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Can IBS make skin sore to touch sometime?

Can IBS make skin sore to touch sometime?

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

Tissue (Definition)

The body is composed of tissue that are classically described as beiing derived from three basic embyonic layers known as the endoderm, mesoderm and ectoderm that then differentiate into the structures that compose the body such as skin, soft tissues, bone, muscle, organs, etc. Stem cells are not differentiated and have the potential to ...Read more


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Body and skin sore to touch/achy after a month of high stress and anxiety. Can a relief of anxiety cause body tenderness?

Body and skin sore to touch/achy after a month of high stress and anxiety. Can a relief of anxiety cause body tenderness?

The opposite is true: If I'm understanding your question correctly you want to know if RELIEF from anxiety can result in body soreness/tenderness. Actually, it would be more likely to be the opposite. Anxiety of a constant or prolonged nature heightens sensitivity of the NOCICEPTIVE receptors in the skin and muscles (pain receptors) and tend to increase painful sensations. Relaxation should reduce pain sensitivity. ...Read more

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Purple lump on hip. Lump is under skin. Sore to touch. Hurts a lot when wearing belt. There was always a purpke spot there for a few years. Worried?

Purple lump on hip. Lump is under skin. Sore to touch. Hurts a lot when wearing belt. There was always a purpke spot there for a few years. Worried?

Get a medical exam: If you have any new growth, you need to ahvea physical exam by your doctor. If there is a lump/growth or tumor an x-ray can be used to confirm it. A biopsy may be required if there is a definite lump as that is the only way to make a diagnosis of the cause of any new lump. ...Read more

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Keep getting pains over most of my head, sore to touch areas?

Keep getting pains over most of my head, sore to touch areas?

Neuralgia: This type of pain usually is neuralgia which is a mild inflammation of a superficial nerves in the scalp and doesn't originate within the brain. It is more of a nuisance and is not serious. It usually resolves on its own. See your physician if you have persistent symptoms. ...Read more

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I have soreness sensativte and bone soreness under breast it also feels weird to touch my skin and it.S not shingles.?

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

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Dull pushing pain on top right side of head every few minutes, now sore to touch?

Dull pushing pain on top right side of head every few minutes,  now sore to touch?

Pain: you may have an abrasion or irritation of the scalp. You could also have a minor infection like a cellulitis. If it persists let a doctor have a look at it ...Read more

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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. ?

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

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What could cause small lumps plus sore to touch on back of head?

What could cause small lumps plus sore to touch on back of head?

Lymph nodes/infected: Get your scalp checked for infection and inflammation as well as parasites. Get a blood count to make sure that your body is fighting off infection. ...Read more

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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

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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/?

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

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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?

 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?

Tension headaches?: You should be relieved that the MR doesn't show anything organic. Tension headaches, due to increased blood circulation may cause one side to look bigger than the other. Get your doctor to check you for temporal arteritis possibility also. Feel better! ...Read more

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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?

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

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