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Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Are Fordyce spots on scrotum contagious?

Are Fordyce spots on scrotum contagious?

No: These are sebaceous glands. All grown men have some of them, and they're healthy -- they prevent chapping of the skin. ...Read more

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Fordyce spots contagious?

Fordyce spots contagious?

No: Fordyce spots look like tiny, painless spots or bumps that appear on the scrotal skin, the shaft of the penis, the female labia, or the inner surface of the lips of the face. They are not due to any disease or illness, nor are they contagious. ...Read more

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Does antibiotics clear Fordyce spots on lips?

Does antibiotics clear Fordyce spots on lips?

Probably Not: Fordyce spots are dilated oil glands on the lips so likely will not resolve with antibiotics, though they may shrink a bit due to the anti-inflammatory properties of antibiotics. ...Read more

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Is dangerous Fordyce spot on inside cheek?

Is dangerous Fordyce spot on inside cheek?

No, not at all: If true Fordyce Spot or Granules , they are really just sebaceous glands (sweat glands) in unusual areas and nothing to worry about ...Read more

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Do fordyces spot appear asymatricaly in mouth buccal?

Do fordyces spot appear asymatricaly in mouth buccal?

Fordyce: For duces granules are normally occurring and perfectly normal. May appear asymmetric. But don't self diagnose. Ask your dentist to take a look to make sure what you are seeing are fordyce granules or something else. ...Read more

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Are Fordyce spots and pearly penis papules caused by masturbation?

Are Fordyce spots and pearly penis papules caused by masturbation?

Fordyce Spots: Medical experts believe that these tiny bumps are caused by sebum, which is the skin's natural oil. This natural oil is trapped in the sebaceous glands that do not have hair. In normal cases, sebaceous glands open up into hair follicles and the natural oil is secreted through the airshaft. However, sometimes there is no hair and thus no way to discharge this natural body oil. ...Read more

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Tiny bump on lip line, herpes?

Tiny bump on lip line, herpes?

Herpes simplex: Possibly. But without seeing it there is no real way to tell. Show this to a doctor. ...Read more

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Are Fordyce spots or thrush contageous?

Are Fordyce spots or thrush contageous?

No: Fordyce spots are prominent sebaceous glands most commonly occurring on/in the mouth or genitals in both males and females. They are common, benign, and neither contagious or infectious. Thrush is a yeast infection of the mucus membrane lining of the mouth and tongue and is an overgrowth of the Candida Albicans fungus which is naturally found in the mouth in small amounts. It too is not contagious. ...Read more

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White blister inside lower lip herpt?

White blister inside lower lip herpt?

Quite possibly: Or could be a minor salivary gland called an extravasation cyst. See an oral surgeon. ...Read more

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White spots on penile glans? Warts?

White spots on penile glans? Warts?

Not a podiatry ?: You need to direct this to your family doctor. ...Read more

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Can a chapped lip corner scar?

Can a chapped lip corner scar?

Chapped Lips: You may think of chapped lips as something that only happens in the winter. But the truth is, unless you take special care, your lips can get dry, sore, and scaly any time of year. http://www.webmd.com/beauty/why-your-lips-are-chapped#1 ...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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Do Fordyce spots dry out?

Do Fordyce spots dry out?

Unlikely,...: Fordyce spots represent ectopic sebaceous glands, which are not related with hair-follicles and theoretically they may dysfunction to "dry out", but rare and will still leave a mark. If bothered by their look, seek evaluation for their significance to you. Generally speaking, these lesions require no treatment. ...Read more

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Fordyce spots, vaginal discharge, tiny whitish spots in corners of mouth that travel up sides of upper lip.

Fordyce spots, vaginal discharge, tiny whitish spots in corners of mouth that travel up sides of upper lip.

Not related.: Fordyce spots and vaginal discharge are not related. Fordyce spots are glands that are visible on the lips. Not related to infection. There are several causes for vaginal discharge which are often infection related. ...Read more

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Difference between Fordyce spots and lip cancer for upper lip?

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Difference between Fordyce spots and lip cancer for upper lip?

Big difference: Fordyce spots (or granules) are natural findings in the oral cavity. Lip cancer looks vastly different. Your oral surgeon should have a look. ...Read more

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Can lip balm cause lip blisters?

Can lip balm cause lip blisters?

Possibly: I use lip balm to prevent blisters as i seem to have a virus that goes nuts with a cracked lip after sun exposure. One can be allergic to one or more of the ingredients in the balm. ...Read more

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My entire mouth is pale yellow, my tongue is yellow striped. Tiny canker sores are forming on tongue sides + elongated red bumps forming under tongue?

My entire mouth is pale yellow, my tongue is yellow striped. Tiny canker sores are forming on tongue sides + elongated red bumps forming under tongue?

Needs to be seen: You will have to see a local dentist, primary care physician or ENT specialist. We cannot diagnose or treat patients over the internet. A medical and dental history along with a personal clinical exam is required. ...Read more