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what is tenderness to touch

A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Joshi
Dr. Jay Joshi answered
21 years experience Pain Management
Tenderness: As with most pain conditions, there can be a variety of potential problems that can cause the pain or tenderness. Tenderness to touch describes just ... Read More
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Dr. David Teicheira
36 years experience Pain Management
Allodynia: There is a specific term in medicine to describe pain to light touch. It is most common to most people in injuries or something like sunburn, where i ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Rib pain: This likely is rib injury or rib inflammation or a rib sprain.
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Rib pain: Depending where pain is it could be rib sprain, cracked rib or inflammation of cartilage between rib and central chest bone ( constochondritis ). Plea ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can check now: Many possible causes of pain in the back in adults in their 30's. One's doctor can evaluate. There can be a muscle strain or spasm, inflammation in th ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Get it evaluated: You are much too young for temporal arteritis so there must be another cause. It is likely a local problem but see a doctor to find out the cause.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Scalp tenderness: Is it near the ear or temple? Any rash? If so, please see an M.D. sooner rather than later to rule out inflammation or early shingles of the scalp, fa ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Possible muscle tear: Muscle tears in the neck can occur with sneezing. Usually, though, they get better with time. Cervical disc herniations can also occur and can lead to ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: Multiple potential causes including traumatic, inflammatory, infectious, or related to pressure phenomena among other potential causes. A brief exam ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
44 years experience Podiatry
It's time.: Three weeks seems a bit too long to still have anything more than some minor residual pain. Apparently, the tenderness is increasing, which could be a ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
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Scalp tenderness.: see a doctor. could be shingles, infection . will have to be examined.
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pradeep Parihar
31 years experience Family Medicine
Skin : Could be infection in skin . Seek help from your doctor

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