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A 24-year-old female asked:

I popped a fordyce spot on my lip and it has become infected. what home remedies can help get rid of the infection.

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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial 46 years experience
Infected?: Depends what you mean by infected. If major pain and lip swelling, see an oral surgeon ASAP. If merely inflamed, should heal rapidly with OTC meds, Orajel, saline rinse. If getting worse, see oral surgeon ASAP.
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 years experience
Fordyce spots: if your Fordyce spots become infected, irritated and itchy, consult your dermatologist for further evaluation.
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Last updated Oct 13, 2020
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