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Why is my neck always red and blotchy not itchy?

Why is my neck always red and blotchy   not itchy?

Can't say: 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

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I have a red rash that is under my breast, around my arm at the shoulder, on my neck and my chest and seems like its spreading. What is it?

I have a red rash that is under my breast, around my arm at the shoulder, on my neck and my chest and seems like its spreading. What is it?

Rash: it is hard without seeing the rash to know what this is. The skin under the breast is moist and a good spot for fungal or bacterial infections to get started. You should go to your doctor and have him look at it. You may need antibiotics either orally or on the skin, or anti-inflamatory creams. ...Read more

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My ears are red and my throat is sore. Is this normal?

My ears are red and my throat is sore. Is this normal?

No: You may have an infection. See your medical doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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The left side of my face is very hot and red and feels swollen but doesn't look swollen my eye feels funny. Should I see my gp?

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The left side of my face is very hot and red and feels swollen but doesn't look swollen my eye feels funny. Should I see my gp?

See your GP: While you're at it, see your eye doc, too, either Ophthalmologist or Optometrist to evaluate your eye (watch out for double vision and/or change in visual sharpness). Perhaps you have a sinus infection but I'd also be worried about spread to your eye socket since your "eye feels funny". If you can't get in to your GP, go to your nearest A&E. ...Read more

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I often get a red bump on my left buttock. Always near the same spot. It's hard and very itchy. Could it be something in my blood?

I often get a red bump on my left buttock. Always near the same spot. It's hard and very itchy. Could it be something in my blood?

Recurrent skin bump: Any thing in your blood would be more generalized and occur over a larger surface. This recurrent bump may be an inclusion cyst or ingrown hair or blocked pore. If it is tender, or fluctuant it may need to be drained or surgically removed. I recommend seeing a dermatologist when the bump is present. ...Read more

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My soft pallet is white and the back of my throat is red and vainy.

My soft pallet is white and the back of my throat is red and vainy.

See below: What you are describing sounds like Thrush (oral candida infection). If you have no risk factors (like AIDS) the treatment is Nystatin (OTC), swish and swallow 4 times daily for 2 weeks. If that doesn't work, you will need to see your physician for a prescription medicine to be taken orally. ...Read more

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I have a rash on my chest and neck. It is not itchy. Small red bumps.

I have a rash on my chest and neck. It is not itchy. Small red bumps.

Rash: Rashes are hard to diagnose sometimes when you are looking at them. Impossible to diagnose without even seeing them. You need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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My daughter has a really bad red sore and itchy and burning neck. It is in the crease of her neck what is it? What should we do to get rid of it?

My daughter has a really bad red sore and itchy and burning neck. It is in the crease of her neck  what is it? What should we do to get rid of it?

You : You will need a diagnosis before any treatments can be recommended. It sounds like it could be bacterial or fungal, but a treating physician would have to make that call after an examination. Therefore bring your child to her pediatrician if this problem is still present. ...Read more

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I have a mole on my neck that is red and swollen. Is that bad? It hurts bad.

I have a mole on my neck that is red and swollen. Is that bad?  It hurts bad.

Inflamed Moles: Periodically moles can get irritated and become inflamed. When this occurs they can become red, swollen and even bleed at times. While an inflamed mole isn't necessarily cause for concern, it is important to have any changes examined by a dermatologist. Inflamed moles can be removed by a dermatologist if deemed appropriate. ...Read more

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My lymnods in my neck are very swollen and painful, there is one also under my right armpit. My head hurts and I have a fever of 100.5.

My lymnods in my neck are very swollen and painful, there is one also under my right armpit. My head hurts and I have a fever of 100.5.

See your DR: It is concerning that you can feel a lump in the R armpit. This along with the neck lumps strongly suggest that you make an apt to see your DR for complete exam. Do this in the coming week. ...Read more

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Why my back of the neck is little bit black but my skin is white just the back of my neck is different?

Why my back of the neck is little bit black but my skin is white just the back of my neck is different?

Discolored Caucasian: Discolored Caucasian skin can be a sign of internal medical problems. I would seek the services of your internist or family practitioner first before referral to a dermatologist. ...Read more