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There are 8 possible causes of skin tenderness

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Possible Causes - Listed in order from the most common to the least.

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Cellulitis

Cellulitis is a common, often painful skin infection that first appears as a red, swollen area that feels hot and tender to the touch. If left untreated, it can become life-threatening.

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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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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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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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Stasis Dermatitis And Ulcers

Stasis dermatitis is skin inflammation caused by blood pooling in the veins in the legs. Pooling causes pressure inside the veins to rise. This elevated pressure causes damage to the capillaries, resulting in cell death.

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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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Corns And Calluses

Corns and calluses are the terms given to patches of hard, thickened skin. These can be found anywhere on the body, but are typically found on the feet.

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Accidental Poisoning by Soap Products

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

If soap products with strong chemicals come in contact with skin, they may cause irritation, small holes, or even serious burns on the skin.

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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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