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Doctor insights on: Dark Spots On Lips From Smoking Weed

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How can you get rid off white/pink marks surrounded by black spots on lips that were caused by smoking?

How can you get rid off white/pink marks surrounded by black spots on lips that were caused by smoking?

Time to be examined: I think this warrants a physical exam and a diagnosis to be made. A dermatologist is most likely to feel comfortable making the diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have brown spots on lips. I don't smoke or drink caffeine, so are these possibly sun spots? They're flat and not too dark in color. I've got 3 spots

I have brown spots on lips. I don't smoke or drink caffeine, so are these possibly sun spots? They're flat and not too dark in color. I've got 3 spots

See your doctor: A doctor would need to see the spots in order to determine what they are. It may or may not require a biopsy. ...Read more

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Can smoking weed cause yellow spots in throat?

Can smoking weed cause yellow spots in throat?

Yes: Smoking anything chronically can cause damage to the tissues of the mouth, throat, bronchi and lungs. It also might be a superimposed infection, since heavy smokers of both weed and tobacco are more prone to getting bacterial and viral infections. If these spots are painful, or you have a fever, see your doctor for an examination and throat culture if needed. Think about whether it's a problem. ...Read more

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I m smoking from past few years but before 2 or 3 days some white spots appeared under my lips, so what should I do to get rid of these spots?

Need to be evaluated: You should have an evaluation performed by your dentist to determine what the white spots are, and what treatment should be provided if any. ...Read more

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Could smoking weed cause mouth sores?

Could smoking weed cause mouth sores?

Possibly: I wouldn't rule it out. The heat, drying, and smoke irritation may be enough to cause sores in your case. ...Read more

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What to do about purple spots on lips?

What to do about purple spots on lips?

Get a biopsy: Get a referral to an oral surgeon so it can be biopsied, then you can have it removed. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Blue gray spots on lips?

What is the definition or description of: Blue gray spots on lips?

Definition: This would be called blue gray spots on lips. For specific evaluation and diagnosis, see oral surgeon. ...Read more

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Blue spots on lips?

Venous lakes: Most of the time these collections of blood vessels called venous lakes and can be treated with laser. If in doubt ask your primary care doctor. If they are in doubt have them refer you to a specialist. A dermatologist, facial plastic surgeon or plastic surgeon should be able to help you. ...Read more

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Can others see Fordyce spots on lips?

Can others see Fordyce spots on lips?

"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. ...Read more

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Can white spots on lips be from herpes?

Probably not: Herpes on the lips are cold sores and the are sores that hurt not just white spots. Of you mean on your vagina it is possible but they can itch or hurt if herpes. White spots flown there could be normal or not. Would need to see them to tell. ...Read more

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Do Fordyce spots on lips go away? I'm 18 just got them two days go spreading really fast

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 dermatologist. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does smoking weed with a mouth ulcer give you cancer?

Does smoking weed with a mouth ulcer give you cancer?

No: The presence of an ulcer will not effect the chances of developing oral cancer when smoking but a non-healing ulcer should be biopsied to rule out that it is not cancerous. ...Read more

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What causes fordyce spots on lips? Excessive chapstick?? Can dey b future problem?? What's best to do?? N will they ever go away on their own??

What causes fordyce spots on lips? Excessive chapstick?? Can dey b future problem?? What's best to do?? N will they ever go away on their own??

Cause not known: Fordyce spots on lips are enlarged sebaceous glands. We do not know what causes then but it is certainly not chapstick. They eventually go away on their own. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of Fordyce spots on lips?

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. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of Fordyce spots on lips?

Do nothing or...: I would not recommend any rx. But, if mentally obsessed for cosmetic appearance, skilful application of laser or electro-cautery would be the choice of care although topical agents and cryotherapy have been used. For detail, ask the treating doc timely. ...Read more

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Have a lot of vaginal discharge, not a foul odor but its different, and have a few white spots on "lips" but they do not hurt what could this be?

Have a lot of vaginal discharge, not a foul odor but its different, and have a few white spots on "lips" but they do not hurt what could this be?

