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What Can Cause The Head To Be Sore To The Touch
Upper head is always sore to the touch and sometimes red. N what can be the cause and can anything be done about it?
Numerous: See dermatologist to have this evaluated and treated. ...Read more
What could cause sore spots on head and hair loss? I'm losing hair in large amounts and I wake up with tender spots on my head, very sore to the touch.
There is a tender spot on the left side of my head that is a bit sore when touched. Is it serious? What causes it?
My lower back head (right side) hurts and feels sore when I touch it. As if I got hit there. Only in one area. I'm not sure what causes. Help please.
Tendonitis?: Apply aspercreme 2 x aday and see what happens. ...Read more
The past few days the top middle of my head feels sore and bruised to the touch but I did not bump it or injure it in anyway. What could cause this?
Fracture of (R) radial head (c) 8 wks. Above elbow still red, inflamed, sore, warm to touch stiff joint. Normal recovery or cause for concern?
Hard to know: The orthopedist/physician that has seen you previously and that has performed physical examination will know better; but infection of the joint or misalignment would need to be considered. Perhaps more likely that this is normal progression of healing (depending on severity of findings you mention). Have it checked out to be sure. ...Read more
Growth under both my armpits since 3 days - one is sore to the touch. They extend into the skin, not just on the surface. Cause for concern?
See doctor: You have small abscesses forming because of your shaving. ...Read more
What could cause a sore spot on the tip of chin on under-right side, sore to the touch, slightly patchy red and clearly swollen compared to left? Help
Outside corner of my eye is very sore to the touch and has a persistent dull pain. It's bloodshot and swollen. Has been like this for 2 days. Causes?
Inflammation: Due to irritation or infection. Get some Neosporin eye drops. Patch the affected eye. ...Read more
Dull Pain and pressure behind/above left eye that comes and goes where socket and eye meet. It is sore to the touch. My vision is fine. Causes?
My 6 year old has a tender spot in back of his head that hurts when he touch it what could be the cause?
Several things: A swollen lymph node, a goose egg from prior trauma he didn't tell you about, an insect bite that is becoming inflamed. If any of these fit you can monitor it until it either goes away or you decide to have it checked out. ...Read more
Extremely still painful trapezius muscles, and neck, headache and tender to touch around crown of head. Possible causes?
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
Can 1 dose thru IV followed by 4 days of prednisone cause extreme skin soreness? Hurts to be touched from waist up. Skin feels bruised, but isn't.
Fibromyalgia: 34y fem w. "skin soreness, brain fog, stomach upset & fatigue" w. symptoms of fibromyalgia, which highly associated w. IBS & nonrestorative sleep; causing depression & "Fibro fog". I noted many such women w. benign Hypermobility Syndrome &/or sacroiliac joint instability secondary to childbirth. Unstable pelvis exposes upper body to challenge of gravity & compensatory soft tissue spasms ensue. ...Read more
Back of head, right side, tender to touch, vigorous big movement. Feels like bruise, but no recollection of recent trauma. Hurts when lying down. Causes?
Need to examine:
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor.
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Looked into cell phone flashlight yesterday as I was looking at eye in mirror about a minute. Didn't touch. Eyes sore today. Could I have caused burn?
No: Cell phone lights cannot injure your eye. ...Read more
Painful left cheek bone and surrounds, like pressure. Nil injuries or colds. Very painful and sore to touch. Slight swelling. What would cause this?
Sinus?: Multiple possibilities exist - sinus, cysts, etc. If the pain continues - please see your family physician. ...Read more
Small cluster of spots on cleft of chin itchy and sore also glands in neck below chin are swollen and sore to touch. What is the likely cause?
Sounds like herpetic lesions and the reaction of regional lymph glands! This would be more likely than not ORAL herpes ("cold sore") type. Check it out with your Primary Care Provider!
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Can tension headache cause pain above eyes, forehead, ear area and neck. Forehead sore to touch. Occasional scalp tenderness. Dr said its not sinus?
All of your symptoms: Are consistent with tension headaches.Get a more detailed answer ›
Here are some...: Headache and facial pain are the common symptoms of sinusitis, which may be acute or chronic, and usually is related with viral infection. Despite being a common illness, seek evaluation and counseling timely if symptoms are worsening or intolerable, especially with fever; don't wait. ...Read more
My husband. Has had lump on top of his head for 3 days now he didn't hit it or have eny accident. Its sore to the touch hurts al day. Pls help?
Get it checked out: Hi. It is possible that this could be an infection and may need treatment. I would get this checked by a doctor. ...Read more
The right side of my head and face has been extremely sore for the past few days. It is not a headache or sharp pain but just sore to the touch. Why?
See an ENT: Or your primary doctor. There are a lot of? 's that need to answered like whether or not you have any other dental or medical issues. Have you had any visual changes? You might have some very simple explanation or it might be a more serious neurologic disease. ...Read more
I have a bump on the back right side of my head with slight pain down my neck. It feels sore to the touch. Any suggestions?
What would cause top of head to be sore, even hurts to move hair. Also have sinus infection/ blocked sinus?
Female, 21 years old. Upper side of head feels sore to the touch, almost like when you've had a pony tail for too long.?
I have a bump like a hard small ball form on my inner labia. It has now formed a white head like a pimple. It is sore to the touch but wasn't at first?
I got hit in the head with a knee cap when wrestling. Saw some stars but felt fine have had a slight headache but my temple is sore to the touch.?
Causes of pain one top of head on one side? Dull pain, daily intermittent When I press the area it is sore. Could this be something serious?
Muslce: This is likely a muscle tension headache. We have muscles that cross all over our skull and for a lot of people, these can become tense and sore, causing pain that is palpable and even headaches for some. I might suggest trying some ibuprofen 600-800mg every 6hours as needed or naproxen 500mg every 12 hours as needed which may help with any inflammation and pain. A heating pad may also help. ...Read more
I smashed and I mean smashed my head going into my car, I put ice on it right away. Now it's just sore when I touch it. D you think that's ok? .
No nausea: If you have no nausea, vomiting, loss of consciousness, or visual changes, the chances of having a brain injury is small. It will be sore for a few days, but if the bump subsides, then it should be ok. Sometimes you can get blood between the skull bone and the skin, called a hematoma, so if a bump persists for more than a few days, you should see a doctor. How is your neck? ...Read more
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