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I have a rough area of skin under my Chin and it has a huge painful pimpleish lump on it... I poked it with a needle today and it bled, it's not gone?

I have a rough area of skin under my Chin and it has a huge painful pimpleish lump on it... I poked it with a needle today and it bled, it's not gone?

Please don't poke it: It is not advised to do so with any skin lesions.
You bring the risk of infection or damage to nearby or deep structures.
In your case you might have had a small abscess and as you poked it, it bled inside and blood mixed with pus came out.
I would advise to see a doctor to clear the lump as needed.
Please be aware that using needles or other instruments to the skin might cause scarring. ...Read more

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Having sharp short pains on my head, not like pins and needles when something "falls asleep" but like I just got poked with a small sewing needle.?

Having sharp short pains on my head, not like pins and needles when something "falls asleep" but like I just got poked with a small sewing needle.?

Need more info: I really need more information to answer this question. What location of your head does occur? Do you get any associated symptoms with the stabbing headaches? Blurry vision, double vision, fluid leakage from ears or nasal passages, headaches worsened in light, weakness of arms and /or legs, neck pain? Any history of closed head injury? First i would start with a brain mri. ...Read more

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I have a white pimple like bump deep under the skin on my face, poked with needle and pus came out but its back?

I have a white pimple like bump deep under the skin on my face, poked with needle and pus came out but its back?

White bumps in skin: If the material was truly pus and flowed out like a liquid, this would more likely be an abscess and be associated with inflammation. If it was cheesy, it is most likely a milia. Regardless, if you want these addressed, you must find a local physician to evaluate and treat you. ...Read more

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Arms & legs have pins and needles/burning/numbness. Nothing has irritated them. Have pain in head on either side, like being poked by a hot needle.

Arms & legs have pins and needles/burning/numbness. Nothing has irritated them. Have pain in head on either side, like being poked by a hot needle.

Eval: Can’t diagnose with available information. Examination, history & possibly other testing would be needed to make an accurate diagnosis. Treatment would be dictated by diagnosis. ...Read more

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Pink bb size bump in bikini line. Remained 2 weeks, would not pop. Mostly under skin. No pain. Poked w/ needle, squeezed:blood and yellow fluid.Whatisit?

Pink bb size bump in bikini line. Remained 2 weeks, would not pop. Mostly under skin. No pain. Poked w/ needle, squeezed:blood and yellow fluid.Whatisit?

Sebaceous cyst: Most likely you had a clogged follicle that enlarged because it was not able to secrete its usual substance. Don't poke any future ones because that can lead to secondary infection. ...Read more

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I have bad anxiety. I feel like I'm high all of the time and 5 minutes ago seems like an hour ago. I also feel a needle poking sensatiok in my head. ?

I have bad anxiety. I feel like I'm high all of the time and 5 minutes ago seems like an hour ago. I also feel a needle poking sensatiok in my head. ?

Go see ur FamilyDoc: You need to receive care in person from your Family Doc or Psychiatrist. If you don't think you can wait until office reopens, call answering service and ask about options. Most likely you'll be referred to local ER. ...Read more

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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. ?

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

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It feels like I got a needle on my head on the right side, it's bothering me. I'm nervous.

It feels like I got a needle on my head on the right side, it's bothering me. I'm nervous.

Not to worry: You should be fine. Sharp jabs are pretty common and are not suggestive of a "secondary" headache; that is one which is likely to cause mortality. Try taking magnesium oxide 250 mg at bedtime and these jabs should subside in a few days. ...Read more

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I feel like I have needles on my skin but there are no physical signs of it- should I be concerned?

I feel like I have needles on my skin but there are no physical signs of it- should I be concerned?

Worth getting seen: Peripheral neuropathy (abnormal response of peripheral nerves causing abnormal sensations or numbness) can cause pins/needles feeling on the skin and has a large number of causes/contributors, some of which are serious (eg diabetes, ms, alcohol abuse, others). If there is no obvious cause (sitting too long in one position etc), or it persists, it is well worth being evaluated in clinic. ...Read more

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Randomly feels like needles piercing my skin all over?

Randomly feels like needles piercing my skin all over?

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

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I recently started feeling like I have sharp needles on my skin, what could be causing this?

I recently started feeling like I have sharp needles on my skin, what could be causing this?

Location?: There can be many causes for "pins & needles" that occur throughout the body. Specifically, in the feet it can be a sign of peripheral neuropathy that can be from vitamin b deficiency, long-term diabetes, alcohol abuse, or other causes. Need more information, like where the sensation is. Is it both sides? Is there muscle weakness or rash? ...Read more

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The skin on my back has been tingly (feels like needles and pins) when my shirt touches it. I do NOT have a rash.

The skin on my back has been tingly (feels like needles and pins) when my shirt touches it.  I do NOT have a rash.

