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Skin colored bump/ zit shaped on my inner eye socket bone near nose. It's sore when I blink sometimes or when I touch it. Could it be a deep zit?

Skin colored bump/ zit shaped on my inner eye socket bone near nose. It's sore when I blink sometimes or when I touch it. Could it be a deep zit?

This could be an: acne pimple or could be a cyst, which may be infected. I would recommend applying warm compresses a few times/day; ibuprofen or acetaminophen for pain if needed. If it is not improving or if worsening please see your doctor. ...Read more

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I popped huge pimple cluster on chin now it's open sore like a crater oozing the skin fell right off?

I popped huge pimple cluster on chin now it's open sore like a crater oozing the skin fell right off?

Details matter: How long since you "popped" this? If it is acne it just needs time to heal. Rinsing with tap water will be good for it. If you have significant acne a dermatologist will help you. ...Read more

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Why is the back (crown)of my head sore?

Why is the back (crown)of my head sore?

Headache or Trauma: It's not possible to know without having more details about the soreness; however, I can say that a very common cause of head pain is a headache. Tension headaches are often felt in the back area of the head. Soreness could also be due to trauma to the area; this might be the case if you bumped your head. There are other possible causes, as well. ...Read more

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What does it mean if the back of your head is sore?

What does it mean if the back of your head is sore?

Pain: I cannot give you a definitive diagnosis but if it is intermittent and sharp it is probably muscular. However if it is dull and persistent you should see a physician and get a definitive diagnosis ...Read more

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Hi. I have sore and tender parts ontop of my head for a wèek now and I am gettimg worried?

Hi. I have sore and tender parts ontop of my head for a wèek now and I am gettimg worried?

Head sores: There are many possibilities. Best is to have your scalp and head examined to see if there are sores or bites or some time of infestation. Seeing your health provider is a good idea. ...Read more

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My 6year old fell from bars 2 weeks ago, landed on her head & back Her back is still sore Should I take her docters?

My 6year old fell from bars 2 weeks ago, landed on her head & back Her back is still sore Should I take her docters?

Yes: A little unusual that back still hurts after 2 weeks, although it might still be a back strain, it is a good idea that you get her checked out. ...Read more

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Causes of pain one top of head on one side? Dull pain, daily intermittent When I press the area it is sore. Could this be something serious?

Causes of pain one top of head on one side? Dull pain, daily intermittent When I press the area it is sore. Could this be something serious?

Muslce: This is likely a muscle tension headache. We have muscles that cross all over our skull and for a lot of people, these can become tense and sore, causing pain that is palpable and even headaches for some. I might suggest trying some ibuprofen 600-800mg every 6hours as needed or naproxen 500mg every 12 hours as needed which may help with any inflammation and pain. A heating pad may also help. ...Read more

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I smashed and I mean smashed my head going into my car, I put ice on it right away. Now it's just sore when I touch it. D you think that's ok? .

I smashed and I mean smashed my head going into my car, I put ice on it right away. Now it's just sore when I touch it. D you think that's ok? .

No nausea: If you have no nausea, vomiting, loss of consciousness, or visual changes, the chances of having a brain injury is small. It will be sore for a few days, but if the bump subsides, then it should be ok. Sometimes you can get blood between the skull bone and the skin, called a hematoma, so if a bump persists for more than a few days, you should see a doctor. How is your neck? ...Read more

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Something is wrong with my back, it is very sore, and if I move quickly or in a certain way, it sends a horrible shock to my head. How can I fix it?

Something is wrong with my back, it is very sore, and if I move quickly or in a certain way, it sends a horrible shock to my head. How can I fix it?

You can't: If this has been going on for a while and is effecting your daily function, you should have this evaluated. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you touch part of the top of your head and it feels sore, I didn't hit it or anything, and its been like that for yrs, just wonder?

Superficial irritati: A long standing sensitive area on the scalp with no visible area of inflammation or infection may simply represent an area of superficial tenderness secondary to nerve irritation or local irritation for example the hair being pulled to tight, etc. ...Read more

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I have had a sore head for 4 days its starts in the morning when I get up with a pain at the side then works around my head as the days go on just wondering what could it be?

I have had a sore head for 4 days its starts in the morning when I get up with a pain at the side then works around my head as the days go on just wondering what could it be?

Head discomfort: This may be a muscle contraction type headache which is almost always stress related. This is usually more of a steady dull ache rather than a throbbing migraine type which often has accompanying nausea. If you don't get relief with Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Advil type medication, a neurologist is best qualified to diagnose and treat your headache. ...Read more

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Can sinusitis cause the head to be sore?

Can sinusitis cause the head to be sore?

Here are some...: Headache and facial pain are the common symptoms of sinusitis, which may be acute or chronic, and usually is related with viral infection. Despite being a common illness, seek evaluation and counseling timely if symptoms are worsening or intolerable, especially with fever; don't wait. ...Read more

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What is wrong when the crown of your head is sore and itches?

What is wrong when the crown of your head is sore and itches?

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

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If I don't eat for 3 to 4 hours I feel sick and get a sore head?

If I don't eat for 3 to 4 hours I feel sick and get a sore head?

Eat more often: Have at least a small snack every 2-3 hours so you don't feel like that. Keep it healthy. ...Read more

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There is a small patch on my skin that is very dark red and sore.

There is a small patch on my skin that is very dark red and sore.

Dark patch: If your sore lesion is red and dark and sore, it should be seen by a dermatologist (skin specialist). The MD will determine if what is causing this and assess for infection. ...Read more

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I hit my head on a metal shelf yesterday and today it is really sore, should I be concerned?

I hit my head on a metal shelf yesterday and today it is really sore, should I be concerned?

Depends: You probably just have a good contusion. If you have blurry vision, are nauseous (or vomiting), or if the headache is worsening, seek care at the er.

If not, apply ice. And be patient. The goose egg will resolve in 10-14 days. ...Read more

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Whole head is sore after a hair tried in a ponytail, should I consider this is a serious concern?

Whole head is sore after a hair tried in a ponytail, should I consider this is a serious concern?

No: Try either removing the pony tail or loosening it. Many patients complain of scalp pain if there is too much tension placed on the scalp by tight braiding or hair-tying. ...Read more

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Age 35 take amytriplytline 25mg nitrazepam 1mg. Take the night was still very sore head. Why so uptight?

More hx, pls: I assume you take those for insomnia. If not, please, provide more information. Amitriptylin and benzodiazepine (nitrazepam, not sure if correctly spelled) are known to cause groginess in the morning and the sensation of fuzziness in the head. They would not be expected to necessarily cause pain in the head, but especially in the beginning, they may not well tolerated. ...Read more

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There is a tender spot on the left side of my head that is a bit sore when touched. Is it serious? What causes it?

There is a tender spot on the left side of my head that is a bit sore when touched. Is it serious? What causes it?

Not serious: You can get inflammation in the muscles or superficial nerves in the scalp. It may even be a bruise from pulling your hair back or wearing a ball cap. Take some Motrin and put some ice on it ...Read more