Getty Images. A skin rash is an area of skin that has become swollen, inflamed, or irritated. Skin rashes can include skin bumps that look like pimples or sores; blotchy, scaly or red skin; and itchy or burning skin. Allergens, heat, and certain medical conditions some more serious than others can all cause skin reactions like these.
Those Tiny Bumps On Your Skin Might Be Milia. Now Leave Them Alone!
What Is This White Bump on My Face?
You have a little white bump on your face. What is it? Let's take a look at common, and not-so-common, causes of white bumps on the skin, how you can identify them, and how to get rid of them. Milia are white, raised, hard bumps on the skin. They're typically small, only about 1 to 2 millimeters in diameter, although some can become larger than that. They are incredibly common. If you have a small white bump on the face, there's a good chance it's a milium singular milia.
12 Bumps On Your Skin That Are Totally Normal—And You Shouldn't Pop
Changes typical of rosacea are redness of the cheeks, nose and central face, with small red bumps or pustules. On dark skin, rosacea may be more difficult to distinguish. However, rosacea still causes redness and dilation of small blood vessels on the surface of the skin. Rosacea roe-ZAY-she-uh is a common skin condition that causes redness and visible blood vessels in your face.
Back to Rosacea. It tends to mainly affect the face, although it can spread to your neck and chest. This can be upsetting for those with rosacea as people can mistakenly assume they are heavy drinkers. The redness usually affects the cheeks, nose and chin, but may spread to other areas, such as the forehead, neck and chest. The medical name for visible blood vessels is telangiectasia.