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Doctor insights on: What Causes White Spots On Lips

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Can white spots on lips be from herpes?

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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What is the cause of white spots on the inside of your top and bottom lips? My granddaughter is 1 year old and has white spots on the inside of her mouth on the top and bottom lip

There : There are many possible causes for these white spots, but most likely these represent the openings of minor salivary glands found throughout the lips. At one year of age, your granddaughter should have multiple teeth present. This is the prefect time for her first visit to a pediatric dentist for an evaluation. It is never too early to start the acclimation process for children so that they establish good oral health habits. The pediatric dentist can evaluate the white spots at that time. ...Read more

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What causes white spots on the roof of your mouth?

What causes white spots on the roof of your mouth?

Whit spots: Fungal infection can show up as white spots in the mouth. Make sure to show those spots to your doctor to be sure. ...Read more

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What can cause white spots in inner cheeks of the mouth?

What can cause white spots in inner cheeks of the mouth?

White spots: Leukoplakia is a condition that causes white spots/plaques inside the mouth. Cheek biting will cause white spots too. Leukoplakia: Clinical term descriptive for a white plaque/patch on the oral mucosa. cant rub off. cant specifically dx a disease. -45-65 yoa protective rxn vs irritants 80/20% benign/[dysplastic/cancerous] 4-6% progess to SCC ...Read more

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Please tell me what causes white spots in the mouth besides cancer?

Please tell me what causes white spots in the mouth besides cancer?

Lot of Things: Simply eating white food can cause white spots. Fungal infections can cause white spots. Very small white spots can be normal. One of the more concerning causes of white spots though is "leukoplakia." these white spots can turn into cancer. ...Read more

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Can using hydrogen peroxide in the mouth cause white spots?

Can using hydrogen peroxide in the mouth cause white spots?

Hydrogen Peroxide: Some toothpastes and oral hygiene products contain hydrogen peroxide. These have not been reported to cause white spots in the mouth if used as directed. Are the white spots on the gums, tongue, cheeks, teeth, uvula etc.? See your dentist to be sure what these spots are and what the appropriate treatment for them are. Good luck! ...Read more

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How can you get rid off white/pink marks surrounded by black spots on lips that were caused by smoking?

How can you get rid off white/pink marks surrounded by black spots on lips that were caused by smoking?

Time to be examined: I think this warrants a physical exam and a diagnosis to be made. A dermatologist is most likely to feel comfortable making the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can white spots on MRI be caused by past trauma, such as falling and hitting head as a child? (Spinal tap normal)

Can white spots on MRI be caused by past trauma, such as falling and hitting head as a child? (Spinal tap normal)

Motion artifact ?: Any imaging test, especially an MRI, can have spots in them that are not a real abnormality, called motion artifact. Your radiologist should be able to tell if the spots are something real or not, because the dots can represent fluid collections as well. If some question exists about whether this is a real finding, you will need to repeat the study, sorry. Trauma can cause fluid collections... ...Read more

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What can cause a yellow tongue and white spots in the mouth?

What can cause a yellow tongue and white spots in the mouth?

See a dentist: A yellow tongue and white spots in the mouth caused by oral thrush, leukoplakia, oral lichen planus, canker sores, etc. Some may require further assessment, tests and your Dentist may book a follow-up appointment or refer you to a specialist to determine a diagnosis. Take care. ...Read more

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What could cause white spots on my throat and a red patch on the roof of my mouth?

What could cause white spots on my throat and a red patch on the roof of my mouth?

Needs to be seen: These types of situations require a personal visual examination and evaluation. Merely giving you a list of possibilities serves no real purpose. If you want to know what you have and what would be the appropriate treatment, if any, you will need to see a physician. ...Read more

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My baby has white spots on her lips what is it?

?white spots: White spots on the lips can be several different things. A baby can develop thrush in the mouth which looks like white patches that are located on the inner lips, inner cheek, roof of the mouth, or on the tongue. It often is painful for the baby to feed and if nursing the infection can transfer to the breast. You should schedule a visit with your baby's doctor to have this evaluated. ...Read more

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My baby has white spots on the inside of her lips. What could that be?

My baby has white spots on the inside of her lips.  What could that be?

White spots: White spots inside a baby"s mouth is usually thrush also called oral candidiasis.Call your doctor make an appointment and get proper therapy.Your docotor might also take the opportunity to discuss avoidance or prevention of this disease. ...Read more

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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