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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)

A condition where there 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 have a sore muscle in the front of and side of thigh above my knee with sensitive skin which feels sensitive when my clothes rub/to the cold?

? Shingles: If the symptoms are only on one side of the body and if you had chicken pox as a child, it suggests shingles. If you develop a rash or vesicles on the skin, that would be diagnostic of shingles. It would be prudent to consult a doctor if the symptoms do not subside in a day or so. ...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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I recently having small fevers fatigue over a week. I had a head to toe rash. and now I woke up with very swollen hands and feet and sore joints?

 I recently having small fevers fatigue over a week. I had a head to toe rash. and now I woke up with very swollen hands and feet and sore joints?

Need to be seen: Your symptoms may be related to an infection or possibly an autoimmune process. There are several viral infections that can give you the symptoms you describe and lab work can confirm if this it the case. For the majority the only intervention is time and controlling symptoms such as fever and pain. You want to limit your exposure to others until you are seen by a medical provider. ...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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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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Sore joints all of them. Also no energy?

Sore joints  all of them.  Also no energy?

Bad: Polymyalgia rheumatic, psoriatic arthritis, lyme disease, rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosis, abnormal thyroid, ankylosiing spondylitis. See you internal medicine physician. ...Read more

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Please explain why does my body ache and have sore joints?

Please explain why does my body ache and have sore joints?

Could be due to a --: Number of possibilities, like: 1: a viral infection (eg, flu) causing your symptoms would be the commonest; 2: if you have done some unusual (for you) exercises/activities that your body is not used to; 3: generalized weakness, from whatever cause, like an illness, surgery, injury, etc. See you pcp to get examined/investigated. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does anybody wake up after a good sleep with stiff and sore joints?

Does anybody wake up after a good sleep with stiff and sore joints?

Many do...: Joints that are stiff and need time to warm up may be an indication of arthritis, though if occoring only after a strenuous day before, may just be from overuse. ...Read more

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Will you get sore joints if you are going to have your first period?

Will you get sore joints if you are going to have your first period?

Rarely: Sore joints before a menstrual period usually occurs in girls or women that have some type of arthritis to begin with. ...Read more

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What is good for sore joints in my hands from computer?

What is good for sore joints in my hands from computer?

Good posture: Most importantly, ensure that your hands are in a relaxed posture with the wrists loose and slightly flexed and the fingers also slightly flexed andheld over the keys in a comfortable position. Many people try typing on a tabletops, which is too high to keep the hands and wrists in a relaxed posture. ...Read more

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Sore joints and fingers and thumb, could it be a tendon thing?

Sore joints and fingers and thumb, could it be a tendon thing?

Possibly but rather: Improbable, as there is no single tendon going to all fingers or the thumb. Sounds more lie some arthritis, gout or pseudogout, unless a crush injury to the whole hand has affected multiple fingers/thumb. Do get yourself checked by an orthopod or a hand surgeon. Your pcp can help direct you in the right way. Good luck. ...Read more

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All over sore joints, what can I do?

All over sore joints, what can I do?

See a rheumatologist: Have it evaluated, preferably by a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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What could cause stiff and sore joints?

What could cause stiff and sore joints?

Sore joints: Pain on movement of joint is usually caused by arthritis, less commonly by infection, injury or tumor. Morning stiffness which eases up after moving the joint, is usually due to rheumatoid arthritis. If loss of motion of joint, it is usually due to osteoarthritis. ...Read more

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What is the best way to heal sore joints after gym?

What is the best way to heal sore joints after gym?

Rest: Recovery time after exercise is critical. Research has shown that tendons take about 72 hours to regenerate after exercise. If exercised prior to this the tendon is actually in a negative recovery state and is degenerating instead of recovering and rebuilding. If exercise is done too repetitively then one will experience an overuse injury. ...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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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

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I have headache and sore joints also a chesty cough can i get help please?

I have headache and sore joints also a chesty cough can i get help please?

Flu like syndrome?: It is likely a viral upper respiratory infection with those constellation of symptoms. Would need more information to give you a better answer. Symptomatic treatment consists of rest fluids, vitamin c, decongestants, and paracetamol and ibuprofen. See your Dr. if you are concerned. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to heal sore joints and tendons caused by levofloxacin?

Can you tell me how to heal sore joints and tendons caused by levofloxacin?

Slow: Healing after levofloxacin muscle and tendon reaction can take weeks to months. Since this antibiotic ties up magnesium at the neural and muscle endpoints, many have benefited from magnesium supplements,400mg once to twice daily. Don't get involved in any sports or heavy use of the lower extremities as Achilles and other tendon ruptures have been reported. Don't take it or ciprofloxacin like drugs ...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