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If you have extremely oily skin like me, you might also have sebaceous hyperplasia

Sebaceous hyperplasia looks like small keratin bumps. I got my first one on me nose, when I was in my 20s. Then I didn't notice any new ones for many years. But in the past 5 years I got quite a few on my forehead and a few on my cheeks.

In the past, they didn't worry me at all. I had bigger worries- pimples. But since my skin became clear and has remained mostly clear for months, now these bumps, even though quite small- stick out. They stick out especially since the rest of my skin gets nice and smooth since  I use a peel for my indented acne scars.  Sadly, these bumps are not affected by the peel at all. But I have purchased a different peel, again from Devotedthings which is specifically used for those type of "skin things" but I am yet to use it. Also, I read that these bumps can be removed by a dermatologist.

Until a couple of days ago I didn't know what these bumps were or what they were called. Now that I know, I am worried. They are Sebaceous hyperplasia a…