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What Might Be Causing A Rash At The Bottom Of My Hair Line On My Neck
Benign or malignant: It could be lipoma- benign fatty tumor, could be cyst- brachial cleft cyst, could pimple, could be pleomorphic adenoma- benign tumor of salivary glands, could be squamous cell carcinoma. If it is palbable lesion, fine needle aspiration can be performed to examine microscopically cytology of the lesion. ...Read more
Lymph node: It's a lymph node. Specifically an occipital lymph node, totally normal! the occipital nodes drain the scalp area, so any time you have a scalp injury or irritation they grow in response to it. With babies it doesnt take much to make them big, just laying down a lot lets particles get on their scalp which caused the nodes to grow. Teething can also cause this. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Inflamed Papillae: What may appear as a pimple on the back of your tongue could be an inflamed taste bud. Also, tonsillar tissues are located around the throat in this area in a 'ring' pattern, that may be enlarged or inflamed. Finally, some lesions of this type may be related to oral cancer or std's. My advise is to visit an oral surgeon or oral pathologist very, very soon for a thorough examination of this area! ...Read more
I have a rash of red bumps on the very top of the crack of my buttocks. They burn, itch and seap. It is near the small of my back. What could this be?
I have a bald spot on the back-right side of my head, the skin is also numb. What are your thoughts?
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I have an itchy scalp and a swollen lymph node on the left side of my head at the lower skull line. Can you please tell me what might be the cause?
Dermititiis: You could have eczema, seborrhea, atopic or other form of dandruff. If you scratch it it will tind to worsen and flake as well as get infected. That will cause the swollen lymph node. Start with a dandruff shampoo and stop scratching it. See if it starts to resolve in a couple of weeks ...Read more
I have a painful knot along my jawline that i can feel on the inside of the bottom of my gum on the left side. What could be the causes?
I've had this bumb on the left side of my head for a while in the back above my hair line closer to the dead center of where my neck and head meet. Now it's getting smaller what could it be?
Probably nothing: You have probably bumped or irritated the "spot" in some manner. Have someone look to see if there is anything visable. If not, give it a while. Remember, in medicine, something bad usually does not go away and gets worse and becomes apparent, if it goes away, it was nothing to start with. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There's a rash looking thing on my chin and above my lip around the bottom of my nose. Could it be rosacea?
I have a red bite on my thigh with a red streak coming out of the top and bottom of it . What could be the cause of it ?
R/O CELLULITIS: Cellulitis is a superficial skin infection that can be caused after an abrasion/bite/rupture of a boil . if it is extending up your arm SEEK PROMPT MEDICAL ATTENTION YOU MAY NEED IV ANTIBIOTICS. Seek prompt evaluation for potential need of IV VS oral antibiotics/X-ray /labs. SEEK PROMPT EVALUATION SINCE INFECTION IS PROGRESSING ...Read more
I have a sensitive spot on the right side of my head .started around the ear first what could be problem?
Problem: Won't know till you have seen the appropriate doctor. Let your Primary doctor see you first and then refer you to a specialist if needed. Hope all goes well. ...Read more
Acne keloidalis: Acne keloidalis nuchae (akn) is a scarring form of chronic folliculitis that manifests as follicular-based papules and pustules, which eventuates in keloidlike lesions. The lesions are most pronounced on the occipital scalp and the posterior part of the neck. See your doctor to make sure of the diagnosis. ...Read more
I have an itchy scab on the bottom of one shoulder and a lump on the bottom of the other shoulder, can you help?
I get ezcema on the back of my head and just next to the patch has appeared a painful bump, what could this be?
IT COULD: BE A CYST, INFECTED OR NOT. GET IT CHECKED! ...Read more
I have a streak of numbness from the crown area down my face to the top of my eyebrow on the left side of forehead. What could have caused this?
Hard to say: Could be a benign cyst. The ears are very cystic structures in general. If it is tender it could be a condition called chondrodermatitis nodularis helicus. However, to be sure have it checked out by a dermatologist. ...Read more
I have a itchy rash on my neck and head and the back the back of my neck has some swelling. What may be the cause.?
Hi.on the roof of my mouth i have a rough patch on each side just below my teeth(the teeth that grow out on vampires)what could be the cause?
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