by Revival Medical Clinic

Fordyce Spots

  • It is a type of ectopic sebaceous gland.
  • It is commonly found as multiple white spots on lips.
  • It can presents at lips (vermillion border) , shaft of penis, foreskin of penis (called Tyson’s gland), scrotum and labia.
  • It is natural occurrences on the body and are not infectious
  • Sometime it may bring worries of STI( sexually transmitted infection), or cancer.
  • It is harmless and majority of cases do not need any treatments unless for cosmetic purposes.

 

Treatment Options

  • Topical products with salicylic acid.
  • Lasers
  • Peelings
  • Oral medications such as retinoid
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Dotting
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