Bumps on the face can be due to allergic reactions, coagulation of dead and damaged skin cells, and damaged hair follicles. They can be removed by cleaning and exfoliating the area or using dermatologist-prescribed topical applications according to the cause of concern.
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I am having a breakout on my forehead, and I suspect it as fungal acne. Please help.
Query: Hello doctor, I am having a breakout on my forehead and I suspiciously think of that as fungal acne. Those are tiny bumps that are itchy and swollen. Can you recommend something for me that will help to treat these bumps? Thank you. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Acne can be treated easily with facewash, tablets, and creams. Some people have more oil on their faces which results in breakouts. After completing treatment for controlling the active breakouts, tablets can be stopped, and creams m... Read Full »
My cheek on the left side of my face feels warm and sore after pinching a hard bump. Should I be concerned?
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 30-year-old male. I am a nonsmoker or drinker of alcohol. I recently noticed one or two hard bumps on my cheek on the left side of my face. I decided to try and pick them, as I thought they were pimples. But there was blood and clear or yellow liquid out and my left cheek has be... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please note the following points first: 1) Of the two lesions, both represent some form of psoriasis involving the facial skin at least over the surface. The lower larger ovoid lesion appears to be psoriasis only, although it would be impossible to be sure of that with... Read Full »
My eyebrows are very thin with redness and small bumps. Please help.
Query: Hello doctor,I am 18 years old. From the age of 6, my eyebrows have been very sparse and thin. They used to be irritated a lot and extremely red a lot of the time. Then, when I was 13 I went to a dermatologist, got prescribed Dermovate cream, and was told to use it for 3 weeks. However, this did not... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query and understand your concern. It seems to be seborrheic dermatitis. Instead of Dermovate (Clobetasol) which is a steroid you can use Pimecrolimus or Tacrolimus gel. You will have the same effect with no side effects like whitening. For thickeni... Read Full »
I am a 23-year-old female, and due to my periods, I had a terrible acne breakout. Please suggest medications.
Query: Hello doctor,I am a 23-year-old female. My periods are regular, and I get acne during that time. My skin got clear recently, but due to my period cycle, I had a terrible breakout this time. My acne is near the cheek and jawline area, and it has been there for a week now. The bumpiness is not going d... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I thoroughly read your query and understand your concern. Acne can be treated easily with facewash, tablets, and creams. Some people have more oiliness on the face, which results in breakouts. After completing treatment for controlling the active breakouts, tablets ... Read Full »
I have very oily, acne-prone skin and tiny bumps on my chin after I stopped using a whitening soap. Please help.
Query: Hi doctor, I have very oily, acne-prone skin, and these days I have had these weird, tiny bumps on my chin. Before this, I was using a whitening soap, but when I stopped using that, I noticed the bumps. I do not know if it is whiteheads, but it is present a lot. It is also close together and located... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I thoroughly read your query and understand your concern. Pimple is somewhat hormonal, and it is due to oily skin. Following are my suggestions for your problem: 1. Do not use hair oil or sticky cream on your face. 2. Avoid oily food, chocolate, and milk products. ... Read Full »
I have been suffering from dry skin, itchy red bumps, and acne. Kindly help.
Query: Hello doctor, I have been suffering from acne. There are many small red bumps on my face. I have combination skin, but now my skin is extremely dry. The bumps are itchy. Also, I do have hypothyroidism issues. I do drink a lot of water, but nothing helps. Kindly help. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query. I understand your concern. It looks like you have been using too many remedies for your acne. As a result, you have frequent exacerbations, which could be due to stress, periods, or cosmetics. I suggest you to follow a few things mentioned ... Read Full »
How to treat acne breakouts that started as tiny bumps on my forehead and started to spread?
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 21-year-old female, and I have had severe acne breakouts for a month now, but I still do not have any signs of fading. It is my first time having this kind of breakout because I do not usually have pimples. I do not have any medications prescribed by a doctor, but I am using a faci... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query and understood your concern. Acne is mainly caused due to hormonal fluctuations, as you are young and hormonal fluctuations are common, leading to changes in sebum secretion causing acne. Other causes like dietary factors, genetic susceptib... Read Full »
I have red dots on my face after using a vitamin C serum. Is it due to an allergy?
Query: Hello doctor, My face has red dots, and I feel there is more difference in the morning than the rest of the day. Yesterday, I used a vitamin C serum on my face, which caused an allergy. I am attaching the pictures for your reference. Kindly suggest. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have reviewed the attached pictures (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). There appears to be an irritant contact dermatitis over the cheeks and early acne. The redness will take five to seven days to subside. You need to keep applying a non-comed... Read Full »
Despite doing skincare, the painless bumps on my chin are not going away. How do I treat this?
Query: Hi doctor, My question is how do I treat bumps on my chin that almost look like milia because they are small, painless and there are many of them? I have tried exfoliating masks, not wearing makeup, and not putting products but the cluster of bumps are not going away. I can also barely see them. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query and can well understand your concern. 1. Milia are very common, benign, keratin-filled cysts. 2. Milia occur when dead skin cells get trapped under the skin's surface, forming small, hard cysts. 3. Adults can get two forms of milia: primary and... Read Full »
I have big open pores, pus-filled acne, and some bumps on my face. What should I do?
Query: Hello doctor,I suffer from big open pores, four to five red and pus-filled acne, and some bumps on my face. What should I do? Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. As per the history, it may be acne of grade two. They develop due to sudden hormonal fluctuations in the body, especially among teenagers and adolescents. Acne among adults is also common, and other factors include ... Read Full »