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Sharp Stinging Pain On Skin
Upper outer thigh: numbness on skin, sharp stabbing pain on muscle. When touched lightly i feel nothing. When scratched or pressed on sharp pain.?
Meralgia paresthetic: You likely have entrapment of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve at the hip, which causes a peculiar painful numbness. Often can be relieved by avoiding tight clothing or belts, and maybe helped with weight loss if one is overweight. Can be an early sign of diabetic neuropathy, but most cases self-limited and benign, . ...Read more
I've been experiencing burning on left cheek bone pain on both, left eye twitching and lips twitch neck pain, pain and burning on chest. What can be?
Stress?!: see your internist to be sure but the symptoms are too vague and diffuse to mean much at your age! ...Read more
I have sharp stabbing pain, intermittent, on left side in groin area above thigh, also some pain in thigh lower near knee on inside. ?
Pain & discomfort in left side of back. Also wraps around to ribcage on left. Sensitive stomach on the left & tingling & numbness down left side body?
Ok: May be a subluxation in the spine see a specialist possibly a chiropractor. ...Read more
Severe and burning pain under the left armpit on the ribs. Hurts w/ light touch, really bad pain when pushed on or twist. No visible bruise or rash.
Possibly shingles: Shingles starts out as a burning pain which is highly sensitive with no visible rash. The rash comes a few days later. You might also have some other type of infection. Shingles should be treated early with an antiviral to prevent scarring and neuralgia (nerve pain) that can be long-lasting. Please see your doctor. ...Read more
Where above ankle?: Where specifically are you "touching". And, what do you mean by "touching". There are nerves that pass by the ankle and if they are irritated they can produce "dysesthesias" with light pressure. Make notes of precise location and then see your doctor to correlate. An underlying mood disorder will tend to make you more prone to these things, with less found on exam. ...Read more
My wife has been experiencing pain and discomfort in her outer groin region. Pain described as burning prickly sensation. Also feels on lower thigh.?
Groin pain: In the region you describe, the most common cause would be injury or pressure on a nerve. Among heavy set people there is a specific nerve that can get compressed just above the waist on the side which can cause pain in the area you describe (a condition called meralgia paresthetica). The same thing can happen to other nerves after surgery from scarring--the ilioinguinal nerve, genitofemoral nerve. ...Read more
Surface skin pain on left side of abdominal area and left side of lower back. feels like a severe sunburn. no marks or redness.?
Shingles: Many cases of shingles has been missed in ers because of pain that no direct cause can be found and then a day or more goes by with the pain persistent and then out of the blue a rash composed of clumps of tiny pustules shows up in a geometric pattern and the diagnosis is obviously shingles. They must be treated immediately with antiviral drugs to help healing and prevent post herpetic neuralgia. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
I've pain in abdominal, on & off. Now I also have discomfort on my right thigh, & pain in tailbone. Also chest pain and discomfort on my throat.Why?
Pain: Get seen soon. This much pain is not normal ...Read more
Heavy feeling on chest hard to breathe. Sharp shooting pain by my breast almost underarm pit on both side sharp pain in both knees thigh and calf?
Breast -chest pain: Many possibilities. You need to make an appt. With your doctor for an examination to determine the cause of your many symptoms. ...Read more
back pain (severity: severe) (side: left) , burning sensation and painful skin when touched. pain when pushing on the area.3 days now not better?
Need to be examined: It's difficult to answer this question without knowing more. Having the feeling on touching the skin is encouraging that it is not likely an internal problem. Common possibilities include shingles, which hurts a few days before a rash shows up, pinched nerve, injury, or kidney problems. It would be best to see a doctor if this continues. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had stomach ache w/ diareah / vomit dr says infection kidneys. Now sharp tight pain around center of body stinging pain on skin at back ?
Unusual symptoms: Kidney infections are usually associated with lower urinary tract symtoms such as stinging with urination, urinary frequency and pain or discomport above the pubic bone and well below the umbilicus. Plus tenderness over the kidneys when tapping over the lower ribs at the back. Diarrhea and vomiting is usually associated with bowel issues. Was your urine tested for infection. ? Bowel problem + uti. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've been having sharp stinging pain on my right side of my head its gets worse when am laying down and i turn my head or when i sit and turn my head?
