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Clear puss filled bumps on face, not sure if it's acne, need some advice?

Clear puss filled bumps on face, not sure if it's acne, need some advice?

Here's what to do: Topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated for two weeks on the assumption it's acne. If you're not clear, get with your physician. ...Read more

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I have TINY puss filled bumps on my face. I apply lotion, but when I don't it's instant dry/peeling skin. Been on my face for a month. Please help!

I have TINY puss filled bumps on my face.  I apply lotion, but when I don't it's instant dry/peeling skin. Been on my face for a month. Please help!

Dermatology referral: The most common cause of pustules is acne. Other possible causes are an allergic reaction to food, allergens in the environment, or poisonous insect bites. This condition should be evaluated by a Dermatologist who is a doctor who specializes in treating the skin. Please make an appointment with a Dermatologist as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I have small bumps on face. What to do?

I have small bumps on face. What to do?

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

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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

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What is a bump with puss in it on my face?

What is a bump with puss in it on my face?

Need evaluation: Impossible to tell without seeing the lesion it can be a simple inflamitory acne lesion or something as bad as the head of a facial abscess. Provided no fever and nt getting worst wam soaks are a good start andif it bursts clean pressure to empty the puss. Its best to see a doctor maybe culture the puss and start antibiotics if needed. ...Read more

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Many small scaly bumps on face.Any quick remedies?

Many small scaly bumps on face.Any quick remedies?

It depends.: It depends on what's causing them. Try basic acne medicine or thorough washing. If this doesn't work, see your doctor for an examination and possibly a prescribed skin treatment. Good luck'. ...Read more

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What are white bumps on face mainly forehead?

What are white bumps on face mainly forehead?

White forehead bumps: White forehead bumps maybe acne or milia. Your pmd, dermatologist or facial cosmetic surgeon should be able to examine you to determine what the bumps are and how to treat them. ...Read more

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Not pimples but tiny bumps on face, what are these?

Not pimples but tiny bumps on face, what are these?

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