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I am getting small red bumps on my skin some are small

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Hi I am getting small red bumps on my skin some are small whiteheads feels like a rash but does not itch they are reddish pink not dark at all
JA: How long have you been dealing with this? Are the bumps painful?
Customer: on my face mostly cheek. Since this morning. Not painful the area feels hot
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: thank you that’s all. I’m 25 I’m healthy etc thank you

Hi there,
I am an experienced Medical Specialist.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.
Please post a pic of the concerned area to provide your with precise diagnosis and treatment plan.

Customer: replied 6 days ago.
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Customer: replied 6 days ago.
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Customer: replied 6 days ago.
I am 25. Healthy lifestyle no medical issues. Drink lots of water. Not sure what this is

They are called Milium --arising due to the blocked sweat ducts.

You can try following treatment option:

1. Salicylic acid 10% lotion like Cerave for example daily in daytime for 6 weeks--to cleanse the pores.

and

2. Adapalene 0.1% gel daily at bedtime for 6 weeks at least --helps to regenerate healthy skin and control inflammation.

Dr Basu and other Dermatology Specialists are ready to help you
Customer: replied 6 days ago.
Thank you are you certain? I thought you only get these around the eyes
Customer: replied 6 days ago.
Could it be anything else?
Customer: replied 6 days ago.
I really need options so I can purchase the correct treatment

Not anything else

Yes

Customer: replied 6 days ago.
How do I prevent this from happening again in the future. Thank you again

This is likely genetic --you can continue above regimen indefinitely.

Customer: replied 6 days ago.
Thank you. One more thing, can’t seem to get the adapalene gel over the counter
Customer: replied 6 days ago.
Could you send me a link from somewhere. Or do you provide prescriptions

This is prescription product.

The website is only meant to provide medical education and answers specific to your questions only.

I am happy to answer any other medical concern you have.
The website does not substitute your GP or doctor.

The website is not authorized to issue any prescriptions or notes.

Customer: replied 6 days ago.
Ok thank you very much

welcome