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I have a small red bumpy rash on my neck chests and left arm. What could it be?

I have a small red bumpy rash on my neck chests and left arm. What could it be?

Visual DX: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


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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?

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

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What causes rash on neck and chest? Itches

Many factors: Try to see what has changed - anew shirt, clothing that touches the neck area, new detergents, not rinsing off the laundry detergent properly, etc. If persists then seek help of a physician who can help control symptoms while a work up is started. ...Read more

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I have a rash on neck and chest, keep burning up, coughing till im sick and feel really drained?

I have a rash on neck and chest, keep burning up, coughing till im sick and feel really drained?

Need to see doc: You may have a viral infection which causes both the rash and the cough. However if you are coughing till you are sick, it is time to see a doctor and stoop smoking. ...Read more

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Severe acne like rash on neck and chest that came  on suddenly. Is it acne or something else?

Severe acne like rash on neck and chest that came  on suddenly. Is it acne or something else?

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

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Can there be only 1 symptom after 3 weeks hiv exposure? I have some pimple non patchy like rash on neck and chest

Can there be only 1 symptom after 3 weeks hiv exposure? I have some pimple non patchy like rash on neck and chest

May be: There is no consistency to symptoms of HIV. None of the tests is 100% at three weeks. In about 12 weeks, you should get a test of HIV nucleic acids, if negative, it will essentially rule out HIV infection. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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

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

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I got a rash on neck and under breast?

I got a rash on neck and under breast?

Fungal infections: Can grow under the breasts - might wish to have this checked out by physician for an accurate diagnosis. Diagnosis will dictate the treatment. Take care. ...Read more

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Can rash on neck and breast be an symptom of pregnancy?

Can rash on neck and breast be an symptom of pregnancy?

Doubtful: Although rashes can appear during pregnancy, they are not in themselves a sign of pregnancy ...Read more

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I have this red scale-y rash on neck and chest. Also have nausea, diarrhea, the shakes and joint pain?

I have this red scale-y rash on neck and chest. Also have nausea, diarrhea, the shakes and joint pain?

Need to be seen: You need to see a doctor, it may all be a viral illness, but you need to be examined for a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Rash on neck?

What is the definition or description of: Rash on neck?

Rash on neck: Condition involving texture or color of outermost layer of tissue covering the neck. ...Read more

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Rash on neck? Sun damage

Rash on neck? Sun damage

Rash: Rashes are like baskins robbins, they come in 31 different flavors. You really need to see a doctor for a rash since the only way to get an effective evaluation and treatment is for a doctor to see the rash in-person. ...Read more

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My little joy is 5weeks old and has some rash on neck folds. Not extreme yet but I can see its xpanding. Is aqeous cream proper 2use? If not wat will

My little joy is 5weeks old and has some rash on neck folds. Not extreme yet but I can see its xpanding. Is aqeous cream proper 2use? If not wat will

OK: It is beneficial for dry skin and eczema. In the folds of the neck there may be an intertrigo. You might also try clotrimazole or miconazole cream or a little hydrocortisone, all OTC. ...Read more

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What cream for itchy rash on neck and shoulders?

What cream for itchy rash on neck and shoulders?

Depends: It depends on what is causing the rash; impossible to answer with this little information. ...Read more

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Rash on neck after starting azithromycin. I'm on day 3 of 5.

Rash on neck after starting azithromycin. I'm on day 3 of 5.

Maybe allergic: The timing is obviously consistent with an allergic drug rash. However, stopping azitrhomcyin might not do much good. Azithromycin is very long acting and will be in your system another week to 10 days, even if you stop taking it now. So finishing treatment might not make any difference. Contact your doctor and follow her or his advice. ...Read more

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Went to SC for a few days. On last day noticed a rash and very itchy. Been 2 days, still itchy/rash on neck. What is it&what to do? Tried bendryl&cream

Went to SC for a few days. On last day noticed a rash and very itchy. Been 2 days, still itchy/rash on neck. What is it&what to do? Tried bendryl&cream

Need eval to: Identify. These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing is necessary. ...Read more

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Neck pain pimple like rash on neck and face achy and tired?

Neck pain pimple like rash on neck and face achy and tired?

When you are ill: It sure sounds like you are ill. You have a series of symptoms that do not fit one pattern. Based upon the variety of your symptoms I believe you need to be seen by your family physician soon.

However, if the neck stiffness worsens or if you have a fever you need to be seen urgently. ...Read more

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Really 2 lima bean lumps on my head and one on my neck and rash on neck and shoulder?

Really 2 lima bean lumps on my head and one on my neck and rash on neck and shoulder?

Lymph nodes?: The lumps you describe sound like swollen lymph nodes (or glands). They could be a response to the rash. Sometimes a rash can indicate an infection, one of the common reasons for swollen lymph nodes. ...Read more

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Please help im pregnant and have ichy scalp and bad rash on neck and back of neck how can I get rid of this?

Please help im pregnant and have ichy scalp and bad rash on neck and back of neck how can I get rid of this?

See a provider: I think its important to see a dermatologist if the rash is spreading and not going away. There are several things that this could be but most likely per description it sounds like contact dermatitis. I would stop wearing all perfumes and scented lotions. You may try topical Hydrocortisone over the counter, but please see your pcp or a dermatologist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Itchy rash on neck and arms, hot flashes, irritable?

Itchy rash on neck and arms, hot flashes, irritable?

Itchy rash: There are many causes for an itchy rash. See your internist or dermatologist for an evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What would cause an intensely itchy rash on neck, arms, & legs?

Different causes: There are different causes of this type of rash includung allergy to foods, medications, etc. Have a physician or dermatologist evaluate the rash if still present. In the meantime if you're uncomfortable you could take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for the itch but be aware that it can cause drowsiness. Claritin is less effective but does not cause drowsiness. ...Read more

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After tanning I developed red blotchy rash on neck and a prickly skin color rash on inner arm?

After tanning I developed red blotchy rash on neck and a prickly skin color rash on inner arm?

Check this out: If this has not gone away I would suggest checking it out. It's hard to say what this may be without seeing it. Skin cancer is always a possibility. Also, a biopsy may be necessary. ...Read more

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20 year old male rash on neck stuffy nose pressure in head and ears coughing?

20 year old male rash on neck stuffy nose pressure in head and ears coughing?

Sinus problem +?: The stuffy nose, pressure in head and ears, and coughing sound like a sinus and/or middle ear infection. The other possibility is environmental allergies to something unr sensitive to. The rash on the neck? Not usually part of above possibilities. May be a separate problem, possibly even a skin allergy to a contactant. If throat is sore or fever, worrisome. See you pcp. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more


Dr. Linda Callaghan
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Rash On Neck (Definition)

Condition involving texture or color of outermost layer of ...Read more