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What causes pimples and bumps on head and back of neck?

What causes pimples and bumps on head and back of neck?

Inflamed follicles: Often a result of plugged skin oil glands or hair follicles which can lead to pimples and small skin cysts. Recommend seeing dermatologist to recommend antibacterial soap and surface care to reduce the oil secretions and keep the area low in bacteria. Do not squeeze, pick or try to remove them by yourself. This may lead to scarring and worsening infections. ...Read more

Red Bumps (Definition)

A bump is an area of tissue or skin that is raised . Red bumps are elevations ...Read more


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I have purple patches on the base of my tongue when i look with a mirror. Swollen lymph nodes for 6 month and pain on the back bottom of neck 41f.Help?

I have purple patches on the base of my tongue when i look with a mirror. Swollen lymph nodes for 6 month and pain on the back bottom of neck 41f.Help?

Multiple: You describe multiple problems that may or may not be associated. Purple patches at base of tongue may be your sublingual veins (normal). Swollen lymph nodes and sore neck may be due to chronic infection (teeth, gums, bone, sinuses, etc.) have an examination at your dentist, and ask your physician to refer you to an ear/nose/throat specialist. ...Read more

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What are small red itchy bumps on back of neck symptoms of?

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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Hi doctori have bumps of red spots on my back of the tongue?

Hi doctori have bumps of  red spots on my back of the tongue?

Bumps on tongue: This may be the normal appearance of your tongue papillae or lingual tonsils especially if you don't have any symptoms or discomfort. If you smoke, stop. If the bumps are tender or worrisome see your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes little itchy bumps on the back of the neck?

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. ...Read more

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I have a bumpy red skin rash on the back of both arms for years?

I have a bumpy red skin rash on the back of both arms for years?

Keratosis Pilaris...: ...Is very common. I think of it as eczema of the hair follicles; some people also get it on the upper legs. A medium-strength steroid cream, prescribed by your dermatologist, will keep it under control. ...Read more

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The lymph node on the left side of my neck is swollen and sore and I have red painful bumps in patches on my scalp on the left side of my head help me?

The lymph node on the left side of my neck is swollen and sore and I have red painful bumps in patches on my scalp on the left side of my head help me?

Likely not related: Scalp patches likely not related. After sinus infection ex. Or sore throat (viral, bacterial) lymph nodes may grow. If they persist after a few weeks consider evaluation for ex. Lymphoma. ...Read more

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I've many spots that look like red goosebumps on both arms (mainly on the back of my upper arms). Thought it's from scratching but still can't cure.

I've many spots that look like red goosebumps on both arms (mainly on the back of my upper arms). Thought it's from scratching but still can't cure.

Could consider: Keratosis pliaris, which commonly occurs on the upper arms and is basically your skin producing extra keratin around a hair follicle entrapping the follicle, and creating a small, hard,often red bump. I see that you are using a steroid cream;could try a stronger one in addition to a topical retinoid or glycolic acid.Can also try long hot baths, scrubbing arms with stiff brush or exfoliating sponge ...Read more

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Skin problem.. Feeling itchy on the top half of the back with red/dark brownish spot, back of neck n chest.

Skin problem.. Feeling itchy on the top half of the back with red/dark brownish spot, back of neck n chest.

Can't diagnose: based on the information provided. Recommend an in-person evaluation so that this can visualized. A medical history is important and some times labs or even a biopsy may be needed for accurate assessment. Take care. ...Read more

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Got this pimple bump like thing on the back of my neck and 4 weeks ago got bad sunburn blisters on neck sholders and scalp.. Is it cancer bump?

Got this pimple bump like thing on the back of my neck and 4 weeks ago got bad sunburn blisters on neck sholders and scalp.. Is it cancer bump?

Get a medical examin: If this bump is growing in size, then you need to get it checked soon. Your doctor can guide you as to its nature(?Benign or malignant) and also remove it if it does not go away on its own which many of the benign conditions do in a matter of 1-2 months. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have had a very itchy rash on the back of my right hand for the past several days. Its a cluster of raised red bumps. Any ideas for relief?

I have had a very itchy rash on the back of my right hand for the past several days. Its a cluster of raised red bumps. Any ideas for relief?

Try hydrocortisone : Try over the counter Hydrocortisone cream. Contact allergy, insect bites and the like will generally respond. If the rash looks infected however, the cream will not help. ...Read more

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I have painless bumps on the back of my tongue and bald spots that burns with red bumps in it on my head. Pl us a small painful bump on my gum.

I have painless bumps on the back of my tongue and bald spots that burns with red bumps in it on my head. Pl us a small painful bump on my gum.

See your Dentist: Some of what you are describing may be normal anatomy, some may be lesions. Not being able to see and examine you, palmate the lesions, review your medical history and meds, etc. we cannot in this forum make a diagnosis. Please see your Dentist or an Oral & Maxillofacial Pathologist to begin the differential diagnostic process. ...Read more

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I have a red bumpy rash on my back lower than the base of my neck.

I have a red bumpy rash on my back lower than the base of my neck.

Eval: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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What type of rash is this? It's all over my head, face and arms. Red raised bumps. Similar to multiple pimples but red in the middle

What type of rash is this? It's all over my head, face and arms.

Red raised bumps. Similar to multiple pimples but red in the middle

Rash: Rash is a VISUAL diagnosis. You cannot make right recommendations on a rash based upon a written description. Please see your MD or a Dermatologist ...Read more

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Pus filled pimples all over the back of my neck and on my back and stomach. They are itchy and slightly painful. [www.imgur.com/HfB47al].

Pus filled pimples all over the back of my neck and on my back and stomach. They are itchy and slightly painful. [www.imgur.com/HfB47al].

Acne? Medication?: Thanks for uploading that photo - I was able to see it. The pustules are all a very similar size -- were they a result of a topical medication you might have applied to the area previously? Did you receive any oral medications that preceded the onset of this rash? There are many causes for such an eruption and a proper evaluation and examination by a medical provider would be essential. ...Read more

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