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Small white bumps on neck and chest, they burn and itch sometimes. What could be causing this?

Small white bumps on neck and chest, they burn and itch sometimes. What could be causing this?

Numerous possible: Many things can cause rashes and itchy bumps. Could be a simple heat rash, a contact dermatitis, an allergic reaction to something, etc. Rashes unfortunately can not be diagnosed over the computer so get the area evaluated visually by a dr., best wishes. ...Read more

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I itch all over and this morning I had red with white bumps on my neck and now a couple on my elbow! What could this bed?

I itch all over and this morning I had red with white bumps on my neck and now a couple on my elbow! What could this bed?

Possible hives: Hives or urticaria is a red itchy raised rash that can affect any part of the body. In the middle of the hive, the area can appear white from edema. When pressed on, the rash will blanch. As for most rashes, the diagnosis is most easily made when the physician can see it. Because hives can come and go, take a picture of the rash and see your doctor. ...Read more

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I had itchy red bumps on my neck last week. This week I have non itchy small white bumps on my neck. What could it be?

I had itchy red bumps on my neck last week. This week I have non itchy small white bumps on my neck. What could it be?

See a doctor: You need to have your rash checked by a doctor to have a proper diagnosis, it is hard to give you any advice without looking at it. ...Read more

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I have these small white bumps on face and neck. Any ideas what it might be?

I have these small white bumps on face and neck. Any ideas what it might be?

Milia: They may be tiny little cysts which are called milia. They usually do not grow in size and do not become infected. They are very common in people of all ages. ...Read more

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Can I pop the bumps on my baby’s face and neck?

Can I pop the bumps on my baby’s face and neck?

No: You should never "pop" any bumps on your infant's skin. Doing so could introduce bacteria beneath the skin and lead to infection. Most bumps are normal and resolve with time, however if your child's pediatrician has not seen the bumps, they should be examined. ...Read more

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How do I treat bumps on my baby’s face and neck?

How do I treat bumps on my baby’s face and neck?

Depends: There are different kinds of bumps and rash. There isn't one treatment for all of them-- it depends on what the bumps are. Usually, though, bumps on a young baby's face don't require any treatment at all. Get an exam with your pediatrician to see what the bumps are and what you ought to do next. ...Read more

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What could a bump on the back of my neck be?

What could a bump on the back of my neck be?

Different causes: May be as simple as a pimple or ingrown hair or a cyst (fluid filled sac) or infection like an abscess or something more serious requiring biopsy/excision for further diagnosis. If you've had it for some time, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Small movable bump on neck that is not visible?

Small movable bump on neck that is not visible?

Get checked: The most common mobile nodule in the neck in a young, presumably healthy person is usually a lymph node. If this has persisted or is enlarging, this should be further evaluated by your physician. ...Read more

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Random bump in side of the neck, what could it be?

Random bump in side of the neck, what could it be?

Likely a lymph node: Lymph nodes can stick out a little bit. It would be the most common reason for a small random neck bump. ...Read more

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Internal bumps on right side neck child 5 yrs of age?

Internal bumps on right side neck child 5 yrs of age?

Usually is: Lymph nodes are located throughout the body & generally noticable in exposed areas like the neck. They are usually pea sized at rest and enlarged when stimulated by bug bites, dermatitis, drainage or infection. They rarely can become damaged by infection & grow to golf ball size & need drainage or removal. Most enlarge and later shrink back down within a 3 wk cycle unless chronically stimulated. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have three bumps in your neck?

What does it mean if you have three bumps in your neck?

Many possibilities: Bumps under the skin could be as a result of different reasons of which could include an ingrown hair, acne, infection, abscess, or an allergic reaction to various things like detergents or soaps or to medications. Have it evaluated by your physician to get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel small bumps on the side of your neck?

Is it normal to feel small bumps on the side of your neck?

Lymph nodes: Lymph nodes are located throughout the body ; generally noticable in exposed areas like the neck. They are usually pea sized at rest and enlarged when stimulated by bug bites, dermatitis, drainage or infection. They rarely can become damaged by infection ; grow to golf ball size ; need drainage or removal. Most enlarge and later shrink back down within a 3 wk cycle unless chronically stimulated. ...Read more

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What is this bump under sons neck. Started small. Now bigger?

What is this bump under sons neck. Started small. Now bigger?

Different causes: Bumps on the neck can be from a lot of different things. The most likely is a lymph node, or infection draining site. What to be worried about is if the bump is painful, continues to get bigger, causes problems swallowing or breathing, or starts draining fluid. It is probably best to have this seen by your doctor since it is getting bigger. See them now if your son seems ill.
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Please help! I'm having painful bump on the top front of my neck?

Please help! I'm having painful bump on the top front of my neck?

Cyst: Could be an infected sebaceous cyst. The sebaceous glands are alongside hair follicles. Sometimes they get blocked and infection can occur. Try warm compresses and see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a small bump on my right side of my neck. What could it be?

I have a small bump on my right side of my neck. What could it be?

Evaluation: Depend on the bump is tender or not. You may have small lipoma, s cyst, a lumpnnode or a nodule.You need to see doctor so that it can be evaluate and treat properly. ...Read more

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There's white bumps on the crease of my neck. Where could they have came from?

There's white bumps on the crease of my neck. Where could they have came from?

Lymph node: Most likely from your description, it could be a lymph nodes.
the other possibility, it could be a cyst from the skin, oil gland cyst.
the third one is a lipoma, a fatty benign tumor, it is harmless,
the best way, if you are concern about it, go and see a doctor, you get the peace of mind, or you get treated.
good luck ...Read more

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I have a small bump on the right side of my neck what is this. It doesn't hurt.?

I have a small bump on the right side of my neck what is this. It doesn't hurt.?

Hard to say for sure: Without knowing some more history such as how long it's been there, is it tender, does it move easily, have you had any recent illness etc. It's hard to say with certainty. It most likely is a swollen reactive lymph node that will subside after a few days to weeks. If it bothers you, increases in size, does not go way it would be worth seeing your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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I have a small bump on the side of my neck that appeared out of no where, what could it be?

I have a small bump on the side of my neck that appeared out of no where, what could it be?

Lymph node: May be a lymph node. Have you been sick recently?
Is the bump under or on top of the skin? If persists, becomes painful, or changes, an evaluation with your primary care doctor may be warranted. ...Read more

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I shave my neck (tried every method) and I only break out with bumps on the right side of my neck. What to do?

I shave my neck (tried every method) and I only break out with bumps on the right side of my neck. What to do?

Tendskin: If the hairs are stiff and cut into the skin, a topical one per cent Hydrocortisone cream and tendskin can. Be used after shaving to decrease redness and problems with ingrown hairs. ...Read more

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