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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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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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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
Dr Z ...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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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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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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I got Fordyce spots on the side of my lips, what can I do about this?

I got Fordyce spots on the side of my lips, what can I do about this?

Here are some...: Known to us, Fordyce spots are harmless benign ectopic sebaceous glands-not related with hair follicles; hence, no active care is needed. If having unbearable cosmetic concern, see plastic surgeons for face or dermatologists for considering practical need and professional possibilities before initiating active care, though not necessary for most of the affected. The Best wish to health... ...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

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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Hello. I have Fordyce spots on my lips. I don't know how to ride from them. I really hate them.please help me?

Hello. I have Fordyce spots on my lips. I don't know how to ride from them. I really hate them.please help me?

See dermatology.: Fordyce spots are normal, so there is no medical reason to get rid of them. If you feel they look bad, or just "really hate them", then it would be a cosmetic problem, that insurance would be unlikely to pay for. In any case, see a dermatologist who might help reassure you that they are fine, or might help you remove them, using surgery, chemicals, laser, freezing, etc. ...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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I have something on my lips that looks exactly like fordyce spots, tiny little, painless white bumps on my lips. But now my fiancé has them too.?

I have something on my lips that looks exactly like fordyce spots, tiny little, painless white bumps on my lips. But now my fiancé has them too.?

Not contagious...: Fordyce's spots are ectopic sebaceous glands — not related with hair follicles. What you observed and reported in your fiance and you could be coincidental, not contagious. Nonetheless, be evaluated and compared with history and physical exam; that is the surest way to reach the best possible conclusion so to answer your question and concern. Best wish... ...Read more

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Will my Fordyce spots on corner of my upper and lower lip that are not visible unless I stretch my lips get bigger if I apply creamex to my lip daily?

Will my Fordyce spots on corner of my upper and lower lip that are not visible unless I stretch my lips get bigger if I apply creamex to my lip daily?

No: Save your money. There is a sucker born every minute but you don't need to be one of them. No treatment is needed and none is available. Rubbing vitamins etc. Will have no effect on these. ...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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Can you get fordyce spots on lips when pregnant?

Yes: Fordyce spots or granules can occur at any age and are not related directly to any illnesses. ...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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What r fordyce spots??? How can they b treated when they r on the lip??? R they harmful?? How common r they????

What r fordyce spots??? How can they b treated when they r on the lip??? R they harmful?? How common r they????

Fordyce spots: Are small, painless, raised, pale, red or white spots or bumps 1 to 3 mm in diameter that may be present on the scrotum, shaft of the penis or on the labia, as well as the inner surface of the lips of the face. Fordyce spots are visible sebaceous glands, and are present in most indviduals. They are a natural occurrence and are not associated with any disease or illness. No treatment is necessary. ...Read more

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If I kept my lips dry n don't apply chapstick.by doing that I think there won't b excess oil... Will fordyce spots fade away??

Here are some ...: Fordyce's spots are ectopic sebaceous glands beneath the skin, which are not hair follicle-related and not affected by applying anything on the lips but obscuring their appearance. Of course, these spots will persist forever. More? Seek pro-evaluation & counseling timely. Best wishes... ...Read more

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Difference between Fordyce spots and herpes on lips? I went to doc and he quickly looked and advised Fordyce but other docs didn't know what that was. Advice?

Difference between Fordyce spots and herpes on lips? I went to doc and he quickly looked and advised Fordyce but other docs didn't know what that was.  Advice?

Fordyce spots : Fordyce spots are sebaceous glands that are present in most individuals. They a are seen on the genitals and/or in the mouth as small, painless, raised, pale, red or white spots or bumps 1 to 3 mm in diameter that may appear on the scrotum, shaft of the penis or on the labia, and on the inner surfaceand vermilion border of the lips of the face. Herpes is very different with shallow ulcers. ...Read more

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Fordyce spots on lip by taking Accutane 40mg and they ae getting worse. I've tried everything but nothing work?

Fordyce spots on lip: Fordyce spots on the lip are a normal anatomic finding. I would advise against treatment. However, if you desire cosmetic removal ablative co2 laser or electrodesiccation would help. ...Read more

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Anyway to easily cure Fordyce spots or stop them from spreading? I only got them for two days and it's spreading fast on upper lip

Fordyce spots: Vaporising laser treatments such as co2 laser or electro desiccation are used with some success in treatinf this condition for cosmetic concerns, despite the fact that most doctors consider this a normal conditionl and advise against treatment. Success varies per patient, but some have found relief from pulsed dye lasers. Recommend just leaving them alone. ...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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What is the difference of appearance between Fordyce spots on the upper lip and herpes on upper lip.

Pain: The biggest difference would be pain. Herpes in the oral cavity hurts, usually quite severely. Fordyce granules are always there and do not cause a problem. Herpes lesion develop from previous normal lining of the mouth. Frost e granules are always there. ...Read more

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If I hace fordyce spots on my penis and a girl gives me oral sex will she get them on her lips? Or if she lisses me after do I get them on lips too?

If I hace fordyce spots on my penis and a girl gives me oral sex will she get them on her lips? Or if she lisses me after do I get them on lips too?

No, ...: Fordyce spot is ectopic sebaceous gland; so, it is not contagious. Don't worry. More? Be evaluated and counseled by following suggestion in articles listed in http://formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. ...Read more

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