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Lupus Small Cysts Or Boils On The Neck Or Back
A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more
There is a cluster of bumps that form on my stomach or legs or hands. They cluster into on big bump, then I drain the pus and it clears up.?
Infection: Have you had this checked out by your doctor? It sounds like some kind of superficial skin infection - mildly concerning because it keeps coming back. Anyone else in your family with similar cluster of bumps? This is probably best handled by a visit to your doctor when you're having a flareup. ...Read more
Scalp Folliculitis: Folliculitis is the medical term for the infection and inflammation of the hair follicles. This condition can affect the hair and skin on any part of the body, including the scalp. Scalp folliculitis is characterized by the appearance of small, white or yellowish pustules, that resemble acne. The pustules can be quite itchy and painful at times. Treatment is oral antibiotics. ...Read more
Can there be a relation of getting cysts w/swollen glands in one area on neck w/having neurological damage in same area?
I've dealt with what I believe is a staff infection. Boils or cysts that started on the back of my neck and have left scars or voids in the skin?
See a dermatologist: soon. There are treatment options for scars. If there is still active infection you will likely need prescription medication ...Read more
Have a small freely moving bump under the skin on the back of both shoulder blades, are there lymph nodes there & where would they drain from?
Itchy skin bump/sore on neck with a thin "scratch" line running up/connecting to another sore on the back of head appx. 2½ins away.Bumps on body also.
Deep sharp pain on either side of my spine. It's not constant, sometimes alternating. Also have a painful rash of sores on both of shoulder blades. Are these shingles?
Could fibromyalgia cause pain in the body flesh.I can't touch my back flesh from neck till the end.Pain is like pressing on pimple.I can't sleep on ba?
Would a single small white bump on the side of my tongue be a sign of hiv? Also bump under skin on jawline. Can't tell if lymphnode or zit. Hiv or no?
I have a bump on the outside of my vagina. Like a bart cyst or ingrown hair. Can that make my lymph nodes in my groin hurt? Cause I'm having pain ther
Yes: The bump could be either an infected bartholin cyst or a fulliculitis ( based on the size and location). In either case the infection cause reaction in the local lymph nodes in the groin and makes them tender and enlarged. If it continues more than 2-3 days or got worse ( more pain, discharge, fever) I would recommend to see a doctor, otherwise warm compress can help. ...Read more
Hi I have a recurring issue where painful boil like lumps appear all over the base of my skull and also notice my lymph nodes flare up and an egg bump causing severe headaches tender & warm to touch?
Any disease or condition that causes cysts on the body? My legs, groin, neck, and ears. 6+ at a time. Some recur. Some scar. Very sore. Please help!
Cysts: There are different cysts that may be the cause of what you have. Some are well known as sebaceous cysts. It's hard to tell what those are and what causes them without actually seeing them. There is a condition called neurofibromatosis that presents with cyst like lesions but that's different from other types of cysts seen. Again, hard to establish correct diagnosis without exam. ...Read more
Is Acne Keloidalis dangerous or serious? The bumps on back of neck aren't huge, just clusters of small, painless bumps. Had same amount for 2+yrs.
Not dangerous: Avoid shaving there. A dermatologist will help you. There are a variety of treatments, oral, topical, injections. ...Read more
Hard lump in lower sacrum with sciatica and neck pain on both sides on and off, lymph nodes up in neck and groin, I get the shakes on exertion?
Exam NOW: You cannot be diagnosed online. You must be physically examined, evaluated, tested, diagnosed and treated. I suggest IMMEDIATE MEDICAL EVALUATION-STAT. ...Read more
Upper back pain with a red swollen bumpy rash that doesn't itch, more like aches. Also have a small outbreak of the same kind between breasts.
Shingles?: A painful, localized rash w/ bumps could be due to Herpes zoster (shingles). It could also be due to contact dermatitis. Stop any fragrances in soaps,lotions, detergents, & see your doc to find out what's causing it. Drug treatment for Herpes zoster has recently been found to be less reliable/effective than previous studies implied. Good scientists gone bad, again! See http://tinyurl.com/k38yvsj ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blistering bumps covering my face, elbows, forearms, scalp, and pelvic region.. Along with the back of the neck. Plaque psoriasis? Press help.
Agree with Dr. W. It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a doctor.
Have a healthy diet, exercise, drink plenty of water, have safe sex, and get HPV vaccine. Wish you good health!
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