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Doctor insights on: Altered Skin Sensation

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What causes a skin crawling sensation?

What causes a skin crawling sensation?

Usually anxiety: That is most often a psychological problem. When going through detox from drugs and alcohol that is also a common experience. See your doctor for a referral to a psychiatrist. ...Read more

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Popping sensation under skin what could this be?

Edema: If this is primarily on the legs, it may be due to low level swelling or edema. Fluid can sometimes be retained in the legs from standing or sitting for long periods. Pressing in these areas causes a temporary depression called pitting which pops back up fairly quickly. See a dermatologist or your primary care physician to evaluate this issue. ...Read more

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Will a body lift make me lose sensation of my skin and will it be permanent?

Yes: Much of the sensation returns but still many patients have numb areas that remain (much like the numbness above a c section scar!). These areas become smaller over the years, but may remain indefinitely. ...Read more

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Can stress cause a burning on the skin sensation ?

Can stress cause a burning on the skin sensation ?

Possibly: Burning on the skin is called a paresthesia. That means is a perversion of normal sensation. If it is just an localized area like your legs it could be a peripheral neuropathy like diabetics ofttimes get. ...Read more

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What would burning sensation when touching your skin?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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Why does my skin have this burning sensation? Wjat could be wrong?

Uncertain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more