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Itchy redness on neck, shaped like butterfly. No history on thyroid problem, so what could be the cause? Should I go to ER or urgent care for this?

Itchy redness on neck, shaped like butterfly. No history on thyroid problem, so what could be the cause? Should I go to ER or urgent care for this?

Rash: The differential diagnosis of rashes is very large. A physician typically needs to see your rash in person and get a history to make a diagnosis. Bactrim can cause a serious rash so call your treating MD immediately for instructions. I noticed you have a skin abscess and a mild fever, but it is unclear how long you have had the abscess or where the abscess is. See MD to ensure improvement. ...Read more

Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more


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I'm starting to have rashes on my neck, where my thyroid goiter is, it's very painful and itchy, what cream can I use?

I'm starting to have rashes on my neck, where my thyroid goiter is, it's very painful and itchy, what cream can I use?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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I had my thyroid taken out due to Graves' disease my scalp n back of my. Neck have been intensely itchy n now have sores tht keep leakin clear fluid h?

I had my thyroid taken out due to Graves' disease my scalp n back of my. Neck have been intensely itchy n now have sores tht keep leakin clear fluid h?

See your provider: Sores that leak clear fluid on your scalp or the back of your neck are not likely related to thyroid removal or Graves disease, and being examined by your healthcare provider rapidly is the most direct way to determine what IS the cause of these lesions. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have food allergies? Like rash on legs and neck area, very dry and itchy?Can this also be related to thyroid problems?

How do you know if you have food allergies? Like rash on legs and neck area, very dry and itchy?Can this also be related to thyroid problems?

Visit your allergist: Symptoms of food allergy can be varied and usually aren't limited to your legs. I would have the rash evaluated as it may be eczema and topical therapies will be useful. Food allergies are not related to thyroid dysfunction, although skin changes can be related to thyroid disease. ...Read more

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Off/on for past year+ i've been fighting an itchy rash on my butt (btwn chks). It comes/go. Recently I have had other symp-hair loss, rash on back of neck, behind knees. I have hypo thyroid. What cause?

Off/on for past year+ i've been fighting an itchy rash on my butt (btwn chks). It comes/go. Recently I have had other symp-hair loss, rash on back of neck, behind knees. I have hypo thyroid. What cause?

Skin: Hypothyroidis even uncorrected would unlikely to cause the skin lesions you described. I think at this time you need to have a work up to rule out other autoimmune diseases. Also, seeing a dermatologist would be helpful. ...Read more

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Red itchy face and neck?

Red itchy face and neck?

Allergy: If you get it often when upset it is anxiety, if it just happened it may only be an allergy. If there are bumps involved you need to see doctor for the correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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Itchy red face and neck?

See a doctor: This could be one of a hundred things. Need to see this and get more history. ...Read more

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I am thyroid patient..how to avoid itchy area on face..

I am thyroid patient..how to avoid itchy area on face..

Itchy area: Ask your Dr. to check out the area as there may be a simple cream you can take to cure the itchiness. best wishes. ...Read more