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Scalp Sensitive To Touch
Scalp is the part of the skin on the skull, deeply attached to the skull and has the hair shafts from it.Rest of the skin in the head like facial skin(beard) has only 2 layers -epidermis and dermis. Scalp has 5 different layers unlike facial skin/rest of skin all over body .Scalp-s-epidermis, c-conn.Tissue, a-aponeurosis, l-loose areolar conn. Tissue and p- pericranium attached ...Read more
Sore Throat: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have Strep Throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider Tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: Mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Can gargle with Aloe Vera juice twice a day. ...Read more
My skin on leg is sensitive to the touch what could that be? No rash or marks just very sensitive and hurts to touch
Very oily skin no matter how much washed. Painful itchy skin. Rash on back face neck scalp. Skin hurts. New soap. Reaction maybe?
Some foot numbness, over all aching, itching, trouble making decisions, sensitive to cold, sensitive to loud sounds, sensitive to light, sensitive to ?
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Left thigh hip leg real sensitive to touch n buttock clothes makes sensitive to what could it be ?
Pain on forearm, skin sensitive to touch when brushed lightly but not when the same area is pressed on more heavily.
Allodynia: Sorry to hear that you have been suffering from pain lately. What you are describing is known as allodynia, or excessive sensitivity to physical stimuli that shouldn't normally cause pain. Allodynia is a symptom and there are many causes. The work up to identify the cause is often lengthy and requires a decent amount of testing. More information for you here: http://bit.ly/2qKcgGz Hope this helps ...Read more
Sensitivity?: Sometimes yes, sometimes no. Each case has to be examined as to causes, etc. and treatment options discussed along with likelihood of success. Discuss this with your local dentist after a careful examination. ...Read more
Absolutely : Tension headaches are the most common type of headache. They can range in severity from mild to severe and last from a few minutes to days. Affected area is usually skull region and/or neck. When headache occurs, muscles covering the scalp and neck spasm causing pain. Since muscles are located just under the scalp, it can be painful to the touch. Usually responds to over-the-counter pain meds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Thyroid and skin: This is not a common complaint of a thyroid disorder. If you were hyperthyroid (eg. Graves), you could be "hyper" all over, and I can imagine that could be manifest as skin sensitivity. If your thyroid level is normal (i.e. taking thyroid replacement) then these symptoms are probably not thyroid related. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: If the headache is from the nerves in your neck that innervates that area (which is a very common cause for headaches), then the skin overlying that area can be extremely sensitive. It is most likely related to one of the nerves in the top of the neck and you may benefit from seeing a pain doc who can do a diagnostic nerve block to identify if it is those nerves. Best of luck! ...Read more
Doctor can evaluate: A dermatology doctor can evaluate the scalp to see if there is a problem in the scalp skin. The cause could also be a problem in the nerve(s) that go to the skin, leading to pain sensations when the area is touched. In certain blood vessel disorders, there is inflammation in some vessels, which can be in the scalp. ...Read more
IBS and Sore Skin?: No, that is not related. What do you mean by sore skin? Is all of your skin sore to touch or just some of it? How long have you had this? Is there a reason you think the two are related? If the sore skin is persistent, you should be evaluated by a physician to find and treat the underlying cause. ...Read more
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