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What are small red itchy bumps on back of neck symptoms of?

What are small red itchy bumps on back of neck symptoms of?

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


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I don't know what to do with my constant neck pain. My neck symptoms are numbness burning and tingling. What could it be? Please help me thanks

I don't know what to do with my constant neck pain. My neck symptoms are numbness burning and tingling. What could it be? Please help me thanks

Time to see a MD: Dear chatty,

given your symptoms, it is time for you to be appropriately evaluated preferably by a specialist (such as myself) in sports medicine, orthopaedics, neuro, etc. When we hear numbness, tingling and burning, we know there are many possible causes including nerve impingement-whether it is due to a 'bulging disc' or foraminal stenosis, etc. You require a thorough examination and work up. ...Read more

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Hi I have two random bruises on my bottom and an itchy neck I don't know if the two are related I've also had cystitus symptoms for a few weeks now?

Hi I have two random bruises on my bottom and an itchy neck I don't know if the two are related I've also had cystitus symptoms for a few weeks now?

See a doctor: Those may or may not related. Bruises can happen when you bumped into something and unaware about it or other hematology problem or liver problem. Itchy neck could be dry skin or other problem. There's many possibilities. Since you got a cystitis symptoms, you should see a doctor to get a full check up and see if those are related. ...Read more

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Is it possible after 5weeks flomax (tamsulosin) my tight bladder neck symptoms still there I won't respond and need surgery? Or it be something else causing?

Is it possible after 5weeks flomax (tamsulosin) my tight bladder neck symptoms still there I won't respond and need surgery? Or it be something else causing?

Yes and no: Flomax is one of the three specific alpha blockers available. So if one does not work, there are two more one can try: Rapaflo (silodosin) and Uroxatrol. ...Read more

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How lonf can it take to see major improvment in tight bladder neck symptoms using betmiga and flomax (tamsulosin)? still feel constant need pee

How lonf can it take to see major improvment in tight bladder neck symptoms using betmiga and flomax (tamsulosin)? still feel constant need pee

Common question: Every patient is different. The medication is the correct medication to start on but you may need dilatation and/or cystoscopy of the urethra done by your urologist. If no great improvement with medication in a week please consult with your urologist. ...Read more

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Empty sella was seen on my Mri of head and neck, symptoms are fatigue, low female harmones, repetative infections, is there a link, ?

Empty sella was seen on my Mri of head and neck, symptoms are fatigue, low female harmones, repetative infections, is there a link, ?

See an endocrine doc: If you have an empty sella that means your pituitary gland may not be functioning normally which can result in fatigue from low cortisol and/or low thyroid hormones as well as low female hormones. If you have not seen one, please arrange to see an endocrinologist who can check out your hormone levels and start you on hormone replacement if needed. ...Read more

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What's the best way to tell a doc I've had symptoms of Lyme, hernia, Celiac, heart, tongue, ear, neck, finger, fog, torso, tick bumps/bruising, problems?

What's the best way to tell a doc I've had symptoms of Lyme, hernia, Celiac, heart, tongue, ear, neck, finger, fog, torso, tick bumps/bruising, problems?

Write it down: You can prepare for a visit by writing down any symptom or set of symptoms/findings in an organized way. Include when they started, any things that you think alter the intensity, anything you have done that helped. Make up a comprehensive list, review it to make sure you have it all. Have a trusted friend readmit to see if it is clear and concise. Hand it to the nurse or tech before the visit. ...Read more

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I have been having symptoms like tender back of neck, tiredness, can you help?

I have been having symptoms like tender back of neck, tiredness, can you help?

Relax: Anxiety or stress may lead to fatigue and tension in the back of the neck. Try to relax. Go for a walk, get fresh air, progressive muscle relaxation or deep breathing exercises. Take care. ...Read more

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I've got swollen tender glands in my neck, but I don't actually feel any other ill symptoms?

I've got swollen tender glands in my neck, but I don't actually feel any other ill symptoms?

Diff possibilities: Tender is usually a good sign & if you have a few relatively small tender lymph nodes you might have mild subclinical allergies or have a cold coming on. However if you have a very lg or hard, immobile node (s) it's best to get that checked out. You might also want to check for swollen lymph nodes elsewhere in the body & if you find some, that would be another reason to get checked out. ...Read more

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2 year old has an enlarged lymph node in his neck. Seems size of a small marble. Not tender and no other symptoms. Should I be worried?

2 year old has an enlarged lymph node in his neck. Seems size of a small marble. Not tender and no other symptoms. Should I be worried?

