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When a young baby has little red bumps on her cheeks, how do you get rid of it?

When a young baby has little red bumps on her cheeks, how do you get rid of it?

Common problem: Many infants have little bumps on the cheeks othewise referred to as neonatal acne. Usually aquaphor or vaseline a couple times a day will help. If this is not working, very sparing use of one percent over the counter Hydrocortisone is safe once a day. If still persists seek medical attention from your pediatrician. ...Read more

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Red Bumps (Definition)

Red bumps is a symptom in which a person has a rash of raised spots on the skin, and the spots are redder than the normal skin. Redness is usually caused by increased blood (red colored) in the reddened area. Increased blood flow can be due to allergies, infection, hormonal changes, ...Read more


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Today, i noticed the inside of my cheek is raw. With six small red bumps. They do not hurt. I am a smoker. What could it be?

Today, i noticed the inside of my cheek is raw. With six small red bumps. They do not hurt. I am a smoker. What could it be?

Too many choices...: See a dr / urgent care / dentist. Might be an infection, might be herpes, might be a precancerous skin change from tobacco exposure. Too hard to say over internet. Get seen. ...Read more

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2 or 3 small, red bumps on each side of inner butt cheek, almost directly across from one another, not painful, not itchy, been there about 4 weeks?

2 or 3 small, red bumps on each side of inner butt cheek, almost directly across from one another, not painful, not itchy, been there about 4 weeks?

Folliculitis.: What you are describing could be folliculitis which is simply inflammation of the extremely small hair follicles which are present in that area. Folliculitis can be asymptomatic, or it can be itchy. Try using some over the counter Cortaid (hydrocortisone) twice daily for a week, but if that does not take care of it, see your dermatologist. You may need something prescription strength. ...Read more

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After gym work or any exercise , my cheek breaks out in small red bumps , like heat rash or something similar , please help?

After gym work or any exercise , my cheek breaks out in small red bumps , like heat rash or something similar , please help?

Rosacea?: You likely have a condition known as rosacea which tends to exacerbate with any increase in core body temperature such as exercise. Consult your doctor re. a trial with a topical cream for the treatment. Some cases may require daily intake of an oral antibiotic. ...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 red bumps that appear on my left cheek, on and off, sometimes it looks like a rash. Sometimes it's intense to wear i feel it coming on. What is?

See below: Hard to say without more information and a look at the rash. If painful and vesicular - herpes is possible, if papular, folliculits, tinea barbae, rocacea, etc. See your doc for a check. ...Read more

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I can see teeny red bumps on my right cheek. Is this an allergic reaction to the blush?

I can see teeny red bumps on my right cheek. Is this an allergic reaction to the blush?

Might be: If they go away after you stop using that particular blush than get rid of the brush as well. Make sure you apply make up with a clean brush each day to avoid contaminents and bacteria. Allergies can come from makeup as well as nail polish which can also cause facial bumps and itching. If it does not resolve quickly let your doctor take a look to treat it. ...Read more

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I was elbowed in my jaw/cheek last night and now I have 3 tiny red bumps on the left tip of my tongue. Is this normal? How do I treat this?

I was elbowed in my jaw/cheek last night and now I have 3 tiny red bumps on the left tip of my tongue. Is this normal? How do I treat this?

Possible cold sores : Trauma to the tongue can cause an activation of th hsv1 virus and lead to small vesicles or bumps from cold sores in this area. If this is the cause, it can be treated with oral antiviral medications. See your dentist or dermatologist to evaluate and treat these lesions. ...Read more

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