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Experience:  Years of outpatient experience treating dermatological problems
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I have been suffering from a skin reaction and not sure if

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Hello I have been suffering from a skin reaction and not sure if it's an allergic reaction or acne
JA: How long have you been dealing with the skin issue? Have you noticed any major changes in your overall skin or nails recently?
Customer: 2 days now. Been to the GP who first thought it was acne but told him it can't be so he gave me allergy tablets. No over major changes anywhere else other than cheeks
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: No
Customer: replied 6 days ago.
There is something the doctor may want to know - have also been suffering from ear infection so been taking Ibuprofen and paracetamol. The skin issue developed after the medications. Not sure if it has anything to do with it. (I have never had an side effect to Ibuprofen or paracetamols before) The GP said the ear drops (antibiotics) he gave me wouldn't have caused the reaction

Hello. I'm Dr Chip
Could you please post some pictures of that for me here?

Customer: replied 6 days ago.
File attached (P3GVPMV)
Customer: replied 6 days ago.
I do apologise I'm not in an environment to take the call
Customer: replied 6 days ago.
I have this morning squeezed one of them and it was more like pus with no pain

Got it--hold on please

Not acne and not an allergic reaction

Those are milia--little cysts from blocked oil glands

You can get rid of those with an astringent like SeaBreeze followed by over the counter RocRetinol applied twice a day for a week

Please let me know if you need any more information

Dr. Chip and other Dermatology Specialists are ready to help you
Customer: replied 6 days ago.
Thank you ever so much!