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Doctor insights on: Non Painful Skinrash On Arms Torso Hands And Face

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Can a pinched nerve cause visible and non-visible muscle twitching sometimes painful in the legs and feet? Twitching also in face, hands and arms.

Can a pinched nerve cause visible and non-visible muscle twitching sometimes painful in the legs and feet? Twitching also in face, hands and arms.

I would recommend: You see a doctor for evaluation. For one thing one nerve would not cause twitching in feet, hands, face and arms, that would have to be different nerves...... ...Read more

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Painful skin rash ears neck face back chest &arms. Open wound rash constant draining. Itch burns test rule out staph doctors don't know what it is help?

Painful skin rash ears neck face back chest &arms. Open wound rash constant draining. Itch burns test rule out staph doctors don't know what it is help?

Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause a skin rash. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of sudden non itchy non painful slightly raised spots on face, neck and 1 arm?

What could be the cause of sudden non itchy non painful slightly raised spots on face, neck and 1 arm?

Skin: Unfortunately there is no way to give you any kind of valid answer. There is not enough information here. In fact, skin eruptions are often very hard to describe and diagnose online. Skin troubles are best seen to diagnose. It can be very easy to diagnose when seen. If you are not having pain or itch this is most likely a minor problem and will go away. If this persists or worsens see doctor. ...Read more

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My muscle have non painful spasms. Usually behind my knee cap. Today on my arm. Sometimes on my face or temple. Its very strange. What is that?

My muscle have non painful spasms. Usually behind my knee cap. Today on my arm. Sometimes on my face or temple. Its very strange. What is that?

Fasciculations: You are describing fasciculations. There are different causes for these, ranging from very benign causes to severe disease. See your doctor for definitive diagnosis and a treatment plan if necessary. ...Read more

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Rash on my child small red bumps little patchs on neck arms hands torso legs

Rash on my child small red bumps little patchs on neck arms hands torso legs

This: This is one of those situations where "a picture is worth a thousand words"--really needs to be seen by a medical professional. Eczema is common in children and can occur on trunk and extremities. Topical moisture with heavier, cream-type moisturizers is best for eczema. If it does not resolve, it may require topical prescription medication. But a quick "eyeball" visit will clarify the issue. ...Read more

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I have had a red streak/dotted rash on my legs, feet, torso, arms and hands for about 6 weeks now. It will fade in 3-5 day. Blood work normal?

I have had a red streak/dotted rash on my legs, feet, torso, arms and hands for about 6 weeks now. It will fade in 3-5 day. Blood work normal?

Needs to be seen: Rashes really need to be seen in order to make a determination of the cause and proper treatment. Perhaps a HealthTap virtual consult would be helpful, since you can submit photos. ...Read more

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I have had itchy skin with no rash for weeks now. Comes in waves. Generally, scalp, neck, arms and legs. Rarely torso and never feet/ hands.?

I have had itchy skin with no rash for weeks now. Comes in waves. Generally, scalp, neck, arms and legs. Rarely torso and never feet/ hands.?

? dry skin: As it is affecting the more exposed areas, however, if symptoms are really bothersome you may want to see a dermatologist, meanwhile, try some skin care techniques: as bathing with cream soap, moisturize your skin right after, hydrate you body well, and avoid prolonged sun exposure, occasional antihistamine might help too, good luck ...Read more

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Experiencing itch&skin rash not very visible but itchy&only on my hands the back of them and arms no where else has that but does itch What to do?

Experiencing itch&skin rash not very visible but itchy&only on my hands the back of them and arms no where else has that but does itch What to do?

Just an itch: If just itching without a rash and if affecting only the hands and forearms, then step one is usually to avoid irritants (excessive hand washing, contact with hot water or chemicals etc) and to ensure adequate moisturization with fragrance-free/plant extract-free product. ...Read more

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Skin feels like sun burnt. Palms of hands and soles of feet have tight sensation. Right arm aches. Numbness feeling left torso &legs. MRI normal. MS?

Skin feels like sun burnt. Palms of hands and soles of feet have tight sensation. Right arm aches. Numbness feeling left torso &legs. MRI normal. MS?

