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Very intense pulling burning pain down my right shoulder blade. Tender on touch. Also, there is pimple like bump which also hurts. What is it? Causes?

Very intense pulling burning pain down my right shoulder blade. Tender on touch. Also, there is pimple like bump which also hurts. What is it? Causes?

Shingles: You may be developing shingles. After you get chickenpox, the virus remains inactive (becomes dormant) in certain nerves in the body. Shingles occurs after the virus becomes active again in these nerves years later. The reason the virus suddenly becomes active again is not clear. Often only one attack occurs. Treatment is with valtrex (valacyclovir). ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


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Over a month ago I suffered a severe sunburn, I am now notcing on one spot (top of right shoulder) now has a small mole ans a bunch of little pimples.

Over a month ago I suffered a severe sunburn, I am now notcing on one spot (top of right shoulder) now has a small mole ans a bunch of little pimples.

Sunburn: We always say that the change in the skin which stays around regardless of treatment or nontreatment really needs to be seen. The description of your symptoms and lesion really don't line up as a problem which is easily identifiable without looking at the patient. I feel bad that we cannot make a diagnosis on a lot of patients because we really need to use our eyeballs to know the diagnosis! ...Read more

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Broke out in a rash/pimples on my shoulder?

Broke out in a rash/pimples on my shoulder?

RASH AND PIMPLES: CANNOT TELL WITHOUT SEEING THESE. HOW LONG AGO? DO THEY ITCH? ARE THEY PAINFUL? DO YOU TAKE ANY MEDICATIONS? ONLY ONE SHOULDER? PLEASE SEE A DERMATOLOGIST IF THE RASH DOESN'T GET BETTER SOON. SHINGLES IS A POSSIBILITY. . . ...Read more

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Fever 5 days ago, then appear flu. Weird rash that appear when sleeping at both shoulder and hands. And small pimples like at penis. What is it?

Fever 5 days ago, then appear flu. Weird rash that appear when sleeping at both shoulder and hands. And small pimples like at penis. What is it?

Exam: Please get examined. This is an informational website and not for diagnosis. You have multiple symptoms which need to be addressed and treated. ...Read more

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Shoulder skin coloured pimple wiv veins n rash around it near moles since summer. A red spot has appeared near it don't knw if was mole be4. cancer?

Shoulder skin coloured pimple wiv veins n rash around it near moles since summer. A red spot has appeared near it don't knw if was mole be4. cancer?

Changing moles=DOC: Any changing lesions that catch your attention should be checked by the Doctor. You're showing to be smart by noticing changes in the Color, and Evolution of the lesions. Those are 2 of the criteria that we use when we check moles : Asymmetry, Borders, Color, Diameter, Evolution. Plus, you are noticing it after the exposure to the sun. It is important to go to the Doctor and have them checked. ...Read more

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Fell off scooter 2months ago, got road rash on my shoulder- as it healed it got severely sunburned and now has bumps on it that look like whiteheads?

Fell off scooter 2months ago, got road rash on my shoulder- as it healed it got severely sunburned and now has bumps on it that look like whiteheads?

Milia: Milia are small cysts than can be caused by skin abrasions. Milia can also be caused by heavy skin care products and by prolonged exposure to the sun. Milia may also be caused by a facial burn or a blistering disease called porphyria cutanea tarda, or by a genetic condition that causes skin to become somewhat thickened. ...Read more

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Hi I have a non itching non irritating rash on my right shoulder. It started around may 20th and still persists. No other symptoms. Please advice.

Hi I have a non itching non irritating rash on my right shoulder. It started around may 20th and still persists. No other symptoms. Please advice.

See below: Without being able to see the rash and knowing more about its evolution and your past medical history, it is hard to even guess. I suggest, seeing your doc for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a rash on my right shoulder blade that has now seemed to have started on the back of my right arm. Skin in red raised and itchy...

I have a rash on my right shoulder blade that has now seemed to have started on the back of my right arm. Skin in red raised and itchy...

Spreading rash: There are many rashes that can erupt along paths of skin nerves. These paths are called dermatomes. One such rash is shingles (herpes zoster) that has red patches and small grouped blisters or vesicles. Several dermatoles involve the back and the back of the arm. Please see your doctor for an evaluation and treatment. Shingles is usually treated with antiviral medications taken by mouth. ...Read more

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I have a skin rash that just popped up above my right shoulder now it's starting to spread I don't know what it is help please!

Back rash: I am aware of that I have said this before in this group, but without being able to lay my eyes upon this rash, there is no way that I can diagnose a skin condition. No one has yet devised a way, short of possibly of photography, to show a skin lesion and tell what it is without seeing it. Sorry. ...Read more

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Aching pain and rash to right shoulder and arm, ?

Arthritis Neck: It is cervical radiculopathy, which means that you have arthritis of cervical bones. It is present in almost every aging male and female. Can be easily diagnosed with x ray of cervical spine. 1. Sleep on low pillow 2. Exercise of neck, moving your head from side to side 20 times twice a day. 3. If pain is too much, take Motrin 600 mg twice daily for 3 weeks. ...Read more

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Dull and achy pain started in right shoulder and moved down to right forearm. Also had a rash appear on chest?

Dull and achy pain started in right shoulder and moved down to right forearm. Also had a rash appear on chest?

Have it checked: A rash that appears in the context of localized pain could be due to infection with either bacteria or viruses. A primary care doctor would be a good first place to start to find out what might be causing the rash and pain. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more


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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more