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Shampoo gives me bumps on neck in back. Is that from fragrance?

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

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Back of neck has rash bumps from shampoo. Is this an allergic reaction?

Back of neck has rash bumps from shampoo. Is this an allergic reaction?

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

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I have a yellowish green bump on the back of my neck, should I be concerned?

I have a yellowish green bump on the back of my neck, should I be concerned?

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

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I have a bump on the back of my neck. And it's draining pus.What could that b?

I have a bump on the back of my neck. And it's draining pus.What could that b?

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

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Red bumps on my sons neck,back and chest?

Red bumps on my sons neck,back and chest?

Might be acne: The neck, back, and chest are areas that commonly have acne. Your son may be starting puberty. Definitely make an appointment for him to see his pediatrician. ...Read more

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How can I prevent razor bumps on the back of my neck?

How can I prevent razor bumps on the back of my neck?

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

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I feel a rubbery bump under skin on back of neck - could it be cancer?

I feel a rubbery bump under skin on back of neck - could it be cancer?

Bump: Cysts, lymph nodes, skin cancers, etc may all appear as bumps under the skin. See a dermatologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Red bump on neck near hairline keeps coming back. What can I do for this?

Red bump on neck near hairline keeps coming back. What can I do for this?

Doctor appoinment: Doctor should evaluate the lesion and maybe perform fine needle aspiration- microscopic exam of lesion cytology. Thank you for question. ...Read more

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Every time I wear a "cheap" necklace I get itchy bumps on the back of my neck. How do I make them go away?

Every time I wear a "cheap" necklace I get itchy bumps on the back of my neck. How do I make them go away?

Stop wearing it: Cortisone cream will help the reaction heal. Coat the necklace and any other nickel-containing materials you wear with clear nail polish to prevent your skin (immune system) from coming in contact with nickel. ...Read more

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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?

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