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When I was younger,a teenager,I started to develop acne very badly. 34 now,sensitive skin,have gotten sore like things on chest through the years..y??

When I was younger,a teenager,I started to develop acne very badly. 34 now,sensitive skin,have gotten sore like things on chest through the years..y??

Adult Acne: Yes adults can get acne too and it can be on the chest and back.Consult your medical doctor or a dermatologist to get it treated.with something very simple like Benzyl Peroxide wash,or may need topical retinoc acid cream by prescription.Other treatments are Azelaic Acid cream,alpha hydroxic acid,topical antibiotics or birth control pills in women.Consult a Dermatologist for Diagnosis&Treatment ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Namey
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Arthritis (Definition)

Arthritis is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more


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I have recently developed very sensitive skin. It started on my lower left arm and is now across my upper back. Sore to touch but no rash visible. ?

I have recently developed very sensitive skin.  It started on my lower left arm and is now across my upper back.  Sore to touch but no rash visible.  ?

See a doctor: Your sensitive skin may be a sign of a more serious medical condition and should be evaluated by your doctor as soon as possible. Contact your doctor right away to set an appointment. ...Read more

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I have sensitive skin on my left hand and upper left arm that feels sore to touch?

I have sensitive skin on my left hand and upper left arm that feels sore to touch?

History neck injury?: Sounds as if you may have a compressed nerve in your neck that may be causing these symptoms. Do have have history of a neck injury, car accident? Any weakness in your left hand or left arm A physician should be able to give you advice on possible workup, treatment including exercises and medicines. Happy healing! ...Read more

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I woke up today with sore, sensitive skin up and down my left forearm. I also have painful lymph nodes under my arm and breast. What could this be?

I woke up today with sore, sensitive skin up and down my left forearm.  I also have painful lymph nodes under my arm and breast.  What could this be?

LNs: Time to get an exam. Sensitive skin from elbow down forearm to 5th finger is often pressure on the ulnar nerve at elbow. But with axillary lymph nodes, time for an exam if they are enlarged, tender, etc. ...Read more

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I have very sore and sensitive skin on my back. No rash or marks. Ear infection, sore throat, runny nose as well. ?

I have very sore and sensitive skin on my back. No rash or marks. Ear infection, sore throat, runny nose as well. ?

Viral illness?: You may also have an allergic reaction. The cause of your skin sensitivity is not clear, but may be the early onset of either an allergic reaction or Herpes zoster, the latter often presenting as pain or hypersensitivity before the onset of the eruption. Hope you are better soon. ...Read more

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What can I take for sore joints naturally?

What can I take for sore joints naturally?

Heat.: A warm soak, hot compresses, or a paraffin bath (not too hot - keep it 110 degrees or less) can improve discomfort and stiffness in joints without any systemic side effects. ...Read more

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What is the best remedy for sore joints?

Heat.: A warm soak, hot compresses, or a paraffin bath (not too hot - keep it 110 degrees or less) can improve discomfort and stiffness in joints without any systemic side effects. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have sore joints in puberty in boy?

Is it normal to have sore joints in puberty in boy?

No: You can see pain below the knee cap, where the patella tendon inserts into the tibia. This is called ashgood- schlatter. ...Read more

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What's the best remedy for sore joints before working out?

What's the best remedy for sore joints before working out?

Warm up: The best thing one can do prior to working out is to adequately warm up. Getting on an exercise bike for 15 minutes is one example. ...Read more

Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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Joints (Definition)

Joints are parts of the body, formed by the cartilage-covered ends of bones plus the strong, flexible ligaments that attach the bones to one another. Movements at the joints in the body allow the different parts of the body to move in ...Read more