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Q. I am suffering from Fordyce on lips, scrotum and penile shaft. Please help.

Answered by
Dr. Shanza Ikram
and medically reviewed by Dr.Nithila A
This is a premium question & answer published on Aug 24, 2019 and last reviewed on: Sep 16, 2020

Hello doctor,

I had HPV warts 25 years ago. A recent bout with Fordyce on lips and a large amount on the scrotum and penile shaft. What should I do?

Dr. Shanza Ikram



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I have gone through your case. In my opinion, Fordyce spots are non-infectious lesions and are not sexually transmitted diseases. These are painless spots which occur in the area of sebaceous glands. It has no corelation with your previous HPV infection. Usually, it does not require any treatment. If cosmetically unacceptable, then pulsed dye laser or cautery are options.

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