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White Bumps On Face

Small white bumps on the face are usually due to a condition called milia. They are commonly seen in infants but can affect people of all ages. Cleaning the skin properly, hot shower to open pores, exfoliating your skin, sunscreens, and topical Retinoids can help in the treatment.

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I have white spots on my face. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 19 and I have white spots on my face. Actually, I have had this problem since childhood. The spots occur every year on my face, especially in summer. But this time it has been two months and they are still present in my face although I am applying sunscreen and keep my face moistu...  Read Full »

Dr. Sreelakshmi. S

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The white spots you describe can be due to various causes. It may be due to a fungal infection called tinea versicolor which usually occurs in the summertime, or it may be an allergic reaction to the sun. I suggest using an antifungal cream like Clotrimazole 1 % cream twi...  Read Full »

How do I get rid of white bumps on my face?

Query: Hello doctor, I have white bumps on the face. Please advise the treatment.  Read Full »

Dr. Rabia Anjum

Answer: Hi, Welcome to These are milias. These are small keratin cysts that appear on the skin. There are different treatment options available for it. But the best and definitive treatment is to cauterize it.  Read Full »

I have white bumps and spots on my lips, hands, and fingers. How do I treat them?

Query: Hi doctor, I have noticed tiny white bumps on my upper lip and white spots on my hands and fingers for the past six months. What could it be? Kindly give your suggestions.  Read Full »

Dr. Sandhya Narayanan Kutty

Answer: Hello, Welcome to As per the history and image provided, the white spots on your hands are called Bier's spots (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). They are benign and harmless. The white spots on your palms, arms, and legs are visible due to the pattern of blood ve...  Read Full »

I have had bumps on my nose for several years, and I do not know what to do. Can you please help?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 21-year-old and have had some bumps on my nose for several years. I have been informed by both a GP and dermal nurse that they are a build-up of keratin. It used to be only one as a teenager when I first started having them, and they slowly multiplied to the amount I have now. I ha...  Read Full »

Dr. Rajesh Jain

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. Do not worry. Use a herbal face wash. Take some Azadirachta (neem leaves juice) daily in the morning on an empty stomach. Take tablet Tibrolin or tablet Chymoral forte twice a day. Take Capsule Doxt-SL twice a day on the first day and o...  Read Full »

Can oral drugs bring a permanent cure for bumps on the face?

Query: Hi doctor, For the past months, I noticed that I am getting some tiny bumps on my face, and then I also noticed that my T-zone area became more oily. Just about the last three weeks, pimples started to show up mostly in my forehead. I had this same kind of problem several months ago only. I know I h...  Read Full »

Dr. Dhepe Snehal Madhav

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Do you have any history of atopy or allergies? Do you have sensitive acne-prone skin? Do you use any cosmetic products? Any contact with chemical irritant? Do you have contact dermatitis? Do you have any history of photosensitivity? Do you have acne or rosacea (red patch...  Read Full »

What is the reason for white patches on face?

Query: Hello doctor, I have white patch on my face. It was very pale but when I apply Fluticasone, it appears as white even my cheeks are rough and slightly depigmented.  Read Full »

Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Answer: Hello, Welcome to How long it has been there? What are the symptoms of it? Any other area affected? Any other family members affected? Any history of hypertension? Diabetes mellitus? Thyroid disorder? Any known drug reaction? Looking forward to your response in order to help you.  Read Full »

I have bumps on my nose and chin, but there are no pus or pores. What are those?

Query: Hi doctor, I have bumps on my nose and chin. I believe that as pimples but I am not sure. They do not contain any pus or pores because nothing squeezes out.  Read Full »

Dr. Philile Donna Hlengwa

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The history that you have given and the picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity) that you supplied makes me inclined to believe that these are what we call closed comedones. Pimples are often referred to as open comedones. Closed comedones occur when cel...  Read Full »

I have a peculiar skin problem on and off. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 24 year old female. I have a skin problem on and off for the past two years. The doctor said that it is not acne and I had undergone homeopathy. But, I did not get any improvement from that. Also, it is not an allergy. It is so embarrassing to have this type of skin. I also took so...  Read Full »

Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Are the marks, acne or scar your problem? Send complete information about your onset, progression like how it started and increased, and also any other part of the body is affected. What treatment had you taken?   Read Full »

I have white, acne like boils on my face. What could it be?

Query: Hi, I have acne like boils on my face. When it comes in contact with sweat and water it looks white. What could it be?   Read Full »

Dr. Meha Malhotra

Answer: Hello, Welcome to This could be an entity called milia. Milia are small white bumps that appear superficially on the skin. There are several treatments for the same. Do not try to squeeze the lesions. It will lead to pigmentation. To confirm if the lesion is milia, attach pic...  Read Full »

My 26-day-old child has white acne on face and medications did not help. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, My child is having white acne on the face surrounded by reddishness. It is on cheeks, forehead, slightly on the backside of the head, and mildly on the chest as well. My baby's age is 26 days. What do I do? I have consulted the doctor and he recommended Fusidic acid and Beclomethasone ...  Read Full »

Dr. Hardika Kothari

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Kindly send the picture of the face, back, and chest. Is there any itching or fever? What is the duration of symptoms? Is the baby taking feed well? Are there similar complaints in other members of the family? I need all these information along with the picture to d...  Read Full »

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