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Can a s skin irritation on the too of my head cause a migraine headache and neck pain?

Can a s skin irritation on the too of my head cause a migraine headache and  neck pain?

Unknown : It is difficult to answer this question without a better description of what the skin irritation may be. One condition that comes to which ca cause pain in the head and neck is shingles (herpes zoster, usually of the c2 nerve root). Other more minor and more serious conditions are certainly possible. Please consult your physician for further evaluation. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


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Infant 2 m/o with occipital lymph nodes on each side of the head? Is it normal? He has a severe case of seborheic dermatitis (head, cheeks, forehead)

Infant 2 m/o with occipital lymph nodes on each side of the head? Is it normal? He has a severe case of seborheic dermatitis (head, cheeks, forehead)

Very common: Enlarged occipital lymph nodes are commonly found in children who have had rashes, infections or mild trauma to the scalp. These are generally of no significant clinical consequence and often reduce in size with time. ...Read more

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A 1 month old baby girl represent allergy on the cheeks, forehead (plus yellow scales on forehead) and few on the chest and. What would be cause ?

A 1 month old baby girl represent allergy on the cheeks, forehead (plus yellow scales on forehead) and few on the chest and. What would be cause ?

Sounds like: Baby "acne" or baby rash. Wash with warm water and wash cloth. One interesting thing I have learned from chinese medicine is that 95% of all childhood problems under the age of 5 are digestive in nature. Cow milk based formulas can contribute to this. Milk in moms diet if breast feeding. Adding probiotics can help as can seeing a trained chinese medicine practitioner. ...Read more

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My scalp at the nape of the neck is quite itchy and I scratch it often. This is scalp covered by my hair. It now has small bumps on the skin. Advice?

My scalp at the nape of the neck is quite itchy and I scratch it often. This is scalp covered by my hair. It now has small bumps on the skin. Advice?

Could be ...: It very well could be a cause of more symptomatic seborrheic dermatitis or psoriasis, even a plain ole fungal infection. While you could try over-the-counter dandruff shampoos like neutrogena T-gel, you would be best suited by first seeing your doctor to make sure it doesn't require more aggressive treatment. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Pain on the joint of my neck and head what is it?

Pain on the joint of my neck and head what is it?

Probably: One of three things: muscle tension, joint between vertebrae 1 and 2 or nerve pain (such as greater occipital nerve). See a pain management doctor for a detailed physical examination. ...Read more

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My brother is having dry layer and bubbles on scalp of head some of the doctor is this may be sirius skin disease age 36?

My brother is having dry layer and bubbles on scalp of head some of the doctor is this may be sirius skin disease 
age 36?

Scalp psoriasis?: Severe seborrheic dermatitis (seborrhea) or psoriasis on scalp can cause the appearance you described here. If he has rashes elsewhere such as back of elbows etc...Likely psoriasis. Significant fungal infection (kerion) can do that as well. These are treatable conditions, but require prescriptions. Consult your doc for an eval. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does a root canal infection cause headaches? My headache is on top of my head and forehead..

Does a  root canal infection cause headaches? My headache is on top of my head and forehead..

It can: Pain in the head, neck, and jaws very often is felt in areas outside where the source is. This is true of toothaches (i.e. Root canal infections), muscle pain (myofascial, tmd, muscle tension), among other things. You could always seek an evaluation by an endodontist to rule out a tooth source. If still unsure, see your physician. ...Read more

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There is a rash at the bass of my arm pitt and one on my back. The rash is small.Each bump has a black dot. It's inflammed and has a burning sensation?

There is a rash at the bass of my arm pitt and one on my back. The rash is small.Each bump has a black dot. It's inflammed and has a burning sensation?

Glands: Hi Sorry to hear you've been dealing with rash issues. There are glands under the arm pit that can commonly become clogged and become infected. We have larger glands there that you wouldn't find elsewhere, like say your forearm. If you shave, it is also common to get ingrown hairs. Usually these issues are self resolving. More info: http://wb.md/2pAk5BC Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I have dandruff on my scalp and small red bumps. Head and shoulder hasn't cleared this problem up. What is the cause of my scalp issue?

I have dandruff on my scalp and small red bumps. Head and shoulder hasn't cleared this problem up. What is the cause of my scalp issue?

Seborrhea?: This may well be a case of seborrheic dermatitis. The head and shouders may not help. You might want to try some selsun to see if that will help. If not call your doc for appt and advice. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of blistering, itchy patches on the upper torso of the body and itching is worse at night? Feels like something crawling @

What could be the cause of blistering, itchy patches on the upper torso of the body and itching is worse at night?  Feels like something crawling @

Contact Dermatotis: Dermatitis is an inflammation of the skin. Contact dermatitis is a localized rash or irritation of the skin caused by contact with a substance that is foreign to the body. Substances that commonly cause contact dermatitis include plant sap, metals, cleaning solutions, cosmetic additives, perfumes, industrial chemicals, and latex rubber additives. ...Read more

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Have scalp psoriasis, suddenly have round itchy bumps on upper arm kind of in a row. Is this psoriasis too?

Have scalp psoriasis, suddenly have round itchy bumps on upper arm kind of in a row.  Is this psoriasis too?

Psoriasis: Possibly.. If you already have a diagnosis of psoriasis and depending on the type the presentation and body involvement. The image here shows an example of possibly what you are describing. F/u with dermatology for an evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What is the best medicine for neck swelling and head ache that cause of bump?

What is the best medicine for neck swelling and head ache that cause of bump?

Time and sleep: Some questions are hard to answer without an examination. If you have a viral infection that may cause some lymph node swelling in the neck and give you a headache and fatigue then time alone will allow your immune system to fight off the infection. If you have the one tender spot in the neck associated with a tender lump you should be seen by the doctor right away. I hope that helps. Sleep helps. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of a feeling of spreading numbness? It started in the left side of face and scalp now it's whole head, arms and hands.

What could be the cause of a feeling of spreading numbness? It started in the left side of face and scalp now it's whole head, arms and hands.

Neurologist: With a neurological lesion the numbness stays in a territory like one side of the body. When there is scattered true numbness on both sides of the body things like polyneuritis or multiple sclerosis are suggested and a neurologist should be consulted. ...Read more

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What is the possible causes for a severe burning sensation on the upper back and neck followed by a bumpy rash?

What is  the possible causes for a severe burning sensation on the upper back and neck followed by a bumpy rash?

Shingles: There is a good possibility,,with that history than you have Herpes Zoster or "Shingles" This is due to re-activation of the Chicken Pox virus in a nerve (nerves) where it causes a tiny chicken pox like "bump" in the skin at the end of the nerve. There is medication for this disorder even after the rash breaks out so contact your Primary Care Physician for advice. Good Luck ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more


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Cradle Cap (Definition)

A condition in which scaling and flaking of a baby's scalp makes it ...Read more