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Doctor insights on: Fordyce Spots Vigina

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Can fordyce spots in the middle of a vagina be confused with some other disease or problem?

Can fordyce spots in the middle of a vagina be confused with some other disease or problem?

Often yes: Fordyce spots are a variation of normal anatomy. An experienced gynecologist should be able to confirm the diagnosis ...Read more

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Can the acidic nature of the vagina cause it to itch when moist? (In the area of fordyce spots) Or is that normally thrush related?

Can the acidic nature of the vagina cause it to itch when moist? (In the area of fordyce spots) Or is that normally thrush related?

Not likely: The normal flora in the vagina maintains a relatively acidic environment. Yeast and other bacteria can disrupt that and cause overgrowth of organisms that cause itching, foul odor, discharge and /or pain. See your GYN if symptoms persist for treatment
Best Wishes
Dr M ...Read more

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I think I have Fordyce spots (granules) on the inside on my vagina. They do not hurt or itch but was wondering how to get rid of the and know if it is?

I think I have Fordyce spots (granules) on the inside on my vagina. They do not hurt or itch but was wondering how to get rid of the and know if it is?

Fordyce spots: Fordyce spots are benign noncancerous cystic lesions. Usually they contain a white cheesy substance that can be expressed. An experienced Gynecologist can diagnose this by visualization. They usually appear on the labia and surrounding area and not inside the vagina ...Read more

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I have super tiny skin colored bumps around the inside of my vagina. They are painless and not itchy. Are these Fordyce spots?

I have super tiny skin colored bumps around the inside of my vagina. They are painless and not itchy. Are these Fordyce spots?

Sounds like it: Fordyce spots are ectopic sebaceous glands (oil glands) and can appear exactly as you describe. Probably best to just ask your obgyn if you are concerned. ...Read more

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In my vagina there are not painful, but white to skin coloured bumps or blotches. It looks like an STD but I think it may be Fordyce spots?

In my vagina there are not painful, but white to skin coloured bumps or blotches. It looks like an STD but I think it may be Fordyce spots?

Warts? See doctor: The only STD that might cause this sort of thing is genital warts or other kinds of skin changes caused by human papillomavirus (HPV). But if they look like Fordyce spots (you can find photos on line), I suppose that's possible. The only way to know for sure is to see a doctor or clinic for professional evaluation. ...Read more

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My bf has had his penis near/slightly in my vagina and he has fordyce spots. Now I have tiny itchy bumps on my labia that look like them. Possible sti?

My bf has had his penis near/slightly in my vagina and he has fordyce spots. Now I have tiny itchy bumps on my labia that look like them. Possible sti?

FORDYCE SPOTS: FORDYCE SPOTS ARE JUST SMALL PLUGED UP OIL GLANDS.
HARMLESS AND NOT CONTAGIOUS.
IT IS NOT A CANCER.
IT IS NOT AN "STI"
NOT TO WORRY! ...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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What is Fordyce spots?

What is Fordyce spots?

Fordyce spots: Fordyce spots are yellow bumps along the lip that are caused by enlargment of sebaceous glands or oil glands. ...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

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Does sun exposure spread Fordyce spots?

Does sun exposure spread Fordyce spots?

Here are some. ..: Since Fordyce's spots are ectopic sebaceous glands beneath the skin, sunlight would not grow their size, but of course, as expected, the overlying skin may darken leading to potential deceptive look, which you may like them. So, no effect and no harm from Fordyce's spots. More? Seek pro-evaluation & counseling preferably from dermatologist timely. Best wishes... ...Read more

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Does Fordyce spots be removed with laser?

Does Fordyce spots be removed with laser?

Yes, it can be. ..: Yes, they can be removed with laser vaporization, but it's largely unnecessary. Oftentimes, such procedure for Fordyce is merely to serve political correctness with no practical medical merits. So, talk with doc so to finalize a decision... ...Read more

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Can I still have babies if I have Fordyce spots?

Can I still have babies if I have Fordyce spots?

Definitely: Fordyce spots are normal sebaceous glands that occur on mucosal surfaces, including mouth and genitals. They are not infectious or dangerous and will not have any impact on fertility. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to kiss someone with Fordyce spots?

Is it possible for me to kiss someone with Fordyce spots?

Yes, not contagious.: You may kiss someone with Fordyce's spots, which are merely the ectopic sebaceous glands and not contagious. ...Read more

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Please tell me can Fordyce spots appear on your foreskin?

Please tell me can Fordyce spots appear on your foreskin?

Essentially no: They appear in the coronal sulcus (groove under the glans, & can spread onto outer rim of the glans. Would be unusual if they extended to inside of foreskin. Probably not impossible, but I have never seen it. Would be happy to review photograph. ...Read more

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How can I know the difference between Fordyce spots and herpes?

How can I know the difference between Fordyce spots and herpes?

Here are some. ..: Fordyce spots are ectopic, not-hair-follicle-related sebaceous glands, appears as 1-3-mm papules, and are painless. But herpes are virus-caused skin infection with prodromal skin hypersensitivity followed with a cluster of blisters on an erythematous patch of skin, commonly on foreskin / glans penis, but maybe elsewhere. So, history and physical findings can easily differentiate them. ...Read more

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If I apply toothpaste to Fordyce spots for 8 hours will they go away?

If I apply toothpaste to Fordyce spots for 8 hours will they go away?

See a dentist: See a dentist or an oral surgeon for an evaluation of the spots. Tooth paste will not cause these spot to resolve. ...Read more

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Is there a way to tell the difference between Fordyce spots and herpes?

Is there a way to tell the difference between Fordyce spots and herpes?

Testing: A herpes viral culture can determine if a rash is due to the herpes virus. A doctor can perform this if there is an active lesion. If there is no active lesion, a blood test can be performed to determine if there are antibodies against any recent or past herpes infection. ...Read more

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Is it possible that Fordyce spots also appear on the chest? I think I have round about 200 of this deep white but not painfull spots on my chest?

Is it possible that Fordyce spots also appear on the chest? I think I have round about 200 of this deep white but not painfull spots on my chest?

No: F spots mostly occur on lips, scrotum or vulva. Your chest spots appear to be benign cysts of skin. See a dermatologist, since you have so many! ...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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Beat way to remove Fordyce spots?

Beat way to remove Fordyce spots?

At least 3 options: Here is a site that lists 3 options for removal: http://www. Medicalnewstoday. Com/articles/256918.php? Page=2
Often when multiple therapeutic choices exist, none are perfect and sometimes none are very good at all.
On the lips, I'd start with the least invasive or least likely to scar= pulsed laser. On the penis, effectiveness on first treatment may be preferred=micro punch. ...Read more

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What do female Fordyce spots look like?

What do female Fordyce spots look like?

Superfical oil gland: A quick google search revealed this photo on wikipedia. Fordyce spots/granules are merely sebaceous glands that are superficial--found on many different surfaces. Very common, ectopically, in the mouth. They are normal and benign. ...Read more

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Do? The Fordyce spots go away after time?

Do? The Fordyce spots go away after time?

Possibly: Fordyce's spots are actually small glands in the skin. They may wax and wane but will probably not go away without some form of treatment (such as laser). ...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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Can fordyce spots become bigger or get inflamed?

Can fordyce spots become bigger or get inflamed?

Not usually: No, these usually do not get infected. Just as much risk of infection of these as with regular skin infection, hair follicle infection etc. The also do not get larger. ...Read more