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Tiny White Bumps On Back Of Neck Diagnosis
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
Is Acne Keloidalis dangerous or serious? The bumps on back of neck aren't huge, just clusters of small, painless bumps. Had same amount for 2+yrs.
Not dangerous: Avoid shaving there. A dermatologist will help you. There are a variety of treatments, oral, topical, injections. ...Read more
Small patch of itchy bumps on back of neck. At times they feel big. If its hives can I use something besides a prescription?
I have small itchy bumps on back of neck at the hair line and then it appeared around ankles and bend of knees itches bad what caused it what can I do?
I have 1 small bump on r side of neck, no pain (1month+or so)&another little bigger on l side but on back of neck&from this one I have pain, what shoul?
See doctor: You should see your doctor immediately to have these bumps checked. ...Read more
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
Small, hard bump on back of neck. Not visible. Size of a tiny pinky nail. No symptoms. It's on the right side on cartilage part. Help! I'm worried?
Nodule on the neck: The most common small nodular lesion is a cyst. If the lesion is stable in size, mobile and non-tender it is probably ok. If it does not resolve in a few weeks or if it changes you should see your doctor. S. ...Read more
Small bump on back of neck (rt side) dr said was cyst. Experiencing sore neck/throat (rt side) & noticed a small movable bump on throat. Help?!
I have a red patch (kinda pimple like and swollen) at the base of my neck by the shoulder. Also, a small lump/bump (which is tender to touch) right where jaw meets the neck. Very small bump. Back of neck is sore too. Thanks. 35yr. Old male.?
Want second opinion on shingles diagnosis. Large red bump on back of neck appeared 48-72 hours ago. Related bumps on cheek too?
See MD: Shingles has very characteristic appearance. You'll have to see another doc for a second opinion since we can't see the problem here on HealthTap. ...Read more
Painful rash: If it's just on one side, i'd worry this was shingles and would encourage you to get someone to start treatment right away. If it's on both sides, it could be an allergic reaction to something that got on your skin. There are a lot of other conditions that can cause painful rashes but most need to be seen to be diagnosed. ...Read more
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
Inflamed follicles: Often a result of plugged skin oil glands or hair follicles which can lead to pimples and small skin cysts. Recommend seeing dermatologist to recommend antibacterial soap and surface care to reduce the oil secretions and keep the area low in bacteria. Do not squeeze, pick or try to remove them by yourself. This may lead to scarring and worsening infections. ...Read more
Have an enlarged bump left side back of neck for 6 months. Dr keeps saying not to worry that it would go away but it hsnt it now seems larger advice?
Lump: In the back of the neck could be several things. One is lipoma which unless symptomatic need not be take out except for cosmetic reason. It can slowly grow. The other is sebaceous cyst which can get infected and a lymph node which, if persistent that long, needs to be worked up. There is also a doweger's hump or simply a fat pad. Tell you doctor in concerns you. Good luck. ...Read more
Bump: Cysts, lymph nodes, skin cancers, etc may all appear as bumps under the skin. See a dermatologist for evaluation. ...Read more
A bump has formed on the back of neck at base. Looks like a huge pimple but is not one. When I touch it or press on it, it hurts and is painful.?
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
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
Stinging on back of neck so she wiped it off and killed it. Now she has a cluster of white pus bumps with a bite in the middle. Its red! What was it?
See a doctor: I can't say for sure. I don't like the sound of it given the location. I recommend evaluation by a physician ...Read more