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I have had a numb spot on my back for a while, the skin now hurts?

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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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In brief: Neuralgia, perhaps

It sounds like something is affecting a superficial nerve that can be sensed as either a numbness, tenderness, or some similar sensation called paresthesias.
It is a bit unusual, would need more history and a good physical exam, including basic neurologic exam, to assess and determine if more test needed. If symptoms persists for a month, would have it checked

In brief: Neuralgia, perhaps

It sounds like something is affecting a superficial nerve that can be sensed as either a numbness, tenderness, or some similar sensation called paresthesias.
It is a bit unusual, would need more history and a good physical exam, including basic neurologic exam, to assess and determine if more test needed. If symptoms persists for a month, would have it checked
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