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Red Rash On Side Of Neck
Red, raised rash on left side of neck. Right neck stiffness to shoulder blade. Feeling faint. Are these symptoms of concern? Heart rate 80. Temp 98.3.
Perhaps: Cannot make diagnoses over internet without a full history and ability to examine you. Would need to see the rash to make sense of the description. Go and see a doctor and have this looked at. ...Read more
8m old baby has red rash on cheeks up to ears and on eyebrows. Hot to the touch. Keeps rubbing face. Also on the back side of neck only. Suggestions?
See doctor: To determine the cause then it can be treated. ...Read more
I have this red patch on the left side of neck 2 inches under jaw line. Does not itch, hurt or burn. Weather has been humid. Could it be heat rash?
Rash: Usually, heat rash looks like little bumps or pimples. This could be a fungal infection - usually a red blotch that is scaly. Or it could be impetigo, a patch that often has a honey colored crust. Fungal skin infections are treated with topical antifungal creams like clotrimazole. Impetigo, a staph skin infection is treated with antibiotics. ...Read more
My wife has these random sensitive areas to the touch on her body. Best described sunburn w/o burn & redness. Also lrg knot on rt side of neck?
Fibromyalgia: People with fibromyalgia have areas of tenderness almost anywhere they are touched over a period of time. This is myofascial pain. As a part of widespread myofascial pain syndrome we find these tender points in a variety of locations. I can not explain the knot on the neck, it is separate - is this a lymph node? You can check this with her physician to be certainit is not aproblem. ...Read more
How to get rid of rashes on side of neck? Have it for 5 months now, and have tried some creams and they haven't worked. Please someone help me!!
Rashes: Knowing what the rash is and it's cause is helpful in both selecting the correct treatment and how to prevent reoccurrence. Absent that a few reasonable things to try would be: 1% Hydrocortisone cream, organic unrefined coconut oil, lavender essential oil All of these are over the counter and available at a health store. If these fail consult a physician. ...Read more
Breakout: Keep the area clean, don't touch or "pop" the zits. Think about what may have brought these on? Using the phone on the right, shaving, in grown hair, shirt collar? Zits typically run their course in 4-5 days if they persist longer, spread or start oozing this could be a different type of skin infection and you will need to go see your doctor for some antibiotics. ...Read more
What causes a red, warm, itchy to touch, circular spot on neck just below chin? It's symetrical with the previous one on the other side of neck.
Allergic rash possib: There are several possibilities, including an allergic reaction to an insect bite. If there is a raised scaly appearance, ringworm a type of fungal infection may be the cause. Each of these has a different treatment, so it is best to check with your doctor if it does not improve. Topical steroids may be used on an allergic skin rash. I hope that this helps. ...Read more
My 9 year old has a lump on the back/side of neck. Says it hurts about the size of a dime. Not red doesn't feel like liquid. You can see it. What is it?
It could be a: Lymph node or a cyst. U can bring him to his pediatrician for reassurance. Take care! ...Read more
I have a dime sized red mark on the side of neck. It's kind of raised along the edges. A little itchy. Started like a pimple. Been there for 2 weeks?
Eval: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
Got bit 3 times by jumping spider approx. 2 weeks ago while asleep on left side of neck. Swollen, red, and hard now?
I was in Barbados and I now have a prickly rash on my left side of neck and at very back of lower head. No fever, just rash tender to touch.
Shingles?: Sounds as if this may be shingles. A quick look at the nature of the rash and its distribution should allow most doctors to recognize this. Have your PCP take a look. ...Read more
Itchy rash on my right collarbone, burns strongly if scratched. Other side of neck very sore and stiff, extending into back of skull and down shoulderblade, becoming difficult to use left arm.
Large painful bite looking bump on side of neck, allergic reaction to bandaid covering it, now rash around neck, chest, legs, and arms. Very itchy!
From your description, the area on the side of the neck may be an insect bite, and the total body rash part of an allergic reaction.Exam the neck area for any bite marks, stingers. I would suggest not attempting to remove the stinger. Applying Hydrocortisone and Calamine in combination with an antihistamine may provide relief.
I agree that if you have any breathing problems, proceed to the ED. ...Read more
I have stayed in Derby, UK, for a week. Just yesterday I found some rashes on my neck below both sides of my ears. They appear red and painful to touch?
