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Small White Spots On Inside Of Lips
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
Very small white spots in clusters have been on my lip for over a week. They don't hurt and don't pop. What are these? They're on the top and corners
Fordyce spots.: These sound like Fordyce spots, which are slightly enlarged sebaceous glands visible through the thin skin of the vermilion (red part of lip). They are of no concern (other than appearance) and do not indicate disease state or problem. ...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
There are small white spots in the middle of my upper lip. They are not painful and are barely even noticeable. What are they?
Probably: Fordyce spots, these are oil glands that can be present on oral mucosa ...Read more
Hi, I seem to get an allergy around my lip and chin. It has tiny little spots, which are not white spots but looks like small round spots.?
Perioral dermatitis: Can be allergic or acneiform in origin. ...Read more
White spots around the lipline and between the bottom lip and chin. Very small and don't go onto the lip at all, just the lip linGetting rid or them?
I have tiny pinkish white spots on the right corner of my lower lip. Non itching and not painful. Started with two some months ago, however, they are spreading. I have four now in a small cluster.?
May be trapped...: Spots along the lips may be trapped dead skin cells, which is called a comedone. If it is covered by a thin bit of skin, then it is called a closed comedone. Spots may also be trapped sebum or sebaceous material. These are oil glands that have thick whitish secretions, and sometimes they have trouble getting out of the opening of the gland at the skin's surface. A primary doctor can take a look. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Trauma: You traumatized your tissue while shaving and this area should heal quickly, a week or so. ...Read more
I have a small red bump on the inside of the lips of my vagina I don't know what it is and I know ts not a STD but it has small white spots on it what?
I have two small painless white spots on my upper lip and little painless whitehead looking bumps on my penis all within the last month, ?
I sometimes get white spots inside of my mouth. They are small irregular in shape with a small red ring. No other color or pattern have been noticed?
I have just noticed swollen roof of my mouth and a few small white spots in the swollen area. Please could you suggest what it may be.?
I've been having sex with my girlfriend and recently my penis has been more itchy than usual and ive noticed small white spots appearing on the head.?
Yeast infection?: Your symptoms suggest yeast infection, especially if uncircumcised and the "white spots" are under the foreskin. Vaginal itching or discharge also would fit with yeast. STDs are possible if your relationship is new and/or either of you has had other partners in the past few months. If so, both should see a doctor or clinic. If not, you could both try an OTC yeast cream, but see doc if no response. ...Read more
Small bumps around penis head and white spots on tongue: no painy. Wht's it? Is it dangerous? Is it aids symptoms? Had protected sex 1year before.
I have small white spots under the head of my penis, on the rim. I also have some under the rim when I pull back my foreskin? Pearly penial papules? I'm a virgin, and have warts on my hands. Help!?
It's not really my throat, more like the back of my mouth. But, its bright red, and has small white spots in some areas, also there are little bumps.?
See your dentist: The tongue naturally has bumps known as papillae and those on the back of the tongue are larger than those on the front. However, if the bumps on the back of the tongue appear to be growing or changing shape or color and has white spots they should be investigated to determine what is wrong. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer