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Bruise On Back Of The Neck Symptoms
Several causes: Little itchy bumps on the nape, several forms of dermatitis (skin inflammation), folliculitis (inflammation ofthe hair follicles), ? Psoriasis (a scaly skin condition), or seborrhea (part of it is dandruff) u may want 2 c ur 1ry md or a referral to a dermatologist 2 sort it out see less. ...Read more
Bruise Or Contusion (Definition)
Bruises, or ecchymoses, are discolorations and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the surrounding tissues. A serious disease called pupura presents as a cluster of small bruises called petachia. Petachia often appears as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could indicate a problem. ...Read more
Bruising & nodes: What kind of bruising? Where? Any fevers? ...Read more
Around 2 months ago a small bruise like mark appeared on the back of my neck beneath my hairline and has not disappeared. Now a second mark has appear?
Below: You will need a visual exam to get a DX. ...Read more
There is a bump on the back of my neck on the hairline. It hurts on contact and it's really hard and feels like a bumpy bruise.
An ingrown hair: Causing an infection is a real good possibility. This is easily treated by a dermatologist. If that is not the problem they will be able to give you a more accurate diagnose once they examine you. ...Read more
I've had migrane for nearly 3 days, sickness, headache, crook in my back of my neck feels bruised, checked bp138/90 usual BP 120/70.how long can it last?
See doctor: Migraine headaches typically last 4 to 72 hours. If it lasts weeks, it is probably a pain medication caused headache or recurring tension headaches. Cluster headaches are more frequent in men. Might be time to see your doctor for help. There are medications to stop a migraine such as sumatriptan, migranal, cafergot (ergotamine and caffeine)... ...Read more
Uncertain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
Feels like there is a bruise on the back of my neck. It's at base of skull to the left of my spine. Started 2 days ago.
Head injury is a week old, had staples didn’t bother me now it’s bruised and sensitive all the way to my neck whole back of head! All of a sudden?
Bruised and sensitiv: After your head injury, it sounds like you had a laceration on your head requiring staples. Discomfort after placement distracted you from the injuries you also received to your neck and the back of your head. As the discomfort of your staples subside, you are no longer distracted by them and are noticing your neck and back of your head. Monitor for a few days, if getting worse, have it checked. ...Read more
I have a lump in the back of my neck base of skull its sore like s bruise to touch I have like pressure headache aswell?
Did you itch it?:
Painless: epidermal (sebaceous) cyst
epidermal (sebaceous) cysts are, moveable lumps that form beneath the skin's surface.
a skin abscess, or boil, is a swollen, painful, red and warm lump of skin that may rupture and drain pus.
Painless: benign lipoma
lipomas are a harmless collection of fatty cells that form a round or oval, rubbery lump under the skin.
tick bite. ...Read more
For the past few days I have been having pain where my neck connects to the back of my head and out of nowhere a bruise is on my stomach?
Checkup: No relationship- bewtween your symptoms- consult your GYN. ...Read more
Back of lower neck at spine feels bruised. Sore to look down or put neck all the way back. Almost feel like a bruise would be there. No injury.?
Neck discomfort: In the absence of recent strain or other injury, lower neck tightness or aching can be due to underlying arthritis of vertebrae, poor posture, chronic tension, improper positional postures in bed, computer work, watching tv or inappropriate pillows, drafts from air conditioning or wind. Consider these causes and determine if any apply to you. ...Read more
When I touch the back of my neck/head, shoulders and my collar bone it hurts, like it's bruised. No injuries. It just started last night?
Collar bone pain: Often this is found with acromioclavicular disorders. The middle age and older set frequently get arthritis of the "ac" joint. But younger folks more often get sprains. Without trauma, a common cause is from overuse. Too much tennis, push-ups, or especially weight lifting can create such high loads that soreness and inflammation can develope - also called distal clavicle osteolysis. ...Read more
My husband woke up with swelling behind his left ear and a bruise under his ear and now more bruises have appeared on his lower neck under the back of?
