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Itchy Spot On Neck For Months
I have one itchy spot on my neck for a month now--no scabies-no lice- not allergic to any soaps--no new clothing--no scabies--what is it?
Hard to speculate: This may have started off as a simple reaction to something you came in contact with. If it has persisted this long it may be what is labeled a neurodermatitis, a fancy label for changes that occur if you itch & scratch producing more itching & scratching. It may respond to an otc hydrocortisone cream and your willful effort to avoid scratching for a couple months. Your doc may need to see it. ...Read more
I just noticed white spots on my neck, they are not painfull not itchy but I am scared will that spot continue to my back, right now they are only on neck?
Have it evaluated.: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. 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
Wokeup with red patches all over my neck and neck line and a spot on nose. Its warm and a bit itchy?
Allergic reaction?: Best to see your otolaryngologist for exact diagnosis and appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Skin problem. Feeling itchy on the top half of the back with red/dark brownish spot, back of neck n chest.
Can't diagnose: Based on the information provided. Recommend an in-person evaluation so that this can visualized. A medical history is important and some times labs or even a biopsy may be needed for accurate assessment. Take care. ...Read more
I have a splotchy, smooth, red, itchy, burning spot on my neck. It is also swelling. There are no bumps or bites. Has gone on for 3 days?
What causes a red, warm, itchy to touch, circular spot on neck just below chin? It's symetrical with the previous one on the other side of neck.
Allergic rash possib: There are several possibilities, including an allergic reaction to an insect bite. If there is a raised scaly appearance, ringworm a type of fungal infection may be the cause. Each of these has a different treatment, so it is best to check with your doctor if it does not improve. Topical steroids may be used on an allergic skin rash. I hope that this helps. ...Read more
I have some kind of white spot on my back neck, and it feels itchy when I have a sport and getting hot and sweating, what should I do? Thanks
See your doctor:
It is hard to know exactly what is causing your itching and hot sensation for a spot on the back of your neck.
Sometimes a white spot with a dark ring is ring worm, an infection that can be easily treated. This can have the discoloration. If you are placing a sweaty towel over this area when you work out make sure all equipment and towels are cleaned after each use.
See an md to treat. ...Read more
Lump on neck began as brief itchy spot, 8 months later diagnosed as scar tissue. Another lump, same itchiness, same area, last week. Coincidence?
NECK SWELLING?: Lump in neck means swelling or palpable node. Scar tissue is old healed lesion. If you have recurrent node or swelling please be checked thoroughly for any sickness. ...Read more
Dry red spot appeared on skin by hip, rash covering my body followed. Red, circular, itchy, spots from neck to groin, front and back. Help!
Am heaving red kind of spot on my chest back, neck, forehead, arms. They are painless and bit itchy and now they all over my body?
Hey Doctor. I have a big spot that pinfull now under my arms it was itchy earlier. But today I see red itching spots on my neck n chest.
My scalp is sore only in one spot, it has a yellow fluid oozing out and some red. My neck has a itchy burning rash on the same side?
Shingles?: Please see a doctor. It sounds like you may have shingles, and medicines can reduce symptom duration and prevent complications. You may have a bacterial infection called impetigo. This would require a special prescription ointment. Only a medical provider can tell you for sure. ...Read more
Little rash on parts of neck, back, stomach & under Breast. Itchy at times, put chrotozone cream on neck and helped that spot. What could it be?
Rash: If you are otherwise well, it may be something you were exposed to. Have your MD take a peak at it and give you an answer. All the best. ...Read more
I'm 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?
Hard to tell: It would be very difficult to tell for sure what those spots are without seeing them, particularly in person. It could possibly be eczema, an allergic reaction to a soap, detergent, perfume, or jewelry, or even a fungal infection. I would recommend getting an in-person opinion from your doc, but in the meantime you can try some 1% Hydrocortisone cream on it to see if it helps the itching. ...Read more
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
I have tan spots on my upper back they're not itchy and they don't hurt but they're starting to spread to my neck and my chest any idea what it is?
ACNE?: Most likely. Can be embarrassing at any age. Get your parents to take you to a dermatologist for evaluation and treatment ...Read more
I have itchy red, scaly spots on my neck, back and shoulders and white blotchy spots on my back also?
Itchy red spot dz: There is no way to diagnose you on the internet. You need eyeballs attached to a dermatologist, who will be better able to evaluate and treat you. ...Read more
I have fungal kind of infection behind my neck. It is white colored spots. Too much itchy. Spreading inside hairs. Please suggest?
Dermatologist: A dermatologist would be best to evaluate and treat you for this problem. ...Read more
Caucasian xx. Light brown spots on chest and shoulders, irregular, itchy from water or sweat. Had them 20 years. Now on my back and neck. Otc trtmts?
Spots for 20y: After 20 years, you want to treat them? You need a diagnosis first. Go see a dermatologist to see what you have! ...Read more
Sometimes some red flat spots appear on my neck and after 10 mints they automatically disappear. These spots are not itchy and irritated. What is it?
I am experiencing skin rash around neck quality: itchiness, red. I have had it for years on and off looks like spots not risen?
Plan: Your description of your rash not good enough to make any diagnosis or advice. You having this for years. ... May be time to go to a doctor for any reason and ask professional advice after evaluation. ...Read more
My 2 year old has red itchy spots at the base of her neck. I've checked for lice and didn't find anything. It's been there for over a month now.?
Rashes are best seen. It could be mild eczema. It could be an allergic reaction to something. A new soap or shampoo?
It does not sound serious if it has been there a month. However, since it is itching and bothersome have it seen. You can try over the counter steroid cream and see if that clears it up. If it does it is a local dermatitis. ...Read more
I have little red bumps showing up on the lower part of my body as well as on my neck. They're fairly itchy and in the most random spots. Nothing new.
You should: You should see a dermatologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
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