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Loss Of Sensitivity In Skin
I was adviced to see a endocrinologist for my complains about loss of penile skin sensitivity, may i know what is the connection between those two?
Sorry: But i'm not sure why you were referred to an endocrinologist. Your physician may have an excellent reason, but as an endocrinologist i would have suggested a urologist referral instead. ...Read more
Can a keratinized penis skin be a sign of loss of penile sensation and its sensitivity and which antibiotics are to be given for keratinization of ski?
Here are some ...: There has been no known drug to restore such skin change. How such change may affect local sensation would depend on if the local nerve-endings be damaged by chronic inflammation, but the degree & pace of altering sensation is unpredictable. But what is the underlying cause for such skin change? Clinically, phimosis with recurrent inflammation is still the most common one, but very unlikely induce ...Read more
I have body aches, skin sensitivity, headache, chills, no fever, no sore throat, no congestion, no runny nose, loss of appetite. What does this mean?
Many things: This could be many things. See your doctor to find out. ...Read more
When i touch the top of my head i get headaches. Is this just my sensitivity or something more serious?
See below: It's probably nothing serious. Avoid touching your head ANS see what happens. ...Read more
SENSITIVITY: There are some lubricants that are used for this that give the feeling of heat with intercourse. ...Read more
I sometimes have frequent headaches when i barely move my head, what can be the cause of this sensitivity?
Hard to Say: Without a more complete history and examination including appropriate imaging studies it would be impossible to say. The origin could be from neck muscle issues or from the sinuses and middle ear. Your situation needs a pretty sophisticated or thorough workup to get resolved. ...Read more
What can I do my foreskin doesn't retract? Will puberty help? Also what should I do about the sensitivity on the head?
Phimosis: This is very common in the obese, diabetic and prepuberty. The sensitivity will change once it begins to readily retract. ...Read more
Extreme sensitivity to fluorescent light. Cause fuzzy feeling in head. High anxiety. Occasional wave sensation in head. Help!!
This could be:
sub-migraine headaches, so start with a general physical and ask for a referral, if needed, to a neurologist. This could also be atypical light sensitivity of just the eyes and eye/brain interactions. For this, see an ophthalmologist.
This should lower your anxiety, but if not, the anxiety could also cause hypersensitivity to external stimuli. Now, we have a different problem...anxiety. ...Read more
I have had sensitivity to the touch of the top of my head for about nine months. Sometimes it hurts without touch. It feels like stabbing pressure
Sensitivity on head: Did you have an injury? Anyone looked is there eczema as it may appear on the scalp and be tender, may reflects primary eczema of food allergy, or rash, or fungus or may be nerve irritation or lyme or rarely MS.hydrocephalus. Would check thyroid (TSH), glucose, lyme titer, response to motrin if not allergic, check for rash ,seborrhea fungus ( try Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo ). i f/u with doc ...Read more
Penis: If there is no sign of rash or infection, is probably normal, don't worry about it. ...Read more
See below: Judicial use of sunscreen.Get a more detailed answer ›
I experience extremely uncomfortable hyper sensitivity to my skin. Its always in patches and there are never any visible markers. Any ideas?
Many possibilities: There can be many possible causes including: allergic reaction (to chemicals, drugs, food, food additives), damage caused by the sun or environmental causes, nerve damage, musculoskeletal problems, vitamin b deficiency, diabetes, herpes zoster (shingles), fibromyalgia, peripheral neuropathy, spinal cord or brain injury. There are so many possibilities--requires work-up by a doctor(s). ...Read more
Possible causes for random touch skin sensitivity from the back of my thighs down to my toes. Has happened before and goes away. Cause for concern?
Trying to check histamine sensitivity. How long might it take for high histamine food to cause skin itching? How long on low-histamine for it to stop?
Please be careful: Mike, "histamine intolerance" might be real ("red-wine headaches", etc.) & reactions are said to be rapid. It's eluded hard science. There are a bazillion reasons to have itchy skin. If you keep reading "fad" / "pop" / "persecuted genius" websites, you're going to imagine you have everything, you'll severely restrict your lifestyle, you can't be a good guest, and you'll never feel well again. ...Read more
Not likely: Are you putting olive oil on your skin? If you are and your skin is getting irritated then stop. But people with sensitive skin just need to be very careful about putting anything on their skin. I typically recommend you try a small amount of any product near your ear to see how your skin responds. ...Read more
Sensitive skin : One cause on irritation on the abdomen is nickel allergy from clips on jeans and belt buckles. If this is your problem avoidance is the best treatment. ...Read more
Poss. migraine: These symptoms could indicate a multitude of problems. I recommend seeing a neurologist and ent. ...Read more
Please tell me if there is a way to decrease penis sensitivity on the head of an uncircumcised penis?
Topical anesthetic: gel.Get a more detailed answer ›
In rheumatic fever ,should we do skin sensitivity test every time after any injection IM penicilin or in the first time only?
?: If you have a known life-threatening allergy to penicillin, a skin sensitivity test can trigger it so isn't entirely safe. You should take sulfadiazine, not PCN. If you're not known to be allergic, you can simply receive Penicillin as serious allergy is rare and your doctor should have the expertise to reverse a mild allergy if it occurs. If uncertain, a short acting PCN should be tried, not IM. ...Read more
The alcohol: Isopropyl alcohol contains just that, alcohol. Alcohol is extremely drying and kills germs on your hands by disolving their membranes. Your cells have membranes too. ...Read more
Causes of severe sensitivity on glans of penis after skin peeled years ago leaving skin paler where it happened hurts to even walk help for?
Try... and...: Since you're not responding to topical 0.5-1% Hydrocortisone cream, see urologist or dermatologist timely. Clinically, the affected area may be a skin atrophy disorder, such as lichen sclerosus et atrophicus. Watch if the area is getting bigger and paler slowly, and share what you observe with doc. ...Read more
I have an embarrasing problem regarding the sensitivity on the head of my penis. Cant touch or recieve oral.any form of spray i can use? Or fix it?
Off and on for about a year, having bad painful skin and sensitivity in certain areas of skin worse when touched. Comes and goes. No rash or redness. ?
Exam : Please get a full history and exam to keep you safe. ...Read more