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i have small white bumps on my lips they feel like sand paper what is this

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Foster Carr
33 years experience General Practice
Exam needed to dx: Multiple possible causes such as Fordyce granules, herpes, leukoplakia, fungal infections, contact dermatitis, and allergic reactions . Visit your do ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Fordyce spots: Fordyce spots appear as slightly raised white or yellowish bumps or spots between 1 to 5 mm in size. You may see just one or groups of 50 to 100. Alth ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
43 years experience General Surgery
No: It is kind of normal specially with dry mouth hydrate well
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Need to identify: what the bump is what is the type of rash on the calves -to recommend treatment. Dermatological evaluation would help with that.
A female asked:
Dr. Abdus Khan
30 years experience Urgent Care
Most likely it is.: What you are describing most likely is HSV type 1... it is not sexually transmitted, and is present in plenty of people. You can just wait and it will ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Maybe: Fordyce spots?? Your dermatologist could tell you for sure.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
22 years experience Podiatry
Many possibilities: Bumps under the skin could be as a result of different reasons of which could include an ingrown hair, acne, infection, abscess, or an allergic reacti ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
37 years experience Dentistry
Fordyce granules: It could be several things. A common one is called Fordyce granules, which are ectopic sebaceous glands and quite normal. It also might be blocked mi ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Irving Harper
35 years experience Internal Medicine
For dice!: It sounds like you probably have something called Fordyce spots. These are small, yellow or white bumps that are painless and are found along the bord ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
Exam and labs: This is a great time to have an exam and testing. That way you'll be able to relax and treat whatever it is and avoid spreading it. It will be okay an ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Small bumps: on penis MAY be Fordyce spots. They are visible sebaceous glands and are common. Please see your doc to make sure. No need to be shy. He/she has s ... Read More

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