Based on what you: ...describe, my concern is a skin infection. Staph & strep skin infections can cause redness, inflammation, tenderness too the touch and soreness. Unlike Zoster, a painful skin condition that is limited to one side of the body, bacterial skin infections can affect both sides. Best to see a doctor or, if you live in the U.S., a HealthTap virtual consult for this. Best wishes! Dr. Anne. ...Read more
Can sudden red rashes with severe severe deep pain on right side of the scalp, face and neck along with fever be anything else other than shingles?
Hard to say without: Photos, and more info, but time to to visit your doctor and get assistance, and treatment, as if it is shingles, it can be a painful condition. See your doctor for definitive diagnosis. ...Read more
Pain on left side of testicles with redness, also a red rash on face, neck and body. Mostly face. I recevied oral sex about 3 month ago, I am having sight pain in testicies area. The red rash started about a month ago. I have had all the commom STDs test
Rash: You need to see either a dermatologist of a family physician to get the proper diagnosis and or tests to find the cause and start proper treatment. ...Read more
Hi im a 21 year old female, ive develope a rash on the left side and right side of my neck, and their red. I'm concerned?
See your doctor...: It is nearly impossible to diagnose a rash without seeing it and certainly impossible with only the description of it being red. Be seen - your physician will be able to put your mind at ease and recommend the best treatment plan based on what they find. Take care. ...Read more
My son 14 has a small wierd shaped rash on the right side of his neck what is it? It's not red no bumps doesn't itch. Shape like a puzzle piece.
Rash: It is difficult to diagnose any rash without seeing & feeling it, specially if it strange looking rash. May be you can send picture & requisit consult on Healthtap or take him to his pediatrician or a dematologist. Best wishes. ...Read more
What is wrong with the skin on my friends neck? My friend has what looks like a small circular rash on the side or back of his neck. He has had it for over six months and the little rash is a little bit red or even pink and it is always irritating him, it
It: It sounds like a fungal rash (tinea corporis). Try an over the counter anti-fungal cream; Clotrimazole twice a day is a good choice. If there is no improvenment in 1-2 weeks then Hydrocortisone up to four times a day may work if it is a dermatitis or an eczematous rash. If that does not work encourage your friend to see a doctor. ...Read more
My bf & I both have a rash on the right side of our necks and right inner elbows. The rashes are red, raised, and itchy. Any ideas what it is?
Allergic reaction?: If two normal healthy people start to get similar rashes on just the neck and part of one arm, and the bumps are itchy, red, and raised, it is likely that they have some allergic reaction. Reactions may be to poison oak, poison ivy, cosmetics, sunscreens, foods they shared, animals they petted, etc... It could also be "bugs" that bit them both, such as mosquitos or other insects. ...Read more
I have had a very itchy rash surrounding my armpits and sides of the neck for a few weeks now. Sometimes it'll appear inside my elbows. Very red.?
See a doctor: Cannot diagnose without seeing this. Could be one of many different things. Show to a primary care physician and get an opinion. ...Read more
I have a rash on my neck for about 1 week red blotches woke now a rash on my upper right side I have been very tired and taking phentermine?
Diagnosed with a viral enteritis two weeks ago. Now I have a grainy, skin colour rash (not red or itchy) on my back, sides of neck and along jawline?
Dermatology: Many viral and bacterial illnesses can cause a rash. I suggest a skin evaluation by a board certified dermatologust. ...Read more
Hives: If you have hives, the rash should be itchy and it should be dynamic (each spot tends to move or disappear before being replaced by another spot). First or second line antihistamines are a good first step if you suspect hives. If this is recurring or persisting for more than a week, consider a virtual consult to discuss potential causes and the necessary work up. ...Read more
What could this pinkish / red blotchy hive rash covering my chest, stomach, neck, sides & back be?
Hard to tell: It is difficult enough to find a cause for a skin rash even by examination, it is nearly impossible to even make a guess without direct examination. See your doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more
Small red rash itchy scabs has lasted months started nape of neck migrated to back then to back of thigh-right side only--mild shingles possible?
Rash on back of neck no pain but itching had shingles before. Itches but not all the time and no pain but on one side. I do pull out my hairs in that area rash is red?
Several times a year I break out in odd rashes mostly on my chest neck and shoulders sometimes they look like scratches they are always accompanied by redness and swelling and tenderness of the skin and also with pimply looking things. I just broke out
See doc: Try to get in and see your doc or a dermatologist while you have the rash. If you can't get in soon, take pics so you can show your doc! ...Read more
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