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Why Is My Skin So Sore To The Touch Like My Whole Body Is Bruised
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
Tender bones all over body when touched, tender skin/muscles, joint pain, stiff sore spine, foamy urine 2 yrs, loose stools after certain foods.?
I have two sore bruise like areas on the left side of my head, feels like a bruise when touched. Haven't banged my head, any ideas? Thank you
I have a sore scalp on whole top of head feals bruised and sore if I touch my hair what could this be?
Sunburn or allodynia: First, is your scalp sunburned? If so there is your answer and I would recommend wearing a hat. If there is no sunburn and you have pain when your pain is moved or when you touch your scalp that is known as allodynia. Allodynia can be a prodrome up to 24 hours before the onset of migraine and there are other causes as well. You could have occipital neuralgia. this should e discussed with your doc ...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?
Doesn't hurt when I swallow but when I touch my Adam's apple it feels bruised badly & when I turn my head that area feels sore. Not badly swollen.
Bruised/sore feeling in skin. But no bruises. No marks no rash. No dryness. And thighs are itchy. And when touched feel like im touching tiny cuts?
Hyperaesthesia: Many possible causes; suggest you ask your doctor to investigate. ...Read more
Tender small spot on left last rib above hip bone on the side of my body more towards my back. I can feel a small lump or swelling possibly in the skin it feels like. What causes this area to be so tender to touch? It doesn't hurt to breath move cough etc
See ans: You could have a skin lesion and this could be a cyst or fatty tumor. Best is to see if it changes in size or shape or painful or tender and consult with your doctor. ...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
I bumped my head on a metal bar. I immediately put icebon it. I do not have a bump or bruise but I have pain. Its sore to touch. Should I see the doc?
Probably not: If the skin was not broken, infection is unlikely. Also do you think you broke the bone - that might need attention. However, most bone fractures of the skull would also have a skin breakage. The pain is from bruising the underlying bone and this will go away. ...Read more
I have a tender lump on my back near my shoulder blade could it be serious? 16 years old, small body, the lump is the size of a golf ball, and it is again very tender and it hurts when I touch it and its under the skin. Also I did go to a doctor who seeme
Hello,: Hello, I can not diagnose the lump on your back. It might be a lipoma which is a soft fatty tumor under the skin. It could be a cyst or an abcess. Because it is now symptomatic (painful/ tender) it is probably time to see your doctor again. Let your parents know so that they can get you seen. If it gets red, hot, drains or you get a fever, you need to get it treated more quickly. Take care. ...Read more
I have very sore skin tender to touch with no aparent bruising on my both legs. The pain is similar when you touch a bruised skin. What is this?
Bumped my head on table while on coumadin (warfarin). The spot feels sore to touch. No bruising or other symptoms. Inr usually 2-2.5. Should I be concerned?
Potential: Warfarin prevents one's ability to clot... Avoidance of any trauma, no matter how insignificant is of utmost importance, lest you develop a hematoma... ...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.
My skin hurts when touched and feels like I should be all brusied up but non. I am sore and hurts to move all over. Feels tight but hurts to a massage?
RSD (aka CRPS): How long have you suffered? It sounds like Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD), or Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS). It usually results from some kind of trauma or shock. Most patients with this condition are also hypothyroid. Difficult to treat--but I have managed a number of patients with this condition using high-dose gabapentin (600 mg 3 times daily, plus 12-1800 at bedtime). ...Read more
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?
9 days ago I started having intermittent sharp pains on the Rh side of my head. The spot is tender to touch but not extremely sore. No head injuries.?
The top of my head is very tender and feels bruised when I touch it but have not injured myself. Any ideas why?
Skin on scalp is tender, sensitive and bit painful if touched. Hurts once in a while, in same spot. Didn't hit myself but feels like it, like a bruise?
See an osteopath: It may be difficult to determine why this is happening unless it is physically examined by an osteopathic physician. They may find that there are certain structures on the skull that may be more tender than others that may be on a suture line, or edge of a bony prominence on the skull. You receive more information, once this examination is done. ...Read more
I have a tender spot at the back of my head. It's sore to touch and it feels like a hard lump. Like a bone. What could this be?
I have a lump on the end of my eyebrow under my skin ever since I got back from holidays. It's not sore but when touched is painful and tender. It som?
