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Why Is My Scalp Tender To Touch
Scalp is the part of the skin on the skull, deeply attached to the skull and has the hair shafts from it.Rest of the skin in the head like facial skin(beard) has only 2 layers -epidermis and dermis. Scalp has 5 different layers unlike facial skin/rest of skin all over body .Scalp-s-epidermis, c-conn.Tissue, a-aponeurosis, l-loose areolar conn. Tissue and p- pericranium attached ...Read more
Could be hormonal: The most common reason breast are tender are hormonal changes during the cycle. Breast mass or infections could cause a problem also. This requires an evaluation by your doctor. ...Read more
Infection, trauma?: Infections of different types or trauma might possibly explain this. It is certainly not normal and should be looked at. ...Read more
Get an exam.: There are too many unknowns here to answer this question online. You really should have a thorough history and physical by an experienced provider. Is this really all the time?Or does it come and go?Have you had any other trauma or injury?What other medical problems have you had in the past? ...Read more
Needs evaluation: You may have systemic infection, collagen vascular disease or other condition which is causing inflammation as when you have the flu and feel achy and sore. Medications have to be considered such as statins which cam affect muscles. See primary care for blood work up if this persists.Also gather all info re meds, o/c medicines, a food diary for several days, work and home environment exposure. ...Read more
Hard to say: Hi, it's very difficult to say without seeing you and without knowing other important info but things that would make me worry are if this swelling is recent, getting worse or spreading; accompanied by redness, fever, swelling and/or pain inside your mouth, or swollen/tender lymph nodes appear in neck. Then I'd make an appt to see your doctor quickly, the worry being a bacterial infection. ...Read more
My skin on leg is sensitive to the touch what could that be? No rash or marks just very sensitive and hurts to touch
Why is my right hand/wrist sensitive to the touch? It doesn't hurt, it's just extremely sensitive
Can not venture a: Guess with available information - not even sure what specific area you are referring to. Would encourage medical evaluation. Take care. ...Read more
Hi I've a very sore outer left nostril it is very red tender to touch and slightly inflamed any ideas what it may be?
Red Nose: this very likely Is an infected pimple, keep it clean and do not ever squeeze it, try avoiding to touch it, it very well disappear within 5 days, if not you will need antibiotics ...Read more
The area in my scalp, just above my right ear feels slightly swollen and is quite tender to the touch. What could cause this pain?
Doctor can evaluate: A dermatology doctor can evaluate the scalp to see if there is a problem in the scalp skin. The cause could also be a problem in the nerve(s) that go to the skin, leading to pain sensations when the area is touched. In certain blood vessel disorders, there is inflammation in some vessels, which can be in the scalp. ...Read more
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
Inside the skin of my pennis pain wwhen I touch it and my forehead is red and when I touch it it pain what to do?
The top of my head gets very sensitive to even a light touch to my hair. And my head feels swollen and painful. What could cause this?
Why is one part of my scalp tender to touch? Only a light touch hurts if, not a pressing one so I think it's only my scalp that's affected
Shingles?: If this is new (a day or two), and if the tender area is only on one side of your scalp (i.e. tenderness stops at the midline and doesn't extend to the other side), be on the alert for red bumps that would soon turn to blisters and sores. It could be shingles, i.e. a localized recurrence of the chickenpox virus (if you weren't vaccinated and had chickenpox as a child.) See MD if any doubt. ...Read more
My skin feels raw but it isn't tender to the touch nor does it hurt at slightest touch. What could be wrong?
Probably Dry Skin: See that humidity in your room is above 50%. Apply vaseline to the skin every night. ...Read more
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