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Doctor insights on: Fordyce Spots On Lips

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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 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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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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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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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