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Below my jaw is always itchy why ?

Below my jaw is always itchy why ?

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

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I have eczema on my neck which now has discoloration... but now my jaw line is itchy . no redness no rash . . it happens on and off but is new.

I have  eczema on my neck which now has discoloration... but now my jaw line is itchy . no redness no rash . . it happens on and off but is new.

Common: sorry but discoloration related to your eczema and spread of the eczema is pretty common. Best to see your doctor for evaluation as there are many treatments that can help your eczema and some that maybe even help the discoloration. Hope this was helpful. Best of luck with this. Dr. R ...Read more

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Why is my neck, jaw and, eyes itchy?

Why is my neck, jaw and, eyes itchy?

So many possibilitie: Dry skin, allergic reaction to something in the air/ something you are/ something you put on your skin, other. ...Read more

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My cheeks, nose and jaw have itchy red and pink bumps. It started about two days ago. It's not pimples. Doc, please help me! ?

My cheeks, nose and jaw have itchy red and pink bumps. It started about two days ago. It's not pimples. Doc, please help me! ?

Hard to diagnose: without seeing it. It sounds like a contact reaction to something you were exposed to. Have you used a new soap/detergent/shampoo/other facial product? Are you otherwise sick in any way? If it's a contact rash, the treatment might be an oral antihistamine and a topical steroid cream....but I would still recommend having it checked by your doctor. ...Read more

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Tiny red itchy dot on my jaw line what can this be? Very itchy

Tiny red itchy dot on my jaw line what can this be? Very itchy

Bite?: It sounds like a bit of some sort. Itchiness usually means allergic reaction which can be due to bug bite or other reasons could be dry skin above the bump. Hard to say a lot of times what a small bump is due to, so give it time and it will likely just go away on it's own! ...Read more

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What are these itchy bumps at my chin area and my jaw area?? theyve been there for months! Grows puss, clear, then repeat. Folliculitis? what are they

What are these itchy bumps at my chin area and my jaw area?? theyve been there for months! Grows puss, clear, then repeat. Folliculitis? what are they

Folliculitis: Definitely sounds like folliculitis. Try better shaving technique. Make sure to use hot water to open pores and try shaving daily with a sharp blade to prevent curly beard hair from growing back into skin which can set up these types of reactions. Moisturize area after each shave to keep skin healthy. If there are signs of infection might need topical bacterial ointment. ...Read more

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I,ve been bitten on my face. It's red, swollen and itchy and quite hard and inflamed to the touch. Jaw also aches. What can I put on it? Thank you

I,ve been bitten on my face.  It's red, swollen and itchy and quite hard and inflamed to the touch.  Jaw also aches.  What can I put on it?  Thank you

Cold compresses: To make sure you don't have any fractures of your jaw or any part of your facial bones it will be wise to get an X ray done. Advil and Tylenol (acetaminophen) taken may relieve some of the pain , swelling gradually. ...Read more

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My son is 22 months and he has a non-itchy red rash line starting from the neck to the tip of his jaw line. Like a line of red bumps. What is it?

My son is 22 months and he has a non-itchy red rash line starting from the neck to the tip of his jaw line. Like a line of red bumps. What is it?

Need to see it: Hard to tell without seeing it. Could be molluscum or lichen striatus (both non dangerous conditions ) have your pediatrician look at it and perhaps a dermatologist. Sounds like its in the "not to worry" category but should be looked at. ...Read more

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