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Shampoo Gives Me Bumps On Neck In Back Is That From Fragrance
Possibly: It could be from preservatives in the shampoo, the actual cleansing material in the shampoo, or the scent-related chemicals added to the shampoo. Best way to test is to switch to a hypoallergenic shampoo to see if rash improves. Can always restart the shampoo at a later time to see if the bumps return. ...Read more
It might not: It is unlikely that you only have bumps in the back of your neck but not in your scalp or elsewhere if you are allergic to the shampoo that you are using. A skin rash needs to be seen to know what it is. You should come see a local physician to be evaluated if that rash bothers you. ...Read more
Need more info: How big is it? Is it painful? Has it been growing? Does it bleed, itch? Has it changed color? It would be prudent to have a doctor look at it. ...Read more
Pustule/abcess: Occasionally the oil glands or hair follicles are invaded by skin germs. Various forms of staph or strep are the most common agents. Staph more commonly stays local while strep causes redness & extends under the skin surface. A warm compress over the area increases blood flow and allows the body to heal itself sometimes, if it persists, your dr may need to open & drain it & rx meds. ...Read more
Razor bumps: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. ...Read more
Every time I wear a "cheap" necklace I get itchy bumps on the back of my neck. How do I make them go away?
My child has a bump on lower neck/back like someone with years of bad posture but she is only 7 and has jra. Is this normal?
May or may not be OK: I need more info. Is it vey hard like a bone? A back bone joint deformity causing a bump in jra is rare, but if it feels like a bone, it should be checked out. Does it move? Then it may be a lymph node. It may be a normal variant of a spinous process that comes out from the backbone v ertebra. If it is causing pain, or makes him uncomfortable to move, he needs to be examined by his doctor. ...Read more
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