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cluster of bumps on back of neck

A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Not dangerous: Avoid shaving there. A dermatologist will help you. There are a variety of treatments, oral, topical, injections.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
28 years experience Family Medicine
See a doctor : I can't say for sure. I don't like the sound of it given the location. I recommend evaluation by a physician
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Several causes: Little itchy bumps on the nape, several forms of dermatitis (skin inflammation), folliculitis (inflammation ofthe hair follicles) , ? Psoriasis ( a sc ... Read More
A 75-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Rash: You can try topical otc 1% Hydrocortisone cream or topical benadryl (diphenhydramine). Can also try oral non-sedating antihistamines.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glenn Aufseeser
8 years experience Podiatry
Dermatologist: I would recommend evaluation by a dermatologist. Skin lesions are hard to diagnose without visualization.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Painful rash: If it's just on one side, i'd worry this was shingles and would encourage you to get someone to start treatment right away. If it's on both sides, it ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience Addiction Medicine
Lump: In the back of the neck could be several things. One is lipoma which unless symptomatic need not be take out except for cosmetic reason. It can slowly ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
Many things: it could be many things from lymph node to a cyst or soft tissue mass like lipoma So see a doctor that can examine you and either assured you or trea ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 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 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Alexander
26 years experience Plastic Surgery
Inflamed follicles: Often a result of plugged skin oil glands or hair follicles which can lead to pimples and small skin cysts. Recommend seeing dermatologist to recomme ... Read More

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