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Tiny White Bumps
I've had tiny white bumps on my chest that can be clearly seen under any light, it's been over 5years and I need to know how to remove them.
May be normal: If these bumps are new, and you have been taking antibiotics it could be a yeast infection called thrush, which is easily treated. If they are long standing, don't hurt and aren't changing, it may just be normal prominent papillae (taste buds). It doesn't sound like anything serious, but if you're not sure check with your doctor ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: If they are arranged around the rim of the glans penis, they are normal structures. But if some of them are on the shaft of the penis and more randomly arranged, they may be warts, also called condylomata. These should be treated to reduce the chance of sexual transmission. As always, you should use condoms if not in a long term monogamous relationship. ...Read more
Milia?: It's hard to know without seeing it, but check out the fairly good photos here from this website: http://www. Skinsight. Com/adult/milia. Htm. ...Read more
Can happen: It sounds like you are probably dealing with milia, which can be seen in both newborns and adults. Here is a link with more info: http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/101951-definition-milia/. ...Read more
I have tiny white bumps in the crackof my butt and a bump on my anus which is painful when I move my bowels?
Need to "rule out": Safety, by making sure it is not a diagnosis that will alter your long term health, is why you need an exam with a doc. In the meantime, use a hairdryer in these skin folds after daily shower. Bowel regimen to achieve 2 soft bm daily. Most likely you have some irritated skin and an anal fissure. However, you need to know you don't have a cancer. Make an appointment. ...Read more
Saw Optmlgst for tiny white bump lower lashline. He says confident benign. Says won't go away, but he isn't worried. Normal for it to stay? Thinks poss cyst
Is milia on the foreskin possible? I've had little tiny white bumps on my foreskin for about 1 1/2 years no itch or pain.
Yes: Forget about milia. You seem to have other issues worthy of attention. ...Read more
I had some very tiny white bumps on my lips that now seem to be forming into larger splotches. Lips are also very leathery.
Probably nothing.: If the white bumps are along the heel margins and only noticeable when pushed upwards against the bottom of the heel, then they are inconsequential fat globules that squeeze out from behind an enmeshment of tissue that contains them. ...Read more
I have painful tiny white bump (s) above my top lash line. It becomes slightly swollen and when I scratch & becomes even more white. Lashes seem sore?
Meibum: These little eyelid margin whitish-yellow bumps are oil secretions from your glands of Meibum. They're usually rather inconspicuous but when the secretions are not released well, due to dysfunction, they appear as little bumps. Sometimes they backup significantly, get inflamed, and produce a sty. The stagnant secretions may burn. Do warm compresses and lid massages daily to help improve flow. ...Read more
See details: It is impossible to answer without being able to visualize the area. See a doctor if you are that concerned. ...Read more
Yes: It is normal in some womenGet a more detailed answer ›