You may not: see a rash but one may be "in your future" since sometimes SHINGLES (Herpes Zoster) begins this way.

You should discuss these symptoms with your PCP (Primary Care Provider) since early use of ANTI-VIRAL medication may limit the disease if "caught early"

Just a thought!
Hope it is helps
Dr Z ...Read more

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I'm having and feeling pin needles like pains on my skin on ma back, what is the cause of this, its very annoying and painful?

I'm having and feeling pin needles like pains on my skin on ma back, what is the cause of this, its very annoying and painful?

Pins and needles: Pins and needles sensation is most of the time associated with nerve disorders. You need to be evaluated by dr. To know what exactly is going on. ...Read more

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Why could someone's head feel tingly (pins and needles)?

Why could someone's head feel tingly (pins and needles)?

Many reason: Head tingling has many possibilities. I suggest to record your complaints and visit your doctor/ or neurologist ASAP. ...Read more

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Little bumps all over my body that itch and heat makes my skin feel like thousands of needles sticking me.

Rash: This is probably miliaria or what I would call clogged sweat glands. The immune system and nervous system release chemicals that cause your symptoms. There could be another cause so please see a dermatologist if it continues. ...Read more

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I been taking levothyroxine 100 mg for a month now and my skin is burning feel like needles..... Should I stop taking this kind and get a diff kind..

"Burning skin": Please stop taking levothyroxine for a day or two and have your doctor order thyroid lab studies. If you thyroid labs are OK you need to see your doctor to find out what the trouble is. ...Read more

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I have this sensation of pims and.needles itching sensation some times when i get from the sun. When i eat something hot like peppers my head feels ho?

I have this sensation of pims and.needles itching sensation some times when i get from the sun. When i eat something hot like peppers my head feels ho?

Explanation : These kind of sensation is normal. Some people are more sensitive, some less and can not tolerate spicy food or hot environment. Some people can. Just adjust yourself to your sensitivity and be well. ...Read more

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Sharp needle stab pain in my head lasts for 1 second that comes and goes. What can I do?

Depends: Depending on the frequency and severity of this pain, it could be very debilitating. See your primary care and if necessary, they will refer you to a neurologist. ...Read more

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I just don't understand with needles how do you know how far deep in the skin you're suppose to go?

I just don't understand with needles how do you know how far deep in the skin you're suppose to go?

Depends: It depends upon the medication injected . Some require shallow entrance (subcutaneous) and others need absorption of the medication from the muscle (most vaccinations for instance). Check with your doctor for the medication you are using. ...Read more

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Excuse me i was bitten by what i believe to be a tiny spider perhaps about the size of a needle head or abit bigger. should i be worried or concerned? i'm from the us in georgia.

Excuse me i was bitten by what i believe to be a tiny spider perhaps about the size of a needle head or abit bigger. should i be worried or concerned? i'm from the us in georgia.

Maybe: If you can see where the spider bitch you are there's any reactions and I would recommend a video conference on telemedicine if there's no reaction at all within 24 hours usually with a little spider bite you don't have to see anybody. The brown recluse spider bite she was a tiny spider and can cause local serious problems ...Read more

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Should I be able to feel when the needle enters my skin during acupuncture?

Should I be able to feel when the needle enters my skin during acupuncture?

Maybe: Depending on needle size, practitioner technique, location of insertion point, and your sensitivity you may or may not feel it. ...Read more

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On and of all day the one side of my head and face starts getting like pins and needles in them ?

On and of all day the one side of my head and face starts getting like pins and needles in them ?

This needs clarifica: Thi \s needs clarification. Since this is always on the same side of teh face could be atypical facial pain, trigeminal neurologia or migrain or a neurologic problem. You need to see your physician and a neurologist ...Read more

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Every now and the I'm getting this feeling like pins and needles going up the back of my head what could this be ?

Nerve or paresthesia: This need to be clarified from the differential diagnosis of whether this pain is neurological verses skin sensations also called paresthesias. ...Read more

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I noticed a small hole like occurence on my head near my hairline. Its small but noticeable; about the size of a needle prick. Should i be concerned?

I noticed a small hole like occurence on my head near my hairline. Its small but noticeable; about the size of a needle prick. Should i be concerned?

Enlarged pore: What you are describing sounds like an enlarged pore. Pores are a normal part of the skin, but if they become blocked or partially blocked, they can become enlarged. If it is not red, tender, or swollen, leave it alone, just be sure to wash your face well daily. If it becomes tender, you may try applying warm compresses. ...Read more

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Do they put a tens unit into the skin, or on top with needles?

Do they put a tens unit into the skin, or on top with needles?

On skin, no needles: Of course, this depends on what type of tens we are talking about. The regular tens is done with large electrical pads that stimulate nerves in the skin. There are other therapies using electrode stimulation with needles, such as electro-acupuncture, and percutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (pens). How well these work, depends on the patient and is different from person-to-person. ...Read more