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Itchy Swollen Chin
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
Saturday I noticed a little bump on my chin that was a little itchy. Today its bigger, red and swollen. What could this be?
I woke up because my penis felt itchy. It is swollen at the area below the head. Stopped itching after I washed but still swollen. No recent sex.
Balanitis: Without an examination it is impossible to diagnose. This sounds like afungal infection of the glans (head) penis-usually a pea sized drop of clotirmazole cream will cure this; however, it must be seen. ...Read more
Itchy, swollen, hard lump on the right side of the back of my head. There is no scales or liquid. Very itchy only on that swollen spot. What is it?
Sebaceous cyst: I suspect you have an inflamed cyst. This may need to be opened and drained. Please see your trusted doctor. Good luck. ...Read more
I've had a few insect bites on my face for a week. Are swollen, not itchy, scabbed at the head and getting bigger but flatter. Headaches and mild pain?
Insect bites: If these are uncomplicated insect bites and not secondarily infected (surrounding redness), they should not cause headaches or pain and should heal in several more days. Have your physician examine you to be sure. ...Read more
My head is swollen and hurting at the back, in a wide channel running from the bottom of my head to the middle of my head. It has gotten worse over a period of 4 days. Paracetamol is not doing much for the pain. It is also a bit itchy and I have a cough.
Sagittarius suture: You don't state your age but your description sounds like your Sagittal suture between your two parietal bones of your scalp never sealed. That usually happens by 12-18 months. You may have other problems with your cranium. You should see a neurosurgeon and a neurologist to help sort things out soon. ...Read more
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
Been doing crossfit 5yrs. Only been doing HIIT 3wks. After HIIT class 2 days ago veins on ea. Side of my head were swollen, tender & itchy. Why?
The only explanation: I can possibly suggest is greater elevation of blood pressure associated with the High Intensity Interval Training. Sometimes when veins have been engorged due to increased pressure in the vascular system there is the sensation of itchiness;not sure about tenderness. I would consider some heart rate and blood pressure monitoring as you are adding HIIT into your regimen. And probably discuss with Doc ...Read more
I ate a sausage egg and cheese and shortly after my around my lips and my chin got red and a little swollen. I don't know why. It's itchy and burning?
Allergic: To something, watch what youmeat carefully.Get a more detailed answer ›
Extreme rash waist and up all over, swollen and painful mastoid and occipital lymph nodes, itchy all over, mostly head. .. What could be?
Rash: You need a workup to determine your problem. Your pcp may want to refer you to a hematologist for further workup. ...Read more
I have an itchy scalp and a swollen lymph node on the left side of my head at the lower skull line. Can you please tell me what might be the cause?
You could have eczema, seborrhea, atopic or other form of dandruff. If you scratch it it will tind to worsen and flake as well as get infected. That will cause the swollen lymph node.
Start with a dandruff shampoo and stop scratching it. See if it starts to resolve in a couple of weeks ...Read more
Itchy scalp, left swollen occipital and behind the right ear node and now sensitive light brown spot on left top of head today.?
Swollen lymph nodes: Lymph nodes often swell in response to infection or inflammation. These gland may feel tender behind the ear or beneath the angle of the mandible. You may also feel tenderness beneath the chin. If the light brown spot has been sensitive for a short period, it will likely resolve on its own. It may simply be an abrasion or pustule. Give it time. If it fails to resolve, see derm doctor ...Read more
22 yr. Old male, with a red, swollen bump under his R eye. Appeared 2 days ago. It is not itchy nor painful. Somewhat hard at the head. Can send a pic?
I got 1 red bumpy swollen & itchy spot that look like a mosquito bite but then got a white head & next thing I knew I got 8 more on my legs. Help!?
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?
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
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
My foreskin is swollen around the head of my penis. Some yellow discharge comes out the pee hole, not really itchy, what is it and what can I do?
STD: Gonorrhea? NGU?: You have urethritis, i.e. inflammation/infection in the urinary passage. Almost certainly it is an STD, probably gonorrhea; but perhaps nongonococcal urethritis (NGU), which often is due to chlamydia. Herpes also is a possibility. You need to see a doctor immediately for diagnosis and treatment. Do not delay; it will only become more serious and painful. Good luck. ...Read more
I have a itchy feeling in my throat/chest. Thoat feels swollen on outside. Popping in center of chest. Ears feels full of fluid. Headaches back head.?
Close computer: And proceed to your local ER or UC clinic for evaluation, diagnosis and treatment: you must be examined asap. ...Read more
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
I am taking lamictal, just started at 50 mg/day. Today, I noticed an itchy bumpy rash on my chin and it is spreading up my cheek. My lymph nodes are also swollen. I sad a sorethroat/dry eyes last week. What should I do?
Lamictal allergy: Can be very serious, it can cause steven johnson syndrome. Go to the er for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
My bottom lip was swollen, my eyes itchy, plus a rash on the head of my penis. DR prescribed antifungal cream rash is gone but lip and eyes are the same?
Have bad cough, very nauseas and tired bad head ache and recently also have red eyes kinda itchy. Left eye and cheek swollen what is this?
Virus: Sounds like the flu or a very bad cold but with the swelling maybe bacterial. You need to check this out in the ER ...Read more
Broke out with itchy rash all over body including palms of hands and now I have swollen lymph nodes in back of head and itchy scalp. What's wrong?
Allergic reaction- s: I would recommend immediate medical evaluation including blood testing and possible a steroid injection to abort this allergic attack. Usually from inlation, contact or gestion of a sunstance or chemical foreign to the body's immune system. I would try zyrtec (cetirizine) and head over to the closet urgent care center. ...Read more
Have swollen itchy skin near head of circumcised penis after masturbation. Have nystatin cream from doctor will this clear up? Itches very bad
Penis problem: There are several entities which could cause the swelling of skin after trauma. Some of those are types of hives which result from pressure, however they are transient intend to go away pretty fast without much itching. If you have continued problem with this you're going to have to photograph the skin as it develops its problem and then show that picture to your dermatologist. ...Read more
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
I have non-itchy red spots on arms and legs, a couple on belly and side of torso. No fever. Fatigue, slightly swollen neck gland, back and head ache.
Diagnosis uncertain: These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more
Anal issues: There a significant number of benign disease of the anus that can cause symptoms. Some of the more common include hemorrhoids, fissures, fistulas and abscesses. Your appear to be describing a inflamed prolapsed internal hemorrhoid. I would suggest you see you primary doctor for an exam and treatment. ...Read more
Hidradenitis suppur: Hidradenitis suppurativa commonly affects areas bearing sweat/sebaceous glands, such as the underarms, breasts, inner thighs, groin and buttocks, often manifests as clusters of chronic abscesses, epidermoid cysts, sebaceous cysts, pilonidal cyst or multilocalized infections. It is a chronic condition and treatement is often complex/difficult. So, consult doc for help. Good luck. ...Read more