Aa
A
A
Close
Avatar universal
Skin rash behind ear
I am 72 years old... I am on medications because I underwent a few surgeries quite recently... I have a rash on my neck and behind my ears.. there are little white bumps and look like little pimples with pus in them.. they are very itchy and painful..what could this be and what can i put on it to relieve the itch?
Cancel
1 Answers
1 Answers
Page 1 of 1
563773 tn?1374250139
Hello,
Without examination,confirmation of a diagnosis is tough but it can be boils,infected hair follicles or shingles. Shingles is an infection caused by the varicella-zoster virus, which is the virus that causes chickenpox. Shingles occurs in people who have had chickenpox and represents a reactivation of the dormant varicella-zoster virus.

I would suggest a dermatologist’s evaluation because the treatment is different for all and confirmation of diagnosis is necessary for the same.

Hope it helps.Take care and pls do keep me posted on how you are doing or if you have any additional queries.Warm regards.


Comment
Cancel
563773 tn?1374250139
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Your Answer
Avatar universal
Answer
Know how to answer? Tap here to leave your answer...
Answer
Submit Answer
A
A
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Dermatology Community Resources
Top Dermatology Answerers
209987 tn?1451939065
Blank
tschock
AB
1340994 tn?1374197577
Blank
Caryopteris
Raleigh, NC
4851940 tn?1385441629
Blank
jemma116
United Kingdom