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Benign Baby Skin Bumps (Definition)

Benign baby skin bumps are elevations on the outer -most tissue of the baby's body which ...Read more


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Any permanent cure for milia treatment....? I am fed up of it...

Any permanent cure for milia treatment....? I am fed up of it...

Milia: Milia are small cysts that occur in the skin and other then having them removed, the over other thing that might work would be a cream like retin-a. ...Read more

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Hello doctor, could you suggest me any ointment for milia treatment? Thank you

Hello doctor, could you suggest me any ointment for milia treatment? Thank you

Milia: salicylic acid skin products might help. But if after one month treatment still not helping then see your local dermatologist. ...Read more

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Is there a certain age one must be to be able to get laser treatment to get rid of milia?

Is there a certain age one must be to be able to get laser treatment to get rid of milia?

Milia: Milia can be removed by excision, cautery, freezing, or even laser treatment. There is no specific age limit. See an eye doctor. ...Read more

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Hello dr., I am suffering from milia, there are small tumors around my eyes. I had consulted many doctors. They did laser treatment. But no use.

Hello dr., I am suffering from milia, there are small tumors around my eyes. I had consulted many doctors. They did laser treatment. But no use.

Milia are not cancer: These bumps resemble peas. Thus. Are called milia. Thye are not infections but are skin changes alike actinic keratoses. Use electricity, heat or laser to destroy one. That will not stop the next one. ...Read more

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Can I use retin-a all over my face or just as a spot treatment? I have oily acne prone skin and my face full of milia

Can I use retin-a all over my face or just as a spot treatment? I have oily acne prone skin and my face full of milia

All over: Use Retin A (tretinoin) all over your face, every night before bed time. Avoid the creases of the nose and the corners of the mouth (will burn).
Make sure you use sunblock in the morning, as your skin will be gradually peeling and very sensitive. ...Read more

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Apart from laser treatments, can we cure milia with medication?

Apart from laser treatments, can we cure milia with medication?

Laser not first: Milia typically resolve spontaneously with gentle skin care. In adults, milia can typically be treated with extractions or with a device called a hyfrecator. Please see a specialist who can discuss your options with you. ...Read more

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I've recently developed a small white bump/cyst (looks like millia or whitehead) on the caruncle of my left eye. What is it's cause and treatment options? Will this eventually resolve?

I've recently developed a small white bump/cyst (looks like millia or whitehead) on the caruncle of my left eye. What is it's cause and treatment options? Will this eventually resolve?

See your Eyedoc: The lacrimal carbuncle is frequently the site of inclusion cysts, sometimes with calcified concretions. This can make the carbuncle swell up to many times it's normal size. These respond quite nicely to removal in your ophthalmologist's office. Make an appointment, you will feel much better when it is gone. ...Read more

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What to do if I have looked online but I can't tell if they are syringomas or milia. How can I tell?

Skin bumps: Syringomas. And milia can indeed appear very similar. Syringomas arise deeper in the skin but can become quite superficial. You really should consult with an expert in order to determine what type of problem you have and therefore what the best treatment for might be. Milia are easier to treat than are syringomas ...Read more

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What is a milia?

Small cyst: No one knows why these happen. They occur in people of all ages. They usually do not become very big but if they annoy you they can be easily removed. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of milia?

How do I get rid of 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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How can I get rid of milia?

Newborn or adult?: If in a newborn, leave it alone and it will resolve itself within a few weeks of life. Milia on the eyelids are caused by the plugging of hair follicles by keratin. Puncture of the lesions with a pin may resolve the issue. You may not want to try it at home and have your doctor do it instead. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of milia?

Milia: Piercing each milium with a sterile lancet or scalpel followed by removal of the cyst material with a tool called a comedone extractor.
Topical retinoid cream such as tretinoin, tazarotene, or adapalene.
A series of acid peels or microdermabrasion procedures at the dermatologist's office. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of milia fast?

What can I do to get rid of milia fast?

Milia: Milia are essentially clogged pores with a hard, white kernel inside. The quickest way to remove them is get them extracted--by your esthetician or derm office. Quick and easy procedure. ...Read more

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I need help milia problem! (white head)?

I need help milia problem! (white head)?

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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Is there a way to get rid of milia naturally?

Is there a way to get rid of milia naturally?

Milia: These tiny white bumps on the face are seen at any age due to entrapment of keratin under the outer layer of skin. There are numerous home remedies and otc products available on-line. ...Read more

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I am wondering how to get rid of milia on my cheeks?

I am wondering how to get rid of milia on my cheeks?

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 to do if I have a milia, how do I get rid of it?

