Abnormal Skin

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  • There are places where skin is in trouble

  • Area of skin feels like it keeps getting poked by a needle

  • Skin plaque with irregular thickening on the lower back

  • Skin abnormalities from the wrist to tip of the finger

  • Pain or tingling in the affected areas of the skin

  • Rashes feel very sensitive and painful if pressed

  • Feels and looks like salt granules on scalp

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Content updated on Sep 6, 2022

About the symptom

Skin abnormalities are common problems that affect the skin. These abnormalities may cause rashes, inflammation, itchiness or other skin changes.

When to see a doctor

Seek professional care if you experience any of the following symptoms

  • Fever

Possible causes

  • Urticaria

    An itchy, allergic rash with red bumps, also known as "hives". The causes are broad, ranging from foods and medications to viral infections and bee stings. In most cases, the rash disappears within 24 hours, however medical attention is needed is there is facial swelling or breathlessness.

  • Photosensitivity

    A condition where the skin is extremely sensitive to sunlight and ultraviolet rays. It can be caused by drugs and autoimmune disease (body's immune system attacking its own cells).

  • Atopic dermatitis

    Allergic rashes. Risk factors include genetics, other allergic disease, new skin products, and allergic foods. Cases of childhood eczema can resolve by adulthood, however in some cases it can happen to adults too.

  • Viral mucositis

  • Genital rashes
  • Callus
  • Rosacea
  • Epidermoid cyst
  • Hand Eczema
  • Dyslipidemia

Questions your doctor may ask about this symptom

Your doctor may ask these questions to check for this symptom

  • Do you have any skin problems?

  • Do you have any pain or tingling in the affected areas of the skin?

  • Do you have a fever?

  • Do you have any joint pain?

  • Do you have a sore throat?

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