Last week I developed a rash on the front of my neck, on my collar line. It really doesn't spread down onto my chest, it doesn't go around to the back of my neck, and it doesn't spread up very far onto my neck. It stops basically where my whiskers start. It is bright red and itchy.
We switched laundry detergents last week and I thought that might be it, so I rewashed all my shirts in a different detergent. But the rash still persists (although it may be a little better). It is now a week since I first noticed it. I've been using an over the counter hydrocortisone cream. Thanks.
Rashes lime the one you describe are usually forms of eczema. That means they come for no special reason, and don't correlate with soaps, detergents, and the other things people blame eczema on. Perhpas you know of someone in the family with eczema or sensitive skin. Cold winter weather often triggers eczema. though basically the condition is year-round.
In any case, hydrocrotisone is worth a try. If the nonprescription form doesn't work, you may want to show this to a dermatologist for definitive diagnosis and treatment.
Copyright 1994-2018MedHelp.All rights reserved. MedHelp is a division of Vitals Consumer Services, LLC.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. MedHelp is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.