Skin tightness: MS is a neurologic condition in which symptoms are separated in time and space. Your symptoms do not sound like MS and your MRI was negative. If your neurologist is suspicious of MS, a spinal tap may also be diagnostic. You may also consult a dermatologist regarding possible dermatosclerosis. Otherwise, your doctor may need to perform a physical including serology for thyroid dysfunction. ...Read more

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Can't control my thumbs and my arms, hands, and face are tingly?

Can't control my thumbs and my arms, hands, and face are tingly?

Sounds serious: Kim, unless you are hyperventilating (overbreathing). I think you should be seen for this, and quickly, like tonight, especially if you happen to be on birth control pills or have had any injury.
However, f you are just really anxious and ARE overbreathing, you can first try breathing into a small brown paper bag to see if your breathing slows down and everything returns to normal. Good luck! ...Read more

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What to do if I have pins and needles in face and hands/arms?

What to do if I have pins and needles in face and hands/arms?

Uncover cause: Some medications can promote tingling (topirimate), occasionally metabolic imbalance can cause symptoms, diabetics may have fleeting symptoms associated with small fibre involvement, hyperventilation can cause such issues (panic attacks?), toxin exposure may be a cause. See your doctor and get answer with subsequent treatment. ...Read more

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What could be causing pins and needles in face and hands/arms?

What could be causing pins and needles in face and hands/arms?

Parasthesias: "Pins and needles in face, hands & arms" suggests an hyperventilation problem; which can accompany a generalized anxiety syndrome. If the symptoms were unilateral, then Thoracic Outlet Syndrome might be a consideration. A general physical examination is needed to rule out organic causes, and laboratory tests might be needed. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of a feeling of spreading numbness? It started in the left side of face and scalp now it's whole head, arms and hands.

What could be the cause of a feeling of spreading numbness? It started in the left side of face and scalp now it's whole head, arms and hands.

Neurologist: With a neurological lesion the numbness stays in a territory like one side of the body. When there is scattered true numbness on both sides of the body things like polyneuritis or multiple sclerosis are suggested and a neurologist should be consulted. ...Read more

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I have had prickling and itching for 3 yrs mainly to face arms and torso which varies in intensity with stress level, hormone fluctuation. Help?

I have had prickling and itching for 3 yrs mainly to face arms and torso which varies in intensity with stress level, hormone fluctuation. Help?

Orphan sensations: It sounds like you need to sit down with a patient dermatologist and get to the bottom of your sensations! It will take time and may not yield a diagnosis but there is always something that can be done. ...Read more

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How do I go about treating these white worm like things coming out of my face and hands arms everywhere?

How do I go about treating these white worm like things coming out of my face and hands arms everywhere?

Dermatologist: Cannot be diagnosed as described. Make an appointment with a board certified dermatologist. Must be visualized, evaluated, diagnosed and treated. ...Read more

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This morning I woke up and my face and cheeks are very red and flushed and feel hot. My hands and arms have weird red splotches all over them.?

This morning I woke up and my face and cheeks are very red and flushed and feel hot. My hands and arms have weird red splotches all over them.?

Possibly viral: You may have a viral infection if this lasts less than a few days. If the problem is prolonged then you will need to see your doctor to get a work-up. Any fever or other symptoms? ...Read more

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What causes hand pain, numbness in legs, face, arms and headache?

What causes hand pain, numbness in legs, face, arms and headache?

Many symptoms: There are many possible causes of these symptoms. Any one of these has a few causes. Considering the pain and numbness is in multiple places, a problem with the nervous system or the joints could be a factor. The diagnosis depends on any other symptoms you have, what your physical exam looks like, and test results. A diagnosis that unifies all your symptoms may not be easy to make. ...Read more

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Would it be considered normal when a person sleeps with there head on there arms and there hands get numbed?

Would it be considered normal when a person sleeps with there head on there arms and there hands get numbed?

Numbness: It is normal to experience numbness in your arms and hands when you sleep with your head on your arms. The weight of your head while sleeping places pressure on the blood vessels leading to and from your hands. Decreased blood circulation to your hands because of the weight causes the numbness. Once you wake or change position, the feeling should return. ...Read more

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I am having a tan complexionShould I go for whitening injections? For a fairer skin? Actually my whole body is fair but my face, arms & hands are not

I am having a tan complexionShould I go for whitening injections? For a fairer skin? Actually my whole body is fair but my face, arms & hands are not

Sunscreen: Exposure to the sun can increase the risk for skin cancer later on. Anyone spending a significant amount of time in the sun would benefit from applying sunscreen with the highest SPF (sun protection factor) available, preferably above SPF30. This also can protect against sun tanning, and allows skin to return to its non-sun-exposed color naturally. ...Read more

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Will MS cause sudden onset of numbness in face, arms, neck ect. Also pain in arms, hands and other areas?

