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Is Fordyce on lips

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carin Van Gelder
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Get checked: See a dermatologist to make sure that's what this is; you don't want to miss an early cancer.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
There are: many home remedies for such lesions....I strongly suggest a CONSULATION with a Board Certified PLASTIC SURGEON! My opinion only ..hope it's helpful ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bact ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Fordyce spots : Yes https://www.healthline.com/health/fordyce-spots
A male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
None: They are normal.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bobbitt
31 years experience Dentistry
"See" them?: If you can see them, i suppose it's reasonable to assume that others can as well. Most, however, aren't really going to look that closely.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: The most common therapy is lasering.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some...: Known to us, Fordyce spots are harmless benign ectopic sebaceous glands-not related with hair follicles; hence, no active care is needed. If having un ... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Very different: 1) They look different; find pictures online. 2) Warts rarely appear on the lips. 3) Fordyce spots (visible sebaceous glands) are usually far more num ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Usually : There is no standard procedure to manage Fordyce spots. There are several retinoic creams or ointments, but best you consult with a urologist or derma ... Read More
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