Have Medical Questions? Ask a Doctor Online!
It looks from your details that you may be suffering from the folliculitis of the scalp.
This is the inflammation & infection of the oil producing glands of the scalp.
the bumps are different sizes and not puss or fluid filled
They may not be as there may only be inflammation.
i did see doc at a clinic who prescribed amoxicillin?
on it for 3 days now the bumps do appear to be smaller
the lymph node on my left side of my neck has gotten smaller
As this is a bacterial infection,this is the reason that he has prescribed an antibiotic.
The lymph node of the neck drains this part ,
so that it is enlarged.
i believe it is a 10 day supply
All finding are supporting the folliculitis.
You should continue on this.
today i was working out and the bumps did have a burning sensation
You may also take care of your immunity & practice good hygiene.
tonight they tend to tingle
but are sore to touch
You should also take a supplement of the zinc 30mg ,vitamin C 1000mg per day.
Take an anti inflammatory analgesic like advil or aleeve ,this will help with this abnormal sensation.
i am very fit and active take several workout supplements
That is good.
this is the first time this has ever happend
how long should i give it before typically seeing improving results
You should take these medicines for at least for 7 days.There may be significant improvement after 7 days.
ok i will certainly keep an eye on this and give the antibiotic time to kick in
thank you for your time accept i will!
Hope this will help you.