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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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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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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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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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