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Heat bumps on lips

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Fordyce granules: These are small ehite benign bumps on lips. They are thought to be sebaceous glands.

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A female asked:
Dr. Peter Neumann
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Cold sore vs heat: Keep moist with lip balm. It should resolve in a few days. If it blisters or continue to grow and hurt, make sure it is not herpesvirus which requires... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 71 years experience
HEAT BUMPS LIPS: HEAT, PROBABLY. HOW LONG? COULD BE A NUMBER OF THINGS. FOOD, MEDICATIONS, VIRUS INFECTIONS, ETC. SEE A DERMATOLOGIST IF IT CONTINUES TO BOTHER YOU.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Comisi
Dentistry 38 years experience
Hard to tell: There is no way of telling without examining the area, since there are many possible causes for the problem. I would suggest that you have it looked a... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
General Surgery 43 years experience
See skin doctor : You can apply a topical antibiotics and keep area clean and avoid scratching you need to see a dermatologist for a definite diagnosis and treatment
A member asked:
Dr. Laura McMullen
Pediatrics 21 years experience
Heat : Heat rash (miliaria rubra) occurs when your sweat glands become blocked and sweat is trapped under the skin. This can cause a red rash that can eithe... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Candace Spann
Dermatology 21 years experience
No: Gently cooling the skin is the treatment for heat bumps. Rubbing alcohol may actually irritate the skin and make the problem worse.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Weissman
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Heat rash: Heat rash is caused by the build up of sweat from the glands under the skin. The "treatment" is to (1) avoid heat and sweating as much as possible. Be... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Bumps: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/c... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 37 years experience
See your doctor: When you have the bumps see your doctor to be diagnosed , they may need to culture the lesions. It could be any number of things including herpes.

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