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Skin sensitivity to touch, burning. Muscle pain without any straining prior. No rash. Lasting 5 days. The burning spread from finger to arm. Help!?

Skin sensitivity to touch, burning. Muscle pain without any straining prior. No rash. Lasting 5 days. The burning spread from finger to arm. Help!?

Confused: You give a clue at the end of your post, but unfortunately you don't specify where on your body this is happening. Regardless, wherever it is, unlike in IT, you can't get diagnosed over the Internet. We can't get remote access to your body. If you're to the "Help!" stage, you'll have to actually leave home & get hands laid on you by a live doctor. There's no other way to get the help you seek. ...Read more

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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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What causes tingling in the middle back and sensitivity to touch? It's not painful but noticeable and uncomfortable.

What causes tingling in the middle back and sensitivity to touch? It's not painful but noticeable and uncomfortable.

Nerve: An irritable, pinched or mildly inflamed nerve or muscle in the spinal area may do this. A bulging disc usually causes more of a significant ache without associated tenderness to touch. A neurologist is best qualified to evaluate this symptom if the tingling is the major symptom. ...Read more

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Does chronic pain involve increased sensitivity to touch?

Does chronic pain involve increased sensitivity to touch?

Yes: This is a phenomenon known as allodynia. When someone experiences chronic pain, the nerves require less stimulation to sense pain. ...Read more

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What would cause painful sensitivity to touch over the posterior left flank?

What would cause painful sensitivity to touch over the posterior left flank?

Do you have any: Urinary tract symptoms? Fever? Abdominal pain? Engaged in activity that could cause have strain or other musculoskeltal problem? ...Read more

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This may sound weird but it seems my clitoris has shrunk or it's lost its sensitivity to touch! Why? I'm 50 and masterbating is so hard now?

This may sound weird but it seems my clitoris has shrunk or it's lost its sensitivity to touch! Why? I'm 50 and masterbating is so hard now?

Menopause: You are describing aging and menopause perfectly. Perhaps a conversation with your gyn to decide on estrogen creams to return your clitoris and vaginal lining to a more youthful situation may be in line with the next best step to take. ...Read more

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Have a small area on front of leg with sensitivity to touch-feels pins and needles-y when touched. Now also having a vibrating feeling in same leg.?

Have a small area on front of leg with sensitivity to touch-feels pins and needles-y when touched.  Now also having a vibrating feeling in same leg.?

Leg tingling: Anatomically the leg refers to the area below your knee to your ankle. If you are having tingling and vibration in the anterior or anterolateral leg it can represent nerve pain from the back, sciatic nerve, or peripherally at the peroneal nerve. If also having back or buttock pain would look up high for cause. If none of that I would worry about changes at or around the lateral knee. ...Read more

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Hello, is it possible to have a fully torn bicep tendon (@ shoulder) with no pain, discoloration,swelling, visually,no sensitivity to touch?

Hello, is it possible to have a fully torn bicep tendon (@ shoulder) with no pain, discoloration,swelling, visually,no sensitivity to touch?

It is possible: The classic presentation of a long head of biceps tear @ the shoulder is feeling a pop in the front of the shoulder, followed by some swelling and bruising. The biceps tends to bunch up down by the elbow (Popeye deformity). I have had patients who have a torn biceps but never experienced the classic presentation described above, so it is possible for you to have a fully torn biceps without this. ...Read more

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I'm having sensitivity to touch, In My arm,leg and shoulder... Tingling In My leg, hand and foot... It has become consistant and beginning to worry me.

I'm having sensitivity to touch, In My arm,leg and shoulder... Tingling In My leg, hand and foot... It has become consistant and beginning to worry me.

Recommendation : Difficult to tell without professional examination. Are you over stressed, tired, sleep deprived? If some of this try to find ways to rest. Make sense to go to Doctor. ...Read more

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You can get pregnant if he discharge on your skin and fluid touch your vaginal opening?

You can get pregnant if he discharge on your skin and fluid touch your vaginal opening?

RARE: It would be extremely rare for this scenario to get you pregnant as the sperm would need to be inside your vagina to get you pregnant. Minimal exposure on the outside of your vagina would be unlikely to cause pregnancy, but "never say never." if you do not want to be pregnant-use bc and condoms to prevent sti's. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have a bump on my left side of my head and it hurts to touch and it is getting bigger what is this?? I am 3 months pregnant n I am on bloodthinner

I have a bump on my left side of my head and it hurts to touch and it is getting bigger what is this?? I am 3 months pregnant n I am on bloodthinner

Contact doctor: It could be bleeding under the skin and you should contact your doctor as soon as possible. What kind of blood thinner are you on? I trust that it is not warfarin/coumadin! ...Read more

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Skin sensitive to touch around lower abdomen and waist. Roughly 6weeks pregnant with baby #2. Is this a normal symptom? What would cause this?

Skin sensitive to touch around lower abdomen and waist. Roughly 6weeks pregnant with baby #2. Is this a normal symptom? What would cause this?

Sensitive skin: I do not believe that is a common symptom. It doesn't necessarily sound worrisome, though. If you are worried still, see your obstetrician. ...Read more

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I'm pregnant and had flu jab in L arm 3 days ago since then my skin on left side of abdo hurts to touch and has now come up in red raised blotches??

I'm pregnant and had flu jab in L arm 3 days ago since then my skin on left side of abdo hurts to touch and has now come up in red raised blotches??

Local reaction: This could be local reaction if it were to be on arm, but abdomen- it may be unrelated. See your md esp if you have any fever or velly pain. Otherwise, it may go away on its own. ...Read more

Tactile (Definition)

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