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Oil Gland Bumps On Face
What do I have when my glands are sore and I have hive like bumps on face, arms, neck? I am 52 years old healthy female.
Bumps and sore gland: Based the information given it would impossible to make a diagnosis. The possible causes of the symptoms are too broad and other information about your symptoms your environment and your past medical history would be necessary to even venture a guess. You should seek out immediate attention if you have more ominous symptoms such as pain or fever and if your bumps or gland swelling does not go down in the course of 1 to 2 weeks I would definitely have an evaluation by your primary care doctor. ...Read more
Small skin color bumps on face that is not acne. What are they and how to get rid of them? No remedy will get rid of them! Are they 'oil bumps? '
When you say "no" remedy, tha's hard to believe.
You should consider many things that could cause this - topicals, foods, hormones, etc.
So there are many options. Call your doctor so you can get back on track! ...Read more
I've got a bump on the inside of my labia than appears to be an enlarged oil gland, and I've been giving off white discharge that dries flaky, fast.
Red Alert!!: Get that checked! It's not too serious now but if that little gland gets clogged you could be in for a world of hurt! In fact, maybe it's partially clogged right now and giving you a warning sign. If it gets totally clogged it will get bigger and then probably get infected and then....well, don't let it get that far. Like I said, get it checked (by your gynecologist). ...Read more
Acne: Tretinoin (retin-a, atralin, renova) is the mainstay of treatment for whiteheads and blackheads. Tretinoin is a derivative of vitamin a and works by increasing cell turnover and reducing the "stickiness" of the sloughed cells. It helps expel the plugged material returning the pore to normal. Tretinoin can be irritating, so specific instructions on how to use it can be found here. ...Read more
Many possibilities: 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
Little fine bumps on face. Has happened before but it clears up in few days. What could cause this & what is this?
Comedones: What you are describing sounds a lot like mild acne. Things that come and go on the face which appear as fine bumps are probably the first forms of acne called comedones. These can resolve on their own, but usually come back. There are many treatments for this type of acne and if you want to prevent it from forming it would be a good idea to see a dermatologist. ...Read more
See below: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
Milia: They may be tiny little cysts which are called milia. They usually do not grow in size and do not become infected. They are very common in people of all ages. ...Read more
I've had a patch or bump on the head (or glands) of my penis. It doesn't itch or hurt and it varies in size day to day, and is pinkish/whitish.?
There is a benign condition called "penile pearly papules" that raises concern among most men, but represents no disease.
It fits your description: can be single or multiple, and looks like a flat wart. Unless you see a steady growth, or other abnormal features (such as bleeding" it usually represents no harm.
I suggest you compare the lesion with online images and ask again if evidently differen ...Read more
Many possibilities: So many possibilities ranging from eczema, seborrheic dermatitis, rosacea, psoriasis, contact dermatitis, photosensitivity, infection, reaction to medication, lupus or other collagen vascular disease. Need to see a dermatologist or primary doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
See a dermatologist: You will benefit from the expertise of a dermatologist. ...Read more
Can't diagnose: Would need to determine what this is before a treatment plan can be recommend. Medical history & visualization would be needed (at minimum). ...Read more
See Your Doctor: You described a few details about the rash however not enough information is given to deduce the cause. "Bumps" can have numerous causes, from insect bites to contact dermatitis, & more. Diagnosis of skin findings is challenging without visual inspection. Additionally, a detailed medical history is needed to assess all possible causes. See your doctor for the correct diagnosis and treatment ...Read more
Baby acne, contact: Without knowing more about the age of your baby and exactly how the rash looks, is difficult to say for sure. If baby under 3 months old, is likely it is "baby acne", a normal newborn condition where the changes in hormone levels in the newborn cause the glands to secrete and cause pimples. If more a rough/red sensitive rash, could be soaps or irritants baby's cheeks are coming into contact with. ...Read more
See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
?: Impossible to diagnose without seeing the rash. Go get checked by your doctor. ...Read more
Allergy?: Talk to your doctor about referral to a dermatologist for kin patch testing. ...Read more
Probably: In all likelihood it probably is, particularly if there are no significant areas of redness or fever which if present would suggest you would be best served with a visit to your physician. Having said that in all likelihood this is a presentation of acne and would likely be well addressed with over-the-counter acne preparations containing benzoyl peroxide. ...Read more
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
Treatment options: Sebaceous hyperplasia are a common, benign lesion on the face that do not go away on there own. The treatment options include specific lasers and needle epilation. ...Read more