Skin that is sensitive to the touch is a frustrating, and sometimes, unbearable condition which can cause people discomfort and pain. The medical name for skin pain or tenderness is allodynia and it causes the skin to become very sensitive to even the slightest of touches. So, even things like a breeze, brushing light material against the skin, or gently touching the skin can cause pain and sensitivity.
Scabies is a skin condition caused by an infestation of the mite Sarcoptes scabiei (also called ‘itch mite’). It is highly contagious skin condition causing discomfort and sometimes pain in affected persons. Symptoms of scabies are a severe and relentless skin itch, skin rashes, red bumps and blisters, and swelling on infected areas of the body. The intense itch can cause a person to scratch the skin areas infected by scabies causing secondary skin infections.
Bacterial vaginosis (BV) occurs when there is a change in the type of bacteria in your vagina. This imbalance of “good” and “bad” bacteria in the vagina causes a white or gray discharge and a strong fishy odor. Many women who have BV may also experience a burning sensation when urinating and they may have itching in and around their vagina. However, many women who have bacterial vaginosis may not experience any symptoms at all.
Fordyce spots are small white, yellowish, or skin-colored spots or bumps that can appear on the lips, penis, scrotum and vulva. These small spots, which appear just under the skin, are completely harmless and they are not contagious. However, having a lot of Fordyce spots around the lips or genitals can make a person feel very self-conscious. Because of that, many people look for ways to get rid of Fordyce spots.
Bumps on lips can be irritating and very painful on this sensitive area of your body, not to mention affect your self-confidence. Bumps on lips can be caused by a weak immune system, poor skin condition, or indicate that there is a more serious underlying health problem. Sometimes the lip bumps can look like small white dots, others turn into large cysts, and some become blisters.
Your brain is one of the most important organs in your body. As we all know, our lifestyle habits affect our general health. For example, when a person doesn’t get enough exercise and overeats, he / she will put on weight. If you have a stressful day at work, you may come home with a headache. There are also many damaging habits that can affect the brain. Unfortunately, we rarely immediately feel the effects of these bad habits that can damage the brain.
Itchy skin in one particular area or all over your body can be frustrating and uncomfortable. The itch can range from a mild tickle to a feeling of intense sudden itching. Very often, the itchy feeling on the skin is made worse by a person’s stress levels because these make the itch become more intense. Conditions like eczema, psoriasis, allergies, sunburn, or yeast infections can cause itchy patches of skin all over your body.
Flying ants in your home can become a real nuisance because they can get into your cupboards, food, and even give you a nasty sting! It’s fairly easy and cheap to get rid of winged ants if you notice one or two flying around your house during summertime.
Pain in the belly button or navel area can cause discomfort and worry for many people, especially if the pain is severe and doesn’t go away. Some people feel a constant sharp pain in the belly button whereas others only feel pain around the belly button area while doing certain movements, for example, bending over and coughing. Sometimes, belly button pain can be a sign of a serious condition like appendicitis or a hernia. However, many times sore belly button is caused by digestive problems and the pain seems to come from the belly button. Many women also experience belly button pain while pregnant.
Itchy armpits give you an irritating sensation of a constant need to scratch them to get rid of the tickling or tingling feeling. Very often the itchy underarm area can have a rash, red bumps, swelling, inflammation and the skin can be dry and flaky. You might try to get relief from the itchy armpit by scratching, but that can lead to infections, which make the armpit itch even more. But there are many effective home remedies to treat the cause of itchy underarms and get rid of the itch for good.