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White Spots Inside Lips
? 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
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
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
Have white spots and blotches under tougue and inner lips for 4 years now on anf off. Wont go away permanantly. Is there a solution to do so?
My daughter is 1 month old and she has white spots on the inside of her lips and tounge, what could this be?
Thrush? Get checked.: A common condition in newborn is oral thrush. This is a superficial fungal infection. It tends to cause a white patchy coating on tongue, lips, cheeks. At times it may cause discomfort and infant will tend to eat less. Have it checked by your child's doctor to make sure and to obtain therapy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I m smoking from past few years but before 2 or 3 days some white spots appeared under my lips, so what should I do to get rid of these spots?
I have white tounge and it is burning. And I have a painless bump on my lip, which is moving and has white spots. I'm scared?
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
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
Hey I have white spots on my upper lip. There are 13 or so of them. I noticed them on friday. I think they got smaller?
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
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