Fordyce spots on lips. When become really chapped, I get a whitehead directly on my lip. Inflamed Fordyce spot? When popped, it goes away. Little sore

Oral Fordyce spots. The importance of recognising these papules as Fordyce spots is in the differential diagnosis as some sexually transmitted diseases may start off looking like Fordyce spots.Fordyce spots are generally harmless and do not require any treatment. Avoid picking or squeezing the spots. Electrosurgery and vaporising laser treatment (CO2 laser) have been used along with bichloracetic acid, photodynamic therapy, micro-punch excision surgery.

Related Questions

I have had a whitehead directly on my bottom lip in the same spot 3 times. Goes away after popping. Just sore the next day. Is it due to chapped lips?

Lip Eruption. You are describing a single vesicular (cystic) eruption repeatedly on the same spot on your lip which becomes sore. I am suspicious that this is an HSV infection, not a comedone or acne and either way is not related to chapped lips. You may need to talk to your doctor to confirm since we have no pictures to look at. Acne only occurs where there is a pilocebaceous gland or hair not on lips. Read more...