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What are small red itchy bumps on back of neck symptoms of?

What are small red itchy bumps on back of neck symptoms of?

Several causes: Little itchy bumps on the nape, several forms of dermatitis (skin inflammation), folliculitis (inflammation ofthe hair follicles) , ? Psoriasis ( a scaly skin condition), or seborrhea (part of it is dandruff) u may want 2 c ur 1ry md or a referral to a dermatologist 2 sort it out see less. ...Read more

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6 yr f healthy no other symptoms found a semi hard pea size lymph node on back of neck . Doesn't hurt what to do?

6 yr f healthy no other symptoms found a semi hard pea size lymph node on back of neck . Doesn't hurt  what to do?

Yes: There are thousands of lymph node located around the body.Many in the neck, head, behind the ear are prominent in kids as they are not buried in tissue . At rest these are often 1/4 inch in diameter and may grow to marble sized when reacting to a stimulus. Bug bites, or viral infections can increase their size to 1 cm or more.Most will shrink down to pre-stimulated size over 3-4 wks. ...Read more

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I have been having symptoms like tender back of neck, tiredness, can you help?

I have been having symptoms like tender back of neck, tiredness, can you help?

Relax: Anxiety or stress may lead to fatigue and tension in the back of the neck. Try to relax. Go for a walk, get fresh air, progressive muscle relaxation or deep breathing exercises. Take care. ...Read more

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Symptoms of mentigitis? Can the pain in neck be anywhere on neck or just the back of neck? I have a bad cold with side neck pain

Symptoms of mentigitis? Can the pain in neck be anywhere on neck or just the back of neck? I have a bad cold with side neck pain

Headache: In my experience people complain more of headache and then will sometimes have neck pain when examined. There are different types of meningitis, some more serious than others. If you are having fever with headache and are concerned or feel cloudy at all then please be seen. ...Read more

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Itching all over, nausia, flulike symptoms, back of neck pain. What could be the cause?

Itching all over, nausia, flulike symptoms, back of neck pain. What could be the cause?

See a doctor: Could be viral disease, but still need to be seen given your history ...Read more

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Pain behind ear back of neck fom one side for months comes and goes no other symptoms. Sometimes stiff bust mostly pain?

Pain behind ear back of neck fom one side for months comes and goes no other symptoms. Sometimes stiff bust mostly pain?

Arthritis?: The location of the pain behind the ear and upper neck is where several muscles attach to the mastoid process, the bone behind the ear. This pain is not related to the ear but most likely is myositis (muscle pain) or arthritis, or tendinitis. Heat, muscle relaxants may help. If not see a specialist in the field of arthritis. ...Read more

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Sores on skin and scalp oon going for 2 years. Lump in back of neck cyst like.?

Sores on skin and scalp oon going for 2 years. Lump in back of neck cyst like.?

Scalp Folliculitis: Folliculitis is the medical term for the infection and inflammation of the hair follicles. This condition can affect the hair and skin on any part of the body, including the scalp. Scalp folliculitis is characterized by the appearance of small, white or yellowish pustules, that resemble acne. The pustules can be quite itchy and painful at times. Treatment is oral antibiotics. ...Read more

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Swollen lymph node no pain right side back of neck,no other symptoms. Have an abcessd gum for 1 year no pain just pus ,can that affect posterior node?

Swollen lymph node no pain right side back of neck,no other symptoms. Have an abcessd gum for 1 year no pain just pus ,can that affect posterior node?

Yes: The presence of swollen lymph glands in the neck reflect 3 conditions. The first is a possibility of a primary lymph gland tumor or lymphoma, Tahe second, metastatic tumor from oral cavity and 3rd, draining infection. Treatment here is to resolve infection at which time node will regress. Other wise bx neeced ...Read more

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11 mth old baby has swollen lymph nodes at back of neck. Size of a marble, 4 days. Should i be concerned? Can teething cause it? No other symptoms

11 mth old baby has swollen lymph nodes at back of neck.  Size of a marble, 4 days.  Should i be concerned?  Can teething cause it? No other symptoms

Reactive lymph nodes: In that location would more likely be from scalp lesions that became inflamed, some systemic viral illnesses can cause "shotty" lymph nodes in different areas (groin, armpits, etc), but teething does not. ...Read more

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