Time: Milia occur when a substance from the skin (keratin) gets trapped under the outermost layer of skin, forming a cyst. Milia can also occur when other debris or damage clogs the pores in the skin. The good news is that milia are harmless, and will eventually go away in a few weeks. If they do not, you should not try to remove them yourself, as you can permanently damage your skin - see your doctor. ...Read more

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How can I remove milia without a trip to the dermatologists?

How can I remove milia without a trip to the dermatologists?

Pin: If you sterlize the end of a safety pin. You may be able to remove them with this. ...Read more

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I have 2 milia on my eyelids. How do I treat them naturally? Does it grow?

Milia: 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. Simply pat your skin dry. Milia typically disappear on their own within several weeks, and no medical treatment is recommended. ...Read more

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What to do if I am 24 and I've had bad skin for a while now. I get white heads (milia?

What to do if I am 24 and I've had bad skin for a while now. I get white heads (milia?

See a dermatologist: A dermatologist can evaluate your skin and provide specific treatments to help improve it. Proper treatment requires proper evaluation by your PCP or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What kind of makeup can I use so it won't affect my skin? I have milia on cheecks/chin now. How should I apply my makeup in a safe way?

What kind of makeup can I use so it won't affect my skin? I have milia on cheecks/chin now. How should I apply my makeup in a safe way?

See a dermatologist: Hypoallergenic makeup would be my best advice, but since any makeup will block pores, I suggest you see a Derm for a specific recommendation ...Read more

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I have dots on my chin that look like milia, but I had heard that milia is only for babys. I also have these dots on my fore head that are only visible in light. What should I use or what should I do?

I have dots on my chin that look like milia, but I had heard that milia is only for babys. I also have these dots on my fore head that are only visible in light. What should I use or what should I do?

Adult milia: You may have adult form of milia. Milia occur when tiny bits of dead skin clog pores. In babies they go away spontaneously, in adults they may need to be removed. They aren't serious just annoying. See: http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001367.Htm. ...Read more

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I have milium or milia on my penis?

I have milium or milia on my penis?

Yes.: This is actually a common condition--the bigger ones are even classified as epidermal inclusion cysts. ...Read more

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How can you treat milia?

How can you treat milia?

Dermatologist: Try using gentle exfoliation products. Avoid harsh skin-care products. Sometimes they go away on their own. A dermatologist can remove them using a scalpel or curette, but this is time-consuming and expensive. Milia are not harmful, but they are a cosmetic nuisance. ...Read more

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Any suggestions for milia?

Any suggestions for milia?

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

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Can esthesicians remove milia?

Can esthesicians remove milia?

Some good ones: Can, just be careful around the eyes, for those you may want to see a dermatologist ...Read more

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Can I use honey to remove milia?

Can I use honey to remove milia?

Honey for skin: It certainly won't hurt you, but may not help. Possibly worth a try, let us know how it turns out for you! ...Read more

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How can I prevent milia from occuring?

Can't always prevent: Milia occur when a substance from the skin, known as keratin, gets trapped under the outermost layer of skin, forming a cyst. Milia can also occur when other debris or damage clogs the pores in the skin. Good hygiene will generally prevent these secondary milia, but they can still occur normally, or after injury to the skin. The good news is that milia are harmless, and will eventually go away. ...Read more

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What can be done to milia under the eyes?

Milia: Wash your face frequently and purchase an exfoliator brush that can be helpful. Other times you can leave it alone and the milia will disappear on their own ...Read more

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How can I get rid of Milia on a 13 year old?

How can I get rid of Milia on a 13 year old?

Milia: Can safely be left alone, although cosmetically might not be wanted, no topical treatment is of proven value so far, except in a few anecdotal reports, a dermatologist can direct you on what kind of procedure, either incision and drainage or other sophisticated methods as dermabrasion, YAG laser or the like ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a Milia for a 13 year old?

MILIUM CYST: MILIA IS THE PLURAL WORD FOR MILIUM.
A MILIUM IS A VERY SMALL CYST, USUALLY OF THE FACE. IT IS OFTEN CALLED A MILK SPOT OR AN OIL SEED.
A SYNONYM WOULD BE A WHITEHEAD.
IT IS A PLUGGED-UP CYST CONTAINING SEBUM (OIL).
A DERMATOLOGIST USUALLY TREATS THESE IF THESE ARE STUBBORN OR PERSISTENT.
IF THERE IS ONLY ONE ON YOUR FACE, SCRUBBING THE AREA A FEW TIMES A DAY WITH AN ACNE SOAP MIGHT HELP. ...Read more