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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Balin
Dermatology 48 years experience
Fordyce spots: Fordyce spots are ectopic sebaceous glands. No topical cream affects them.
Dr. Behram Dalal
32 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 26 years experience
No: Fordice granules are normal.

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Infectious Disease 50 years experience
Sort of: There is no rule that says prominent sebaceous glands (Fordyce spots) occur in larger quantities than hermetic lesions or warts but they generally do.... Read More
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Not quite : Still need evaluation to differentiate them. Herpes and wart can be easily differentiated in the eyes of clinician and Fordyce spots can occur in smal... Read More
Dr. David Lipkin
Internal Medicine 53 years experience
Partly: It varies. Fordyce spots are visible sebaceous(sweat)glands that are a normal variant. They appear as rice sized tiny papules raised above the surface... 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 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
No: Fordyce spots look like tiny, painless spots or bumps that appear on the scrotal skin, the shaft of the penis, the female labia, or the inner surface ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urology 52 years experience
Here are some ...: Since Fordyce's spots are ectopic sebaceous glands beneath the skin, sunlight would not grow their size, but of course, as expected, the overlying ski... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Edwards
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Definitely: Fordyce spots are normal sebaceous glands that occur on mucosal surfaces, including mouth and genitals. They are not infectious or dangerous and will ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urology 52 years experience
Yes, not contagious.: You may kiss someone with Fordyce's spots, which are merely the ectopic sebaceous glands and not contagious.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Essentially no: They appear in the coronal sulcus (groove under the glans, & can spread onto outer rim of the glans. Would be unusual if they extended to inside o... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
Fordyce spots...: ...are not due to any infection, and neither clindamycin nor any other antibiotic or cream has any effect. No treatment is needed. But if you're not c... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urology 52 years experience
Here are some ...: Fordyce spots are ectopic, not-hair-follicle-related sebaceous glands, appears as 1-3-mm papules, and are painless. But herpes are virus-caused skin i... Read More
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