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Bump On Back Of Neck At Hairline
A sore bump on back of neck in hairline and a bump making watery yellow sticky liquid my doc said probably infected spot that I scratched off? Ideas?
Abscess?: In general, people can get small abscesses on the back of their necks. It consists of a small collection of infected fluid under the skin. The human body can resolve it on its own if its small but if it gets bigger, then it needs to be drained. ...Read more
Itchy bumps at back of neck near hairline losing hair what could this be? Could it be sebhorreic dermatitis?
Have it evaluated.: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
I small bumps at my back neck below hairline, not sensitive. I think heat or my shirt collar caused them, please how can I get rid of them?
Acne keloidalis: Acne keloidalis nuchae (akn) is a scarring form of chronic folliculitis that manifests as follicular-based papules and pustules, which eventuates in keloidlike lesions. The lesions are most pronounced on the occipital scalp and the posterior part of the neck. See your doctor to make sure of the diagnosis. ...Read more
Hey I have a question about a bump on the back of my neck, under my hairline on the right side, it has a rubbery feel and seems to be moveable?
Lump bump: if is truly mobile and not very tender it might be a lymph node which simply needs to be watched for a few weeks. If however it is soft and gooey and painful and makes you want to squeeze it (don't) it might be a cyst or even an abscess . This would require a different approach. You be the judge. Maybe virtual consult will solve this or even an in-person evaluation. ...Read more
"i have 2 bumps on the back of my neck by my hairline what could that be? Should i be worried?" they are far apart and not extremely sensitive. Very mild pain.
This : This is a very common area of enlarged lymph nodes. They are like guard posts that the body used to remove impurities from the blood. The most common cause of enlargement is inflammation or infection. In this area they are likely enlarged due to something on the scalp (any type of skin inflammation). Iti s common for people to get enlarged nodes in the neck with dental or throat infections. These lumps should decrease in size over time as the inflammation goes away. If they continue to grow they show be evaluated. Another cause of lumps could be sebaceous cysts and othe skin conditions. If they worsen or do not resolve within 7-10 days, they should be evaluated. ...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
Few weeks ago I got sore swollen bumps on the back of my neck around my hairline. Soreness is now mostly gone but bumps are now scabby/itchy. Cause?
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