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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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 ...  Read Full »


Dr. Snehal Laul

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 (...  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

Paediatrician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »

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

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Family Physician, General Practitioner, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 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 s...  Read Full »


Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Family Physician, General Practitioner, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com.  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? Revert back with the detailed history to a dermatologist...  Read Full »

I have white spots on my face every summer since childhood. How to get rid of it?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 19 and I have white spots on my face. Actually, I have 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 moisturiz...  Read Full »


Dr. Sreelakshmi S

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »

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 Bongekile Hlengwa

General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »

What can be done to treat white bumps on the face?

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


Dr. Rabia

Dermatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »

Please suggest some effective cure for acne.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 20 year old male. My weight is 114 kg and I am 5 feet 11 inches tall. I want to reduce my acne as soon as possible. I have a few hard bumps along with normal pimples. Mostly they are painless. I need an effective cure. I have attached a relevant picture. I have been using aloe ver...  Read Full »


Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your history and attached photograph (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You should continue with Dermadew acne soap but stop using aloe vera gel. Besides this, you need oral as well as topical medications for your acne. Start with tab...  Read Full »

Why do I have red patches around mouth after dropping Accutane dose?

Query: Hi doctor, I am currently on Accutane and have been on Accutane for a year and a bit, I was taking 20 mg a day and it was going well and my skin was completely clear. Then my dermatologist decided to drop my dosage down to 10 mg, three times a week, to try and ease me off the drug. As soon as the...  Read Full »


Dr. Shanza Ikram

Dermatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your case in detail. Please do not stop Accutane (Isotretinoin) as it is the normal response of this drug that initially all acne lesions get aggravated during first 4 to 6 weeks of treatment. And dryness and redness are also observed as its result...  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

Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »

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