Normal lymph node: We have lymph nodes scattered throughout our body ; many are often detected in the neck where they sit on top of neck muscles. These nodes are little fluid strainers that take body lymph ; remove stray germs from things like bug bites. They are often pea sized at rest ; grow to dime sized when working. Within 2-3 wks they often shrink back down unless they are stimulated further. Ask her doc if so. ...Read more

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I have swollen, tender lymph nodes on the left side of my neck and just above my clavical. No other symptoms. Could it be cancer?

I have swollen, tender lymph nodes on the left side of my neck and just above my clavical. No other symptoms. Could it be cancer?

Unlikely: Enlarged lymph nodes can be due to cancer but in that case they typically are painless. Infection related enlargement of nodes is often tender. If the nodes do not settle down in 2-3 weeks, you should get checked by your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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Have swollen lymph node in upper neck for two months. My only symptom has been extreme fatigue. What could be the cause of swollen and tender node?

Have swollen lymph node in upper neck for two months. My only symptom has been extreme fatigue. What could be the cause of swollen and tender node?

See MD: A swollen, tender lymph node may be associated with viral infection or possibly an infected hair follicle or dental infection. Swollen nodes may also be associated with more concerning issues, Therefore, please see your doctor for a good check up and possibly a biopsy of your node. Good luck ...Read more

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High lymphocytes, low neutrophils. No symptoms, except gland on the left side of my neck gets swollen when I get little or no sleep due to studying. Slightly tender. Blood work listed under symptoms.?

High lymphocytes, low neutrophils. No symptoms, except gland on the left side of my neck gets swollen when I get little or no sleep due to studying. Slightly tender. Blood work listed under symptoms.?

High lymphs: High lymphocytes and low neutrophils in the peripheral blood are common in viral infections but can be seen in some lymphoma patients. If you have a viral infection the CBC will return to normal after you recover. ...Read more

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Flat/painless red mark in throat possible std from oral on male, or bruising from brushing? Been there a week or so w/ no other symptoms.

Flat/painless red mark in throat possible std from oral on male, or bruising from brushing? Been there a week or so w/ no other symptoms.

Need exam: It is likely traumatic, and should get better with time. Sounds like it's ok to watch, but if you're concerned, get it examined by a primary care doctor. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Should I be worried about an unexplained bruise on my neck?

Should I be worried about an unexplained bruise on my neck?

Perhaps: If bruising develops without any recognized injury, there is cause for concern. Use of Aspirin or non steroidal anti-inflammatory medication like Ibuprofen can cause increased bleeding. There are other diseases that affect the bodies clotting ability and can lead to unexplained bleeding. If the condition does not resolve quickly, consult your family doctor. ...Read more

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I have a bruise on my neck it looks purple under the skin and near my neck bone is this a concern?

I have a bruise on my neck it looks purple under the skin and near my neck bone is this a concern?

No: The bruise will "travel" a bit as the internal contusion (bleeding) seeks its lowest "level"


Hope this helps!


Dr Z ...Read more

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What is this bruise on my neck? I have had this thing come and go for almost a year now. Its right where my adams apple would be if I were to be a guy. I do smoke and im wondering if its cancer..

What is this bruise on my neck? I have had this thing come and go for almost a year now. Its right where my adams apple would be if I were to be a guy. I do smoke and im wondering if its cancer..

No clue: Do not know why you would develop bruising over your thyroid cartilage (it's really present in both men and women, just more prominent in men). If you haven't seen your health care provider for this already, you should. There may be some kind of thyroid problem, or even a problem with your blood coagulation, although do not know why bruising would consistently happen in that spot. ...Read more

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Could injury to jaw and neck cause a swollen lymph node on the side it occurred? Like being punched, I have a bruise on my neck and jaw also. Tender

Could injury to jaw and neck cause a swollen lymph node on the side it occurred? Like being punched, I have a bruise on my neck and jaw also. Tender

How did it happen?: What you described sounds like physical abuse. If any one hit you, it is imperative that you report it to police and get out of any contact with that person.
What you think is a swollen lymph node may be bleeding into the tissue.
If you do not wish to talk to police, talk to your clergy, your parents or an other adult that you have rapport with.
Wish you good health! ...Read more

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How can I cure bruises around the neck?

How can I cure bruises around the neck?

Bruises: Bruises will eventually fade. They can be covered with makeup. While there are no double blind studies, a number of cosmetic surgeons will recommend arnica cream or homeopathic arnica pills to help bruising heal faster. ...Read more

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What causes bruising to the middle of neck?

What causes bruising to the middle of neck?

BRUISING OF NECK: HOW LONG?
PRESSURE ON NECK COULD DO IT.
MEDICATIONS COULD DO IT.
KISSING THE NECK HARD COULD CONCEIVABLY DO IT. ...Read more

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Bruising (Definition)

Bruising = a contusion with ...Read more