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Red Itchy Lump On Scalp Swollen Gland
My daughter has small itchy red bumps with a kind of scaly or blister like center. She recently had a fever, swollen glands, and sore throat.
Scalp is the part of the skin on the skull, deeply attached to the skull and has the hair shafts from it.Rest of the skin in the head like facial skin(beard) has only 2 layers -epidermis and dermis. Scalp has 5 different layers unlike facial skin/rest of skin all over body .Scalp-s-epidermis, c-conn.Tissue, a-aponeurosis, l-loose areolar conn. Tissue and p- pericranium attached ...Read more
I have extremely itchy ears, that spread to neck & face. I have a swollen gland/lump beside the jaw bone (right under my earlobe). What can this be?
Possible allergy: If you wear earrings and have this rash you may be allergic to the nickel in the earrings. See a dermatologist or your general doctor who can prescribe a cortisone cream and stop wearing the earrings till the rash has gone away. You may want to go have patch testing done at a dermatologist office to see if you are allergic to nickel. There are earrings made of titanium is rare to be allergic to. ...Read more
I have had a hair dye reaction my head has lumps on it, glands are raised and hard, Ears are weeping and red itchy skin any suggestions to help?
Red itchy skin & ears & swollen glands in neck since moving to new place. Gets worse after i've been in laundry room. Using same detergents. Help!
Allergic reaction: We can develop allergies even if we haven't changed the type of products we use. I would start by changing my laundry detergent to a hypoallergenic one. If that doesn't work, you can use a hypoallergenic soap like neutrogena. If you are no better after these changes, you need to see a dermatologist or allergist. ...Read more
I have non-itchy red spots on arms and legs, a couple on belly and side of torso. No fever. Fatigue, slightly swollen neck gland, back and head ache.
How long?: If this just started, think about anything that you have recently changed, such as your shampoo, hair dye, etc., etc. If it is a chronic problem it could be psoriasis, severe seborrheic dermatitis, or even a scalp infection. Scalps with significant redness & swelling do not usually respond to otc treatment; i would suggest that you see a dermatologist. ...Read more
I have just a large red lump on my leg, hard to the touch and very itchy, and very large. Swollen and red. Should I be alarmed?
Have it seen: It is difficult to diagnose issues with the skin without having them seen by a physician. As a "very large, swollen, red lump" is not normal on the leg it would be a good idea to have a physician look at it. The fact that the area itches would make me suspicious of possibly it starting out as an insect bite; however, a secondary infection requiring antibiotics is certainly possible. ...Read more
I got a red lump on the inside my eyelid and it has grown on the outside of my eyelid its painful itchy and swollen what do I do?
Slightly Itchy red lump appeared yesturday, 2 inches diameter, swollen, no pain, no heat, no opening, or sign of insect bite. Dermatitis or mrsa??
See your doctor: to have it evaluated as it can have numerous causes. ...Read more
Swollen red toes that have little lumps under skin in the toe pad that feel prickly, sore itchy. Feels like glass in toe but it's not. I have raynauds?
I have an itchy scalp and a large red itchy patch on my forehead. I also have swollen lymph nodes around my ear. I got my hair done last Wednesday.
Dermatitis: If ALL the symptoms are on SAME side of your head and don't cross the midline then I'm worried about shingles which can later become painful. Starting treatment right away is critical A chemical allergic reaction is also possible especially if your hair was dyed and should have it looked at. ...Read more
I have a swollen gland right in the crease of the thigh and vagina. No lumps or bumps no redness. No pain. Just slightly swollen.
Small bump on scalp. Originally thought it was traction, but it's been several months now. No redness, not itchy, not visible, no pain, hard.
Cyst of the scalp: More likely it is a benign cyst of the scalp....An excision of the the lesion will prove the diagnosis and also take care of the problem.... ...Read more
Recurring swollen lump under left armpit. Painful not red. In last, had swollen glands behind ear for months at a time. Worried about cancer. ?
I have itchy sore feverish red welts that are coming up on my body one came up on my wrist and went away been to on my leg which made my glands swell?
Urticaria: Abut it is not easy to determine what you are allergic to. ...Read more