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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Nape pain.: This is either cervicalgia (pain in the neck) or pain in the upper muscles of the neck and back including the superior trapezius and the splenius cap ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Tseng
14 years experience General Practice
Need more details : I need more details and information. It may suggest many things from minor to potentially major things. Could be a rash, neck muscle sprain or strain, ... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Uncertain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/c ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Can't tell: Pus-filled infected areas that are just on the back of the neck are often mild staph infections rather than acne. If they've been around more than two ... Read More
Dr. Adam Bodian
35 years experience Dermatology
Folliculitis: It sounds most likely to be folliculitis. This is a fancy word that basically means an inflammation or a pimple of the hair follicle. Most of the ti ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Eval: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/c ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
38 years experience Family Medicine
Neck pain can be due: To arthritis in cervical spine, nerve compression, muscle spasm in neck, upper back (trapezius), shoulders. Less common: infection (meningitis; sinusi ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. John Baker
14 years experience Neurology
Platysma: Over stretching the plays a muscle...Possibly sternocleidomastoid muscle strain.
A male asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Muscle spasms: The most common cause for this sensation is muscle spasms. Try warm compresses and gentle stretches. Do the warm compresses first then gently stretch ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Crabbe
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Cause of Neck Lump: Causes of lumps on the back of then neck or nape are several. The most common cause i see are sebaceous cysts. Also lymph nodes related to local infl ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Claudia Anglade
9 years experience Family Medicine
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
55 years experience Internal Medicine
Probable: sebaceus cyst. If it does not bother you, don't bother it
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
36 years experience Podiatry
Anatomic landmark...: This is probably what is called the vertebrae prominens, or 7th cervical vertebra (C7) and has a distinctive long and prominent spinous process that i ... Read More

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