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I have small white spots on my top lip u can see it better if you pull the lip tight ..What are these , ?

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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I recently looked at my lip and there is a couple small white spots on the inner bottom lip .. What does it mean

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

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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 have two small painless white spots on my upper lip  and little painless whitehead looking bumps on my penis all within the last month, ?

More than 1 possible: These spots coukld be small blocked up pores, known as whiteheads or milia, sort of like miniature cysts. However, they could be something contagious like a viral infection known as molluscum contagiosum. These are also small and usually white or pink. ...Read more

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I have like small white yeasty spots on my virginia lips , they sometimes itch and are sore sometimes?

I have like small white yeasty spots on my virginia lips , they sometimes itch and are sore sometimes?

Go get checked: Time to go to a health clinic, your doctor, planned parenthood, or even urgent care and have someone examine you. Go when the 'spots' are there so you can get an accurate exam. It could be 'yeast' or several other things. ...Read more

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Can white spots on lips be from herpes?

Probably not: Herpes on the lips are cold sores and the are sores that hurt not just white spots. Of you mean on your vagina it is possible but they can itch or hurt if herpes. White spots flown there could be normal or not. Would need to see them to tell. ...Read more

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Have a lot of vaginal discharge, not a foul odor but its different, and have a few white spots on "lips" but they do not hurt what could this be?

Have a lot of vaginal discharge, not a foul odor but its different, and have a few white spots on "lips" but they do not hurt what could this be?

Needs exam: There are quite a few organisms responsible for discharge including bacterial vaginosis, trichomonis, candiasis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia. If your are sexually active some of these have to be ruled out. Have your doc perform a pelvic exam. ...Read more

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Is there anyway of getting rid of white spots on lips (developing fordyce spots), does lotion help?

Is there anyway of getting rid of white spots on lips (developing fordyce spots), does lotion help?

There is, but...: These spots are not harmful, so it is okay to leave them alone without any treatment. Unfortunately, lotions and other topical treatments have not been shown to be beneficial in making Fordyce spots go away. They can be treated surgically or with certain laser procedures; however, these carry some risk due to the nature of the treatment. ...Read more

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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