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Skin Soreness On The Back
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
I have bumps w/ like craters around them on the top back of my head, there are multiple and are sore to touch?
Epidermoid cysts: This sounds like epidermoid cysts. Please see your health care provider for assessment and treatment. ...Read more
Been having sore to touch spots on middle back of my head and back upper part of my head. What can it be or why is it happening/?
Scalp Folliculitis: Folliculitis is the name given to inflammation of hair follicles that can be caused by several factors. Folliculitis is a focal inflammation of the hair follicles. It looks like acne with little rings of inflammation surrounding the opening of a hair follicle. The result of folliculitis is a tender red spot, sometimes with a surface pustule. Staph is the most common bacteria causing this. ...Read more
My skin is sore to touch from the center of my belly around the right side to my back. It began suddenly as a sensitive spot in my back. What is that?
Sore skin: The issue you describe may be consistent with shingles. This rash tends to begin as pain in a dermatome. A dermatome is a region of the skin that is innervated by a sensory nerve, and generally wraps around the trunk, arm, leg, etc. The pain may be severe, and a papular rash may develop. Anyone with chicken pox as a child may develop shingles later in life, particularly in times of stress ...Read more
I have a tender spot at the back of my head. It's sore to touch and it feels like a hard lump. Like a bone. What could this be?
Sensitive spot on top left/back of the head. Sore to touch. Also Hurts when I chew, swallow or move quickly. + Sensitive neck (feels like a sunburn).
I have a dime size lump in back of my head and today at base of my head right side is sore to touch and throbbing a bit and swollen as well. Size of r?
Was in a bad car wreck 3 nights ago, airbag deployed. Didn't go to ER, had severe headache 2.5 days, sore to touch back of head. Should I see a Dr?
Yes.: If airbags deployed, it means that your accident was a serious one. You probably have a neck injury, but only a medical evaluation will tell for sure. ...Read more
Sharp pain in back of head. Area sore to touch. No injury. Woke with dizziness and nausea. Can't walk straight or even drive today.?
My husband has had a soft lump at the back of head on the right hand side. He says it's not Sore to touch but is the size of walnut?
Cyst or lipoma: Cysts & lipomas are often soft & painless. However, the former can become painful & even harden if distended & filled, much less infected. Lipomas, or fatty tissue, typically remain soft & painfree. Abscesses are collections of pus that are usually painful & need to be lanced/drained. Have him go see his family doc for evaluation & your reassurance. ...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
I have had pains on the right side of my head for about 6 years. The past year it has turned into an intermittent dull ache that is sore to touch.?
Concerning: With the length of time you have had these symptoms combined with recent worsening of your symptoms recommend you are seen and evaluated. Best of luck with this. Dr R ...Read more
I have this horrible pain in the front/ left side of my head. Its sore to touch but it feels like I hit my head on the ground or a wall I didnt. Help?
Maybe...: ...A sinus infection. See your doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
See a Dr: A panda walks into a pub. What did the bartender have for lunch? ...Read more
Small hard lump on back of head (upper back left of head). Seems like there s pain and soreness eradiating from that area. Been this way for 4 months?
I have soreness sensativte and bone soreness under breast it also feels weird to touch my skin and it. S not shingles.?
Possibly: Shingles is a recurrence of the chicken pox virus on one particular nerve where it has managed to hide. When it activates, it will follow the course or length of that nerve - where you are describing it, front to back along an almost straight line on one side of body only, right or left. Kinda feels like that prior to skin lesions showing up. Check with your doc. ...Read more
Hi im getting a sharp pain at the top of my head which is also sore to touch what could it be. Have taken paracetamol and its not reliving it?
MRI done told one side of my head is bigger than the other. No blockages it started with side of face sweeling bad. Now side of head sore to touch?
I have suffered r sided head pain for 5 yrs now-daily. I function with meds. I now have swelling and soreness r temple-and tender to touch. I am 54?
Temporal arteritis: Would see your doctor and be checked for temporal arteritis. There may be other reaswons for your discomfort, but that should be checked for. ...Read more
Took 20mg prednisone and 150mg clindamycin for a week now I am no longer takig it can this cause whole back and head soreness and aches?
Unlikely: This combination should not cause the symptoms you describe. ...Read more
For a few days I've been getting a light headache in my right temple and head. It's sometimes sore to touch and comes and goes. Any ideas?
Have you tried: Treating it? Excedrin2-3 would be a good initial try along with packing it with ice then going to bed in a dark quiet room. ...Read more
Soreness behind ear on top of head and next to temple ride my bike about 30 km to work everyday with a bag on my back - could it be neck problem?
Tension: Could be muscle tension from the bag transmitted to that area, however given the location. Near the temple you need to see your doctor to rule out a potentially dangerous condition called temporal arteries which can affect your vision. If left untreated can cause blindness on the side which is irreversible. ...Read more
The skin on the top of my leg is sore to touch and feels very much like neurolger.. .. Any ideas? Feel a bit silly going to the doctors Ellie Bates
Topical medicine: If you don't have any warning signs like redness or swelling in the area or pain radiating to nearby parts of the body, you can use topical pain medicine like Ben-Gay, or Aspercreme, or try ice or heat. If it is the top of your thigh, that can sometimes be caused by weight gain and sitting for long periods of time, called meralgia paresthetica. ...Read more
I hv a lump on top left size of head, size of thumbnail, after 2days it doubled in size, sore to touch, now its bk to the thumbnail size. What's wrong.
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