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A 23-year-old female asked:

I have a rough patch on my lip. could it be fordyce spots? if i rub my lips together it feels super dry. could it be herpes? the bumps are super small

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Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 44 years experience
Lip bumps: Lip bumps have mild to serious causes. Here are some of the most common causes: Cold sore, cancer, Fordyce’s spots, acne, bacterial infection, contact allergy, sunburn. Try to apply some lip balm for a few days and see if they get better, if they persist, you need to see a skin doctor for a diagnosis.

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Last updated Jul 26, 2018

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