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My friend has a dry round patch on his neck size of a half dollar, his skin is a litter lighter in the dry patch he said its not itchy or not red.?

My friend has a dry round patch on his neck size of a half dollar, his skin is a litter lighter in the dry patch he said its not itchy or not  red.?

Fungus: This sounds like a fungal infection. This could be "ringworm" (tinea corporis) or tinea versicolor. If it is tinea corporis, then it is contagious. If it is tinea versicolor, then it is more of a nuisance, but can be challenging to control. I would see your pcp or a dermatologist to get an actual diagnosis. ...Read more

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I get very dry, flakey itchy skin on my neck sometimes and it looks very red and irritated and won't go away even when I use lotion. What is this?

I get very dry, flakey itchy skin on my neck sometimes and it looks very red and irritated and won't go away even when I use lotion. What is this?

Eczema: 20 year old female gets dry, flakey itchy skin on neck sometimes and it looks very red and irritated; won't go away even when lotion applied; asks what it is. Eczema is the common name for skin conditions like this dry and flakey, sometimes itchy, and red with inflammation. Cause not very clear but associates with Allergies, Asthma, Hay fever, Family History or Stress. Many OTCs available/ see MD ...Read more

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Wokeup with red patches all over my neck and neck line and a spot on nose.. Its warm and a bit itchy?

Wokeup with red patches all over my neck and neck line and a spot on nose.. Its warm and a bit itchy?

Allergic reaction ?: Best to see your otolaryngologist for exact diagnosis and appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I have had a dry red itchy rash on my neck for 2 months.  sometimes it gets irritated and gets what looks like hives on it...White bumps.  ?

I have had a dry red itchy rash on my neck for 2 months.  sometimes it gets irritated and gets what looks like hives on it...White bumps.  ?

Contact dermatitis: This sounds like a contact dermatitis - either allergic or irritant. Very possibly related to necklace or other article of clothing that may come in comtact with that area. ...Read more

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Itchy red rash on the back of neck, feels a bit painful and skin stretching, some clear and red pimple-like bumps. Mostly round quarter size patches?

Itchy red rash on the back of neck, feels a bit painful and skin stretching, some clear and red pimple-like bumps. Mostly round quarter size patches?

Eczema vs infection: This rash could be a dry skin patch like eczema that is now becoming a superficial skin infection. It is important that this be evaluated by a physician to determine the correct treatment. Eczema can be treated with topical steroids and moisturizers while an infection requires antibiotics. ...Read more

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I've been getting really bad red, dry, itchy and sore spots on my arms and in my neck, I work at a salon and it keeps flaring up, please help!!

I've been getting really bad red, dry, itchy  and sore spots on my arms and in my neck, I work at a salon and it keeps flaring up, please help!!

See Derm: In your line of work you come in contact with a lot of people and chemicals. You may have a flea/ tick/ louse infestation that you picked up from a customer or a reaction to the products you are using. Might also be from something entirely different, llke scabies or a seasonal variation of eczema. Go to your Dermatologist, a quick skin analysis should yield an answer . ...Read more

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Should i stop taking multi vitamins if i get itchy red patches on my arms and neck after taking them? Recently started after months of taking them

Should i stop taking multi vitamins if i get itchy red patches on my arms and neck after taking them? Recently started after months of taking them

Try different brand: Niacin may cause temporary flushing, but most multivits contain niacineamide, which does not. Presuming yours don't have Niacin this sounds like an allergic reaction. You can't be allergic to pure vitamins but can be sensitive to the many fillers, binders, artificial colors ; preservatives that inferior brands contain, or soy/other food allergens they may contain. Try a brand without additives. ...Read more

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I have a rash of dry bumps that started on my chin, worked its way up on my cheeks, forehead, neck and ears its not red, its itchy ans sensitive?

Reaction 2 somthing: More than likely a reaction to something (new skin care product, soap, detergent, fragrance, etc...) could be something else though, so should be checked and treated to give you relief. ...Read more

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