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I'v had itchy spots on my head and neck for more than a month, what to do? what is it?

I'v had itchy spots on my head and neck for more than a month, what to do? what is it?

New soap?: If you have started using a new soap, shampoo, hair spray, perfume or lotion, etc., that could be causing irritation. If that does not explain it and stopping it then cures your itching, see a doc. ...Read more

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Circular bald spots on my head. Started as a single spot many yrs ago now increasing. Starts with a boil & itchiness then smooth shining skin.

Circular bald spots on my head. Started as a single spot many yrs ago now increasing. Starts with a boil & itchiness then smooth shining skin.

A dermatologist will: give you a good answer. If it is alopecia he/she will help you deal w/it. Many others have done so successfully. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Im getting the same itchy spots on the back of my neck ,they never have a head and the more I itch the larger they get help please?

Im getting the same itchy spots on the back of my neck ,they never have a head and the more I itch the larger they get help please?

Could be hives,: which is an allergic reaction.See if they respond to anti-histamine.Next step would be cortisone cream.Pharmacist can recommend both.If no response or gets worse,see your Doc. ...Read more

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I have a couple of spots that have just came out they are itchy red and have white heads what is it?

I have a couple of spots that have just came out they are itchy red and have white heads what is it?

I never feel : comfortable guessing about symptoms that could be consistent with many, many different conditions. Dermatologic evaluation may be able to provide accurate assessment. Take care. ...Read more

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Why do I have itchy head and red nasty spots on scalp?

Why do I have itchy head and red nasty spots on scalp?

Dermatitis.: There are many causes for what you describe. You should have this looked at by a physician who can treat you with the appropriat. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have an itchy rach that has red spots and some have small white heads?

What should I do if I have an itchy rach that has red spots and some have small white heads?

Rashes and sores: Skin is very difficult to treat by description or email. But, given the great staph epidemic in our country i would advise you to get this seen by an expert sooner than later. This could be just a reaction to some exposure or an infection that is spreading. Sorry not to have a better answer than that today. ...Read more

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Red spots over chest (came up yesterday, could it be where I shaved my chest) not itchy. They don't have heads. ?

Red spots over chest (came up yesterday, could it be where I shaved my chest) not itchy. They don't have heads. ?

Shaving: It is possible that the red spots are from the shaving. When you shave an area it sometimes irritates the hair follicles and they can appear as red areas. This is especially likely to happen in an area that is not shaved regularly. ...Read more

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My daughter had pointed out these reddish purple spots on the back of my head that were never there before. Not itchy or raised up. ?

My daughter had pointed out these reddish purple spots on the back of my head that were never there before. Not itchy or raised up. ?

Mgt: It may be a contact dermatitis, if it spreads or is associated with other symptoms, medication may be needed. In the meantime, wash the area with a hypoallergenic soap such as Dove. ...Read more

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Skin itchy no rash or spots, itchy all over body head face what should I do its freaking me out.

Skin itchy no rash or spots, itchy all over body head face what should I do its freaking me out.

Depends: Pruritis that don't nessarily have a rash may be due to generalized dry skin, mites, bugs, lice, liver disorders, medications, eczema. Try locating a possible cause and daily moisterization, avoiding hot showers/baths, and Claritin (loratadine) helps. ...Read more

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Last night, the head of my penis was itchy and i looked at it today in the morning, and i had little red spots on the head. What does this mean?

Last night, the head of my penis was itchy and i looked at it today in the morning, and i had little red spots on the head. What does this mean?

Balanitis: This could be an inflammatory condition called balanitis. You should see a urologist for examination and they may need to prescribe a topical steroid called betamethasone. ...Read more