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Little White Spots On The Lip
I have little white spots on my lip line have really chapped lips from this what do I but on it it clear it up?
Little white spots like white heads on my lips when i stretch them. What are they and how do I get rid of them?
Normal oil glands: Fordyce spots are normal. No need to treat. Sometimes you may have 1 with an open surface pore appearing as a tiny black head. If you don't mind the pain, you can pinch it out. Relax: everybody has them, nobody sees yours except you.Magnifying mirrors are not the real world. ...Read more
Can you have pores on your lips? It seems like i do, my lips are going away leaving me with little white spots on them i notice this when i was around 20, now 39 it worse.
You : You may be suffering from a type of skin condition called vitiligo. Other autoimmune dosorders can cause this and need to be ruled out as well i.e. Lupus). I recommend you visit your primary care provider or directly visit a dermatologist for an evaluation. In the meantime use a lip protector with sun screen in it. Best of luck. ...Read more
Fordyce spots: What you describe are known as fordyce spots. These are a variant of sebaceous glands (the glands that normally produce sebum and are usually found within hair follicles). Fordyce spots are sebaceous glands without hair follicles. They are present in 80-95% of adults. They are generally harmless and do not require any treatment. If it is cosmetic concern then see a board certified dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 4yr old has really dry cracked lips and little white spots on her tongue and gums and a oral temp of 102.2 i first saw it with my 1yr bout a week.
I recently looked at my lip and there is a couple small white spots on the inner bottom lip .. What does it mean
Fordyce Spots: Small, white spots on the lips ranging in diameter from 1mm to 3 mm may be due to fordyce spots or fordyce granules. These spots are painless and harmless, although they cause concern due to cosmetic reasons. There is no known cause for these spots, although it is believed to occur due to trapped oil in the sebaceous glands on the skin. ...Read more
I have small white spots on my top lip u can see it better if you pull the lip tight ..What are these , ?
Vitiligo or fungal?: White spots are due to an absence of the skin pigment, melanin which maintains the dark pigment of normal skins. The most common cause of loss of color is atopic dermatitis. The other causes could include fungus eating away the pigments (tinea). The rare cause of white spot is what is called vitiligo in which case our own immune system destroys the pigment producing operations of the skin. ...Read more
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