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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Neck Skin Odor

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Skin Odor (Definition)

Skin odor = unpleasant smell from the tissue that forms the outermost ...Read more


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Smelly, musty skin odor?

Smelly, musty skin odor?

Several causes: What is the patient we are talking about, as this can be due to different conditions. In children, phenylketonuria produces a characteristic "mousy, musty body odor". Conditions such as candidiasis, hydradenitis suppurativa, as well as factors such as mensturual cycle can change body odor. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Skin odor?

What is the definition or description of: Skin odor?

Skin odor: Skin odor = unpleasant smell from the tissue that forms the outermost layer of the body. ...Read more

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My grandaughter has a really bad skin odor that can't be washed away. Is it a disease or something?

My grandaughter has a really bad skin odor that can't be washed away. Is it a disease or something?

Ask your doctor: Take your granddaughter to a pediatrician or specialist to evaluate for possible infection, dermatologic problem, or perhaps a metabolic disease. Examination and/or lab testing may uncover the cause of the persistent odor. ...Read more

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What type of health issues include skin odor that recently and consistently smells like urine with an EKG that shows ischemia, increased WBC w/o fever severe fatigue, headaches and pain in the body?

What type of health issues include skin odor that recently and consistently smells like urine with an EKG that shows ischemia, increased WBC w/o fever severe fatigue, headaches and pain in the body?

These are urgent.: You may have reduced kidney function, high blood pressure and an infection not helped by
tamiflu. You need to see a doctor urgently for an examination and for blood tests to clarify these issues. Please don't delay! ...Read more

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What can cause facial, neck and head numbness?

What can cause facial, neck and head numbness?

All at same time?: The only thing that comes to mind is severe hyperventilation which would begin with numbness in lips and mouth and could spread. If this is happening you should see checklist for hyperventilation. Good luck! ...Read more

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What are the causes of facial neck and head numbness?

What are the causes of facial neck and head numbness?

See below: This could be anything from a migraine, a mild stroke or tia, to a pinched nerve in the head and neck region. I would suggest going to see a neurologist or neurosurgeon for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Why the back of my head and neck is in pain what cause it?

Why the back of my head and neck is in pain what cause it?

Lots of stuff: The commonest cause of those symptoms is simple tension, muscle spasm. Other possibilities abound, including spinal arthritis, herniated cervical discs, inflamed lymph nodes, congenital malformations (chiari syndrome) or even tumors in the back part of the brain. ...Read more

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What can cause cold chills from the back of the neck to the head?

What can cause cold chills from the back of the neck to the head?

No fever?: If it doesn't repeat or persist, I wouldn't make anything of it. On the other hand, if you have a fever, or it is recurring/persisting, I would consider an infection a possible cause. Otherwise, nothing to fret about. ...Read more

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Half of my neck is darker than the rest of my skin, what causes this?

Half of my neck is darker than the rest of my skin, what causes this?

Uncertain: Some people have darker skin on the side of their body that is next to a window in their car. This could include neck, face or arm (if in short sleeves). So a driver in the US might have darker skin on their left neck/ face. ...Read more

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Can pinched nerve in neck cause serve pain on the side of your head?

Can pinched nerve in neck cause serve pain on the side of your head?

Neck and head pain: Cervical nerve problems and cervical arthritis can cause cervicogenic headaches. Not uncommon. ...Read more

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What causes pain in my neck (like something is catching) when I turn my head?

What causes pain in my neck (like something is catching) when I turn my head?

Neck pain: Please see your primary doctor about this. She/he will take your history, examine your neck and order appropriate lab tests.
It won't take long to get the answers and your doctor will decide what treatments are necessary, if any. ...Read more

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Can a pinched nerve in your neck cause shooting pains when you turn your head?

Can a pinched nerve in your neck cause shooting pains when you turn your head?

Yes: Nerves in the upper cervical area can extend into the back of the head (occipital area) which can result in neck pain with combined headaches. Seek out a neurologist to evaluate for different types of headaches - if ruled out, consider imaging or other diagnostic testing to determine if headaches are spinal in origin. ...Read more

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What can cause pain in the head on the left side that moves from neck to temple?

What can cause pain in the head on the left side that moves from neck to temple?

