Sep 08, 2014
Natural Fordyce Spots Treatment
Fordyce spots, or Fordyce granules are visible glands that appear on the genitals and sometimes the mouth in most people. They are not associated with any disease or illness, they are not contagious, but natural; they appear as small, white or red dots, or bumps, and range from 1 to 3mm in diameter. The glands responsible are the sebaceous skin glands that are responsible for secreting a natural substance to lubricate and waterproof our skin. Fordyce spots on lips can have a white or yellowish color, and take on a rice like appearance.
Sebaceous glands usually only appear in hair covered areas, and Fordyce spots are more common in people with oilier skin types and most commonly appear on the lower gums. Their presence is completely safe and requires no treatment, and they are considered a cosmetic issue more than a medical condition.
Find a Natural Treatment for Fordyce Spots
This page is for the suggestion and discussion of home cures and remedies for Fordyce spots. So far, readers have discussed the use of garlic juice, apple cider vinegar, and jojoba oil as a topical treatment. Know of a cure for Fordyce spots? Please don’t hesitate to share your story with us!
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Remedies for Fordyce Spots
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Hello Sir, I have pimples or kind of bumps on my male private part and on testicles (Fordyce Spots). I tried using fresh garlic juice before bed. And after morning bath applied apple cider vinegar. It's giving severe burning sensation. I thought the oil glands will be burned because of the heat generated from garlic juice. It does but outer skin become burned, dark and peeled off in 3 to 4 days. Due to unbearable itching, I could not sleep in night. So I stopped. One good thing is pimple size got reduced.
Can you give your feedback on above process to continue. Or if you have any soothing thing to avoid itching? Thanks, Sanand
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Posted by Musmid (Waynesville, Missouri) on 05/31/2011
Fordyce spots on the lips can be a very embarrassing problem and ridiculous "cures" abound on the internet. A dermatologist will tell you it is nothing to worry about but fail to realize the emotional stress that accompanies this condition especially if you are a guy. We dont wear lip stick. While harmless, these sebaceous oil glands do not belong on the lips but many have them. They look like little white spots. While I have not completely eliminated them, they are barely noticeable anymore. You simmply have to make this a daily routine. When you are in the shower or during your daily face washing, apply a facial scrub to the lips and exfoliate the lips with a small exfoliator. The one I have is small and circular and can be bought at a Wal Mart. Be intelligent. Don't remove skin to the point of bleeding but you need to start to exfoliate the skin. After, apply jojoba oil on your lips throughout the day and this is your daily routine. Once or twice a week, at night I take a q-tip dipped in apple cider vinegar and roll across my lips. I allow to dry and repeat this process for about 30 min. The next morning after I exfoliate the lips, I see an improvement which is very noticeable. It may take some time, but you will reduce the visibility for sure. They never go away but if you make this a daily routine then they will be almost unnoticeable. Hope this helps. Don't fall for the marketing hype and buy any of the crap on the internet.
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Southgate, CA, US