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Tiny bumps on face

I have had these tiny raised bumps on my cheek and chin for the past year and they seem to be spreading. They flatten out a bit when I exfoliate but they return by next day. The surface feels very dry and course...like sandpaper. It doesn't seem to be acne....never develops into anything larger...they are not painful or itchy, just super annoying and unattractive. Was wondering if anyone could suggest preventative measures or permanent solutions. Uploaded a couple photos for reference. Thank you in advance for your help!
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A clinical examination is absolutely necessary for correct diagnosis and treatment. These bumps can be due to contact dermatitis, allergic reaction or can be due to folliculitis skin. Few other differentials for small, skin colored bumps on the face may be warts, skin tags and molluscum. Do these bumps have a central umbilication? Are they itchy or painful? It is important to have  a detailed information about these bumps. Keep the area clean and apply some topical antiseptics. Topical antibiotics such as mupirocin or neomycin may be needed if it is due to folliculitis.
It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination. You are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and regards!
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