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Few weeks ago I got sore swollen bumps on the back of my neck around my hairline. Soreness is now mostly gone but bumps are now scabby/itchy. Cause?

Few weeks ago I got sore swollen bumps on the back of my neck around my hairline. Soreness is now mostly gone but bumps are now scabby/itchy. Cause?

Folliculits: an inflammation with possible infection of hair follicles. This requires medical examination and both oral and topical antibiotic therapy. Without a photo, I strongly recommend immediate medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Hiv? Swollen bump back of neck, no appetite, fatigue, headaches,diarrhea

Hiv? Swollen bump back of neck, no appetite, fatigue, headaches,diarrhea

Nonspecific: What youdescribe could be any number of infections. But HIV does present as a flu like infection sometimes. If you are sexually active screening for HIV is recommended. If you are worried get tested. ...Read more

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Recurring small hard bump on back of neck...could it be a swollen or inflamed lymph node?

Recurring small hard bump on back of neck...could it be a swollen or inflamed lymph node?

Yes: However this needs t be examined both when it is swollen and when it comes back. Your other listed conditions could point to other causes besides infection and labs may be needed. ...Read more

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Bump on back of neck under my skin?

Bump on back of neck under my skin?

Many things: it could be many things from lymph node to a cyst or soft tissue mass like lipoma So see a doctor that can examine you and either assured you or treat you ...Read more

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Hard bump on back of neck just above the hair line. Hurts when touched and sort of red, but not really. Literally appeared out of nowhere.

Hard bump on back of neck just above the hair line. Hurts when touched and sort of red, but not really. Literally appeared out of nowhere.

???: Need more information and without being able to see it one cannot tell. If it hurts and is as you described i would go see your doctor or dermatologist. ...Read more

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Want second opinion on shingles diagnosis. Large red bump on back of neck appeared 48-72 hours ago. Related bumps on cheek too ?

Want second opinion on shingles diagnosis. Large red bump on back of neck appeared 48-72 hours ago. Related bumps on cheek too
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See MD: Shingles has very characteristic appearance. Youll have to see another doc for a second opinion since we can't see the problem here on HealthTap. ...Read more

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My hubby has a blister like bump on back of neck. Thought it was a pimple but no head has formed. When broke open only clear liquid comes out. ???

My hubby has a blister like bump on back of neck. Thought it was a pimple but no head has formed. When broke open only clear liquid comes out. ???

Exam: Rashes, sin lesions, bumps are relatively impossible to diagnose over the computer. May be a cyst as described, but for definitive diagnosis, see the doc, good luck. ...Read more

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