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Dr. Al Hegab
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What are small red itchy bumps on back of neck symptoms of?

Dr. Al Hegab
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
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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

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Dr. Ward Dean
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Small patch of itchy bumps on back of neck.At times they feel big.If its hives can I use something besides a prescription ?

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Rash: You can try topical otc 1% Hydrocortisone cream or topical benadryl. Can also try oral non-sedating antihistamines. ...Read more

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Dr. Glenn Aufseeser
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I have small itchy bumps on back of neck at the hair line and then it appeared around ankles and bend of knees itches bad what caused it what can I do ?

Dr. Glenn Aufseeser
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I have small itchy bumps on back of neck at the hair line and then it appeared around ankles and bend of knees itches bad what caused it what can I do ?

Dermatologist: I would recommend evaluation by a dermatologist. Skin lesions are hard to diagnose without visualization. ...Read more

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Dr. Steven Seres
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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Red, burning ear lobes and little red bumps on back of neck?

Dr. Steven Seres
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Red, burning ear lobes and little red  bumps on back of neck?

Painful rash: If it's just on one side, i'd worry this was shingles and would encourage you to get someone to start treatment right away. If it's on both sides, it could be an allergic reaction to something that got on your skin. There are a lot of other conditions that can cause painful rashes but most need to be seen to be diagnosed. ...Read more

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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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Bump on back of neck under my skin?

Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Board Certified, General Surgery
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Bump on back of neck under my skin?

Many things: it could be many things from lymph node to a cyst or soft tissue mass like lipoma So see a doctor that can examine you and either assured you or treat you ...Read more

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Dr. Nestor Del rosario
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Have an enlarged bump left side back of neck for 6 months. Dr keeps saying not to worry that it would go away but it hsnt it now seems larger advice?

Dr. Nestor Del rosario
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Have an enlarged bump left side back of neck for 6 months. Dr keeps saying not to worry that  it would go away but it hsnt it now seems larger advice?

Lump: In the back of the neck could be several things. One is lipoma which unless symptomatic need not be take out except for cosmetic reason. It can slowly grow. The other is sebaceous cyst which can get infected and a lymph node which , if persistent that long, needs to be worked up. There is also a doweger's hump or simply a fat pad. Tell you doctor in concerns you. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Payam Rafat
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What causes bumps on the back of neck near hairline?

Dr. Payam Rafat
Board Certified, Podiatry
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What causes bumps on the back of neck near hairline?

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

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Dr. Coyle Connolly
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I feel a rubbery bump under skin on back of neck - could it be cancer?

Dr. Coyle Connolly
Board Certified, Dermatology
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I feel a rubbery bump under skin on back of neck - could it be cancer?

Bump: Cysts, lymph nodes, skin cancers, etc may all appear as bumps under the skin. See a dermatologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Randy Burgett
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I have 1 small bump on r side of neck, no pain(1month+or so)&another little bigger on l side but on back of neck&from this one I have pain, what shoul?

Randy Burgett
Board Certified, General Practice
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I have 1 small bump on r side of neck, no pain(1month+or so)&another little bigger on l side but on back of neck&from this one I have pain, what shoul?

See doctor: You should see your doctor immediately to have these bumps checked. ...Read more

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Dr. Natalie Geary
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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A bump has formed on the back of neck at base. Looks like a huge pimple but is not one. When I touch it or press on it, it hurts and is painful. ?

Dr. Natalie Geary
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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A bump has formed on the back of neck at base. Looks like a huge pimple but is not one. When I touch it or press on it, it hurts and is painful. ?

Infection: It sounds like you have an abscess or infection. Please see a dermatologist to see what is causing it. ...Read more

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