Hide This

FREEHER HealthToolkit

HER Health Toolkit

Sign up for EmpowHER updates and you'll receive our
FREE HER Health Toolkit


Get Email Updates

Related Checklists

Psoriasis Guide

Rosa Cabrera RN

Have a question? We're here to help. Ask the Community.


Health Newsletter

Receive the latest and greatest in women's health and wellness from EmpowHER - for free!

EmpowHER Guest

ask: head is itching and itching rash on neck and upper back

By Anonymous
Rate This

Add a Comment1 Comments

Rosa Cabrera RN

Hi Anon,

The rash that is causing itching on your head, neck, and back can be a few things: folliculitis, psoriasis, Acne keloidalis nuchae, etc. Unfortunately, since we can neither see you nor diagnose you you will have to see your dermatologist for this. Rashes are usually non-emergent but the discomfort of the rash should prompt you to schedule an appointment as soon as you can.

Please keep us updated,


September 14, 2011 - 7:23am
Enter the characters shown in the image.
By submitting this form, you agree to EmpowHER's terms of service and privacy policy

All user-generated information on this site is the opinion of its author only and is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment for any medical conditions. Members and guests are responsible for their own posts and the potential consequences of those posts detailed in our Terms of Service.


2382 Health


1194 Lives


1078 Lives
78 lives impacted in the last 24 hrs Learn More

Take Our Featured Health Poll

Do your teens have their own cellphones?:
View Results