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Can Stress Cause Your Skin To Itch And If Scratch Become A Sore
Stress affects most people in some way. Acute (sudden, short-term) stress leads to rapid changes throughout the body. Almost all body systems (the heart and blood vessels, immune system, lungs, digestive system, sensory organs, and brain) gear up to meet perceived danger. These stress responses could prove beneficial in a critical, life-or-death situation. Over time, however, repeated stressful situations put a strain on the body that may contribute to physical and psychological problems. Chronic (long-term) stress can have real health consequences and should be addressed like any other health concern. Fortunately, research is showing that lifestyle changes and stress-reduction techniques can help people learn ...Read more
Have it looked at.: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
All of a sudden it feels like something bit me and thence skin itches and then a sore forms! But there are no bites or bugs. What is this?
See your doctor: You need to see your doctor to have it formally diagnosed and treated. ...Read more
My top of my head itches a lot and is sore and my hair looks like it's thinning what could this be?
After a styriod injection in my backside, the area is really sore & tender and a hard patch under skin, it also itches all the timee?
Reaction: You need to re-visit the physician who administered that shot for re-evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
I have some red itches of skin on my eyelids that appeared about a month ago. They are sore, looked dry and occasionally peel. Haven't changed soaps.?
I keep getting these bumps on my lower eye lash what is it? Every now and then I get this one bump on my lower eye lash and sometimes it itches, red and sore. It doesn't have a head like a zit it just pops up ever so often. What could it possible be?
I have a lump under the skin that is right under my right nipple. It burns and itches and is also sore to the touch! Cancer does run in my family.
Can stress and or sinus infection cause itchy skin? What do they like? It start itching and when I scratch it a bump appears and after few minutes disapea
I have a inner boil on my back thigh with no head. Everytime I touch it or when I wash and I run a rag across it, it hurts and itches at the same time. It also feels like a tender hole behind my skin. What should I do?
Boil/ sebaceous cyst:
This sounds like, you may have either a deep sebaceous cyst or an ingrown hair. Apply moist heat to the affected area, if it does not come to her head within a few days I highly suggest you see a surgeon for further evaluation and treatment. You may need to have this area opened and and explored. Take Care.
It could also be just a fatty tumor, except for the pain. ...Read more
I have pain in my left shoulder blade for 3 months. All my joints hurt on the left side of my body. My back itches and the skin is tender to the touc?
Shoulder pain: This could be shingles as it sometimes occurs without the rash. I would see a doctor to make a definite diagnosis ...Read more
My skin on my upper leg has been itching and after scratching it it has bruised. This happens usually when I am very stressed. What could it be? Thanks
Probably: You probably have neurodermatitis. Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Small lump under skin not visible on my back next to my left shoulder blade. It causes a burning, itching sensation and pain in that area and is sore.
I have lichen planus all over skin, itching so intense. I scratch so bad I have scabs prescription creams are no help. Is petroleum jelly good for sore?
Oral meds: Oral medication may be needed, namely Prednisone and antihistamines. Also, underlying exacerbators must be ruled out including liver problems and current medications. See you dermatologist or get another opinion from another derm. Vaseline can't hurt and may help a little but ultimately you may need oral meds with/without stronger topicals. Good luck! ...Read more
Body and skin sore to touch/achy after a month of high stress and anxiety. Can a relief of anxiety cause body tenderness?
The opposite is true: If I'm understanding your question correctly you want to know if RELIEF from anxiety can result in body soreness/tenderness. Actually, it would be more likely to be the opposite. Anxiety of a constant or prolonged nature heightens sensitivity of the NOCICEPTIVE receptors in the skin and muscles (pain receptors) and tend to increase painful sensations. Relaxation should reduce pain sensitivity. ...Read more
I have a 4 year old african american daughter who constantly scratches the top of her head because it itches. What can we use that won't cause dryness?
Why does my skin itch? My skin constantly itches and then when I scratch I break out in whelps this happens daily and at all different times of the day I take depression and anxiety meds and wondered if that could be the cause or if it could be more serio
Does stress cause vagina discharge and itche? I experience this a lot but the discharge and itches comes on and off.
Infection: No, stress does not generally cause the vagina to itch. Infections (including yeast) can cause the vagina to itch, and "stress" via increased cortisol secretion could affect your immune system so that infections show up more. Please see your physician or a gynecologist about vaginal itching and discharge. ...Read more
Occasional soreness and itching of isolated skin area for 4 months, clothing seems to make it worse. The skin appearance is normal. What is this?
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