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I have red bumps kind of like welts on my face back and neck what should I do... I have no major health issues just anxiety, depression and ptsd?

I have red bumps kind of like welts on my face back and neck what should I do... I have no major health issues just anxiety, depression and ptsd?

Hives?: Of course I can't diagnose your condition but the description sounds like possible hives. Stress is a major cause of hives. Of course stress can also be related to ptsd, anxiety & depression. Please let your treating therapist know. Sxs warrant evaluation.

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Welts (Definition)

Welts is another description of hive or swelling in the skin. They are pink, raised and with a vague border. The term welts is used more often for larger pinkish swelling in the skin, whereas, hives are often smaller pinkish swellings. Both are caused by histamine release in the skin which usually ...Read more


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Lump on back of neck rash like bruise?

Lump on back of neck rash like bruise?

Uncertain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed.

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Can a dr. Cut out a cyst on back of neck?

Can a dr. Cut out a cyst on back of neck?

Quite often the: Answer is yes. Encourage medical evaluation to find out if this is an appropriate course of action for you.

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I have constant aches at back of neck upper?

I have constant aches at back of neck upper?

Strain: Could be several reasons, anything from a cervical sprain/strain to pain because of a disc herniation, or spinal stenosis or myofascial neck pain. Without a more detailed history and physical examination it's hard to determine. I would advise you seek the advice of a local physiatrist, who would be able to help you.

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Back of neck is soleing...Is this from smoking?

Back of neck is soleing...Is this from smoking?

NO: I do not think you get swelling in your neck from smoking.

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I have dark patches on the back of neck. Can this be diabetes?

I have dark patches on the back of neck. Can this be diabetes?

Can be: Acanthosis nigracans- see dermatologist; can happen in type 2 diabetes but usually a band not patches, so do see dermatologist to be sure nothing else going on.

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How long will you have pain in the back of neck because of musle spasm?

How long will you have pain in the back of neck because of musle spasm?

Varies: Back/neck pain can take days to truly overcome depending on the severity and treatment. Most pain from muscle spasms can be treated effectively with some rest (initially), medication (anti-inflammatories such as ibuprofen, pain medications, and/or muscle relaxants), heat/ice and appropriate amounts of low impact exercise/stretching/physical therapy. Immediate flare-ups should continue to improve.

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Back of neck tightened up after lifting weights. Can I go back to that weight?

Back of neck tightened up after lifting weights. Can I go back to that weight?

Likely: Sounds like muscle spasms and without other symptoms. Most spasms can be treated effectively with some rest (initially), medication (anti-inflammatories such as ibuprofen, pain medications, and/or muscle relaxants), heat/ice and appropriate amounts of low impact exercise/stretching/physical therapy. After improving you should be able to return to same weight, unless it does it again.

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Excruiating pain in back of neck, fraying and tearing feeling. What could this be?

Excruiating pain in back of neck, fraying and tearing feeling. What could this be?

Instability: Most probably is degenerative changes and weak ligaments attaching the vertebrae in the neck. Best to see a prolotherapist o try to resolvve this problem without surgery or dangerous drugs. Find a prolotherapist at www. Getprolo. Com or at www. Aaomed. Org.

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I have folliculitis on the back of neck. Is there any medication available for this?

I have folliculitis on the back of neck. Is there any medication available for this?

Dermatology referral: The proper treatment for your folliculitis depends on the type and severity of your condition. Creams or pills are used to control bacterial infections. Creams, shampoos or pills are used to fight fungal infections. Light therapy with a medicated cream and laser hair removal are also treatment options for some cases. I highly suggest you make an appointment to see a Dermatologist.

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Excruciating pain in back of neck, fraying and tearing feeling. How can I deal with this?

Excruciating pain in back of neck, fraying and tearing feeling. How can I deal with this?

Conservatively: If the pain occurred suddenly apply ice and consider otc non-inflammatory medication. Perform active range of motion exercises to loosen up the neck muscles. Your physician can refer you to a physical therapist. If the pain persists, you may require a comprehensive history and physical exam, neck x-ray and possibly MRI for diagnosis and treatment by a specialist.

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Fell on the back of neck and lost consciousness for a minute bc of the intense pain. Feeling fine now but why do we lose consciousness bc of pain? Thx

Emergency: If you fall and lost consciousness for any time. .. and hurt neck and back of head. .. always see MD ASAP!! Concussion happen as " brain go back and force " in scull. Also cervical spine (neck) needs to be examined. Any symptoms like yours are considered Emergency!

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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?

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.

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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

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How can I evaluate glands in the back of neck?

How can I evaluate glands in the back of neck?

Get it checked...: We have only few glands in the back of neck and swelling/lumps you feel are often from sebaceous cyst, which if infected can cause pain and may look like the one in picture here. Lymphnodes are typically small and mobile but can get larger and sore if there is infection near-by the area. If it is bothering you, get it checked. Boil can be lanced and may need antibiotic. Consult doc. Good luck.

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Why might someone have lumps in the back of neck?

Why might someone have lumps in the back of neck?

Cysts and lymphnodes: We have only few glands in the back of neck and swelling/lumps you feel are often from sebaceous cyst, which if infected can cause pain and may look like the one in picture here. Lymphnodes are typically small and mobile but can get larger and sore if there is infection near-by the area. If it is bothering you, get it checked. Boil can be lanced and may need antibiotic. Consult doc. Good luck.

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Nasuea, pain in back of neck and head. What is it?

Nasuea, pain in back of neck and head. What is it?

Nausea: Nausea assosiated with headaches can be related the the beginning process of a migraine headache. Usually other symptoms associated with migraines are photophobia, unilateral headache, nausea, sometimes vomiting, a aura prior to headache.

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Does witch hazel remove dark mark on back of neck?

Does witch hazel remove dark mark on back of neck?

Wtich hazel: Not necessarily. If you have a lesion on the back of the neck it may not remove it. However, it is a lot like alcohol when used as a wipe - and could remove soil marks. Please see this site for more info: http://www. Witchhazeluses. Org/.

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What causes bumps on the back of neck near hairline?

What causes bumps on the back of neck near hairline?

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.