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Question: Unusual bumps/rash on neck/face

 Mojee - Sat Aug 04, 2007 7:12 pm


I'm a 27 year old female, with no known skin issues. a little while ago, I noticed two scabs on my jawline left side. Now, this has seemed to progress, and I have this weird bumpy rash going from my hairline, to my neck all on the left side. The bumps are not itchy, and seem to get very red and noticable after my shower, or I wash my face. Afterwards, the rash decreases in redness.
I'm not on any unusual medications, and I have not eaten anything unusual (outside of my normal eating habits). I have tried to find pictures of my bumps, or even a discription of someone with the same thing, however have not been able too. It bothers me that they seem to be okay during the day, but right after my shower I'm blotchy and bright red.

My dad was diagnosed with lymphoma about 2 years ago (he's okay now), and I remember he had a rash on his back that no one knew what it was. I'm worried that this is a lymphoma rash? This might be a off target comment, but I really don't know what this doesn't seem like acne...and its only on my neck and side of cheek.
 Dr. Chan Lowe - Wed Aug 08, 2007 12:30 am

User avatar Hi Mojee,

Unfortunately, rashes are very difficult to diagnose without seeing it. I would recommend you see your doctor or possibly a dermatologist.

If you are able to post a picture it may be helpful.

Best wishes.

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