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Doctor insights on: White Spots On Lips And Smoking

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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 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 ?

Need to be evaluated: You should have an evaluation performed by your dentist to determine what the white spots are, and what treatment should be provided if any. ...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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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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Black spots, white spots, and lumps in my mouth. Not sure what it is. I've been smoking for roughly 4-5 years. ?

Black spots, white spots, and lumps in my mouth. Not sure what it is. I've been smoking for roughly 4-5 years.
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Suspicious spots?: Regardless the cause... I would advise you to have the spots and lump in your mouth examined by a dentist or dental specialist (e.g. oral surgeon, OFP). Any suspicious lump that does not resolve itself in 2-3 weeks should be evaluated. In the meantime, quit smoking. ...Read more

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

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