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Swollen red itchy chin what could it be?

Swollen red itchy chin what could it be?

Age?: Need more info . Could be infection or if u shaved could be fungal or could be impetigo. If overweight lose it and check for diabetes .could also be contact dermatitis from a new soap or cream.kindly scan all ur cosmetics and see how bad they can be. Download EWG skin deep app. It gives u a rating about chemicals in ur toothpaste cosmetics makeup etc good luck ...Read more

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I have an itchy and slightly tender lymph node on my neck, under my chin. It's on 1 side. The lymph node is swollen. ?

I have an itchy and slightly tender lymph node on my neck, under my chin. It's on 1 side. The lymph node is swollen. ?

Possible insect bite: Swollen lymph nodes seldom itch. It's possible that you got an insect bite, which itches, and a nearby lymph node may have become swollen and tender. If symptoms increase, or don't resolve in a few days, it's best to see a physician. Meanwhile, warm (not hot) compresses may hasten recovery. Avoid scratching or squeezing the affected area. ...Read more

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Small cluster of spots on cleft of chin itchy and sore also glands in neck below chin are swollen and sore to touch..what is the likely cause ?

Small cluster of spots on cleft of chin itchy and sore also glands in neck below chin are swollen and sore to touch..what is the likely cause ?

Herpes: Sounds like herpetic lesions and the reaction of regional lymph glands! This would be more likely than not ORAL herpes ("cold sore") type. Check it out with your Primary Care Provider! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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Typically isolated hives, that is painful, itchy swollen, burn, then bruise afterwards. Normally on my forearms but now my neck and under my chin.

Typically isolated hives, that is painful, itchy swollen,  burn, then bruise afterwards. Normally on my forearms but now my neck and under my chin.

Blood vessel: With painful rash leaving a bruise, a vasculitic process must be ruled out. You need to consult a dermatologist to get a skin biopsy since the problem is spreading and may involve other organs as well. ...Read more

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I have an itchy red swollen area under the chin, on the jawline and on my neck. The doctor gave prednisone. Won't this make it hard for me to heal? If this is yeast, couldprednisone be dangerous?

I have an itchy red swollen area under the chin, on the jawline and on my neck. The doctor gave prednisone. Won't this make it hard for me to heal? If this is yeast, couldprednisone be dangerous?

No: Few days of Prednisone would not affect the healing, but help with the itching and help with healing.The rash you describe is not yeast , therefore it would not be dangerous at all.If it is yeast, your rash would still be there, it may spread but would not be dangerous since it it just a few days. ...Read more

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Very sore throat that feels "itchy" (best word i can think to describe the scratchy pain). Same feeling deep in ear canal. Swollen glands under chin.

Very sore throat that feels "itchy" (best word i can think to describe the scratchy pain). Same  feeling deep in ear canal. Swollen glands under chin.

Please get a strep: Throat culture/ test. Antibiotics are imperative for strep throat. Try saltwater gargles. Mix tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey ; a small amt of lemon juice helps. ...Read more

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Why am i itchy and swollen at night?

Why am i itchy and swollen at night?

Many possible causes: 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