When should I seek medical help for milia?

Since milia affect your appearance, but not your health, the urgency of the situation depends on how much it’s bothering you. Adults with milia might want to see a dermatologist if exfoliating treatments at home do not seem to be helping.

Babies usually see doctors quite often on a schedule. If your baby’s milia seem to be persisting or if you are concerned for another reason, ask the doctor at your next visit.

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