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Little white bumps on my lips

I have had these little white bummps on almost all of my upper lips and on the corner of my lips where they both meet... I was kissing a girl a couple of days ago, she doesn't have herpes and i know i don't. i don't think it is herpes but i'm freaking out a little bit... i've been reading up on cold sores and lip infections. no of them seem to be what i have. The symptoms are white little bumps like i said, ichy, lips almost feel dry, and there is what almost looks like dead skin on the corner of my lips, really white area. This doesn't seem to be getting better, keep in mind i've only had them/ noticed them almost 3 days ago. I've narrowed out that its almost impossible for me to have herpes; but i'd like someone eles opion.i have also been putting patroleum jelly ie vasaline on my lips alot, i've been taking tylenol for the iching which both seem to help... I've been drinking lots of water and i've been staying away from salty and citrusy food... does anyone have any idea whats happening to me and how i can healit or mabey speed up the healing process?
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Fordycee spots on the upper lip.Normal and nothing to worry.
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Wow thanks for the quick responce... is there any way to get rid of them?? do you happen to know how long they last?
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Just do nothing,they may remain, or have been with you unobserved since quite sometime.These are normal glands.
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Is this a one time only thing like chicken pocks or will this reappear again after kissing the girl again?
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Kissing any girl will not disturb a fordycee spot lucky guy.
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Are they contagious??  how long do they last?
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Not contagious,but then fordycee spots last long,sometimes indefinitely.
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WHOA!!! they could last on my upper lip indefinitely!?!?!? there's no way to get rid of them ...
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These are assuming they are indeed fordycee spots.A pic will help me to answer with certainity.
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http://imageiso.com/out.php/i21111_IMG1915.jpg

you can see them on the left upper lip ,,, and where my lips meet in the corners
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These look like angular chelitis eminently treatable.Take a course of becousles 1 day for 10 days.I am sure by now it has settled down.Ext application of canesten may help if there is a monilial component.
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ok so your saying i have this angular chelitis and fordycee spots on my lips... how did i get them ... and at the same time??? and how do you know all this stuff??
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No,I am just seeing angular chelitis,if you evert your lip may be we can view the f.spots if any.By the way,having looked at so many inputs as a dermatologist all these years,anyone could,i guess.
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oh ok ... well the white spots are slowly going away ... i can actually notice them and the angular chelitis have been there for a while and a no longer cuts they are just little bumps that will probally be gone in a couple more days... I've definatly had them before ... so i wasn't too worried about them...  but hey, thanks ... i just have to get on my acne problem and i'm all good
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