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 a rash on my face that has come back more aggressive than before. Please help.
Query: Hello doctor, I am 20 years old and suffering from a rash on my face. The first breakout was around five weeks ago. I noticed a red spot above my left eyebrow after hearing a stressful news and eventually it spread to my chin and above my lip. I was at the beach and after around three days, the rash... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It could be seborrheic dermatitis or photodermatitis. Allergies may be playing a role. All these are visual diagnosis and the lab tests or biopsies have limited or no role. Seborrheic dermatitis is more commonly present with dandruff and similar rashes on the neck an... 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 »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. Do not worry. 1. Use a herbal face wash. 2. Take some Azadirachta (neem leaves juice) daily in the morning on an empty stomach. 3. Take tablet Tibrolin or tablet Chymoral forte twice a day. 4. Capsule Doxt-SL twice a day on the first ... Read Full »
What could be done for the scars that occur due to the popping of pimples?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 25 year old female. From the last five years, I have acne. It had reduced a bit. But, recently I started to get white heads and papules. I then popped my papule and white head area. Now, it has become red and swollen and it is burning. I have applied cold water and aloe vera ge... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I suggest the following: Start applying Opexa (a combination of Dimethicone and Ascorbyl Tetraisopalmitate) gel thrice daily. This will minimize the chances of scarring. Apply T-Bact (Mupirocin topical) ointment on the Opexa gel. This will reduce the infection. St... 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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 onlin... 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 »
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 »