Dermatology Questions? Ask an Online Dermatologist.
thanks for using just answer.
i will be glad to be of assistance
would you like me to have a look at them and then give my opinion?
could you post a photo here?
it would be hard to get a good picture of them, I don't have a high resolution camera, and they are really small
ok no problem
i will send a link to a picture, would you see it and tell me if it matches your condition?
let me know if this is what you have, its milia
yeah seems so, but i have similar bumps on my face and neck, can they appear there as well?
yes they can appera on the face and neck.
i would like to recommend th etreatment for it
the best way to remove milia is by needling, so they all go off at one go.
what is needling?
in case you can go the dermatologist and get it done, it will be the best.
needling means with the use of a needle , remove out the milia.
yeah I can get it done at a dermatologist. is it painful?
cause I got more than a few, you know
and in some sensitive areas, like on my eyelids
no, not very painful , you can ask your dermatologist to apply an anaesthetic cream beforehand, so when he starts doing the needling your gets numb for a few mins.
how do you stop them from appearing?
also to prevent them from forming in the future , you need to apply Retin A cream once at night. this can be started after all the lseions from needling have healed.
also a sunscreen use will be helpful.
Retin A will require a prescription from your dermatologist.
what does the Retin A cream do?
it causes an action on the skin, not allowing the cells to accumulate like do in milia.
so as a result of which milia formation slows down.
will using things like acne face washes help?
not very much but to some extent yes, they can be used. no harm in that.
i hope my recommendations will be helpful to you. it was a very pleasant experience interacting with you.
The views expressed by me are for educational purposes only and do not substitute for a visit to your doctor or establish a doctor patient relationship.
please let me know if you have any queries. If you have any follow up questions, don’t hesitate to ask.
if you found my answer useful, please click on the green accept button. thank you.
any bonus and positive feedback would be appreciated.
thanks a lot