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Yellow discoloration around mouth

Yellowish ring around my mouth. Painless and been there forever
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replied August 21st, 2009
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These are called Fordyce spots and I believe are secretions of the glands...From what I can read they are harmless....

Take care,
Caroline
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replied August 21st, 2009
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oooooo so is there anyway to get rid of it? My mom said it's from eating to much suger
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replied August 21st, 2009
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You may want to google Fordyce spots to see what it says...I do know that it is not serious....
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replied August 24th, 2009
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i actully just looked it up and i dont think its bumps. Its like my skin is a yellowish color its smooth and whatever but could it be the pigment
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replied August 24th, 2009
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I wish I could help you on this, but I can't...Hopefully someone else will come up with the answer...Good luck...

Caroline
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