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I found a tick on the back of my neck earlier today. I got it off, found no others. I've got a sore,red,lump on my shoulder. could a tick be embedded?

I found a tick on the back of my neck earlier today. I got it off, found no others. I've got a sore,red,lump on my shoulder. could a tick be embedded?

TICK BITE/LYME: Yes you need an exam and labs bring the tick you removed . Your doctor will screen for tick born diseases and likely start empiric therapy with doxycycline for 3 weeks. SEEK PROMPT MEDICAL ATTENTION ...Read more

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Hi I fell and hurt my shoulder and it's swollen and sore and red what does that mean?

Hi I fell and hurt my shoulder and it's swollen and sore and red what does that mean?

Contusion or more: You may have simply sustained a contusion (bruise of the bone and/or the soft tissues) but if it is very painful and hurts a lot to move it you could have broken a bone. Apply ice for 10-15 minutes at a time 2-3 times an hour for 2-3 hours, take motrin as directed and rest it. If it is not much better, or is worse by tomorrow go see a doctor. ...Read more

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Red bump on arm feels like a ball hurts only when i rub or push down noticed it today making my left shoulder kinda sore could it have ben poison spid

Red bump on arm feels like a ball hurts only when i rub or push down noticed it today making my left shoulder kinda sore could it have ben poison spid

Doubtful spider bite: Spider bites are painful, form a small black ulcer from the venom the spider injects with a bite. Your lump does not sound like this. Many, Many things on the list of what this might be (lipoma, inclusion cyst, lymph node) to name a few. Only way to know what it is, evaluation. Can watch for next 1-2 weeks. If still there then eval, if worse eval. Also leave it alone to not irritate it. Dr R ...Read more

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I've found sore red lump/pimple on the top of my shoulder on my back, never had this before and it hurts when i move my arm or neck what is this?

I've found sore red lump/pimple on the top of my shoulder on my back, never had this before and it hurts when i move my arm or neck what is this?

Ruptured cyst: Could be an epidermoid cyst. These can rupture under the skin and cause a large area of swelling and redness. These can be removed relatively easily, unless they have been drained previously, in which case they can be scarred and adhere to the surrounding tissue. Frequently, if they are very inflamed, the area will improve with oral antibiotics (rx). ...Read more

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Some sort of rash neck top of shoulder. Not sore or itchy or red. More like raised skin bumpy very small spots. I have cold sore cold under nose ?

Some sort of rash neck top of shoulder. Not sore or itchy or red. More like raised skin bumpy very small spots.  I have cold sore cold under nose ?

Unsure: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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I think I have tendonitis. Palm of hand is red and are sore. Also wrist/hand part is also sore. Also pain in front of shoulder possibly rotator cuff.?

I think I have tendonitis. Palm of hand is red  and are sore. Also wrist/hand part is also sore. Also pain in front of shoulder possibly rotator cuff.?

It : It is hard to fully understand your description of symptoms such as these without further information regarding the diagnosis given thus far but there are several nerve related problems that can turn on or turn up the signal in nerves giving pain and discomfort. A peripheral neurpathy can be due to a variety of things, rsd can be ralted to an injured nerve or nerves, hormonal and metabolic problems including thyroid diseease and diabetes can affect circulation, nerve tissue and dryness of skin. Circulation conditions and temperture realted disorders can occur. Smoking can bring on a certain level of problems as well as certain medications it is equally inport to rule out anything focal such as a peripheral nerve compression like carpal tunnel or cubital tunnel or a simple tendonitsi that aslo may be acting as an underlying trigger for your problem. Talk to your physician about seeing a specialist or two with the idea that they may not solve your issue directly but can rule out some otherwise simpler diagnoses. ...Read more

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