Needs exam: There are quite a few organisms responsible for discharge including bacterial vaginosis, trichomonis, candiasis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia. If your are sexually active some of these have to be ruled out. Have your doc perform a pelvic exam. ...Read more

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Is there anyway of getting rid of white spots on lips (developing fordyce spots), does lotion help?

Is there anyway of getting rid of white spots on lips (developing fordyce spots), does lotion help?

There is, but...: These spots are not harmful, so it is okay to leave them alone without any treatment. Unfortunately, lotions and other topical treatments have not been shown to be beneficial in making Fordyce spots go away. They can be treated surgically or with certain laser procedures; however, these carry some risk due to the nature of the treatment. ...Read more

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Black spots, white spots, and lumps in my mouth. Not sure what it is. I've been smoking for roughly 4-5 years.?

Black spots, white spots, and lumps in my mouth. Not sure what it is. I've been smoking for roughly 4-5 years.?

Suspicious spots?: Regardless the cause... I would advise you to have the spots and lump in your mouth examined by a dentist or dental specialist (e.g. oral surgeon, OFP). Any suspicious lump that does not resolve itself in 2-3 weeks should be evaluated. In the meantime, quit smoking. ...Read more

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I have brown spots on lips? I have 4 of them and they look kind of like freckles and are flat as well. Is this some sort of skin cancer?

I have brown spots on lips? I have 4 of them and they look kind of like freckles and are flat as well. Is this some sort of skin cancer?

See Ender's Game: The movie - teen actor has it too. It is unlikely to be cancer. Peutz jaeger's syndrome, associated with GI avm's is a possibility. Ask your pcp/iternist first. But no rush. ...Read more

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Need doctor's help! Will mouthwash help Fordyce spots on lips?

Not very likely: If the spots are Fordyce granules, they are sebaceous glands that are a normal part of your anatomy, found in many people on the inner lips and the inside of your cheeks. ...Read more

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Will Fordyce spots on lips go away on their own and does lemon juice cure Fordyce spots on lips?

Fordyce Spots: Fordyce spots do not require any treatment, since it will fade on its own. But people prefer to take treatment because of the area in which it occurs is prominent. Some doctors perform laser therapy using co2 laser for desiccating the spots and reducing their size. Many doctors are against providing any treatment for Fordyce spots. Dye laser is also used for treating prominence of sebaceous gland. ...Read more

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Child red spots on lips, none inside mouth or on body. No pain or itching. No fever or sickness. Not scabs or fluid filled. No new foods Not teething?

Child red spots on lips, none inside mouth or on body. No pain or itching. No fever or sickness. Not scabs or fluid filled. No new foods Not teething?

Could be viral: How old is the child? There are many viruses that could cause red bumps on the lips. If it worsens or a fever develops make sure to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Fordyce spots on lips. When become really chapped, I get a whitehead directly on my lip. Inflamed Fordyce spot? When popped, it goes away. Little sore

Fordyce spots on lips. When become really chapped, I get a whitehead directly on my lip. Inflamed Fordyce spot? When popped, it goes away. Little sore

Oral Fordyce spots: The importance of recognising these papules as Fordyce spots is in the differential diagnosis as some sexually transmitted diseases may start off looking like Fordyce spots. Fordyce spots are generally harmless and do not require any treatment. Avoid picking or squeezing the spots. Electrosurgery and vaporising laser treatment (CO2 laser) have been used along with bichloracetic acid, photodynamic therapy, micro-punch excision surgery ...Read more

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What could a small black spot in my upper mouth above the gums be. I smoke. Could it be a stain from smoking or cancer? It wasn't there 4 months ago.

What could a small black spot in my upper mouth above the gums be. I smoke. Could it be a stain from smoking or cancer? It wasn't there 4 months ago.

Many things: You can get a freckle (melanotic macule), a mark from filling metal if you have dental fillings (amalgam tattoo), or something more worrisome. You should visit a dentist or oral surgeon for an examination and possible biopsy. ...Read more