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Pleural fremitus is a palpable vibration of the wall of the thorax caused by friction between the parietal and visceral pleura of the lungs. See pleural friction rub for the auditory ...Read more


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How can I diagnose and heal from these long term symptoms: muscle weakness and pain, extreme sensitivity to light, odor and touch?

How can I diagnose and heal from these long term symptoms: muscle weakness and pain, extreme sensitivity to light, odor and touch?

See an eye doc ASAP: You need to see an ophthalmologist or a doctor. Where is your muscle weakness and pain? You need a good examination and good history of your problems. You have too many things going on which will requires expert consultation and exam. ...Read more

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What causes tingling in the middle back and sensitivity to touch? It's not painful but noticeable and uncomfortable.

What causes tingling in the middle back and sensitivity to touch? It's not painful but noticeable and uncomfortable.

Nerve: An irritable, pinched or mildly inflamed nerve or muscle in the spinal area may do this. A bulging disc usually causes more of a significant ache without associated tenderness to touch. A neurologist is best qualified to evaluate this symptom if the tingling is the major symptom. ...Read more

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Does chronic pain involve increased sensitivity to touch?

Yes: This is a phenomenon known as allodynia. When someone experiences chronic pain, the nerves require less stimulation to sense pain. ...Read more

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This may sound weird but it seems my clitoris has shrunk or it's lost it's sensitivity to touch! why? I'm 50 and masterbating is so hard now?

This may sound weird but it seems my clitoris has shrunk or it's lost it's sensitivity to touch! why? I'm 50 and masterbating is so hard now?

Menopause: You are describing aging and menopause perfectly. Perhaps a conversation with your gyn to decide on estrogen creams to return your clitoris and vaginal lining to a more youthful situation may be in line with the next best step to take. ...Read more

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Have a small area on front of leg with sensitivity to touch-feels pins and needles-y when touched. Now also having a vibrating feeling in same leg. ?

Have a small area on front of leg with sensitivity to touch-feels pins and needles-y when touched.  Now also having a vibrating feeling in same leg. ?

Leg tingling: Anatomically the leg refers to the area below your knee to your ankle. If you are having tingling and vibration in the anterior or anterolateral leg it can represent nerve pain from the back, sciatic nerve, or peripherally at the peroneal nerve. If also having back or buttock pain would look up high for cause. If none of that i would worry about changes at or around the lateral knee. ...Read more

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Hello, is it possible to have a fully torn bicep tendon (@ shoulder ) with no pain,discoloration,swelling,visually,no sensitivity to touch?

Hello, is it possible to have a fully torn bicep tendon  (@ shoulder ) with no pain,discoloration,swelling,visually,no sensitivity to touch?

It is possible: The classic presentation of a long head of biceps tear @ the shoulder is feeling a pop in the front of the shoulder, followed by some swelling and bruising. The biceps tends to bunch up down by the elbow (Popeye deformity). I have had patients who have a torn biceps but never experienced the classic presentation described above, so it is possible for you to have a fully torn biceps without this. ...Read more

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I'm having sensitivity to touch,In My arm ,leg and shoulder...Tingling In My leg,hand and foot...It has become consistant and beginning to worry me.

I'm having sensitivity to touch,In My arm ,leg and shoulder...Tingling In My leg,hand and foot...It has become consistant and beginning to worry me.

Recommendation : Difficult to tell without professional examination. Are you over stressed, tired, sleep deprived? If some of this try to find ways to rest. Make sense to go to Doctor. ...Read more

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Skin sensitivity to touch, burning. Muscle pain without any straining prior. No rash. Lasting 5 days. The burning spread from finger to arm. Help! ?

Skin sensitivity to touch, burning. Muscle pain without any straining prior. No rash. Lasting 5 days. The burning spread from finger to arm. Help! ?

Confused: You give a clue at the end of your post, but unfortunately you don't specify where on your body this is happening. Regardless, wherever it is, unlike in IT, you can't get diagnosed over the Internet. We can't get remote access to your body. If you're to the "Help!" stage, you'll have to actually leave home & get hands laid on you by a live doctor. There's no other way to get the help you seek. ...Read more

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I have extreme soreness and tenderness to the touch on my left side, near and under my left breast.. There is no rash or noticable irritation on the s?

Possibly shingles: If there is no bruise there, it could be shingles, which often begins with pain (the rash comes later). It could also be a bacterial infection, but that is less likely if there is no noticeable redness or "firming" of the skin in that area. See your doctor asap, because if it is shingles, the sooner you start treatment, the better the result. ...Read more

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I have extreme soreness and tenderness to the touch on my left side, near and under my left breast.. There is no rash or noticable irritation on the surface of my skin. It has not gotten better over the past week. It is extremely painful and hurts most al

It : It sounds like you are having a lot of pain. This is a very important symptom and should be medically evaluated right away. It sounds like you are concerned about shingles, which as you know is a very painful condition. Other things such as infection are a possibility. Please see your doctor for an evaluation right away and don't wait as this sounds very painful. ...Read more

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Can extreme facial asymmetry caused by uv sensitivity?

Can  extreme facial asymmetry caused by uv sensitivity?

No: I would suggest that you ask your Dentist for referral to a qualified Orthodontic Specialist who, working with an Oral Surgeon, can significantly reduce your facial asymmetry. I would also suggest that you consult with a Dermatologist about what you perceive as UV Sensitivity. ...Read more

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It's been 3 weeks that I've lost almost 50% of my touch sensitivity all over my body. I can control my muscles but can't feel quite as good. Thank you?

It's been 3 weeks that I've lost almost 50% of my touch sensitivity all over my body. I can control my muscles but can't feel quite as good. Thank you?

Loss of sensibility: may be due to neuropathy ( bilateral brain pathology would be necessary to produce loss of touch on both sides of the body. So rare in a 16 year old it's hardly worth considering. diffuse nerve injury ( neuropathy ) in a sixteen year old is most often due to toxins and malnutrition . Occasionally we see this with MS and Diabetes in teens. ...Read more

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My breasts hurt a lot when being touched. What canc ause this super sensitivity?

Sore breasts: Sore breasts (mastalgia or mastodynia) are usually very sensitive to hormone changes, manipulation, caffeine, chocolate and a few other ingested items. Limiting caffeine, etc., good breast support to decrease mechanical stimulation (e.g., movement with exercise), even sleeping in a bra can help. Use of "the pill" and Ibuprofen for pain associated with "fibrocystic breasts" can both be helpful. ...Read more