Pain is Urgent: This is most likely not the forum for this problem. You are having acute pain and symptoms that must be evaluated in person by a trusted medical expert. Please get in to see your physician soon. ...Read more
Blocked sinus. Sharp burning stinging pain on top of head on the side of the blocked sinus. Lasted for about 15 seconds. Is this normal?
No : See Ear nose and throat doctor or PCP for specific diagnosis and treatment ...Read more
Sharp pain an stinging feeling in the lower left side of my head that started two days ago I am only 19 years old what could this be no trauma recent?
I've been having severe neck grinding for sometime now and turning my head to the side causes a sharp stinging sensation and my facial & scalp are num?
Sharp head pain one spot sometimes when I sneeze? Sneezed today and got a sting of pain that lasted a second. Left with on off headache. do I worry?
Cough headache: Your symptoms may represent a cough headache, which is triggered by straining (sneezing, blowing your nose, laughing, crying, singing, bending over, or having a bowel movement). If the symptoms progress or if you have new symptoms, see your primary care provider, who may refer you to a neurologist. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8649540 , http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/headache.html ...Read more
What could be causing sharp stinging pains in my heart & pain on left side of head? Blood tests are ok & i also have a heart murmur.
Not your heart: It's probably not your heart -- but stress that causes chest wall strain and tension in the neck that causes your headaches -- you need to relax and do some exercise -- but if persisted, go see your doctor -- and it has nothing to do with your heart murmur. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Twice now have had a momentary sharp biting/stinging sensation on the skin of my nose. Should i be concerned? Also been having dizzy spells this month
Possibly yes.: The nerve distribution is in the ophthalmic branch of the trigeminal nerve. You can get these type of sensations from something called trigeminal neuralgia. It means the nerve gets irritated. If it gets worse or more frequent you can go to your doctor and get something to help calm down nerve rotation. ...Read more
Had 5 sharp sting quickly in back of head above bone on skull. Could feel a pulse when I touch it & other side of head too. Worried about stroke im18?
Ears ring a lot daily, crawly feelings in face, sharp stings in face, ears, head, neck, burning behind eyes. Can this all be a headache? Neuropathy?
Masturbated with a shower head on massage setting. Urethra is numb, at times stings mildly and have sharp pain from lower abdomen to urethra. No UTI.
Masturbated with a shower head on massage setting. Urethra stings mildly, is numb other times and have sharp pain from lower abdomen to urethra.No UTI
Sharp stabbing pain left side of head above ear.. It stings for a couple of seconds.. Its been hapenning since this morning.. And its random and my left eye seems to be under some stress since then?
Banged my head pretty hard 20mins ago.No pain just some stinging and things are kind of fuzzy. Not sure what I should do?
Get evaluated: If you don't feel perfectly normal within an hour or so please get evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more
Sometimes i would feel a brief stinging pain like a bug bite on my skin, this could happen at any one place on my body. Is this bad?
Paresthesia: Paresthesia is an abnormal condition in which you feel a sensation of burning, numbness, tingling, itching or prickling. Paresthesia can also be described as a pins-and-needles or skin-crawling sensation. Paresthesia most often occurs in the extremities, such as the hands, feet, fingers, and toes, but it can occur in other parts of the body. ...Read more
For 4 months something feels like its crawling on me and stinging me. It really happens when it gets hot. I now see brown specks on my skin.
Need exam: It would be best evaluated by physical exam. Have a doctor or mid level provider examine you. if your regular doctor agrees, consider seeing a dermatologist. ...Read more
Cutaneous vs neural: Sharp sensations like that indicate an origin in the skin or in the nerves. If these cover a wide area that crosses nerve boundaries your problem is in the skin and it would be wise to look for clues there. If limited to a certain spot or sharply localized region this could be either skin or nerve. ...Read more
I fainted this morning and hit the back of my head. My upper right chest now has stinging pain that comes and goes.
Fainted: Why did you faint? Did you fall or sustain injury as a result? Go see a physician to sort it out. ...Read more
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