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Body aches, skin painful to touch, feels like I can feel pressure and pain on my brain, head throbs, restlessness, slight cough. Stress related?

Body aches, skin painful to touch, feels like I can feel pressure and pain on my brain, head throbs, restlessness, slight cough. Stress related?

Psycho-somatic issue: means severe mental disease, need to treat main cause of all problems by psychiatrist, not each separately symptomatically then get addicted to wrong meds while getting worse by not Rx cause of all problems. ...Read more

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Pleural fremitus is a palpable vibration of the wall of the thorax caused by friction between the parietal and visceral pleura of the lungs. See pleural friction rub for the auditory ...Read more


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Sometimes my skin will be painful to the touch for no apparent reason. Usually my arms. No rash, no sunburn. What could this be?

Sometimes my skin will be painful to the touch for no apparent reason. Usually my arms. No rash, no sunburn. What could this be?

Painful skin: The only condition that i know of the causes painful or senstive skin difusely (all over) is fibromyalgia. While other neurologic conditions could do through injured nerves (eg., like multiple sclerosis, diabetes, etc), these conditions affect a few areas of the body, but not all over. ...Read more

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Few times a year my skin is very painful without touch. It spreads and last about a week. It hurts/stings with or without touch?

Few times a year my skin is very painful without touch. It spreads and last about a week. It hurts/stings with or without touch?

Skin issues: Not sure what is causing that but suggest potential exposure to certain environmental allergens if that comes in cycles at the same time each year. Nerve irritation is another explanation but what would cause it - remains unclear based on your presentation. ...Read more

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Having extreme rib cage pain, even skin is painful for me to touch. Also have noticed a largish swelling under left breast, on top of the ribs.

Having extreme rib cage pain,  even skin is painful for me to touch.  Also have noticed a largish swelling under left breast, on top of the ribs.

Shingles?: This could represent shingles. Costochondritis is also another possibility. I think it would be best to see your primary care doctor to discuss this and have a more complete evaluation. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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My dad has a hard pea sized bump on his stomach. It is skin color but extremely painful to the touch. Any idea what it could be.? Cause for concern?

My dad has a hard pea sized bump on his stomach. It is skin color but extremely painful to the touch. Any idea what it could be.? Cause for concern?

Exam needed: This would have to be examined by a physician for diagnosis. Possibilities include a cyst or ventral hernia. If there is tenderness and surrounding redness, an examination is needed to rule out infection. ...Read more

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Huge lump under skin under sideburn. Was painful to touch 1 month ago Applied heat. Now small pea size and doesn't hurt but still there. Any ideas?

Cyst needs evaluatio: you probably have a cyst that got inflamed and could happen again. advise visitng your doctor to have this evaluated and possibly removed. ...Read more