Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
131 Doctors are Online

Have itchy, painful, burning bumps on scalp, swollen lymph node under jaw and chin, painful spots on throat. What to do?

I have itchy, painful, burning bumps on right side of scalp and behind right ear. My lymph nodes are slighly swollen under my jaw and chin . I have a few spots on my throat as well. All 3 of these areas are painful to even the slightest touch. I thought it might be shingles , but the bumps are not blister-like or filled with fluid. 41 year old female.
Asked On : Fri, 15 Jun 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  642
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Dermatologist 's  Response
Welcome to healthcare magic
It could very well be shingles as the symptoms and distribution is very classical of herpes zoster. Please consult dermatologist or primary physician at the earliest and start Acyclovir as soon as possible if it is herpes. You need not see classical fluid filled blister in all the cases of shingles.

Hope this helped
Take care
Answered: Wed, 24 Jul 2013
I find this answer helpful

1 Doctor agrees with this answer

Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor