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I have a place. On my back that allways itches?

I have a place. On my back that allways itches?

Itchy Back: Too bad i cannot see exactly where this itchy spot is on your back. If it's near the shoulder blade, on one side, there is a condition called brachioradial pruritus. It is thought that this condition may be a result of a long-ago injury to some of the vertebrae in your spine. Your general physician would be in better shape to see exactly where this "place" is. ...Read more

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I had a bad fall and my lower back locked on me. Now I have purple, reddish spots on skin in the same place it's locked. What is that?

I had a bad fall and my lower back locked on me. Now I have purple, reddish spots on skin in the same place it's locked. What is that?

Bruise?: Is it like a bruise? Could be secondary to fall and a bruise, local hematoma. Or have you put heating pad on it or some muscle cream, gel that you reacted to locally? ...Read more

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I have 2 bumps on the back of my lower head. Came out of nowhere. They hurt a little when I press into them. I recently had a huge zit in that area.

I have 2 bumps on the back of my lower head. Came out of nowhere. They hurt a little when I press into them. I recently had a huge zit in that area.

Few things possible: They could be acne, ingrown hairs or even abscesses depending on their size. The best thing is a physical examination and evaluation by you doctor or even a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What infection links to red bumps? I been really itchy on the back of my thighs ever since I moved into a trailer a few months ago.

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What infection links to red bumps? I been really itchy on the back of my thighs ever since I moved into a trailer a few months ago.

Viral: But if your problem has been present for several months , they are more likely from bites or an allergic contact allergy to something in the new trailer (upholstered chairs ?) ...Read more

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Why does my spine hurts when i touch it? The feeling is as if i had a giant bruise. It started in my lower back and now I have it on my upper back!

Why does my spine hurts when i touch it? The feeling is as if i had a giant bruise. It started in my lower back and now I have it on my upper back!

?Skin?: Your symptoms are not typical of anything but local trauma. For instance, if you do a lot of sit-ups or other activities in the face up/supine position, you can get bruises along your spinous processes (the tips of the vertebrae you can feel/see under the skin). Otherwise, it could be a skin problem or a muscle problem, as both lie between skin ; the bones themselves. See your pcp for and exam. ...Read more

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I have had a bump on the back of my head for a few years it doesn't hurt when I push on it what could it be?

I have had a bump on the back of my head for a few years it doesn't hurt when I push on it what could it be?

Cyst: The most common bump on the head is a benign sebaceous cyst, which us an undeveloped hair follicle trapped underneath the skn. This can be easi, y removed in amino office procedure by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have had a numb spot on my back for a while, the skin now hurts?

I have had a numb spot on my back for a while, the skin now hurts?

Neuralgia, perhaps: It sounds like something is affecting a superficial nerve that can be sensed as either a numbness, tenderness, or some similar sensation called paresthesias. It is a bit unusual, would need more history and a good physical exam, including basic neurologic exam, to assess and determine if more test needed. If symptoms persists for a month, would have it checked ...Read more

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I had a sore spot come up on my elbow i mashed on it an what i think was glass came out of it. Now I have a red bump and my elbow is sore to the tuchis it enfected

I had a sore spot come up on my elbow i mashed on it an what i think was glass came out of it. Now I have a red bump and my elbow is sore to the tuchis it enfected

Hello. : Hello. You may have had a foriegn body reaction around a piece of glass that had been embedded. I an answering your question five days after it was written. Hopefully, you elbow is well on the way to healing when you read this. However, if you are this far out and the area is red, tender, hot or swollen, you may have an infection and might need antibiotic treatment. ...Read more

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I have a inner boil on my back thigh with no head. Everytime I touch it or when I wash and I run a rag across it,it hurts and itches at the same time. It also feels like a tender hole behind my skin. What should I do?

I have a inner boil on my back thigh with no head. Everytime I touch it or when I wash and I run a rag across it,it hurts and itches at the same time. It also feels like a tender hole behind my skin. What should I do?

Boil/ sebaceous cyst: This sounds like , you may have either a deep sebaceous cyst or an ingrown hair. Apply moist heat to the affected area, if it does not come to her head within a few days I highly suggest you see a surgeon for further evaluation and treatment. You may need to have this area opened and and explored. Take Care . It could also be just a fatty tumor , except for the pain . ...Read more

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I noticed I have a bump on my butt near the hole today, it sometimes aches and hurts when im sitting. I think it may be a result of rough toilet paper?

I noticed I have a bump on my butt near the hole today, it sometimes aches and hurts when im sitting. I think it may be a result of rough toilet paper?

Could be: A hemorrhoid or fissure or peri-rectal abscess. Fistula less likely. Most common would be a hemorrhoid. Warm bath soaks, avoid constipation or straining at the toilet. See a doctor soon if it does not improve. ...Read more

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What can I use for a spot on my back that constantly itches?

What can I use for a spot on my back that constantly itches?

Back itch: You have a condition known as notalgia parasthetica. It usually involves the back under the scapula. The cause is not known but is thought to be caused by irritation of the nerve endings. Of late, Botox has been proposed for treatment. ...Read more

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