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Feeling Of Something Crawling Under My Skin
I have a crawling, almost tickling sensation under my skin. In my arms, legs and stomach. What is it?
Formication: A sensation of crawling on or under the skin is called formication. There are many possible causes for formication so i would recommend to start by visiting your primary care doctor for a basic checkup. ...Read more
What kind of rash im feeling under my arms skin and feels like spots under my skn, sometimes become itchy?
Feeling of Insects: Formication is a specific form of the general set of abnormal skin sensations known as paresthesias and tactile hallucinations. It is associated with several disorders: a physical or psychological side effect of substance abuse, diabetic neuropathy, diseases of the spinal cord and peripheral nerves, and extreme alcohol withdrawal with delirium tremens. ...Read more
I have white particles coming out of my pours of my face, ears and head that feels like bugs crawling under my skin. What is it?
Oil: Without seeing your problem, it sounds as if your pores are full of oil. Suggest using a glycolic acid wash and lotion to reduce oil. If that doesn't help. Add an astringent. ...Read more
After being in the sun (spf 50+) horrible itchy, painful, feeling in bones or under skin. Like something is crawling and scratching. Any ideas?
Not sure: If you have not used the sunscreen multiple times in the past you may be allergic to it. On the other hand you may also be allergic to the sun and the sunscreen is not preventing this reaction. I would see a dermatologist who does photo testing to see what the problem is. I also wonder if a rheumatologist might have an answer. ...Read more
I have sensation all over body like someone is poking me with needles. Off and on the skin of my arms and legs feels like a burning sensation. ?
New or Old?: Your symptoms sound like a generalized nerve problem or peripheral neuropathy that may be caused by illness (such as diabetes or thyroid deficiency) but are usually slow to develop and only in the feet and hands. If your symptoms are sudden, accompanied by weakness, or changes in your ability to walk, get an examination for a neurological problem immediately. Toxic exposures must also be tested. ...Read more
Been having a tingly feeling and crawling feeling inside my head where my bald spot use to be and it feels like the sensation is spreading in my head?
Feeling a lot of itchiness, movement under skin, feels like things crawling on outside of skin, stomach always bloated, most movement in tummy!
Check out these : Links. Hope u feel better. http://www.livestrong.com/article/252566-bugs-under-the-skin-disease/#page=1. http://www.healthline.com/health/abdominal-bloating?toptoctest=expand. ...Read more
See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
At the bottom of my leg it feels like a lump that's under the skin I'm scared it's something serious ?
More info please!: How long have you had it? Does it hurt? Is it getting bigger? Is it warm or red? Does it itch? How big is it? Ask again with more detail, please, and we can give you a better idea. ...Read more
I feel a lump under the skin on my penis shaft at the base of glans. It feels like something hard under the skin. What could this be?
Probably not serious: Maybe sclerosing lymphangitis, which sometimes follows vigorous or repeated sexual activity. It's not serious and usually clears up on its own. Search online for more information; here's the Wikipedia article: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sclerosing_lymphangitis You can also find photos on line. Best to see a doctor to confirm; other conditions are possible. ...Read more
My partner has a strange tickling sensation on the right hand side of his head. It feels like there's something crawling all over his cheek.
Tickling sensation: This symptom is often due to irritability or slight inflammation of the superficial nerves in that region. Occasionally twitching accompanies the sensation. This nuisance disorder usually resolves on its own. If symptoms persist or worsen or if signs of skin inflammation develop, see your physician for evaluation and advice. ...Read more
See your PCP 2 start: Unfortunately, there isn't quite enough information to make any kind of educated guess for you. The experience of needles "piercing" or "pricking" is one that is seen in many different disorders (often with a neurological involvement). As this type of pain usually stems from a misfiring of the neurons and how the signal is received in the brain. Start with your PCP to rule out basic disorders. ...Read more
Could be a cyst: Please see your dermatologist for proper evaluation and management. Is there an isolated bump that is flesh colored and firm? If so, you may be describing a cyst. A cyst is a benign growth that results from a sac that fills itself with dead skin cells (keratin). While a cyst is not dangerous, the only definitive way to remove it is with total excision. If it is merely drained, it can fill again. ...Read more
I have this burning sensation and prickly feeling under my left armpit and across the top of left breast. What could be wrong?
Hard to tell: This could represent several things, most of which are inocuous. If symptoms persist, see your doctor. ...Read more
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