How to treat an itchy red spot on the nape of the neck?
You seem to have seborrheic dermatitis, it presents as red, itchy, scaly patches on scalp and face. I suggest you to apply a topical steroid e.g. Cortisone cream, twice daily. In addition, I suggest you to use a Ketoconazole based shampoo regularly.
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Flaking can be minimal.Flakes becomes more obvious if the surface of patch is scratched. Other features of a seborrheic dermatitis patch are redness and itching.In this image I can also see a raised bump with a pus head. This seems like a bacterial folliculitis.
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