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sores on back of neck at hairline

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

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
36 years experience Wound care
Different options: That area has a lot of things in it both in the skin and below it. Sweat glands, hair follicles and skin cysts as well as lymph nodes, fatty tissue, ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashesh Patel
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes, possibly!: You should see a primary care physician soon for a thorough evaluation. Your "lump" can be something common that doesn't necessarily need treatment (l ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
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Can you leave it: alone?Certianly,stop squeezing it and monitor it's size.If enlarges,show your doc soon.If stays the same,point it out when you see your doc.Not to wor ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Boger
25 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Too vague: It may be muscular (spasm or cramp) or could be a lymph node or a growth. See a doctor. Try applying heat to the area and using Excedrin advil or ale ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phil Chen
Dr. Phil Chen answered
26 years experience Family Medicine
Could be: It could be neck strain. Sometime the monitor is too high while playing video games.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Khan
30 years experience Pediatrics
Lymph nodes: enlargement of local lymph nodes may be due to local infection and may get better with the use of antibiotics. please see a physician, you may have a ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Clemens
37 years experience General Surgery
Many possibilities: How big? increasing in size? painful? history of infections? history of cancer? how deep? what does it feel like? swollen lymph nodes in the area? red ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
51 years experience General Practice
Enlarged lymphnode ?: Scalp skin conditoni may cause the lymph glands at the back of the head to swell. See your doctor. May need a biopsy.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Lymph node: There are thousands of lymph node located around the body that help screen out germs in the body serum. There are many in the neck, head & behind ... Read More
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