Lump: Its probably an inflamed inclusion cyst in one of the ducts. Given that it is painful you should probably see someone. ...Read more
Have a lump on back side of head and one more at the base of my neck. They are a little red and tender to the touch. Making neck sore also.
Seek evaluation.: Any neck soreness from a "lump" needs an evaluation. The timing of the evaluation is based on the speed at which the symptoms are developing. If the symptoms are new and progressing over a day or two, or if there is a fever or stiffness in the neck, please seek care asap. If the progression is slower, you can consider a primary care provider or pharmacy based nurse practitioner evaluation. ...Read more
After my period ends, I get a really sore tender spot on the back of my head. It hurts to touch. It lasts a few days, goes away until the next month?
A NEW ONE!!!!! I don't have the slightest idea what is causing this but look forward to my Health Tap Colleagues to opine!
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I have suffered r sided head pain for 5 yrs now-daily. I function with meds. I now have swelling and soreness r temple-and tender to touch. I am 54?
Temporal arteritis: Would see your doctor and be checked for temporal arteritis. There may be other reaswons for your discomfort, but that should be checked for. ...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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Small, bite like bumps, in clusters on top of head, left side of head and now spread to top left of forehead. Tender to the touch with bruise-like bump behind left ear. Pain moving into left eye socket. Started 6 days ago. No pain or fever or headaches.
See a doctor: Se a doctor soon and get checked. ...Read more
Soft, tender, sore spot on top/back of head. Feels squishy and tender when I touch it. Also having bad headaches. No trauma.?
Neck pain, top of head tender to touch, dull headache and cheekbone is sore. Wasn't hit or no head/neck injury recently?
I have a lump on my head that is sore and tender when touched or moving my hair. I was once told it was cellulitis and took meds but symptoms came bac?
See Dr.: Better have it seen by a physician who can prescribe antibiotics and or antifungals if needed. Difficult to diagnose without seeing it. ...Read more
I have a very painful left front side of neck with a sore head, difficulty swallowing and nausea. My neck is sore/tender to touch and move.
5-6cm Bruise appeared without any trauma on lower left abdomen. Top of bruise is pea size lump under skin, tender to touch. Should I be concerned?
Abd Bruise: This is a large area to just "appear" without any trauma. The pea size lump could be an accumulation of blood/bleeding. Not sure of your age. I would have a Health Care Professional take a look ...Read more
The back of my head feels bruised and tender to touch, had no injury to head. Got epidural blood patch due to csf leak about 4 weeks ago. What do I do?
I've had a tender sore feeling on the outside of my head and face on 1 sidewhen I touch it with slight headache and my eye stings no flu symptoms?
I have Osteoporosis, my dog ran me in the shin with his head. I'm in no pain as such, but shin very swollen, tender to touch, bruising down to Ankle??
Throbbing on my right hand side of my head really sore tender to touch what is this is this tension headache or migraine it really hurts on one side?
Cutaneous allodynia: Throbbing unilateral pain is usually migraine. When a migraine goes on for a while without effective treatment, you can develop "cutaneous allodynia, " which is when your skin becomes sensitive to touch, combing, water, or other usually non-painful stimuli. I hope that helps! ...Read more
22 f lump in inner thigh/groin it's sore tender to movement and touch getting red around the size of a chicken egg under the skin and it's hard?
Need to be seen:
This problem needs to addressed with an exam.
Call and get apt today. ...Read more
Pain in left ear and up around left temple and forehead. Left head and temple are warm and tender to the touch; throat sore yesterday; no congestion?
Get checked: Recommend that you get checked, your left ear, left TM Joint, your frontal and maxillary sinuses for infection. ...Read more
I was just having intercoarse durring I felt like I got hit on the back side of my head there is a lump very painfull. Tender to touch but. Top left?
Unusual: Did someone hit you in the side of the head during intercourse be more specific in your question ...Read more
I have two swollen tender bumps under the skin on my lower back, like something is swollen. They hurt when you touch them. One on the left & right.
Lipomas: Depending on the exact location of these two tender lumps in your lower back, I have seen lipomas occur there and be very tender. Many times removing them can relieve the pain. See your primary doctor to be referred to a surgeon for further evaluation and possible excision. ...Read more
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