The bumps could be something called sebaceous hyperplasia, which can be a sign of rosacea and appear in greater numbers in those who have regular sun exposure and alcohol intake. Your dermatologist can evaluate to define the condition and treat with simple treatments such as creams or in-office treatments such as electrodessication or laser treatments.
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