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Skin On Neck Sensitive To Touch
What could be causing a tendons in my neck to protrude causing pain and tightness in my face? My neck and face are sensitive to touch too
Irritated Nerve: Some nerves in the face and neck can become irritated or pinched as the come out of the brain. These nerves include the trigeminal and facial nerve. This would produce symptoms similar to those you describe. I would suggest talking to a neurosurgeon to see if this can be helped by medications, injections or perhaps surgery. ...Read more
Can a pinched nerve cause pain in the neck (jugular area) and pain around the top of your head which is sensitive to touch?
Yes: Pinched nerves can cause so much actual and referred pain. So, if you've had the pain for more than a week or few days, call your PCP, and have it examined, and see what is going on. If it's musculoskeletal, it's easily fixed or remedied with meds, PT, or osteopathic manipulation by a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO).If it's more than that, you'll be visiting a neurologists. So, start w/UR PCP! ...Read more
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).
Ache behind left ear and felt in neck when I turn head to the right? Sensitive to touch as well. Cancer? Lymph nodes? HELP!
Is permanent sharp throbbing pain in one side of the head, neck and back pain and scalp sensitive to touch and painful symptoms of occipital neuralgia?
Pain on left side teeth, ear, temple and neck. Sometimes my left side throat feels funny and left head sensitive to touch.
Get checked: You may have more than one issue going on. Get checked... I would check the left TM joint, the left ear, the occiput, the frontal sinus, the associated musculature, the teeth, and the throat for the presence of toxins, pathogens and allergens. ...Read more
I am experiencing ear ache, sensitive to noise, touch, jaw pain, skin sensitive to touch around jaw and ear, head/neck pain history of neuralgia
And your question is: You did not actually ask a question. However I would recommend being evaluated by a neurologist. ...Read more
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 more
Skin on left side of face sensitive and hurts to touch ear too and is achy. Left of throat irritated gums swollen. All on left. What is it? Remedies?
My right ear & eye hurts as well as only the right side of my throat. My scalp and skin are sensitive to touch the same side. What is this?
Are you ill?: You can have sensitive skin and muscles all over your body, if you are feverish from a viral illness or the flu. Other possible causes would be environmental contacts that irritated you or localized trauma to those areas. I can't give you a lot more information without more detail on your end. See your doctor if it is getting worse. ...Read more
I have a large bump on the back of my head, right above my neck that is very painful to the touch. What is this?
Not sure: You should have a doctor take a look to find out. ...Read more
The upper right side of my neck is very painful to the touch and also trying to turn my head and I have a terrible pain in the lower part of my head.
Exam: Get it checked. You may need an x-ray. Better safe than sorry. ...Read more
I have been suffering with pain in the right side of my neck for the last 4 days. It doesn't hurt to move my head or touch the area though?
Neck pain: Common causes of neck pain such as muscle strain, vertebral problems, inflammatIon of thyroid, lymph glands, or carotid artery are usually aggravated by motion and have associated tenderness. Shingles (herpes zoster) may start as an ache for several days before the rash erupts. If symptoms persist or rash develops, get examined by your physician. ...Read more
She is complaining of the skin on the front of her neck and lower face to be tender to the touch. However she has no visual symptoms.?
Lump on the back of my neck right below the head. Is not painful does weird noise when I look up and down. It feels like is touched something.
Hi my neck hurt and the back of my head hurt when I touch it or lay down my head hurt all over and it feels like something is crawling across it?
Neck and head pain: From what you are describing it sounds like you are having muscle spasms in the muscle in the neck up into the back of your head. These spasms can feel like something crawling across your neck/back of head. Without more information its tough to be more specific - Try moist heating pad and some advil or aleve (naproxen). If it continues or you have numbness in the arms please see a doctor. ...Read more
The skin on my neck has an extremely strange/painful sensation when I touch it the left side and the right side feel different. Its in my shoulder too?
Doctor can evaluate: A primary care, ent, or dermatology doctor can evaluate. There may be irrigation of nerves in that area. It could also be shingles about to appear. Shingles skin lesions have contagious viruses from the time the skin lesions begin to break (feel damp or sticky) until after the skin is healing, covered with dry scabs or dry skin. If shingles, treatment should start right away. ...Read more
Hump on neck below head and above sholders hurts to the touch and causing headaches and neck looks swollen.
Hump on the back of my lower neck where my head joins the upper spine hurts to touch and causing headaches.?
Neck pain: The area you describe is where the lower part of the neck (cervical spine) connects with the mid back (thoracic spine). The headaches (cervicogenic) are caused by tight neck muscles that insert on the back of the head. The C6/7 level is a common area for pain due to a herniated or degenerated disc. Moist heat, ice and massages can reduce the pain. If it persists see a neurosurgeon. ...Read more
The gland on the right side of my neck is very tender to the touch and hurts when I move my head certain ways. What could this be?
Swollen Glands: Glands in the neck are often from infections in the mouth throat or skin of the face head and neck. If no obvious source is present have it checked by your doctor. ...Read more
Hello I keep getting pain in the vein on the right side of my neck when touched or pressed it makes the top right sife of my head hurt?
The skin on the back of my neck is dark and sometimes when I touch it it stings. It gets irritated when I scrub it. How can I fix this?
Acanthosis nigricans: If you are a female, see an endocrinologist for anvaluation for pcos., otherwise see a dermatologist for help. ...Read more
Fell back and hit the back of my head very hard on a concrete floor 2 days ago. Still very painful to touch and pain in neck. Should I see a Dr?
Head injury: Did you lose consciousness or feel nauseas after your injury? Are you having double vision? These are signs of a more serious injury that require immediate medical attention. That the area is sore is normal. Apply ice and take an anti inflammatory, if not better in a few days make sure you f/u with your doctor. Feel better soon ...Read more
Sir I have a small growth under my neck skin. It like a hard blister under skin. It is not making pain. If I touch it strongly then I feel lit pain.
It could be an: Enlarged lymph node. An exam would be necessary to further characterize it. Not likely harmful, but needs examination. ...Read more
Would it be possible for HIV seroconversion to start now? It's been two years since exposure and my neck hurts on sides when I touch them or turn head
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