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Fordyce spots on penis

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Yes, but ...: Since Fordyce spots are harmless, one has to consider medical necessity from both patient's and provider's perspectives even though professional possi... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Balin
Dermatology 47 years experience
Fordyce spots: Fordyce spots are ectopic sebaceous glands. No topical cream affects them.
Dr. Behram Dalal
Dentistry 31 years experience
Not that I : Know off - the literature doesn't support it either. Best to be seen by a dermatologist or your health care provider.
Dr. Alex Shvartsman
Cosmetic Dentistry 25 years experience
No: Fordice granules are normal.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Donato
Urology 25 years experience
Angiokeratomas: Angiokeratomas of Fordyce appear as deep blue small bumps on the genital skin. They bleed easily as they are dilated blood vessels. They are harmles... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Fordyce spots : are simply enlarged oil glands & a completely normal part of anatomy. They are bumps found on penis/ scrotum (red color) that are usually 1 to 3 m... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Of course: This is similar to acne or little hair base infections.All guys enjoy their bodies in this way. Consider showering before and after and using a good w... Read More
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Dr. John Nesbitt
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No treatment needed: Fordyce spots are prominent sebaceous glands which may occur on the genitalia or in other places in the skin. No treatment is necessary as they are be... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Not necessary ...: Fordyce spots are ectopic sebaceous glands, which are not related with hair follicles. Normally, every hair follicle has its own sebaceous gland to g... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Really need shaving?: Fordyce's spots happen to some men and women, and are benign ectopic sebaceous glands. To ease razor-scraping the tiny bumps, soak and soften the hair... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Fordyce Spots: these are normal sebaceous glands and are part of the normal structure. There is no need for treatment. They do not cause itching. Your itching may ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
May be normal: Fordyce spots are consider a normal feature for many people. Therefore, one may have to consult with several urologists in order to find one who may b... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 23 years experience
No need to worry: I understand you may be bothered by the appearance of those but there is no cure for that. They are barely visible when the skin is not stretched. If ... Read More

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