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why is some of the skin on my neck very stretchy

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Loose skin: It is natural for skin to appear loose as we age. This is caused by a loss of collagen in the skin, which provides elasticity and allows the skin to s ... Read More
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Variability: Everyone varies in their skin elasticity from person to person and body location to location. This changes with skin thickness, as well as age and his ... Read More

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Dr. Emily Altman
28 years experience Dermatology
Skin blotchiness: A number of different skin conditions can cause uneven pigmentation or blotchiness. Tinea versicolor (tv) is one of them. Usually the spots are lighte ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carey Dachman
45 years experience Rheumatology
Fibromyalgia??: May be cerv radiculitis or fibromyalgia.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Think/antihistamine: Whole body hives/itching suggests a food reaction or response to an illness. The listed temperature is not impressive & is probably within expecte ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Rodgers
28 years experience Emergency Medicine
Lymph node: What you are describing could be an inflamed submental lymph node. Lymph nodes can be painful if you have an infection. Infections from the lower lip ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
30 years experience Pediatrics
See dermatologist: With a list of the treatments you have tried and how long you used them. Food allergies are not likely the cause of your dry skin. More likely somet ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Neuralgia: It sounds like he has a problem in his neck with pressure on the nerve roots coming out in the neck area he needs to see if physician and get a defini ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Let is heal: naturally. You may apply an emollient like Vaseline, but otherwise let it heal naturally. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, frui ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phil Chen
Dr. Phil Chen answered
26 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: There's many causes, such as anemia or thyroid problem. I recommend you see a doctor to get a full check up.
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A female asked:
Dr. Thomas Lamperti
21 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
In : In some cases neck liposuction can help tighten the neck skin. This works best in ounger patients with good skin elasticity, though. Your surgeon shou ... Read More

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