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Fordyce Spots Vigina
I have 20-30 white spots just inside my vagina. All info about the condition "fordyce spots" seems to be about men. Do women get this condition? Do I
Get diagnosed first: See a doctor and get diagnosed. Women can get Fordyce spots, but a physician needs to determine if that's the problem. Be well. ...Read more
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?
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 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
I think I have Fordyce spots on my vagina labia minora. Both sides have symmetrical lines of yellowish bumps that itched at first. Why do I have this?
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
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?
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
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
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
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
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
Yes, not contagious.: You may kiss someone with Fordyce's spots, which are merely the ectopic sebaceous glands and not contagious. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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