Will MS cause sudden onset of numbness in face, arms, neck ect. Also pain in arms, hands and other areas?

It can: An acute ms flare can cause numbness and/or paralysis. Other causes must be considered. If new and acute, urgent treatment with IV steroids may be appropriate. ...Read more

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I've always had eczema since a child. I used to get it on my hands constantly now I'm older and I get it on my neck, arms, face and hair, is it normal?

I've always had eczema since a child. I used to get it on my hands constantly now I'm older and I get it on my neck, arms, face and hair, is it normal?

Atopic dermatitis: Atopic dermatitis (infantile eczema) is most common in babies and children. Some children with atopic dermatitis outgrow it or have milder cases as they get older. Also, a person may get atopic dermatitis as an adult. I am 70 yo and still have it. You can consult dermatologist for treatment. Harsh soaps or detergents, stress, dry cold weather worsen condition. ...Read more

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I'm suffering with random pains all over my body, mainly legs, torso and hand and head. Sharp short pains usually at night. Also waking with numb hands?

I'm suffering with random pains all over my body, mainly legs, torso and hand and head. Sharp short pains usually at night. Also waking with numb hands?

Fibromyalgia: Is a generalized systemic condition that is characterized by widespread aching or pain throughout the body. A feeling of numbness, tingling in the hands and feet is not uncommon. In addition to widespread pain of more than 3 months duration, current criteria for fm requires the presence of 11 out of 18 specifically defined tender points.
Rec: see your pcp for further investigation. ...Read more

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What causes your head, arms, hands, and legs to shake uncontrolablly? Ihave pn, fibromyalgia, &tn. Going to mayo to find out why.75+lbs loss since aug.2012.

What causes your head, arms, hands, and legs to shake uncontrolablly? Ihave pn, fibromyalgia, &tn. Going to mayo to find out why.75+lbs loss since aug.2012.

Muscle weakness: #fibromyalgia is a multivariant caused disorder, and loss of global muscle tone is participant in evolution of the condition. A significant weight loss imputes loss of protein and muscle. Weak muscles temble in efforts; keeping body mass central in a being struggling to remain upright within the gravitational field. ...Read more

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My husband has to drink most days and is generally in pain in stoumach when he does. He also is itching with no rash on his arms face and hands what could this be?

My husband has to drink most days and is generally in pain in stoumach when he does. He also is itching with no rash on his arms face and hands what could this be?

See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Body is darker then my face and hands/arms body is never exposed to the sun always covered what do I do?

Body is darker then my face and hands/arms body is never exposed to the sun always covered what do I do?

Uncertain: Do you feel well? See a physician for a physical examination and potentially blood tests. ...Read more

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9-month-old baby has splotchy rash on face, arms, legs but not on torso. Could this be a contact rash?

9-month-old baby has splotchy rash on face, arms, legs but not on torso. Could this be a contact rash?

Yes: Certainly if the rashy area had a unique exposure where the clothing protected the torso. ...Read more

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Antibiotic over 3 weeks and have maybe have tonsillitis and now have a rash on hands, arms, and face. Is this caused by meds?

Antibiotic over 3 weeks and have maybe have tonsillitis and now have a rash on hands, arms, and face. Is this caused by meds?

Probably: The rash is probably an allergic reaction to one of the antibiotics you have taken. It could be a rash of scarlet fever if you had group a streptococcal infection. It could be a viral exantham if you had a viral infection. ...Read more

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I've always taken amoxicillin since I was little took last year n had hand redness n itching up arms face was burning is this reaction n safe to take?

I've always taken amoxicillin since I was little took last year n had hand redness n itching up arms face was burning is this reaction n safe to take?

Itching amox: I would not take it again. Follow up with an allergist for penicillin allergy testing. You can develop an allergy anytime in life so the fact that in the past you took it without difficulty does not preclude becoming allergic later in life. Please tell every doctor you go to that the last time you took amoxicillin you had itching and a rash, it is very important. Drug allergies can be fatal. ...Read more