A 26-year-old female asked:

I had a boil i think on my vagina, it hurt a lot. i popped it and yellow puss came out, havent gotten another one since. i also have some fordyce spots on my lips and labia. is this normal? i dont have any unusual discharge or pain while i pee?

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Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
Yes, Fordyce spots are benign findings on lips, penis, scrotum or labia. By healthline website: "The Fordyce spots, also called Fordyce granules or Fordyce glands, are enlarged oil glands. They are completely normal, harmless, and painless. According to a 2015 case report published in Clinical Case Reports and Reviews journal, they occur in 70 to 80 percent of adults".
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