Fordyce spots  causes and symptoms

You can identify a case of Fordyce spots on the shaft of the penis, scrotum, on the lips and on the labia. They usually appear as small, pale bumps or spots from 1 to 3 mm in size, grouped in a cluster or spread around the area. These skin bumps are actually sebaceous glands found on the moist tissues lining some organs, body cavities and mucosal surfaces. Usually, Fordyce spots are painless and harmless. Their main importance is the aesthetical one since especially when appearing on the face, these skin growths becoming observable and aesthetically bothersome.

Many people appeal to Renew Skin & Health Clinic worried that they have skin cancer, Herpes or another serious and health-threatening condition only to find out that what they suffer from is merely an aesthetic problem. If you surf the internet and search for Fordyce spots pictures you can easily form an idea on how this skin condition looks like. However, if not treated appropriately, this condition will persist and aggravate. Some of the bumps can become larger and more sensitive, creating a favorable medium for depression and anxiety. It’s best to book a professional dermatological consultation at Renew Skin & Health Clinic where the most experienced specialists will examine you and set a proper diagnostic.

At Renew Skin & Health Clinic you will find out that Fordyce spots are actually thin bumps and growths resulted from the ectopic oil-secreting glands. These ectopic oil-glands are actually normal glands that have been malpositioned or displaced without a certain cause. This abnormal position of the oil-secreting glands cause abnormally dilated blood vessels covered by thickened skin that are painless and do not itch. Our cosmetic specialist at Renew Skin & Health Clinic will assure you that Fordyce spots are a cosmetic concern and not a manifestation of a serious disorder.

Fordyce spots are just a cosmetic issue therefore it’s up to you if you want to have them treated or not. There are cases when these bumps are extremely disturbing and have negative effects upon one’s self-confidence and image. In such cases, there are treatments and methods of safely removing the Fordyce spots. Talk about your needs and worries to a cosmetic specialist at Renew Skin & Health Clinic and you will receive suitable advice andFordyce spots removal treatment recommendations.


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Pearly Penile Papules

Pearly Penile Papules are benign manifestations of male hormonal activity

Fordyce Spots

Fordyce spots are a common skin condition which appears mostly in men as sebaceous small granules. Despite the unaesthetic aspect, this skin condition is not dangerous and does not require a treatment

PPP Treatment Results

Radiosurgery completely removes the Pearly Penile Papules and leaves behind no scars

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