Occipital HA's: Muscle tension can put pressure on the occipital nerve & so can facet arthritis in the c-spine. They start in the neck or base odf the skull (occiput) and go up & over the top of ur head and settles behind the eyes. C a neurologist 4 eval & c-spine x-rays 2 b sure. ...Read more

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I'm curious as to what causes headaches to swap sides of the neck and head in pain for 3 days?

I'm curious as to what causes headaches to swap sides of the neck and head in pain for 3 days?

Many Possibilities: Depending on how long it's been going on, I would consider an evaluation by a spine specialist. Sometimes it could be a muscle imbalance, early onset arthritis or scoliosis. Also could be a pinched nerve/herniated disc. Either way it might be good to figure it out and get appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Loose balance if I move my head or body too fast? What can cause this? I do have artherites in my neck!

Vertigo: This is caused by vertigo typically a benign condition but if you feel like you are about to pass out or are having weakness or numbness your doctor will need an mri. ...Read more

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I have little pain at the back of my neck. Now feels a little pressure at the top of head. Are these two related? And cause?

I have little pain at the back of my neck. Now feels a little pressure at the top of head. Are these two related? And cause?

Possibly: Not enough there to make a diagnosis See how you go If progressive or if accompanied by other symptoms seek help MOST headaches are innocent and benign ...Read more

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My tragus hurts extensively. It is made worse my pressing on it or touching it in anyway. I can also cause pain by pulling skin at my neck.?

My tragus hurts extensively. It is made worse my pressing on it or touching it in anyway. I can also cause pain by pulling skin at my neck.?

Ear pain: Could be an external otitis, or ear canal infection. Usually treated with drops but may need antibiotics. Go see your doctor. ...Read more

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Softly tapped head into a wall. Cant stop freaking out. It wasn't hard enough to cause concusion but im afraid of my neck. Help calm me down.?

Softly tapped head into a wall. Cant stop freaking out. It wasn't hard enough to cause concusion but im afraid of my neck. Help calm me down.?

Breath: Try to calm your mind, try deep breathing, but let your doctor know about the event and if you develop any numbness or tingling or weakness then seek further medical attention. ...Read more

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I have a lymphnode on my neck and also on my upper neck behind my head for about more than 2 years and its a bit hard and growing. What is the cause?

I have a lymphnode on my neck and also on my upper neck behind my head for about more than 2 years and its a bit hard and growing. What is the cause?

Cyst more likely: Based on the duration you describe these sound more likely to be cysts rather than persistently enlarged lymph nodes. The only way to know for sure is to have an excisional biopsy by a qualified physician such as a general surgeon. ...Read more

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Hi I just wanted to find out for the few months every time I smoke the back of my head and upper neck spams twitchs slightly what can be the cause of?

Hi I just wanted to find out for the few months every time I smoke the back of my head and upper neck spams twitchs slightly what can be the cause of?

I don't: Know age or what you smoke but I would be concerned about some hypoxic like event or vaso spasms I would stop smoking and see a physician ...Read more

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What causes rough skin on neck?

What causes rough skin on neck?

Rough skin: Most of the time normal. It's getting worse it could be a condition called acanthosis nigricans. See your doc. ...Read more

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What is the cause of my neck and head pain doing cobra?

What is the cause of my neck and head pain doing cobra?

Try some OMM: You might want to find a local do who uses osteopathic manipulation to treat back and neck problems. They might be able to identify and treat a problem in your neck, giving you less pain and greater range of motion.
Answered by dr. David miller. ...Read more

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What causes head and neck cancers?

What causes head and neck cancers?

Many Causes: Tobacco smoking and chewing is the largest cause of head/neck cancers. A significant number are caused by viruses (epstein barr virus, human pailoma virus); alcohol and less commonly hereitary factors also play a role. ...Read more

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What causes neck/ head pain when I strech lying on belly?

What causes neck/ head pain when I strech lying on belly?

MUSCLE STRAIN: Exercise can cause a lot of muscular strain and headache if done excessively. Try to relax and enjoy your exercise. ...Read more

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What would cause pain to radiate up my neck into my head?

Depends: Pain from your neck into your head, causing headaches is usually due to either muscle spasm or problems within the joints of the neck. After trying conservative measures (physical therapy, nsaids) you may benefit from seeing an interventional pain physician. There are a few procedures they can perform to help these types of headaches. ...Read more