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Crater Like Sore On Arm
I have a bug bite of some type on my arm.It has a red ring and in the center looks like a blistered headit is sore.What can I do for it?
How long?: If you did a lot of recent activity with the arm, the soreness may be muscular and should improve in 3-4 days. If your elbow actually locks in place where you can not bend or straighten it that's different. If it locks that is usually a sign of a piece of loose or damaged cartilage in the elbow and should be evaluated by your primary care doctor or an orthopedist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Reaction: Generally the first two days after an insect bite the skin can have a local reaction of redness, raised area, and tenderness. Apply 1% hydrocortisone twice a day. If the pain is severe or redness is rapidly swelling consult an MD. Staph skin infections are always a risk to any skin irritation. Clean daily with mild soap/water. ...Read more
Brown spot on upper arm that is sore. It also makes other parts of my upper arm sore. It happens on and off. Like ever 2 weeks?
Hard to say: Without looking at it . Might be a good idea to have it checked out, diagnosed and treated . Your may need referral to a dermatologist . ...Read more
Both of my arms are very sore, and it feels like I lifted weights or got a shot but I haven't done either. Should I be concerned?
After helping an elderly family member off the floor, my left arm feels somewhat sore, but also like it is slightly out of place. Why?
You need to see a do: You may have dislocated a joint. You need to be examined. This is not something you can get on line. See your doctor or go to the emergency room. ...Read more
Was stretching my arm out behind my back and it felf like something snapped in the middle for my cheat. Now my chest is sore when I do anything.
Needanadjustment: Is chiropractic problem, possible rib displaced.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have a sore under my arm, it looks like the top layer of skin has peeled off and is only sore when rubbed what is it? And can I get a cream for it?
Possibly : You may want to have a doc look at it first. ...Read more
First why is it sore: ...? The cause needs to be ascertained. Was there an injury or was it just overworked? Once the cause is established the treatment plan can be tailored to address the cause. If it does not improve seek professional help. ...Read more
Itching sore or rash: Hi without seeing the sore I have to guess a bit. But, given your age i would include in the possible issues psoriasis and/or ringworm. There are some other possibilities but if the itch is persistent and/or your sore is increasing you may need to be seen by a trusted medical provider. ...Read more
Boil/furuncle: A boil is an infected hair follicle. The armpit is a very common place for these to develop because of the many bacteria that live there. Effective cleansing/hygiene is most important; some deodorants may clog underarm pores and trap grime. Some may resolve with moist hot compresses, but more often antibiotics and sometimes surgical lancing/incision. See your doctor for best treatment. Good wishes ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Inflammation: Injury or overuse can cause inflammation of muscle and or tendons. Inflammation can present in a variety of ways ranging from sharp to dull achy pain. Local inflammatory mediators (special natural cell manufactured substances in our bodies) released by the injured structures causes the inflammation and subsequent sypmtoms described by you. ...Read more
Need more info: Where does it hurt? When? How much? What are you doing at the time? You need to see a doctor and undergo a full evaluation. There is no way you can make a diagnosis based on this description. ...Read more