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Bumpy Rash On Neck And Chest
I went hottubbing a few days ago and now I have this hideous red bumpy rash on my neck back and chest and it keeps getting worse, what could it be?
Folliculitis: Hot tub folliculitis is an infection of the hair follicles caused by the bacteria pseudomonas aeruginosa. Most cases of hot tub folliculitis resolve on their own and don't require specific treatment. Oral antibiotics such as Ciprofloxacin are only needed in widespread or resistant cases. ...Read more
Something else: Acne is not common on the neck and generally does not come on suddenly. If it itches, it may be a contact dermatitis, such as poison ivy, but if it is painful, then consider an infectious cause like folliculitis. I recommend an evaluation by your primary care doctor or dermatologist. ...Read more
Can there be only 1 symptom after 3 weeks hiv exposure? I have some pimple non patchy like rash on neck and chest
I've had sore in both nostrils off and on for the last month and a half, rash on neck, face and chest and fluid in the ears. Any idea what this is?
Allergy: The variety of symptoms that you are describing sounds like a viral infection. The middle ear fluid should cause a hearing loss. Sores in the nose for a month and a half have no relation to middle ear fluid. A rash on the neck, face, and chest along with the middle ear fluid sounds like a viral infection or most likely an allergic problem. See you primary care doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
On 100mg of Levothyroxine. Now confirming it is causing rash on neck/breast/chest and scalp itch. Cant see my doc until 2 mths. Why is this? No allerg
Drug allergy: Levothyroxine is the generic name of a type of thyroid hormone, which several different companies make. It is possible that you are allergic to one of the nonactive ingredients (filler/coloring) in one maker's pill, but not another, especially if you took this medicine in past without difficulty. Ask your pharmacy if generic maker was changed recently. Rarely, u could be allergic to levothyroxine ...Read more
I've had a sore throat, faint itchy rash on neck/chest and bloodshot eyes for 4 days. Temp in 99 range and tired. Should i see a doctor or just a viru?
After 7-10 days: It looks like you have a cold but if this lasts more than 10 days or is getting worse, then you should see your doctor. ...Read more