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What can I use for a skin rash on my neck?

What can I use for a skin rash on my neck?

Hydrocortisone: For simple rash try 1% otc hydrocortisone. Keep in mind that it could be something else such as a fungal infection so if it does not improve (or improves only to get worse), please show it to your doc. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


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I have herpes & currently have an itchy skin rash on my neck & chest. Is it a result of herpes or something else? Been under a lot of stress lately.

I have herpes & currently have an itchy skin rash on my neck & chest. Is it a result of herpes or something else? Been under a lot of stress lately.

Herpes: No. Herpes is not a rash that is extensive. It is a small very painful cluster of blisters. Now, reactivated Chicken Pox, or SHINGLES, can be a one sided extensive rash. But, it usually includes very painful blisters. ...Read more

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I get frequent red rashes around my neck post shaving. My assumption is I have a rough skin. Can anybody help me on the same?

I get frequent  red rashes around my neck post shaving.  My assumption is I have a rough skin. Can anybody help me on the same?

Neck Irritation: A red rash or bumps after shaving are common signs of irritation. I would first recommend using a razor blade with fewer blades (ex. Some razors have up to 5 blades, so choose something with 3 or fewer). Another option is to try a product called tend skin to reduce irritation on your neck after shaving. ...Read more

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Are red rashes on the sides and back of my neck caused by dry skin or sensitive skin?

Are red rashes on the sides and back of my neck caused by dry skin or sensitive skin?

Difficult: Hard to answer without more details and seeing the area....In general dry and or sensitive skin can cause red patches on the neck. When the occur, see a dermatologist for evaluation and in the meantime you may try a Hydrocortisone cream. ...Read more

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I don't know what is it all about. It looks like skin rashes on by both hands and left &right neck.i have clicked photo of it. But there is no option?

I don't know what is it all about. It looks like skin rashes on by both hands and left &right neck.i have clicked photo of it. But there is no option?

Skin rash: Best option is to have your doc look at it. Next, would be a virtual consult on HealthTap. There is a fee for this. Make sure it will accept your photo first. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Dear doctor my daughter age 7yrs.Got allergic rashes on her back and neck.We use avil syrup sometime to cure.What to do for no side affects?

Dear doctor my daughter age 7yrs.Got allergic rashes on her back and neck.We use avil syrup sometime to cure.What to do for no side affects?

ALLERGIC RASH:: Avil syrup is available in asian countries; this is an antihistamin group of med. It reduces itching and allergy. Side effect is some sedation/sleepy/drowsiness. You also can use otc Hydrocortisone cream or ointment on the rash. It will reduce itching and rash. If recurrent, see her pediatrician or an allergist to find out the cause. ...Read more

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I have a skin rash that began along the neck, behind the ear, and hairline. ?

I have a skin rash that began along the neck, behind the ear, and hairline. 
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Fungal rash?: You may have a fungal rash based on what you are describing. I recommend to see your physician for treatment because if it is fungal, it will likely not resolve on its own. ...Read more

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I'm starting to have rashes on my neck, where my thyroid goiter is, it's very painful and itchy, what cream can I use?

I'm starting to have rashes on my neck, where my thyroid goiter is, it's very painful and itchy, what cream can I use?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more