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What causes pain/tenderness on eyebrows, especially when pressed? In addition, I tend to feel pain/tenderness on my temples from time to time.

What causes pain/tenderness on eyebrows, especially when pressed? In addition, I tend to feel pain/tenderness on my temples from time to time.

Some thoughts...: This may simply be myofascial pain (tenderness in muscles of unknown cause), but a more important condition should be ruled out: Giant Cell Arteritis.This is an auto-immune inflammatory condition affecting blood vessels (most commonly, branches of the external carotid artery). If not treated, it can lead to loss of vision. The workup includes a focused exam and history, labs, and possibly biopsy. ...Read more

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Could appendicitis always cause rebound pain/tenderness?

Could appendicitis always cause rebound pain/tenderness?

I don't know if it: Absolutely always causes rebound pain - but it is a classic finding. ...Read more

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What could be reason for pain & tenderness in various muscles?

Vague but will try : Viral infection (cold/flu), strenuous exercise, recent injury, certain medications or exposures known to cause myalgia/myositis or rhabdo, connective tissue disorders (e.g. Inflammatory myopathies, lupus), and a long list of other tings which can be contemplated after a better history is obtained. ...Read more

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What're the possible causes for breast pain / tenderness?

What're the possible causes for breast pain / tenderness?

Seek advice: Please seek medical advice for this problem. Causes are many. ...Read more

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Can a lipoma cause rib pain & tenderness ?

Here are some ...: Most of palpable lipoma would not cause "rib pain and tenderness" since it is superficial and outside the rib. For very unusual condition, a lipoma may compress a nerve but impalpable due to its hidden location, yet it is incidentally suspected by a MRI for evaluating possible radiculopathy (pain from spinal nerve compression). But, age 19 is more in your favor. Nonetheless, see and work with Doc. ...Read more

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I recieved a tetanus booster 7 days ago and today I noticed increased pain/tenderness and swelling at the injection site. Is this normal?

I recieved a tetanus booster 7 days ago and today I noticed increased pain/tenderness and swelling at the injection site.  Is this normal?

Well...: This can be a normal reaction... If it persist for a couple more days consult your Dr. and be examined. No need to panic ...Read more

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Pain/tenderness on left side rib cage, then brown urine. Diagnosed/treated for rhabdomyolysis a week ago, lingering rib cage pain. Possible cause?

Pain/tenderness on left side rib cage, then brown urine.  Diagnosed/treated for rhabdomyolysis a week ago, lingering rib cage pain.  Possible cause?

If your urine: color is brown, then it is very possible that you may have kidney damage from the rhabdomyolysis and your kidneys have seriously weakened. Brown color in urine may denote bleeding or presence of red blood cells which would be leaked from bloodstream into the urine. This is a potentially serious condition (glomerulonephritis). Please see a healthcare provider or proceed to Emergency Room ASAP. ...Read more

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RLQ pain/tenderness for 10 days now, it's bearable but annoying. Sometimes moves to side of my body. Tends to be worse when I have a full bladder. ?

RLQ pain/tenderness for 10 days now, it's bearable but annoying. Sometimes moves to side of my body. Tends to be worse when I have a full bladder. ?

Further evaluation: You should have imaging of your bladder and possibly your kidney done. It could be an infection and/or a kidney stone causing these symptoms. ...Read more

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Always get moderate pain/tenderness when ovulating from right ovary, but rarely get pain when ovulating from left ovary? Why is this?

Always get moderate pain/tenderness when ovulating from right ovary, but rarely get pain when ovulating from left ovary? Why is this?

Anatomy: You may have some scar tissue around the ovary that hurts, sometimes the area where you ovulate from can have some adhesions. Most cases this is normal and nothing serious ...Read more

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Pain & tenderness in left hip especially when I lay on that side. No bother at waking hours. Feels like a bruise when touched. What could this be?

Pain & tenderness in left hip especially when I lay on that side. No bother at waking hours. Feels like a bruise when touched. What could this be?

Bursitis : Bursitis is often felt as pain and tenderness to touch on the outside part of the hip area, especially when lying on it. Treatment can be giving it time, physical therapy (takes a while, not very effective), injection with steroids (very effective), or surgery (rarely needed). ...Read more

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Mild pain/tenderness below navel. Pain is very localized and only hurts when pressing on a specific spot. The pain has been present for weeks.

Possible urachal abn: Between the umbilicus and the dome of the bladder is a rudimentary structure called the urachas. Sometimes a cyst can develop in this region and cause pain. This is uncommon and a number of conditions can cause the symptoms you are describing. See your primary care physician have a through examination and get a urinalysis. Possible ultrasound of the periumbilical region as well. ...Read more

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Colonoscopy diag diverticulosis biopsy fine. Still having abdo pain&tenderness could it be from previous diverticulitis attack that hasn't settled?

Colonoscopy diag diverticulosis biopsy fine. Still having abdo pain&tenderness could it be from previous diverticulitis attack that hasn't settled?

Depends: Pain from acute diverticulitis attack can last several weeks. Adhesions (scar tissue) from previous attacks can also cause pain in some patients. Minority of patients can have tenderness even without acute diverticulitis. If pain is new/different, need to call ur pcp. If fever/chills as well, this could be an emergency. ...Read more

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I ate dinner fast and afterwards had an uncomfortable feeling of hunger? I have had a bad diet recently along with gas,RLQ pain/tenderness for 5 days?

Get examined: RLQ pain and tenderness could indicate appendicitis and I recommend that you be examined in the emergency room where appropriate examination and testing will be carried out right away if the examining physician feels it's advisable. Right ovarian pathology is another possibility. ...Read more