Sexually Transmitted Diseases/Herpes


Upper lip
Upper lip  
Does this look like herpes ?

The short answer? No. However, the white spots could be an indication of anything between acne and pre-cancerous formations known as actinic keratosis, which forms as a result of harmful exposure to ultraviolet radiation (Ray, 2011). Your best bet is to have them looked at by a primary care provider or dermatologist. The spots could also be an indication of a very common condition that is a result of sebaceous glands on your lips (the same glands that produce oil on your skin and can result in acne) and is a condition known as Fordyce's spots (Skinsight, 2008). If they bother you, then go to a doctor, but likely an STI is not the cause. Stay safe my friend.


Ray, L. (2011). Tiny bumps on my lips. Retrieved from:

Skinsight (2008). Fordyce spots: Information for adults. Retrieved from:

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John Brice


Educated and certified in STI information, HIV and AIDS, and trained in comprehensive sex education for teens and young adults. Providing counseling in sexuality, sexual interests, and sexual orientations, pregnancy prevention, safer sex initiatives, and teaching health education seminars to adults ages 18-65 for the past 3 years. Serve underserved clients in homeless shelters, workplace readiness programs, and detention centers. Three term AmeriCorps domestic service volunteer and Peace Corps nominee for Health Service to Lesotho and Rwanda. Providing services to the GLBTQIA populations of which I am a member.


3 years as a volunteer Emergency Medical Technician (Advanced) for 3 years and comprehensive sex educator for 3 years and parenting educator for 3 years. *North Carolina State Certified Emergency Medical Technician, #P083512 *Certified Health Education Specialist, #22589

*American Public Health Association *National Commission on Health Education Credentialing

American Public Health Association, Student Assembly, Quarterly Newsletter 2012-2014

*Doctor of Education (candidate), K-12 Teacher Leadership; Capella University *Master of Public Health, Social and Behavioral Sciences; Capella University *Master of Education, Curriculum and Instruction; Concordia University-Portland *Bachelor of Arts, Psychology and English; East Carolina University

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Graduated with Distinction from Capella University AllExperts, Top Experts of 2014 (One and Multiple Categories)

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*Over 180 clients, lasting 30 sessions, in 5 locations during Florida service. *Over 150 clients, lasting 18 sessions, in 2 locations during South Carolina service.

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