Even though the skin problems are somethingthat can be treated and cured, the process itself takes much time and, therefore, whenwe notice some change on our skin, we become distressed. To make the things evenworse, when the rash appears on the visible part of the body, like the neck, itracks our nerves. And if it turns out to be itchy rash which gives us a burningsensation, we become frustrated and immediately try to find a way how to eliminateit. However, in order to completely cure the itchy neck rush, it is important todetect the cause first.
Causes of itchy neck rushThe skin can be affected by manydiseases and disorders and mostly all of them have the annoying itchy rush as asymptom.Among the major causes for the occurrenceof this uncomfortable skin disorder is the condition called acanthosisnigricans, which occurs when the skin folds start to darken and thicken so thatthe skin becomes like velvety patches. This skin disease is usually just asymptom of some more serious underlying health condition such as Cushingdisease, diabetes and the pituitary gland tumor. The people who suffer fromtype 2 diabetes are most prone to the development of acanthosis nigricans and itchy neckrush.Another skin disease responsible forthe appearance of itchy neck rush is furunculosis caused by the bacteriaStreptococcus and Staphylococcus and marked by the recurring boils. When thisskin disorder is left untreated, the boils may considerably grow in size, andtogether with the surrounding boils make a giant boil with many heads, which iscalled carbuncle.The people over 30 may develop itchyneck rush due to seborrheic keratosis, which is the excessive growth of theepidermis. Freezing, scraping and electrosurgery are the methods that are usedin the treatment of this skin disease.Furthermore, itchy neck rush may be inducedby the condition called tinea versicolor (or pityriasis versicolor) caused by ayeast that thrives on the skin. In normal conditions, the rash caused by thisinfection is not itching, but it tends to become itchy in low or hightemperatures, as well as in high humidity.Sebaceous cyst or epidermoid cyst on the neckmay lead to the occurrence of itchy neck rush. This cyst forms itself due to aninjury when the epidermis grows into the dermis. Even though this cyst does notshow any symptom, it can be quite uncomfortable when the lesion ruptures.