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Pain on forearm, skin sensitive to touch when brushed lightly but not when the same area is pressed on more heavily.

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Dr. Kenny Chuu
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In brief: Allodynia

Sorry to hear that you have been suffering from pain lately.
What you are describing is known as allodynia, or excessive sensitivity to physical stimuli that shouldn't normally cause pain. Allodynia is a symptom and there are many causes. The work up to identify the cause is often lengthy and requires a decent amount of testing. More information for you here: http://bit.ly/2qKcgGz Hope this helps

In brief: Allodynia

Sorry to hear that you have been suffering from pain lately.
What you are describing is known as allodynia, or excessive sensitivity to physical stimuli that shouldn't normally cause pain. Allodynia is a symptom and there are many causes. The work up to identify the cause is often lengthy and requires a decent amount of testing. More information for you here: http://bit.ly/2qKcgGz Hope this helps
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