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Small Clear Bumps On Face
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
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
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
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
Could a new skin lotion be causing my occasional red bumps on face? Small red no pus or head what is that? Do they disappear?
What are the first signs of skin cancer? Being redhead,I got a burn last week outside for 70 minutes. usually have sunblock 70+ on.Small bumps on face
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Raised bumps on face. Clear fluid comes out when drained and there's often a white-clear cartilaginous mass as well . Doesnt seem to be acne.
That sounds : impossible. perhaps what you think is cartilagenous, is actually keratin , but without seeing it I can't tell you, I would see dermatologist for diagnosis of milia, sebaceous hyperplasia or anything else ...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?'
Dermatology or pediatrition only please. 5 wk old baby redness and small tiny bumps on face and a little on neck. Acne? What else? Treatment?
2 yr old developed a few small facial bumps on face 1 wk ago- yesterday bumps spread to hands and legs, can he have chicken pox if he's vaccinated?
Bumps: The chicken pox vaccine isn't 100% effective so it is possible to get chicken pox even if you have been vaccinated. If it is taking a week for the bumps to spread it is unlikely that this is chicken pox. Here's a link to some good information about chicken pox: http://www.Cdc.Gov/chickenpox/about/overview.Html. ...Read more
Had unprotected oral sex with man and woman. Now white tongue with red spots. Itchy skin all over. Hard bumps on face. Clear bumps on hands. This Hiv?
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
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