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Back Of The Neck Rash Symptoms
I have a rash on the back of my neck that's been there for about 9 months folllowed by swollen lymph nodes and other symptoms. What could this be?
7 year old developed itchy rash first on back of neck later in day it spread to arms, stomach and legs no other symptoms, what is it and what to do?
Hard to say: If the rash is moving from a local to a general distribution it is unlikely a simple contact dermatitis like poison ivy. Generalized rashes can be secondary to an infection (virus or bacteria) a food reaction or bug bites. Without examining the rash it is hard to speculate on a cause or specific treatment. If it itches, Benadryl can be given for comfort. ...Read more
Bit by a tick on back of head a week ago, no rash, sore neck, swollen lymph nodes, flu like symptoms, soreness only getting worse. Should I go to er?
Primary Dr can check: On the west coast, the western black-legged tick can bite humans, and can cause lyme disease, after feeding for 24-48 hours. A lab can test such a tick for lyme disease bacteria. The doctor may treat with antibiotics if the lab finds lyme bacteria, if the bite site has a bull's-eye rash, or if there are other worries... Such as a lot of irritation and maybe a skin infection at the bite site. ...Read more
My baby has small bumps like rashes at the back of her neck she is 10 mnths old? Nurse said no need of booking appoinmnt it is just rash due to teethin
Not really: The chances are that your baby has miliaria (prickly heat). It would be best to have your physician examine the baby and give you something to apply to the skin. ...Read more
Can there be two herald patches for pityriasis rosea for two isolated areas? One on neck, one of foot. Round rashes on back of feet can also be PR?
Usually PR is in the trunk more than face and extremities
Consult your dr or a dermatologist ...Read more
Have a rash on left arm that was originally from mosquito bite now spread on arm back of neck and ears no where else. I have had similar rashes.?
I have sub centimeter lymph nodes and rashes on front and back of my neck. Cunnilingus on stripper vagina for 1 min, 4 weeks ago, in canada. Not sure of oral health then. Freaking out hiv. Is it ARS?
About Canadians: Keep calm. Cunnilingus with a Canadian isn't the type of carnal activity that causes HIV infections. Cervical centimeter or sub-centimeter lymph nodes have many, many causes, such as common throat conditions. One's regular doctor can check things out. One's dentist can do a twice-a-year dental cleaning. If continued concerns, no more cunnilingus. ...Read more
I think I have scalp infection. Have rashes, pimples, Extreme dandruff, lymph nodes back of neck. How to confirm it and get rid off it?
You should see a dermatologist, in the meantime applied a shampoo
which will be useful for fungal and bacterial infections.
It also will be useful, if you could have your hair cut Short.
As you have lymph nodes in your neck is quite possible that you have
an ongoing infection, you will require culture and sensitivity of the organism
and started on antibiotics ...Read more
See your doctor: Rashes are notoriously difficult to diagnose online. You should see your family practice physician and have him look at it to determine the type of rash as well as the best treatment. ...Read more
Rash started on the back of the neck but has now turned into blisters that won't go away. Consulted doctor took medication still didn't go away help?
Reevaluation needed: You should come back to see your doctor for re-evaluation and ask for more questions. When the initial impression and treatment do not help, your doctor can step up, try different treatment plans or refer you to a specialist. Skin rashes needed to be seen to be properly diagnosed and treated. Your local doctor is in the best position to do that. ...Read more
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See a Dermatologist: Only a direct visual inspection can answer this. ...Read more
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
Shingles is possible: You must be checked, cultured and treated for a possible shingles outbreak. ...Read more
I have a red rash on the back of my neck that is very noticeable now that I’ve just had my haircut?
Visual Dx: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read more
I have had a rash on the back of my head close to the neck area come and go for years what can this be?
Many causes possible: This can be caused by many potential causes, including seborrheic dermatitis, contact dermatitis, fungal infection, psoriasis and many other potential causes. A dermatologist will be able to thoroughly evaluate potential causes by taking a careful history and performing necessary physical examination and maybe performing some test (s). What is even more, he/she will help you alleviate/clear it. ...Read more
I have a rash that appeared 2 days ago and slowly has maked its was from the back of my neck down my shpulders on my srms and my stomch and more...
Send us a picture:
You can upload a picture of the rash at imgur. Com
the picture will be tagged with its own URL website
You can write to us again with the URL listed and we will be able to your photo online. This is all done anonymously. ...Read more
I had rash both back of a my forharms and neck it was etchy turned red and pinkish and then got dried and peeled of there white patches they g away?
Unsure: This rash would likely need to be examined and more history obtained to be able to provide you with useful input about the diagnosis or possible treatment. ...Read more
Rash: There are many causes for rashes. In children, most are not harmful. A doctor would need to see the rash to identify its cause and treatment. However, in general, rashes that itch would respond to an antihistamine (benedryl). A rash that is not changing can be watched to see if it would resolve on its own. And the opposite, rash that is getting worse should be seen within days by the doc. ...Read more
I have a rash on the back of my neck for months. It only hurts when I go without washing my hair for a day?
Rash: It would be good to provide a picture so someone could help you. It could be multiple things ...Read more
I have hard marble sized lumps on the bottom area if my neck, and have now developed a rash on the back of my neck and shoulder. What could this be?
I have a reoccuring rash on the back of my neck. It happens at night, and even in the AC the area is very hot. I assume from sweat and the way my neck touches the pillow. The strange part is that it cannot be my pillow because I have brought it on vacatio
Doctor can examine: Rashes are hard to describe in words. Usually, a doctor has to look at a rash to see what it might be. For common rashes such as eczema, mild reactions to plants or chemicals, excessive dryness, or little itchy bumps, over-the-counter Hydrocortisone 1% cream two or three times a day for 1 week, usually helps. Sometimes rashes start for no obvious reason, and then continue, especially if scratched. ...Read more
What is wrong with the skin on my friends neck? My friend has what looks like a small circular rash on the side or back of his neck. He has had it for over six months and the little rash is a little bit red or even pink and it is always irritating him, it
It: It sounds like a fungal rash (tinea corporis). Try an over the counter anti-fungal cream; Clotrimazole twice a day is a good choice. If there is no improvenment in 1-2 weeks then Hydrocortisone up to four times a day may work if it is a dermatitis or an eczematous rash. If that does not work encourage your friend to see a doctor. ...Read more
See your doctor: Your doctor will have to examine your skin personally to make the correct diagnosis. ...Read more
Rash on neck: When allergens are present in clothing or bedding, they can affect the neck and cause an itchy rash. Common allergies that cause neck rashes include soaps and detergents that have been used in the laundry. Mild allergic reactions typically disappear within days and are prevented by changing laundry detergent brands. If there is pain shingles is a possibility. ...Read more
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