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Female fordyce spots

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bobbitt
Dentistry 33 years experience
Superfical oil gland: A quick google search revealed this photo on wikipedia. Fordyce spots/granules are merely sebaceous glands that are superficial--found on many differe... Read More
Dr. James Lin
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urology 52 years experience
Here are some...: They are ectopic sebaceous glands (not related with hair follicles) and appear as small lighter-than-skin papules of widely variable size, number, an... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
Internal Medicine 53 years experience
Sebaceous glands: Fordyce spots are visible sebaceous(sweat)glands that are a normal variant. They appear as rice sized tiny papules raised above the surface of the ski... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Christopher Moeller
Dermatology 39 years experience
Fordyce spots: Fordyce spots are yellow bumps along the lip that are caused by enlargment of sebaceous glands or oil glands.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Fordyce spots : are enlarged oil glands & a completely normal part of anatomy. They are bumps found on edge of lips, inside cheek (whitish/yellow), or on labia or... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Licker
Urology 50 years experience
Fordyce spots: Fordyce spots are very common and they are not dangerous. You should not worry about this.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
Not possible: Fordyce spots are normal skin glands, which usually become more prominent on the penis (and many other areas of the body) at your age, as part of the ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Possibly: Fordyce's spots are actually small glands in the skin. They may wax and wane but will probably not go away without some form of treatment (such as la... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urology 52 years experience
Here are some ...: Fordyce's spots are the ectopic sebaceous glands but not related with hair follicles.
A member asked:
Dr. Ernest Degidio
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Yes,: These are sebaceous glands. They do not have a hair follicle associated with them, so they are less likely to get swollen or infected like other sebac... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
I don't know: Consider a virutal health evaluation with your physician. Fordyce spots are bumps (whitish-yellow) that may be found on outer edge of lips, on peni... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emily Altman
Dermatology 29 years experience
Fordyce spots: Fordyce spots are tiny yellowish or white papules on lips and genitals. They are ectopic (out of normal place) but normal in structure oil glands. The... Read More
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