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Why Do My Arms Feel Sore When I Put On Deodorant
Contact dermatitis: You either have an irritant or allergic contact dermatitis--a reaction to something your skin is coming in contact with. Most common agents are either fragrances or preservatives in topical products. Start with fragrance-free or unscented antiperspirants. You can add otc 1% cortisone cream to reduce irritation. If not better, see your local dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Allergy/Sensitivity: You may have an allergy or your eyes may just be sensitive to the alcohol or scent in the perfume. If the irritation persists throughout the day i would consider changing perfumes or switching to body spray which may be better tolerated. If you only have the irritation when you first apply the perfume then it is likely related to the higher concentrations of chemical when you first apply. ...Read more
Many Causes: Lots of reasons for burning. If you keep using the same lotion, you may be having an allergic reaction to it. Does it happen with a different lotion ? Are your legs extra sensitive such as from a sunburn, a burn from hot water or chemical irritation ? Are there any other signs or symptoms besides simply "burning" ? A visit to your doc will help you figure out exactly why/ what to do about it. ...Read more
Sensitive skin: When you shave you are not only removing hair but the top few layers of skin and in possibly damaging some hair follicles. Moisturizing is important but many products on the market have a high alcohol content which can cause irritation and pain. Make sure you read the ingredient list and look for water and glycerin as the top ingredients. ...Read more
Common: Prolonged coughing is known to cause pain in the muscles and especially upper body due to the shaking in the muscles, ligaments, bones it causes. If you feel like there is more to the story we need to know, you might describe your symptoms and the course of your disease so we could tap into that deeper. Ibuprofen or naproxe unless contraindicated, can help. Treating cough is essential as well. ...Read more
Get examination : If this has been going on for an extended period of time i would suggest that you get examined to find the reason. Most likely it just muscular in nature. It could be as gimle as the pillow you use or the position you sleep in. Try placing a towel wrapped around your neck, secured by a pin and se if the extra support stop your pain. If do then try getting a pillow with a neck contour for support. ...Read more
Possible CT Syndrom: Symptoms suggest left ct syndrome. See a neurologist. ...Read more
My body feels week my feet are.Cold and sometimes they tingle my head hurts I have swollen glands can't really swollow sweatinf a lot what do I do?
See your physician: The best and most important thing to do is to see your physician. There are many things which can cause your symptoms but as a hematologist i would want to make sure you do not have something like a lymphoma (given your age possibly hodgkins lymphoma). Your physician can do a physical examination, take an appropriate history and order relevant tests and referrals to determine what is happening. ...Read more
Have yourself checkd: You can have a "regular" pharyngitis or you may have a more serious problem, like and std. Consult to your physician. He will recommend the apropriate test to find out what the problem is. Be honest and tell him what you did. Discussed this with your girlfriend and go together so she can check herself and both be treated in case of an std. Good luck. ...Read more
Plantar fascitiis : Is a possibility.Get a more detailed answer ›
Muscle strain : You may have injured a muscle or strained one. When you put on a shirt you have to twist the arm and in the process if there is an injured muscle it will hurt. If it doesn't get better see your doctor. Maybe you can remember doing something to injure the arm or to strain it. ...Read more
Eczema?: You may have sweaty palms in the heat of the year. This can cause small blisters on the palms of the hands and along th sides of the hands and fingers and is called dishidrosis or dishidrotic eczema. This ususally responds to medium strength to high potency topical steroid creams/ointments. See your pcp or dermatologist. Keep the hands as dry as possible. ...Read more
Swollen lymph nodes under arms, lasted for 2 wks and were sore.Now 1 at base of skull, it to is sore. Only change is working out & natural deodorant.
See a doctor: You should see a doctor. They may or may not be lymph nodes but either way you need an exam. ...Read more
Will I be sick? I put on deodorant, and under one of my arm pits, it stings. I think I cut it shaving, & the deodorant says don't use on broken skin.?
Unlikely: Assuming the use of a normal amount of deodorant, a dose received internally from a small cut would be insufficient to cause systemic illness. The warning is most likely based on the discomfort one would feel if the deodorant is applied to broken skin, not any major illness. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My arm is sore from pitching, some people tell me to ice it and some tell me to put heat on it. What should I do?
I have pain medium knot under my armpit n its really sore can barely put my arm down i get them all the time but will not leave for good what are they?
Likely hydradenitis,: an inflammation of the glands in your armpit. Some people are just prone to this (like some people are prone to acne or migraines). They hurt more if they become infected and may require drainage and/or antibiotics. They only way to get rid of them for good is to have them surgically removed. ...Read more
Unlikely: But not a good idea. Use the device as indicated and recommended. ...Read more
In hospital they put iv in my arm but it was really sore and uncomfortable I made them take it out and now it's bruised is this bad?
Common: Brusing with IVs i common. You may wish to reconsider. You may need important IV meds. Discuss with your MD. ...Read more
Sore shoulder. Hurts when I put full body weight on right arm, reach for things, throw & when I lift arm out and up it makes a pop when I lower arm?
Had minor mole removal on arm 3 days ago required 3 stitches. My arm feels sore..Is this normal? How many times should I change bandage n put vaseline
Mole removal & pain: Hello, It is normal for you to have some discomfort three days our from a mole removal. Notify your physician if you have increasing redness, swellling, or discharge. Otherwise, you should start to feel a lot better soon. I would clean it at least twice a day. Good luck. Dr. Kosari ...Read more
I just got NEXPLANON (etonogestrel implant) 68mg 4my b.c my arm hurts &is sore were my Obgyn put it in is that norm?How long tll Ican take off bandaid
Yes. normal.: When the Nexplanon is inserted, there is bruising which hurts and the trauma from the capsule which hurts like getting a big needle put in your arm. remember your last tetanus or penicillin shot? You can take the out bandage off the next day, but if there are cloth tapes, leave that on until they fall off by themselves which may take a week. ...Read more
My left arm and shoulder have been aching and kinda numb for about 4 hours now. It gets worse when I put my elbow down on anything?
How can you determine a lipoma on upper arm and if its tender? And if its removed will I be put to sleep anf be given something for pain if
Easy removal: Most lipomas are easy to remove and can be done with you awake. I remove these all the time under local anesthetic. The risk of general anesthesia, although small, is seldom warranted for this type of surgery. Post operative pain is usually mild and easily controlled with tylenol (acetaminophen). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will I be put to sleep for a remova of a lipoma on my upper arm anf how can I tell if its tender and will I be in pain during or after surgery?
It depends: Lipomas are benign fatty tumors and common. If your doctor sent you to surgeon, it is for opinion about surgical removal. Ask surgeon, all these questions, then decide. In general, lipomas are removed for causing pain, increasing size. Most can be removed in the office setting. After any surgery, there can be pain during recovery. This pain is managed with medications. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Look at area: It is not unusual to have a mild amount of pain and a swelling the size of a dime or a quarter after an intravenous (IV) needle is removed. If the area is red, larger than that, or has a red streak, tenderness, and runs up your arm, it could be serious - phlebitis or an infection. Much depends on the medicine that was injected through the IV. If it looks like that go to urgent care or Emergency. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
in garage, when I felt a burn itch on fore arm. now 5 days later its raised, red bumps in a circle. Hot & tender to touch. what can I put on it?
Yes: Where else do you want to put it? ...Read more
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