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If I apply toothpaste to Fordyce spots for 8 hours will they go away?
8 doctors weighed in

Dr. Ronald Achong
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
2 doctors agree
In brief: See a dentist
See a dentist or an oral surgeon for an evaluation of the spots.
Tooth paste will not cause these spot to resolve.

In brief: See a dentist
See a dentist or an oral surgeon for an evaluation of the spots.
Tooth paste will not cause these spot to resolve.
Dr. Ronald Achong
Dr. Ronald Achong
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
2 doctors agree
In brief: No
You will probably cause chemical burn which require a long healing time.
These are cosmetic and can be treated safely if they bother you.

In brief: No
You will probably cause chemical burn which require a long healing time.
These are cosmetic and can be treated safely if they bother you.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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Dr. Jerry Hu
Dentistry - Cosmetic
In brief: No
Fordyce granules won't go away from toothpaste, plus you'll possibly be swallowing extra fluoride.

In brief: No
Fordyce granules won't go away from toothpaste, plus you'll possibly be swallowing extra fluoride.
Dr. Jerry Hu
Dr. Jerry Hu
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Dr. Robert Schwan
Dentistry - Cosmetic
In brief: Do you Believe it!
You're dealing with a normal glandular structure in the outer layer of the mucosa of the mouth.
Toothpaste is not designed or effective for this. You can try laser removal but these structures can regenerate just like any component of the skin or mucosa.

In brief: Do you Believe it!
You're dealing with a normal glandular structure in the outer layer of the mucosa of the mouth.
Toothpaste is not designed or effective for this. You can try laser removal but these structures can regenerate just like any component of the skin or mucosa.
Dr. Robert Schwan
Dr. Robert Schwan
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