started as 5 or 6 small bumps and are now 2 big ones. Swollen lymph nodes on left side of neck/jaw.

Bumps on middle of forehead. Painful and itchy. Started as 5 or 6 small bumps and are now 2 big ones. Swollen lymph nodes on left side of neck/jaw.

Infection, shingles?: This sounds like a skin infection of some sort. It could be a bacterial infection (e.g. staph, strep, etc) but I'm more suspicious of herpes zoster (shingles). See a doctor ASAP. If bacterial, you'll need an antibiotic. If shingles, an antiviral drug (e.g. valacyclovir) needs to be started very soon to have maximum benefit. ...Read more

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I recently discontinued isotretinoin for painful cystic acne. Now I'm breaking out on my forehead with little itchy bumps with long whiteheads.?

I recently discontinued isotretinoin for painful cystic acne. Now I'm breaking out on my forehead with little itchy bumps with long whiteheads.?

See Your Derm: See your dermatologist. You may need a mild retinoid (tretinoin) to keep you from breaking out, at least for a few months. This will likley pass uneventfully. However, there could be another cause for this type of breakout. Your dermatologist can help you with this frustrating flare. ...Read more

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Small bump inside skin forehead left side. Tingling left side face, eye hurts, slight pressure on forehead, itchy scalp left side, swelling left brow?

Small bump inside skin forehead left side. Tingling left side face, eye hurts, slight pressure on forehead, itchy scalp left side, swelling left brow?

EyeThinkYouNeedADoc: Putting that all together, except the itchy scalp, I'd suggest you get yourself checked for inflammation of a small artery on that side (near the temple). That could be signalling a deeper problem that could affect your eyesight (your eye is already hurting, right?). I may be wrong and I hope I am. But get to your doctor tomorrow for an exam and maybe a blood test or two. Better safe than sorry. ...Read more

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Itchy lumps on head without injury. One has tiny white bump and the other does not but hurts very bad. What is this?

Hard to say: Without actually looking at the rash. Since the bumps are itchy, they may be insect bites of some type, but since one hurts, infection must be ruled out. See you doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Small red itchy bump came up then got larger developed white head then bright red and painful. Got black crus. Then several more came up in same area.

Small red itchy bump came up then got larger developed white head then bright red and painful. Got black crus. Then several more came up in same area.

Folliculitis: Small itchy red bumps that then develop a white head and appear in crops may be an infection of the hair follicles called folliculitis. Folliculitis is commonly caused by bacteria on the skin. Warm compresses may be applied to the rash but often it will resolve on it's own. Avoid shaving the affected region until the rash clears. ...Read more

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What is a white bump on my head it is itchy and I have had it for years?

Many possibilites: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause itching. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Found a tick on my head a little while after that I noticed the itchy bumps on the crown of my head?

Found a tick on my head a little while after that I noticed the itchy bumps on the crown of my head?

See details: If the tick was not attached and engorged (filled with blood) it is not an issue. The bumps are likely unrelated. ...Read more

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If I didn't get the head of a tick out of my crown of my head can ot cause itchy bumps on the crown of my head?

If I didn't get the head of a tick out of my crown of my head can ot cause itchy bumps on the crown of my head?

Get it out: Yes it can cause itchy bumps and even a secondary infection. You need to get all of the insect parts out. ...Read more

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I noted that my 4 Y son has around 3 itchy bump in the head in different locations in head He is active, eat well and no fever. So worried please help?

I noted that my 4 Y son has around 3 itchy bump in the head in different locations in head He is active, eat well and no fever. So worried please help?

Could be many things: The three bumps could be many things from insect bites to fungal infection. Consider an inbox consult-=> photo of bumps could be shared online or follow up with child's doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I've had a bump on my head for almost 2 months. It's like a mosquito bite, itchy, but if I let it go then it goes down and gets smaller. It itches, and is about the size of a dime, but completely disappears when left alone until messed with again. What co

I've had a bump on my head for almost 2 months. It's like a mosquito bite, itchy, but if I let it go then it goes down and gets smaller. It itches, and is about the size of a dime, but completely disappears when left alone until messed with again. What co

ForgiveMe4BeingNosey: Don't mess with it, waddaya think? Don't mess with it for another month or two. Resist scratching it, or fooling with it or touching it, or scraping it with a comb. If after waiting, it's still there, then have a doctor look at it to assess for size, color (s), borders, etc. Of course, you said the bump is on your head. The head includes ears and face. So if this bump is on the end of your nose.... ...Read more

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A sudden head bumps in my head that exist without any head trauma or anything do I have to be alarm? I'm having panic attack its itchy and feeoing hot

A sudden head bumps in my head that exist without any head trauma or anything do I have to be alarm? I'm having panic attack its itchy and feeoing hot

Head trauma: If you have been free of headaches, dizziness, blurred vision, gait issues present within 48 to 72 hours then you have to call 911 or go to er, if you have been symptom free for 48 to 72 hours then most likely you should be fine as a general rule. ...Read more