Top
40
Doctor insights on: White Bumps On Neck

Share
1

1
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

3

3
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

4

4
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

5

5
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

6

6
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

7

7
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

8

8
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

9

9
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

10

10
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

11

11
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

12

12
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

13

13
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

14

14
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.
http://www. Aafp. Org/afp/2014/0301/p353.html ...Read more

15

15
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

16

16
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

17

17
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

18

18
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

19

19
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

20

20
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

21

21
When I feel the side of my neck from top to bottom, I feel a slight bump on both side of 1x3cm. Is it abnormal?

When I feel the side of my neck from top to bottom, I feel a slight bump on both side of 1x3cm. Is it abnormal?

Lymph glands?: The bumps you feel on your neck may be Lymph glands. If they are not tender or changing in size, then they are not a risk to your health, & you can just monitor them for now. Do report any changes to your clinician who can help. Thanks! ...Read more

22

22
I can feel a little bump under my neck on the right side for the past 3 months, it's not visible, so should I be worried?

I can feel a little bump under my neck on the right side for the past 3 months, it's not visible, so should I be worried?

Adenopathy: Probably a swollen lymph node. I have had one for a long time. As long as it does not get bigger should not be issue. However if bigger and especially "spongier" I would get that checked. ...Read more

23

23
Last night my baby had bump on her neck side she can't even turn her neck, I gave her ampiflux today, what then can I do?

Last night my baby had bump on her neck side she can't even turn her neck, I gave her ampiflux today, what then can I do?

Was this prescribed?: Your baby should be examined by a pediatrician. The symptoms you describe could be of a serious condition. Ampiflux can be dangerous to babies, if used in an unsupervised fashion. It is used in mideast asia, and africa, but not in us. ...Read more

26

26
Random bump on right side if the neck, my bf has a history of knots in shoulders n back, could the bump be related? . It's round n hurts

Random bump on right side if the neck, my bf has a history of knots in shoulders n back, could the bump be related? . It's round n hurts

Lymph node: Location and shape mean it is likely an enlarged lymph node. This is usually from an infection, viral commonly although it may be bacterial. Keep an eye on it, should go down over next week or so. If it doesn't, or if you start getting fever please get checked by your doctor. ...Read more

27

27
I noticed a small hard bump on my baby's neck a couple weeks ago. It's still there and really hard and the size of a dime. What could it be?

I noticed a small hard bump on my baby's neck a couple weeks ago. It's still there and really hard and the size of a dime. What could it be?

Normal lymph node: We have lymph nodes scattered throughout our body & they are often detected in the neck where they sit on top of neck muscles. These nodes are little fluid strainers that take body lymph & remove stray germs and debris from things like bug bites. They are often pea sized at rest & grow to dime sized when working. Within 2-3 wks they often shrink back down unless they are stimulated further. ...Read more

28

28
I have a small painless bump on the left side of my neck, what could this be? Had it for a long time but never caused me any pain/discomfort

This: This is difficult to answer without a clinical examination. It could be many things including a cyst, a lipoma, a lymph node, a skin cancer, a benign skin growth, or many other possibilities. Take a look at a picture of a cyst and the different skin cancers at the link below. I hope that helps! ...Read more

29

29
I woke up this morning with a bump on the left side of my neck, do I need to seek medical attention or I should wait until it goes away by its self?

I woke up this morning with a bump on the left side of my neck, do I need to seek medical attention or I should wait until it goes away by its self?

? Lymph node: You may have benign lymphadenopathy. If it does not go away in 4-7 days then seek medical attention and have a dr. Look at it to determine exactly what the "bump" is. Good luck. ...Read more

30

30
I have continuous rach like bumps on my neck?

I have continuous rach like bumps on my neck?

May be allergy: I assume your questions about a rash. On your neck. You may be allergic to something you put on or use and touch your neck. If not from any of what I mention, then you should see a doctor to look at. ...Read more

31

31
I'm having really weird bump on my neck, could I have cancer?

I'm having really weird bump on my neck, could I have cancer?

Have it examined: The weird bump on the neck should be checked out by your physician. This is particularly the case if it has changed in size or coloration or if there is new pain associated with it. Cancer is always a concern. Special imaging tests or even a biopsy may be necessary. But its good to start with your physician who can tell a lot by looking at it and palpating it. ...Read more

33

33
Are the bumps on my baby’s face and neck acne?

Are the bumps on my baby’s face and neck acne?

No: Newborns have several types of normal rashes. Erythema toxicum is a rash that looks like flea bites and moves around the body. Nothing needs to be done. Little white milk bumps or milia are like whiteheads and fade with time as you wash the skin. Baby acne looks like little pimples and can be on the face and chest. A warm washcloth to clean is all that is needed. It improves with time. ...Read more

34

34
Tiny bumps on neck and chest, cause?

Tiny bumps on neck and chest, cause?

Uncertain: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

35

35
What are large bumps on neck at hairline?

What are large bumps on neck at hairline?

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

36

36
I have a bump on the side of my neck mono?

I have a bump on the side of my neck mono?

Could be anything: Best to see your otolaryngologist for a diagnosis and appropriate treatment. ...Read more

37

37
I feel a bony bump on the back of my neck. Is this normal?

I feel a bony bump on the back of my neck. Is this normal?

Probably: I do have a lot of patients that come to my office complaining of a "boney lump" as you call it at the back of the neck. It is usually the spinous process of the C7or T 1 vertebrae, which are normal structures. In some patients they can be quite prominent. I would not hesitate to be seen if you are concerned. ...Read more

38

38
For huge bump on side of my neck, should I ice it or apply heat?

For huge bump on side of my neck, should I ice it or apply heat?

Hurts or Hot?: If so, then ice may be helpful. However I would recommend you see your doctor to figure out what it could be. Options include swollen lymph node, boil, lipoma or even a taut muscle band/spasm. ...Read more

39

39
I have small bump on my neck that moves easily. Is this a concern?

I have small bump on my neck that moves easily. Is this a concern?

See below: There are several potential causes. This small bump could be a cyst or even a swollen lymph node. See your md if you have any concerns. ...Read more

40

40
What could a bump be on the back of your neck where the hairline starts?

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