Saturday, July 31, 2010

Fordyce Spots on Lips Treatment

Fordyce Spots on Lips Treatment

Fordyce spot or Fordyce granule can appear on various parts of the body including the lips. Fordyce spots are small and painless white bump. Fordyce spot on lips is neither contagious nor harmful skin condition, but it is a common dermatological problem. Here are some tips and treatment options for Fordyce spots on lips.

Fordyce Spots on Lips Treatment

As mentioned earlier, these types of spots are harmless therefore; you can leave them untreated, as they may disappear on their own. But, if you want to remove these spots then follow some commonly used treatments for Fordyce spots on lips.

Tretinoin Cream or Gel

  • Tretinoin Cream is one of the most commonly used treatments for Fordyce spots.
  • Apply it on a daily basis to get rid of Fordyce spots.

Chemical Peels

  • Chemical peel such as TCA (Trichloroacetic Acid) can be used to treat this condition.
  • This treatment is used to peel off the skin.
  • You are advised to use a good quality moisturizer on a regular basis, as peeling makes the skin of the lips extremely sensitive.


Under this treatment option, extreme cold temperature is used to destroy the bumps. It does not cause much pain and scarring.

Some Other Treatment Options

Vaporizing laser treatments

Pulse dye lasers treatment

Natural Treatment for Fordyce Spots on Lips

You can also use different natural methods for Fordyce's spots treatment. Here are some tips on how to treatment Fordyce spots naturally.

  • Try to make a healthy diet menu that consists of good amount of folic acid, Vitamins B Complex, A, C, D, E and K.
  • Try to follow a good oral hygiene habits.
  • Garlic is also beneficial in the treatment of Fordyce spots. It helps to kill any bacteria in the bloodstream and the mouth.


  1. i had a scar on my lower lip sometimes it look white it is a very thin skin pls give suggetions to remove it.

  2. i have fordyce on my lower lip its really embarrassing and noticeable i want to remove it ASAP!!

  3. Its not infectious ! Use Alo vera Daily you will be cure :))

  4. Well this is certainly also a very effective method in removing Fordyce and PPP. Sometimes these small skin diseases can really cause big sexual in-functionality, so one should be careful before starting any treatment. Fordyce Spots is also one the severe form of genital disease. All these diseases can cured with good treatment and extra care