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Hi I have a rash or an allergy on my cheeks only. It is red and itchy at times with small white pimples that appear to be on very surface of my skin ?

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Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Keratosis pilaris

White bumps on the cheeks sounds like keratosis pilaris .
http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/mobileart.asp?articlekey=91543&page=0. Here's an article describing what that is and you can see if the description works for your rash. See a doctor to be sure. Other causes are possible . This usually is not serious , but on the face , it can be more bother than on the arms or legs .

In brief: Keratosis pilaris

White bumps on the cheeks sounds like keratosis pilaris .
http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/mobileart.asp?articlekey=91543&page=0. Here's an article describing what that is and you can see if the description works for your rash. See a doctor to be sure. Other causes are possible . This usually is not serious , but on the face , it can be more bother than on the arms or legs .
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