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Welts on back of neck

A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Impossible to say.: It is impossible to give much specific advice without being able to see the area involved. Have a doctor take a look.
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Insect bite?: Can be from a spider bite but there are many other potential answers. Does the lump hurt or itch? Is it getting larger?
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
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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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Quite often the: Answer is yes. Encourage medical evaluation to find out if this is an appropriate course of action for you.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rohit Keswani
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 25 years experience
Strain: Could be several reasons, anything from a cervical sprain/strain to pain because of a disc herniation, or spinal stenosis or myofascial neck pain. Wit... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Javed Hussain
Pediatrics 36 years experience
NO: I do not think you get swelling in your neck from smoking.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Rhinehart
Diabetology 29 years experience
Possibly: This is typically a condition called ancanthosis nigricans and it can be a sign of Insulin resistance which can lead to pre-diabetes and diabetes. I w... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sharad Rajpal
Neurosurgery 19 years experience
Varies: Back/neck pain can take days to truly overcome depending on the severity and treatment. Most pain from muscle spasms can be treated effectively with ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sharad Rajpal
Neurosurgery 19 years experience
Likely: Sounds like muscle spasms and without other symptoms. Most spasms can be treated effectively with some rest (initially), medication (anti-inflammatori... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
General Practice 40 years experience
Dermatology referral: The proper treatment for your folliculitis depends on the type and severity of your condition. Creams or pills are used to control bacterial infection... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Chang
Pain Management 40 years experience
Conservatively: If the pain occurred suddenly apply ice and consider otc non-inflammatory medication. Perform active range of motion exercises to loosen up the neck m... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jana Tomsky corvalan
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Emergency: If you fall and lost consciousness for any time ... and hurt neck and back of head ... always see MD ASAP!! Concussion happen as " brain go back and f... Read More

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