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I have itchy rash on my neck, rashes appeared on the back of my neck and been slowly spreading to the sides. My body feels hot inside, my whole back.
See doctor for eval: The rash needs to be evaluated. Need to see your primary care physician or a dermatologist who will need to do careful history and Physical exam. ...Read more
How long and how often can be combiderm applied to cure neck rashes? Not itchy. I am very cautious in taking steroid creams but my GP prescribed.
Work with your doctor: Combiderm consists of Betamethasone Dipropionate, Clotrimazole, Gentamicin. Take some pictures of your rash. Then use cream as directed by GP for 2 weeks. Take new pictures. Compare to prior pictures. If no improvement go back to doctor. Or set up. Dermatology visit. Good luck. ...Read more
I get Jock's itch, facial and neck rashes and itch and dry skin the next day I consume alcohol. What could be the problem? I am 46 years old,on obese side,drink alcohol,say weekly...sugar and cholestrol border line with poor eating, not on medication
Easy to explain: It makes you sweat more and move less while sleeping. I'm glad you're eager to make a change. You're still young and probably vigorous. Head down to the local gym or sports center, let others see that you're working hard on your body, and they'll accept you as a friend and support you in your body transformation. A lot more is at stake than just the skin in your groin and neck. Best wishes. ...Read more
? jaundice: First, do you have hepatitis, as the "yellow eyes" trouble me. Is your urine brownish in coloration, is you appetite decreased, are you feverish? This all needs attention, and the rash is also bothersome, as raises questions of lyme disease, and other infections. Get to your doctor asap, and, at the least, get a few blood tests. ...Read more
You wouldn't really: Want to accept a guess from some one who has never seen you as a proper diagnosis would you? It just isn't likely to be accurate. Dermatological evaluation is your best bet. ...Read more
Food allergy?: You could be allergic to some items of food; the common allergenic foods are egg, milk, nuts, fish, and shell fish. Try to correlate one introducing one item per week and the appearance of a rash. When the rash is limited to neck, think about contact with ornaments or allergic reaction to chemical sprays; the food may just be a co-incidence. ...Read more
A small neck rash a few days prior to getting a full body rash very quickly. Appears in a.M. Before foods or meds. Clears fast with no antihistamine?
Urticaria: Urticaria refers to a group of disorders affecting adults and children, in which red patches and weals occur in the skin. A wheel is a swelling of the surface skin. The skin swelling seen in urticaria is due to the release of chemicals such as histamine from mast cells in the skin which causes small blood vessels to leak. Treatment is with antihistamine or avoidance of the causative agent. ...Read more
Wife has rash behind left ear and has spread down neck. Neck rash is bumpy but didn't start that way behind ear. Bacitracin hasn't helped?
I take a warm or hot shower and don’t use any soap or shampoo and I get rashes on my neck. had a rash on my chest too but its no longer ,neck only?
Need exam for Dx: Many things can cause a rash on chest and neck. If you are not bathing with soap, then that can be eliminated, but clothing often has soap/softener residue. People with atopic dermatitis will often get a rash from friction of clothing around the neck or areas that perspire. Seborrheic dermatitis is common in hairy areas. Psoriasis can occur anywhere. Tinea versicolor is fungus on chest/back. ...Read more
I have lice and am doing treatment this evening. I am so uncomfortable and embarrassed over the severe itching. What can I do about the neck rash?
Male 58yrs. Blood test 12 months ago showed underactive thyroid. Been taking Kelp (675mcg per day) have developed a facial/neck rash. Kelp induced?
Kelp doesn't help: Hi. Kelp doesn't help any form of hypothyroidism except iodine deficiency; iodine deficiency is non-existent in the modern world. So you're doing nothing to help your hypothyroidism by taking kelp. Assuming the diagnosis of hypothyroidism is correct, stop the kelp and thane the thyroid hormone your doctor would have prescribed based on the labs showing hypothyroidism. Good luck! ...Read more