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Tightness In Skin On My Face
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Small patch of red tight flaky skin on my face. Have tried an anti fungal, an anti bacterial and a hydrocortisone cream. What next please?
See a dermatologist: The next phase is to stop self-treating and to see a dermatologist. ...Read more
Iam a male aged 23. I have a skin issue which is giving me quite of uncomfortable days.. My face become really tight and it extends till my neck ?
Dry skin vs Anxiety?: Generally, "tightness" of facial skin may be due to several causes. Dryness of the skin may cause the sensation of tightness. Anxiety may cause a sensation of tightness in the face. Scleroderma is an auto-immune collagen-vascular illness that can cause tightness of the skin.(It is much less common in young male patients living in South Asia). For treatment of Dry Skin >http://wb.md/29606nB ...Read more
Not that easy: Unfortunately there is no easy way to answer this ?. There are a few technologies that may work . 1 is radio frequency. Depending on how much loose skin you have you may see some improvement. 2. Some co2 lasers may also help with loose skin that can be tightened , especially around the eyes without surgery. 3. If you have hanging skin at all especially on the neck the only method is surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
So I washed my face with just a bar of soap, and a rag, and water yet my skin feels tight and burns abit help?
Too dry?: Often, folks use whole body soaps on their face. These may be overly drying. Try ivory or dove or perhaps better yet, nutrigenia. ...Read more
Have been feeling tingly numb sensation in face, makes skin feel tight. As if skin had been rubbed with ice. Cheek skin looks striated sometimes.
Possibly swelling : You should bring your symptoms up with all doctors that are giving you medication. The finding could be a warning that your migraine is about to start, it could be medication-related, and with the description of the strea it could be that you have intermittent swelling of that area with numbness when swollen and the stria when not. You need to be seen when you are having symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My skin is shiny even right after i wash it. It is not oily, just shiny. I use gentle face washes and a moisturizer and my face isn't tight. Help?
Shiny skin is normal: If your skin is not oily or damaged or rough and irregular it sounds like your skin is just fine and normal. ...Read more
Bad sunburn caused peeling of my face. All the sunburned skin is peeled off now but the fresh layer feels very tight. Is that layer gonna peel too?
Can trigmenial tightness in face cause skin to look slightly abnormal? Like a bit more puffier? What's the best medication to get rid of inflammation?
Can be painful!: Not sure what trigeminal "tightness" is. Trigeminal neuralgia is pain associated with the trigeminal nerve & is usually experienced as burning, sharp pain in the cheek, forehead, temples & jaw, pain around eyes, aching teeth, ear aches & feeling of fullness in sinuses.Puffiness is not usually described. Anti-inflammatories are not particularly helpful. Neurontin, Lyrica, (pregabalin) Cymbalta have been used. ...Read more