Red Spots On The Right Neck Spreading To The Forearm And Front Chest And Itching?

Good afternoon. I want to ask, I have a complaint of red spots on the right neck, at first it was only a circle as wide as 3 fingers but because there was a slight itching it increased to the right arm and front of the chest, the chest and arms did not feel sore like blisters when touched, only red and slightly itchy patches.

1 Answer:

Hi,

Some skin disorders have a similar shape, although the causes are very different. The red patch on the right neck then spreads to the front of the arm and chest and itching can be caused by several things. Some of the possibilities that can be predicted to be the cause of your complaint include:

tinea corporis, which is a fungal infection, usually occurs in areas that are moist or sweating a lot and in body folds, a symptom of a dark reddish rash on the skin with slightly raised edges accompanied by itching sensation of irritant contact dermatitis, which is an infection or inflammation of the skin due to exposure to certain substances or substances that can irritate allergic contact dermatitis, namely infection or inflammation of the skin due to a substance that causes allergic miliaria, namely prickly heat, symptoms in the form of a reddish rash accompanied by small spots on the body, itching especially if sweating measles, namely measles caused by measles virus infection, the symptoms are often preceded by fever and flu cough and cold followed by the appearance of redness in the body and itching psoriasis, is an autoimmune disorder with symptoms of redness in the body, especially in the folds of the body, redness itching and occurs thickening of the skin layer Due to the lot If there are abnormalities in the skin that have the same appearance or shape, to be able to find out the cause of what you are experiencing, you should directly examine the skin specialist because if you don't see it, it will be difficult to determine the cause. If necessary it may also be advisable to perform additional tests to support the diagnosis.

Some of the things you can do for initial treatment include:

take itch relief drugs such as antihistamines, use itchy powder, dry the body parts, if wet or sweaty, use cotton or sweat-absorbing clothes, keep your body clean, take a shower at least 2x a day, don't share towels with other people, the following articles you can read tinea corporis, measles , miliaria, contact dermatitis

hopefully useful, thank you

dr. Danny

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