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What is the hump behind my head below my neck called? Also how to get rid of it?

What is the hump behind my head below my neck called? Also how to get rid of it?

C7 spinous process: Or vertebra prominens (the prominent vertebra). You need it. However, posture can be a component of how far it sticks out. Working on your posture by keeping your upper back, neck and head more erect will minimize it. For adults, physical therapy may be a good start. There are medical conditions that can also create a more fatty hump, but for most people it's just part of their body. ...Read more

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I have some nerve balls around my head and neck. What can I do to get rid of them?

I have some nerve balls around my head and neck. What can I do to get rid of them?

Trigger point inject: Sore spots on the scalp can be trigger points. Injections of cortisone and local anaesthetic can give relief. ...Read more

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How to get rid out of the dirt on the neck. It looks very bad when there is a difference between colour of my skin and colour of my neck?

How to get rid out of the dirt on the neck. It looks very bad when there is a difference between colour of my skin and colour of my neck?

Color is not dirt??: You may have a pigment coloration change that maybe related to an endocrine abnormality. Acanthosis nigricans skin disorder characterized by hyperpigmentation and hyperkeratosis, occurring mainly in folds of skin in axilla, groin, and back of neck; occurs in diabetes and poly cystic ovary syndrome. ...Read more

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How to get rid of head and neck pain?

How to get rid of head and neck pain?

More information: Typical questions a medical provider would ask is severity, associated symptoms..I.E nausea vomitting, blurred vision, time of day, week, what makes it better or worse. Headache and neck pain can be because of multifactorial reasons..Musculoskeletal, stress, poor sleep, vision and other organic reasons. Try and find out associated symptoms before getting rid/masking symptoms by medications. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of neck pains and I feel like it's also traveled to one side of my head ?

How do I get rid of neck pains and I feel like it's also traveled to one side of my head ?

Headache: Is it a headache? Stress and tension can cause a headache that travels to one side of head. Neck pain can be caused by many things, ranging from muscle soreness to herniated discs. If the pain persists, see a doctor ...Read more

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How do I get rid of skin tags on my neck? Put string around them?

How do I get rid of skin tags on my neck? Put string around them?

See Your Doctor: Go and see your doctor, usually after a little numbing medicine is applied, they can be painlessly cut off in the office. ...Read more

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I have a low hairline at the back of my head to my neck. What should I do to get rid of it permanantly and painlessly? Deeply annoyed.

I have a low hairline at the back of my head to my neck. What should I do to get rid of it permanantly and painlessly? Deeply annoyed.

Hair removal: This is a personal decision based on your preferences and those of your partner if you have one. Laser hair removal and electrolysis are both good choices. This won't be painless, but I bet you're super-tough and can take it like the grown man that you are now. I hope you get what you want. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of quite dry skin on face and neck after going skiing?

How do I get rid of quite dry skin on face and neck after going skiing?

Exfoli8 & moisturize: Exfoliate and moisturize but use protection sunscreen and barriers to cold and wind. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of skin discoloration on neck, chest, torso, and back?

How can I get rid of skin discoloration on neck, chest, torso, and back?

Skin discoloration : There are both over the counter and prescription formula creams that can get rid of skin discoloration. See your physician to determine which is the correct one for you. ...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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Would a thread lift be effective at my age? I am 50 and am seeking a way to get rid of the ugly skin folds on my neck. I would rather avoid a lengthy recovery process if there is an alternative. .

Not recommended.: This procedure uses a barbed thread that is placed in the sub cutaneous (under the skin) plane to to pull the skin. The problem is that pulling skin will not correct that situation because the problem is with the under lying muscle-fibrous layer of the neck and face. It will create un-nateral pulling, and will not last because the skin stretches. ...Read more

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How to get rid of sinus pressure in head and neck?

How to get rid of sinus pressure in head and neck?

Sinus pressure: Sinus pressure would be in your face, cheeks, behind your eyes or in your fore head. It would not be in your neck. If you have sinus pressure, then it will respond to decongestants and possibly antihistamines if the obstruction is due to allergic inflammation. If there is an infection, you may need antibiotics. If OTC treatments don't relieve your pressure, please consult an ENT. ...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
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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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Can I get rid of skin tags on my neck with a disposable cauterizing pen?

Can I get rid of skin tags on my neck with a disposable cauterizing pen?

Yes , but: In general self treatment of skin lesion is not good idea , unknowingly , you ablate incompletely a squamous cell cancer or a melanoma then consequences will be grave , you check with your doctor first . A good practice any lesion removed must be tested ( pathology ) ...Read more

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Easy ways to get rid of skin tag warts? Why am I getting a lot around neck

Easy ways to get rid of skin tag warts? Why am I getting a lot around neck

See below: Neck is a common site without any good explanation. You may shave off the skin tag, or freeze it with over the counter treatment for warts, or tie a dental floss at the base of the tag or even cut it off with a clear pair of scissors. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of an itchy rash with swelling on the back of my head near my neck?

How can I get rid of an itchy rash with swelling on the back of my head near my neck?

Get a diagnosis: Get a proper diagnosis. It could be fungal (tinea capitis) or bacterial (cellulitis) or allergic. These are all treated differently so it is important to know which one you have. ...Read more