Millia is mainly caused by dead skin cells getting trapped in pores, millia causes skin inflammation and tiny little white bumps filled with a protein called keratin, it is usually 1 or 2mm wide and can be pale white or yellow. Since millia has many different causes, we need to look at the millia symptoms and distinguish between the different millia effects by looking at the five types.

Primary milia: This is the most prevalent millia and is caused by dead skin cells that get caught in pores and causes millia to form and is found in adults and children.