A 40-year-old member asked:
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how can i get rid of fordyce spots on lips?

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Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some...: See dermatologist so to decide if it is necessary or worthwhile to take the risks for their removal with procedures, usually nowadays with laser. Note: Fordyce spots are merely ectopic sebaceous glands with no practical need for ridding them.
Answered on Jan 16, 2018
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