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What causes skin tenderness? 8 possible conditions

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

1

Cellulitis

Cellulitis is a common bacterial skin infection. Cellulitis may first appear as a red, swollen area that feels hot and tender to the touch.

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2

Neuralgia

Neuralgia is a stabbing, burning, and often quite severe pain that occurs along a damaged nerve. It has several causes, from shingles to diabetes or multiple sclerosis.

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3

Contact Dermatitis

Contact dermatitis is a condition that makes skin red or inflamed after contact with a particular substance. Contact dermatitis is either the result of an allergen or an irritant. Allergic dermatitis usually appear...

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4

Eczema

Eczema is a common skin condition caused by an overactive immune system. It is marked by itchy and inflamed patches of skin.

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5

Stasis Dermatitis And Ulcers

Find detailed information on stasis dermatitis and ulcers, including causes, symptoms, treatment, and prevention.

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6

Sebaceous Cyst

Sebaceous cysts are common noncancerous skin cysts, often found on the face, neck, or torso. They are not life-threatening but may be uncomfortable.

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7

Corns And Calluses

Corns and calluses are patches of hard, thickened skin typically found on your feet..

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8

Accidental Poisoning by Soap Products

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

Accidentally swallowing or inhaling soap products can cause you to experience life-threatening symptoms.

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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