These signs could: Potentially signify a serious condition associated with a blood problem. Potentially he could have been bitten by an insect or spider and this is a reaction. Regardless, he should be evaluated and examined by a health care professional to determine the nature and treatment of his condition. ...Read more
Node on the back of my neck that enlarges at night and gets smaller. CBC showed high normal RBC, hematoctrits, hemoglobin. Noticed bruises on arm leg?
Keep an eye on it:
Benign enlargement of neck nodes is not uncommon. Unless it is growing in size and becomes larger than 1 Cm, I would ask you to ignore it. Do not check it daily as your own fingers pressing and poking on it will cause trauma and make the lymph node larger. So check it once every 1 or 2 weeks and take note of size.
Bruises are of no consequence unless your platelet count is 150k) ...Read more
Can a cut/bruise at back of tongue cause swollen neck and pain swallowing/yawning? Like muscle spasm or affect swallowing glands?
Swelling: Having a cut or bruise at the back of the tongue can be serious, especially if you are presenting with ongoing symptoms. I suggest that you visit your dentist or an oral maxillofacial surgeon. ...Read more
I have been having a bruising headache on the back of my head and neck and shoulder hurt. I am a hypochondriac. Do I have a brain tumor? I'm scared
Tumor very unlikely: Headaches and neck/shoulder pain are very common. Rarely are they the sign of a brain tumor, especially at your age. If the headaches are much different than anything you've ever had before, and aren't improving after 2-3 weeks, then a medical exam is reasonable. Please try not to worry. Very unlikely to be serious, and worry will only worsen neck/shoulder tension and headache. ...Read more
I am experiencing 2 enlarged or tender lymph nodes one is occipital lymph nodes which is hard and the other is at back of the neck and lightheadednes?
Warrants examination: By your doctor, could be an infectious process or another problem, can't be managed online, good luck ...Read more
I have a lump kinda thing on the back of my neck and it's painful/ tender touch or even if I move my neck... What could it be?
Infection? Cyst?: See a doctor to get this evaluated and treated. ...Read more
Got a lump on the back of my neck twice in two different places. It was firm but soft and tender to the touch. Should I worry?
Get eval: Sounds as if you may have had or still have lymph node enlargement in you posterior cervical chain. At times this can be a normal reaction to an underlying infection or allergies, etc. Other causes can be more worrisome. Best to get an evaluation to determine your cause. Best wishes. ...Read more
Dull aches on and off on my left side and left back of neck. Occasionally strong pain for a few seconds. About 15 times/day. Tender to touch. What's wrong?
I have a small lump about the size of a marble on the left side of the back of my neck by my spinal cord. Tender.?
See below: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will his doctor be in a position to tell him what's wrong and what needs to be done to help him. ...Read more
I have a hard lump that doesn't move and isn't attached to my skin underneath on back of neck. Also a little tender. What can it be?
Lymphnode?: Could be a lymph node that is working as it should. However, if this does not go away in two weeks then you will need to be examined. ...Read more
I've had a cyst on the back of my neck for years. Its now red tender and swollen. Also, looks like it may be coming to a head. What should I do?
Exam/surgery: Time to vist your FP or surgeon and have it opened, emptied and removed. ...Read more
I have a bump on the back of my head at the base of my neck and skull. It's slightly tender. I didn't bump my head or anything. What could this be?
Neuro treated me with injections in neck head temples. Pain was eased however small tender knot formed on back of head afterwards. Injec the cause?
Maybe: Could be infection or scar tissue. If not getting better within a couple of days or if getting worse then should be checked by a medical professional ...Read more
Worried about hump on back of neck/top of spine. Had since childhood can be tender and now have neck pain, Worried about cushings?
Be seen: If you are worried about it, I would not hesitate to be seen. Cushings can be easily checked for. There are two spinous processes in the spine between the cervical and thoracic areas that can be quite prominent in certain people and are not necessarily associated with cushings. Again, I would not hesitate to be checked if you are concerned. ...Read more
Marble size lump in back of neck on right side at hairline, more towards centre of neck, noticed a few months ago, hasn't grown and no pain or tender?
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