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Itchy Rash On Frontal Neck
Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Depends on the cause: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
I have an itchy rash on my face and neck. I haven't ate or used any new products. And there are no other symptoms. What could this be?
Doctor visit: Unfortunately the next step is not via computer, but to have a doctor actually view your skin. By seeing the lesions and pressing upon the skin the doctor (like myself in the emergency department) can get the context of the rash. Your description is good, so remember to tell the doctor about your symptoms just as you have written. Good luck to you ... Feel better ... ...Read more
I work as a cashier and a lot of flies were flying on me & I scratched my neck & a few mins later I felt a lump on it & now it's been itchy/rash look
A month ago i started getting this itchy rash around my neck and around my abdominal area. What could it be?
I have this red burning, itchy rash on my neck that hasn't gone away in a few months. What could be causing this?
Rashes: Rashes can not be diagnosed over the computer, so it is truly best to have the area looked at by a health care provider to be properly diagnosed,. best wishes, ...Read more
I have a itchy rash on my neck and head and the back the back of my neck has some swelling. What may be the cause.?
I've had a cold and I put some Vicks on my neck and I have a big red itchy rash there what is going on and how do I treat it?
I have an intensely itchy rash to one side of my face that is spreading quickly to my jawline and neck. It's happened before but i can't figure it out
Hives?: If the rash is spreading rapdily within hours, it is possibly hives, see an allergist, especially if it happened before. If the rash is spreading over days, it could be a contact allergy and I have seen such rashes as a reaction to plastic cellphone cases, if you hold the phone against your cheek. An allergist can help you figure it out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Itchy back: You might be allergic to your shampoo or another hair care product. Without a medical exam it would be difficult to say. Consider using only a non sensitizing shampoo such as free and clear and avoid other treatments. If that doesn't work seek out a board certified allergist or dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a non itchy rash on my left arm and chest that spread to my neck and back over night. What could it be?
Many causes: If it lasts for less than a couple of weeks, then I won't pay much attention to it. But if it gets painful, it may be from shingles and you need to see your doctor ASAP to get started on an anti-viral drug to reduce potential complications. Suspect shingles if the rash does not extend beyond the mid-line of the body. ...Read more
I have had a very itchy rash surrounding my armpits and sides of the neck for a few weeks now. Sometimes it'll appear inside my elbows. Very red.?
See a doctor: Cannot diagnose without seeing this. Could be one of many different things. Show to a primary care physician and get an opinion. ...Read more