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bump on back of neck at hairline

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Dr. Julien Fahed
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Abscess?: In general, people can get small abscesses on the back of their necks. It consists of a small collection of infected fluid under the skin. The human b ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
22 years experience Podiatry
Have it evaluated.: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, vi ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Eczema or contact: This can be either eczema or contact dermatitis. Do you color your hair? See a dermatologist or allergist. You may need to have a patch test to rule o ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Hair follicle: Infection or inflammation ? Continue the antibiotic cream. If there's no improvement, see your dr.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
36 years experience Pediatrics
Hives are generally: itchy, but may not be any longer, if you're taking an antihistamine. However, this rash may not be hives; it is difficulty knowing without seeing it. ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marina Landa
32 years experience Pathology
Benign or malignant: It could be lipoma- benign fatty tumor, could be cyst- brachial cleft cyst, could pimple, could be pleomorphic adenoma- benign tumor of salivary gland ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Acne keloidalis: Acne keloidalis nuchae (akn) is a scarring form of chronic folliculitis that manifests as follicular-based papules and pustules, which eventuates in k ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Friederich
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Lump bump: if is truly mobile and not very tender it might be a lymph node which simply needs to be watched for a few weeks. If however it is soft and gooey and ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Needs evaluation: Well, to make a correct diagnosis a physical examination is needed. I suggest that you see your provider for a full history and physical examination.
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A female asked:
Dr. Michael Wolfe
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
This : This is a very common area of enlarged lymph nodes. They are like guard posts that the body used to remove impurities from the blood. The most commo ... Read More
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