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Skin sensitivity becoming worse

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • October 10, 2009
  • 01:55 AM

A few days ago the upper right side of my back started to feel like a sunburn without any visible symptoms, then it started to spread down the under side of my right arm. Whenever something touches it, it hurts a lot, like a rash should be there but there isn't. Now yesterday it became deeper, before it was only skin pain, now its muscle pain. It is spreading everyday but only on the right side of my body. This sensitivity and pain flaring at random times covers from my right shoulder blade, to my armpit and a bit lower, down to the underside of my right arm reaching my elbow, to now around my right breast. And very red bumps have recently shown up on the right side of my back in multiple growing clusters that itch and pain me on and off. Today, a few hours ago, the muscle pain reached my breast and hurts to the point of nausea. I also get chills that go up my spine and cause my head to twitch without me being able to stop it, this has been happening to me for as long as I can remember and I have no explanation for it. It has never really bothered me before, but now with this pain the chills make me ache and shudder.
I am 18, a vegetarian, and I have not been seen by doctor in around 10 years(though not for lack of trying).
I had to nap in a bathtub full of water just to be able to get any sleep, that is how bad this is getting. Please tell me if you have any idea what this could be. My email is ladyofdanu@yahoo.com
Thanks in advance.

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  • A few days ago the upper right side of my back started to feel like a sunburn without any visible symptoms, then it started to spread down the under side of my right arm. Whenever something touches it, it hurts a lot, like a rash should be there but there isn't. Now yesterday it became deeper, before it was only skin pain, now its muscle pain. It is spreading everyday but only on the right side of my body. This sensitivity and pain flaring at random times covers from my right shoulder blade, to my armpit and a bit lower, down to the underside of my right arm reaching my elbow, to now around my right breast. And very red bumps have recently shown up on the right side of my back in multiple growing clusters that itch and pain me on and off. Today, a few hours ago, the muscle pain reached my breast and hurts to the point of nausea. I also get chills that go up my spine and cause my head to twitch without me being able to stop it, this has been happening to me for as long as I can remember and I have no explanation for it. It has never really bothered me before, but now with this pain the chills make me ache and shudder. I am 18, a vegetarian, and I have not been seen by doctor in around 10 years(though not for lack of trying). I had to nap in a bathtub full of water just to be able to get any sleep, that is how bad this is getting. Please tell me if you have any idea what this could be. My email is ladyofdanu@yahoo.comThanks in advance.Hi Phaedra,I went online to try to see if anyone had any more answers than I do, as I have a similar thing though not as bad. The sensitivity is in my legs, sometimes my face, and this is the first time I've had it that actually goes deeper , like to my muscles, as you also described. I have thought for years it has to do with the Herpes virus, and someone else online, a doctor, said the same...There is something called nueralgia, and a Dr. friend of mine told me that there is a nueralgia that is associated with herpes. That explains for sure the facial one (as when I get it on my face I find that I always have little bumps in my mouth--probably a form of herpes) I'm not positive about the other parts of the body though, However I do know that I have it now, worse than I ever have (and longer-3-4 days now) on my legs, and a huge cold sore developed on my mouth (herpes virus)...I have also been having chiropractivc work done so I wondered if there was anything he could have done to make this happen,as the way it goes down my left leg seems to follow a muscle all the way to the ankle...My next step is to have some acupuncture... hope that helps--
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • October 13, 2009
    • 04:08 PM
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  • A few days ago the upper right side of my back started to feel like a sunburn without any visible symptoms, then it started to spread down the under side of my right arm. Whenever something touches it, it hurts a lot, like a rash should be there but there isn't. Now yesterday it became deeper, before it was only skin pain, now its muscle pain. It is spreading everyday but only on the right side of my body. This sensitivity and pain flaring at random times covers from my right shoulder blade, to my armpit and a bit lower, down to the underside of my right arm reaching my elbow, to now around my right breast. And very red bumps have recently shown up on the right side of my back in multiple growing clusters that itch and pain me on and off. Today, a few hours ago, the muscle pain reached my breast and hurts to the point of nausea. I also get chills that go up my spine and cause my head to twitch without me being able to stop it, this has been happening to me for as long as I can remember and I have no explanation for it. It has never really bothered me before, but now with this pain the chills make me ache and shudder. I am 18, a vegetarian, and I have not been seen by doctor in around 10 years(though not for lack of trying). I had to nap in a bathtub full of water just to be able to get any sleep, that is how bad this is getting. Please tell me if you have any idea what this could be. My email is ladyofdanu@yahoo.comThanks in advance.Phaedra,Look into herpes, though not always easy to diagnose. I have the same problem and a dr. friend told me that there is a herpes related to neuralgia (or vise versa) and when I get the pain on my face I find I have small bumps in my mouth (herpes). Now I have it going all down the left side of my leg (and for the first time has affected my muscles)and have developed a canker sore on my mouth (herpes). Also, I have had chiropractic work recently and I wondered if that could have anything to do with it, as it seems to follow the muscle all the way to the outside ankle--just some thoughts--hope it helps--I have had this for a long time and always have associated it with herpes coursing through my body looking for a place to land--but really I have no idea! (My next step is acupuncture--I will try to let you know how it goes)
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • October 13, 2009
    • 04:19 PM
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  • try looking into a vitamin b12 deficiency. very common in vegetarians and can become serious if not treated. b12 deficiency can take years to show symptoms so if you recently became a vegetarian then it probably isnt it but whats a simple blood test to find out?
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • November 8, 2009
    • 04:26 AM
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