Doctor insights on: How to get rid of bumps on back of neck

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I have bumps on the back of my neck I think because of shaving what should I use to get rid of?

I have bumps on the back of my neck I think because of shaving what should I use to get rid of?

Make sure...: The razor is clean. You can try putting some over the counter antibiotic cream. If they don't get better go check with your physician. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a bump at base of my neck near the top of spine?

How do I get rid of a bump at base of my neck near the top of spine?

T1 spinous process: That is a normal anatomic landmark that unfortunately is the spot that all cervical joint pain is referred to. I would recommend evaluation with imaging to determine where the pain originates in the cervical spine. Cortisone shots in a facet joint could cure this pain. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of this tightness in the back of neck?

How do I get rid of this tightness in the back of neck?

If there's no injury: You are young and it's likely chronic strain...possibly from texting, body building, or other muscular movement. First stop or cut way down on anything that seems to cause or aggravate the tightness. Next is to apply heat, preferably moist, for 15-10 minutes as often as you can, at least 4x daily. One supplement that might help is Magnesium. Tylenol (acetaminophen) can't hurt. Next step is rx muscle relaxant ...Read more

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I small bumps at my back neck below hairline, not sensitive. I think heat or my shirt collar caused them, please how can I get rid of them?

I small bumps at my back neck below hairline, not sensitive. I think heat or my shirt collar caused them, please how can I get rid of them?

Folliculitis: You may have a low grade infection of your hair follicles duebto your sweating. Apply an antibiotic ointment to your rash until you can get an appointment with your doctor or dermatologist. ...Read more

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The skin tone on my stomach, chest, neck, and lower back is uneven. Occassionally bumps similar to pimples will appear too. I have a history with eczema. What can I do to get rid of this?

The skin tone on my stomach, chest, neck, and lower back is uneven. Occassionally bumps similar to pimples will appear too. I have a history with eczema. What can I do to get rid of this?

See Your Doctor: Eczema is an inflammatory skin condition; causes dry, itchy areas; treated with topical steroids, moisturizers & more. Once the eczema clears, involved skin may become lighter due to loss of pigmentation. Return of pigmentation can takes wks to yrs. Treatment involves watchful waiting while using cosmetic cover-ups, laser, & more. Pimples sound unrelated; visual exam is needed. See your doctor. ...Read more

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How to get rid of bumps on back of throat and swollen tonsils?

How to get rid of bumps on back of throat and swollen tonsils?

Get checked: This can be a series of issues from simple enlarged tonsils to tonsillitis. I would see and ENT and get an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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How to get rid of bumps on the back of throat? They're not on my tonsils, they're just like little swollen spots from my post nasal drip/pharyngitis.

How to get rid of bumps on the back of throat? They're not on my tonsils, they're just like little swollen spots from my post nasal drip/pharyngitis.

? Rhinosinusitis: Meaning inflammation/infection of the nasal cavity and / or the sinuses, can be due to allergy, better see an ENT or an allergist, check aaaai. Org or acaai. Org for an allergist in your area, good luck ...Read more

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I have had dry sticky discharge from nose and fluid filled white bumps on the left side at the top of the back of throat. How to get rid of this?

I have had dry sticky discharge from nose and fluid filled white bumps on the left side at the top of the back of throat. How to get rid of this?

Possible infection: Please go to your medical doctor to have them look at your throat. This may be an infection that requires treatment. Have a nice day... ...Read more

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I. Have. Pimple. Like. Bumps. On. My. Neck. How. Do. I. Get. Rid. Of. Them.

I. Have. Pimple. Like. Bumps. On. My. Neck. How. Do. I. Get. Rid. Of. Them.

Depends on cause: Have the bumps checked out. Many things can cause bumps (blocked follicle/pimples, abscess, allergic reaction, other infections, etc.) once you know the cause, it will determine the treatment to decrease the incidence of these bumps (antibiotics? Creams? Just normal cleaning and avoiding frequent sweating?). ...Read more

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How to get rid of bump on neck and frequent headaches?

How to get rid of bump on neck and frequent headaches?

"Bump on neck"?: When I was in junior high school, one of my phys ed teachers used to refer derisively (you know, the way phys ed teachers do) to our heads as "that bump on the end of your neck." It was a joke. We knew what he meant. Your post leaves one with NO idea what YOU mean by "bump on neck." Front? Back? Side? Big? Small? Red? White? Draining pus? What makes you think it's related to your headaches at all? ...Read more

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How to get rid of red bumps on neck area?

How to get rid of red bumps on neck area?

Difficult to say.: It's often difficult to diagnose skin issues without seeing them in person. I recommend seeing your doctor for diagnosis and any needed treatment. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of razor bumps and scars? (neck)

How do I get rid of razor bumps and scars? (neck)

See dermatologist: A steroid cream might be applied to decrease inflammation. Exfoliation may be recommended to remove dead skin cells with retinoids. ...Read more

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I have bad posture. I have a bump behind my neck probably due to my head always being down. Is there a way I can get rid of it?

I have bad posture. I have a bump behind my neck probably due to my head always being down. Is there a way I can get rid of it?

Likely C7...normal.: The bump at the back of your neck is likely the C7 spinous process. This is normal, and everyone normally has it. It is more prominent in some. (Not having it is abnormal.) You can try to minimize it by correct posture, but do not worry about it. ...Read more

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I have a bump on the left side of my neck that has not went away yet. For three days I have been trying to get rid of it, I think it is a bedbug bite.

I have a bump on the left side of my neck that has not went away yet. For three days I have been trying to get rid of it, I think it is a bedbug bite.

Takes time: Random bug/insect bites take time to heal. The local area was damaged and the body will repair it but it won't happen overnight. The best thing you can do for it is leave it alone. If the skin is open then keeping topical antibiotics on it in attempt to prevent a secondary infection. Try not to scratch. If it becomes red and painful then it needs to be evaluated for secondary infection. ...Read more

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I get big bumps on my neck & under my arms how can I get rid of it?

I get big bumps on my neck & under my arms how can I get rid of it?

Lymph nodes: Those big bumps are lymph glandsthey may be due low grade infections, but rather than speculating see your doctor to find out why your nodes are swollen. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of red bump on neck, it's kind of dry skin and flaky?

How do I get rid of red bump on neck, it's kind of dry skin and flaky?

Try: Over the counter Hydrocortisone cream and if that does not work see your doctor for full examination, diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have a rash in my neck and I don't know how to get rid of it. It's has really tiny bumps and is all over the neck and is itchy?

I have a rash in my neck and I don't know how to get rid of it. It's has really tiny bumps and is all over the neck and is itchy?

Heat rash: It sounds very much like heat rash esp as it is itchy and in a very warm moist area like the neck. Keep your neck dry, air dry is best...Keep cool, avoid thick lotions or ointments. Caladryl anti-itch can be used over the counter if ok with your doctor. It should get better 3-4 days, if not go see your pcp. ...Read more