Fordyce Spots

Fordyce spots are clusters of enlarged oil glands known as sebaceous glands that appear as raised bumps. They are harmless and appear over the borders of the lip, insides of the cheek, shaft of the penis, scrotum or labia in females. Treatment may be necessary only for cosmetic purposes.

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Can Fordyce spots be seen inside the cheeks?

Query: Hi doctor, I have multiple small yellowish dots inside my cheeks and lips. Please tell me what are these.  Read Full »

Dr. Sandeep Menon

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I require a detailed description from your end. Your problem description is incomplete. Please mention when it started. Is there pain or burning sensation? Do you smoke or drink? Please give a little more input, so that I can help you better. Revert back with the det...  Read Full »

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