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Staph Infection On Back Of Neck
Lymphadenopathy: This is incredibly uncommon, assuming the diagnosis is correct. In almost 50 years of doing infectious diseases practice have never seen E. coli do this. If actually correct you need more thorough evaluation and excision of the lesion and prolonged antibiotic treatment along with assessment of your immune function. Good luck and hope you are better soon. ...Read more
This is an infection caused by Staphylococcus aureus - and it often is quite dangerous because the organism, the 'germ' has alot of virulence to it... it's very nasty in other words. You can see an ID doc to find out more about Staph infections, since they are experts in diagnosing and treating ...Read more
Yeast infection on neck and back of neck and spreading my doc said its fungus its blotchy white and I'm nervous
Tinea versicolor: Perhaps you're describing a very common condition that's more noticeable during summer when you get a tan. Check out http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/tinea-versicolor/basics/definition/con-20024674. There are many antifungals, mostly prescription but also OTC selenium sulfide shampoo is another option. ...Read more
Red itchy and weeping rash on arms tummy back and neck following a viral infection and strep throat in january?
Have white spots on both side of throat. Not on tonsils, in the back on the side of throat. Could it be sinus drainage?
Could be...: although sinus drainage tends to be more like mucous and not "spots". Other causes include thrush, leukoplakia, aphthous ulcers (if it's painful). Try gargling with warm water with a bit of epson salt - gargle then spit out. If that clears it, then it probably is just sinus drainage! :) Thanks for using Healthtap! ...Read more
Itchy back: You might be allergic to your shampoo or another hair care product. Without a medical exam it would be difficult to say. Consider using only a non sensitizing shampoo such as free and clear and avoid other treatments. If that doesn't work seek out a board certified allergist or dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
On antibiotics for sebaceous cyst, it's resolving. Now lymph nodes swollen in neck on both sides. From the cyst?
What could cause a pus pocket swollen throat, swollen lymph node on neck and bruising, all on one side of body.
Probably nothing: Acne confined to a shoulder may be from rubbing; we see this in men who bench-press large amounts of weight. Most adults have one or more palpable lymph nodes in the neck, and if they are not rock-hard, fixed to other structures, or growing rapidly, they're best ignored. Glad you're a good observer of the body. Good luck. ...Read more
See a neurologist: Unilateral "chill" (goose) bumps in the context of a tbi may mean nothing at all but could be a sign of autonomic nervous system dysfunction, including reflex sympathetic dystrophy (crps) rarely even an autonomic seizure. Other associations can be related to spinal cord injury (cervical injury is common with head trauma) a neurologist should be able to sort this out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a left ear melanoma give swollen lymph nodes on both sides of the neck, on the back of the head left side and also on the top of both shoulders?
Certainly: Melanoma can travel anywhere in the body, no matter where it originated. So, yes, a left ear melanoma can travel to lymph nodes in your neck (cervical nodes) on both sides, including the top (supraclavicular) and bottom (infraclavicular) areas of the collar bones. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See your doctor: Your doctor will have to examine your skin personally to make the correct diagnosis. ...Read more
If I had a melanoma on the back of my neck and it spread, which specific type of neck lymph nodes would it likely first spread to?
Have it evaluated.: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
What you describe...: ..may be enlarged and/or reactive lymph nodes or solid masses separate from infection. This finding deserves further evaluation please. ...Read more
Skin problem.. Feeling itchy on the top half of the back with red/dark brownish spot, back of neck n chest.
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
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