11. Contact Dermatitis
A red, itchy rash after coming into contact with irritating chemicals is known as contact dermatitis. Products that may cause an allergic skin reaction may include household cleaning products, laundry detergent, soaps, perfumes, and makeup products. You may suffer symptoms of contact dermatitis on your neck if you touch your neck after using these products. A reaction to a necklace or other piece of jewelry can also result in contact dermatitis. Home remedies that may relieve the itching and discomfort of contact dermatitis include anti-itch creams, oral antihistamines, cool compresses, and oatmeal baths.
10. Acanthosis Nigricans
Dark, velvety skin may be a sign of acanthosis nigricans. According to the Mayo Clinic, this condition typically affects the skin along folds in areas such as the neck, armpits, and groin area. Contact your doctor if you notice changes in your skin color or texture. This condition may be a symptom of underlying diseases such as diabetes, hormonal disorders, or lymphoma. Treatment for acanthosis nigricans includes treating any underlying disorders. Weight loss may help to treat this condition. In addition, your doctor may recommend topical prescription medications, antibacterial soaps, antibiotics, or laser therapy.
9. Graves’ Disease
An enlarged thyroid, known as goiter, is a sign of Graves’ disease. Graves’ disease is an autoimmune disorder in which the thyroid gland produces excess thyroid hormones. The exact cause of this condition is unknown. However, you may be at risk if you have a family history of this or other autoimmune disorders. According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, other symptoms of Graves’ disease include a fast heartbeat, diarrhea, and tremors. Furthermore, insomnia, muscle weakness, nervousness, and weight loss may be symptoms of Graves’ disease. Treatment may include radioactive iodine therapy, anti-thyroid medicines, or surgery.