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Skin areas can be painful due to various reasons such as rash, skin infections, or local problems. Nerve conditions can also lead to paresthesias that cause pins-and-needles, prickling, burning sensations, or numbness in an area of skin. Any pain needs medical investigation....more »
The following medical conditions are some of the possible
causes of Skin pain.
There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor
about your symptoms.
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Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Skin pain, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.
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Real-life user stories relating to Skin pain:
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The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible
causes of Skin pain as a symptom.
Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using,
including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.
Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Skin pain may include these symptoms:
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Research the causes of these symptoms that are similar to, or related to, the symptom Skin pain:
Read more about causes and Skin pain deaths.
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Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:
The list of organs typically affected by Skin pain may include, but is not limited to:
The list below shows some of the causes of Skin pain mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Skin pain. Of the 116 causes of Skin pain that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Skin pain' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Skin pain, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.
Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :
Subtypes of Skin pain:
Chafing (6 causes)
Medical Conditions associated with Skin pain:
Pain (6458 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Pain symptoms (6458 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)
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