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Itchy/numb patch, L buttock, close to coccyx, 3x4" patch noticed after csection (6/17/14) why? Worried about MS!

Itchy/numb patch, L buttock, close to coccyx, 3x4" patch noticed after csection (6/17/14) why? Worried about MS!

NOT MS: Why are you worried about MS? Discuss with your obstetrician, as your localized patch is likely just a transient issue associated with your C-section. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Roh
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Coccyx (Definition)

Coccyx is the triangular piece of bone at the end of the spine. It is commonly ...Read more


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What can I do for painful, burning, itchy patches of skin?

What can I do for painful, burning, itchy patches of skin?

Get evaluated: It would be best to first try to determine the cause rather than treating which would traditionally be initially approached with oral antihistamines and topical steroids. ...Read more

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The biopsy i had four years ago is still itchy and painful?

The biopsy i had four years ago is still itchy and painful?

Not possible: If you had a biopsy, then whatever itching or pain in that site you have 4 years later is unrelated. Nothing was put into your body at the end of the surgery - only tissue was taken out. ...Read more

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I have a hard itchy bite on the back of my shoulder. It is in a rectangular shape is can be painful. What bit me?

I have a hard itchy bite on the back of my shoulder. It is in a rectangular shape is can be painful. What bit me?

Who knows?: I am not aware that any type of insect or flying species that sting have a peculiar shape to their sting. The more important point is how do you feel and what does the wound look like? is it small and red or has it enlarged and infected? If it has enlarged and begin to widen see your doc for the best treatment. ...Read more

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My foreskin has been itchy for the past 3 days and now it seem like it shrank because its hard and painful to pull it back. ?

My foreskin has been itchy for the past 3 days and now it seem like it shrank because its hard and painful to pull it back. ?

Phimosis: It occurs due to scarring, infection or inflammation of the foreskin. Treatments may include: gentle daily manual retraction, topical corticosteroid ointment application or circumcision. See a Urologist . ...Read more

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I have brown patches on both forearms, that appeared overnight. They aren't painful or itchy. They look like they're part of my skin.

I have brown patches on both forearms, that appeared overnight. They aren't painful or itchy. They look like they're part of my skin.

To appear overnight: suggests some kind of sun exposure the day before, esp if you touched limes or lemons or citrus fruits that get on your skin and with sunexposure cause hyperpigmentation. See dermatologist to diagnose and treat ...Read more

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Is urticaria painful or just itchy?

Is urticaria painful or just itchy?

Can be painful.: Urticaria may be painful especially if near a joint or if the lesions are due to vasculiis. You need to see you doctor. ...Read more

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Painful itchy sores to the body?

The answer is : See your doctor or dermatologist as not enough info provided or re-submit with more info and a picture. ...Read more

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Itchy and painful bumps an inch above my butthole?

Itchy and painful bumps an inch above my butthole?

Pimples vs herpes vs: rash/eczema or skin infection ; if grapelike clusters like little vesicals[teardrops] on a red base could be herpes if sexually active especially if anal sex. it is like the sensation before fever blisters on the lips; tingling then bumps. maynot be this at all; simple pimples, boils , less likely. if gets wrose see urgent care or dermatologist for lancing and drainage; always was well/scrub ...Read more