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Doctor insights on: Fordyce Spot And Ayurvedic Medicines

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Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz
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Ayurveda programs follow the ancient Hindu science of medicine, and offer a holistic approach to health with the goal to help people live long, healthy, and well-balanced lives. The programs focus on the three basic energy types (doshas) found in every person, and work ...Read more


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How can I remove Fordyce spot on lips?

How can I remove Fordyce spot on lips?

There are: Many home remedies for such lesions....I strongly suggest a CONSULATION with a Board Certified PLASTIC SURGEON!

My opinion only. Hope it's helpful
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What is the treatment for Fordyce spot.

What is the treatment for Fordyce spot.

None: There is no treatment for Fordyce granules or spots of the oral cavity. They are a normal occurrence, of no consequence and do not require treatment. ...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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Can anti sebum effective against Fordyce spot?

Can anti sebum effective against Fordyce spot?

Fordyce Spots: Fordyce spots on the lips can be a cause of cosmetic concern for some patients. Electrodessication or vaporising laser treatment has been used successfully to remove spots. ...Read more

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I had Fordyce spot on lips and it itches, is it normal?

I had Fordyce spot on lips and it itches, is it normal?

Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I've had Fordyce spots for about a year now and suddenly today one of my spots grew into a huge red spot that is very painful with a white dot on it?

I've had Fordyce spots for about a year now and suddenly today one of my spots grew into a huge red spot that is very painful with a white dot on it?

Staph infection: The spot has become infected, probably with staph bacteria, and you should let your doctor drain it and prescribe an antibiotic. For the record, this probably has little or nothing to do with the Fordyce spots themselves, which are not known to be associated with any disease or illness and are of cosmetic concern only. ...Read more

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I have a huge red Fordyce spot on my penis that is 3 times the size of my others and has a white dot on the top of it. Its very painful?

I have a huge red Fordyce spot on my penis that is 3 times the size of my others and has a white dot on the top of it. Its very painful?

Get Seen: Typically, Fordyce spots are small and not tender. If yours is large and painful, it is likely something else and may need treatment. Your description sounds more like you have an infected cyst, herpes, or other infection, which may need medication. ...Read more

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I have a small raised white bump just under penis head which is painless is this a fordyce spot?

I have a small raised white bump just under penis head which is painless is this a fordyce spot?

See a doctor: Fordyce spots, also known as Fordyce's spots, Fordyce granules or Sebaceous Prominence, are small raised, pale red, yellow-white or skin-colored bumps or spots that appear on the shaft of the penis, the labia, scrotum, or the vermilion border of the lips of a person's face. They can also be found on the foreskin of the penis (called Tyson's glands). (courtesy of MNT Knowledge Center)
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I have bumps on my penis head, I think Fordyce spot for long time now, when I masturbate or sex, they get red for a whilr is that normal?

I have bumps on my penis head, I think Fordyce spot for long time now, when I masturbate or sex, they get red for a whilr is that normal?

Match pictures: These may be sebaceous glands / fordyce's, or if they're in a row around the glans, they may be pearly papules. Neither is anything to worry about. ...Read more

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I noticed bumps like Fordyce spots close to my penis head and urinary spot and I was wondering what it is. No itch. First noticed 3 days after sex.

I noticed bumps like Fordyce spots close to my penis head and urinary spot and I was wondering what it is. No itch. First noticed 3 days after sex.

Need more info...: Fordyce spots are ectopic sebaceous gland; for men, common on glans penis, foreskin, penile shaft skin, scrotum, lips, or oral mucosa; for women, vulva (labia), lips, oral mucosa, etc. To verify these, see the doctors preferably a urologist, dermatologist, gynecologist, etc. There are harmless but mentally annoying for few. Besides, perusing article in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more

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If I manipulate Fordyce spot, or sebaceos zit on scrotum does they get inritated? And increase a little of size or inflate abit? Please answer thanks

If I manipulate Fordyce spot, or sebaceos zit on scrotum does they get inritated? And increase a little of size or inflate abit? Please answer thanks

Leave them alone: Fordyce spot is completely harmless ; will remain tiny. Sebaceous cysts tend to enlarge, don't try and "pop" or squeeze it. Sebaceous cyst is best excised by a dr. Who will incise skin under sterile conditions ; enucleate. Don't try ; do it yourself because you likely would infect it. It is not like a zit or ingrown hair, either of which can be popped by you after cleansing area ; washing ur hands. ...Read more

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I notice like 4 bumps like Fordyce spot close to mu penis head urinary spot, what can itbe? No itchy, little and raised skin, no color changes

I notice like 4 bumps like Fordyce spot close to mu penis head urinary spot, what can itbe? No itchy, little and raised skin, no color changes

PPP: Pearly penile papules, sometimes called tyson's glands. Can come and go, be more prominent at times than others. They are benign, normal and no need for concern. Most prominent in uncircumcised penises. You can always take and send a picture for our review ; confirmation. It would not be sexting ; would be for medical review and you remain anonymous. ...Read more

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

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

Fordyce spots: If your Fordyce spots become infected, irritated and itchy, consult your dermatologist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Is a red raised red bumps (looks like penile cyst, infected hair follicle or Fordyce spot) relatively common?

Is a red raised red bumps (looks like penile cyst, infected hair follicle or Fordyce spot) relatively common?

Not uncommon: Without knowing exactly what you have it is very difficult to know the actual frequency, but numerous individuals present with rashes of differing nature. ...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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Comparison to fordyce spots/warts/herpes: fordyce spots occur in larger numbers (50-100's) whereas herpes/warts are fewer in number? Is this correct?

Comparison to fordyce spots/warts/herpes: fordyce spots occur in larger numbers (50-100's) whereas herpes/warts are fewer in number? Is this correct?

Partly: It varies. Fordyce spots are visible sebaceous (sweat)glands that are a normal variant. They appear as rice sized tiny papules raised above the surface of the skin. Typically they are very numerous on the scrotum and vulva and less so on the penile shaft. When few in number they can be confused with HPV or warts. You can see pictures of all 3 conditions by going to Google Images. ...Read more

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How common are fordyce's spots?

Common: These spots are very common on the genitals, but can be found in other places. No treatment is required. ...Read more

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How can you get fordyce's spots?

Fordyce's spots: They just happen but there are several kinds. Send pictures. ...Read more

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Explain thoroughly why are Fordyce spots?

Explain thoroughly why are Fordyce spots?

Here are some. ..: Fordyce's spots are the ectopic sebaceous glands but not related with hair follicles. ...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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Can epiduo help cure fordyce spots?

Can epiduo help cure fordyce spots?

Here are some...: Since Fordyce spots are ectopic sebaceous glands which have no connection with outside like those of hair follicles and Epiduo is for mild to moderate acne with mediocre effect. Therefore, topical agent would not rid Fordyce spots as wished; instead, they stay forever and require no Rx if mentally sound with them. More? Ask your doctor timely. ...Read more

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Can Fordyce spots appear in pubic area?

Can Fordyce spots appear in pubic area?

Possible, but...: It is possible to appear at pubic area, even other part of body although they commonly occur in oral or vaginal lips. To verify what they may be, see dermatologist or urologist or. .. Best wish to health... If you wish to learn more on life reality, welcome to articles listed in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onLifeBasics. Html. ...Read more