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Does erruptive syringoma get ever get better?, or does it stay and more appear throughout you life?
Laser: Syringomas are harmless sweat duct tumors, typically found clustered on eyelids, although they may also be found in the armpits, umbilicus, or vulva they are skin-colored or yellowish firm rounded bumps, 1-3 mm in diameter, and may be confused with xanthelasma. They may be removed with erbium or carbon dioxide lasers. ...Read more
Not for the face: There is no standard treatment for syringomas. Options are abundant and generally unsatisfactory. None eliminates the risk of recurrence. I have treated a few patients with Erbium laser with acceptable cosmetic results. Betnovate is a topical steroid (do not use on the face). Repeated use can cause atrophy of the skin ...Read more
Syringoma vs milia: Syringomas are usually small benign tumor of the sweat glands. They are usually found surrounding the eyes and are yellow ish in color. Milia are keratin filled cysts of the skin and are white in color. They may be found all over the face and usually are seen in newborns. Both conditions are benign. ...Read more
How can i prevent syringoma even though i have it how can i prevent more from coming. Does more and more of them come throughout a lifetime?
No you can't prevent: them. They are benign adenomas that can be treated with cautery, lasers or chemical peels but you have no control over their growth. And you can create more if you are predisposed to forming them ...Read more
Multiple methods: This is a benign lesion and is often removed during the process of biopsy. If this is in a cosmetically sensitive area then a shave procedure may resolve the problem. However, using a hyfrecator (electrical destruction) may be a better cosmetic procedure. Discussing your options with a dermatologist would be the best next step after your biopsy results come back. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rarely have to: Syringoma is a benign (noncancerous) skin tumor that is derived from eccrine cells related to sweat glands. The skin lesions usually appear during puberty or adult life, and consist of small bumps 1 to 3 mm in diameter that form under the surface of the skin. The most frequent site is the eyelids and around the eyes, Syringomas because of small size are rarely excised. ...Read more
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