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little whiteheads on cheeks
i have these little whiteheads on my cheeks that wont go away. they are hard. cant pop them. have to extract them. once extracted about a month later they will come back. what are they?!!!!!!
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563773 tn?1374250139
Hello,
These white pimple like spots on cheeks can be due to whiteheads, milia or folliculitis. Cleanse the area thoroughly and apply a good mild exfoliating scrub on that. Apply a medicated cream or gel containing resorcinol, salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide. But use them under prescription. If symptoms persist or worsen then get it evaluated from a dermatologist.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.






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i have used a scrub and extracted them and but they keep coming back just in different spots.
my skin is very sensitive are those creams ok with sensitive skin?
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563773 tn?1374250139
Hello,
If you are having a sensitive skin then you should use these creams only after consultation of a dermatologist. Benzoyl peroxide may cause redness, erythema as well as burning or stinging sensation and hence should be used with caution.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.

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