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Skin pain

Skin pain is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.

What causes it?

The most common causes of skin pain are pyogenic skin infection, contact dermatitis, and sebaceous cyst. Other possible causes, such as seborrheic keratosis, are more rare.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with skin pain often receive complete physical skin exam performed (ml), wound care management, excision, other diagnostic procedures (interview; evaluation; consultation), incision and drainage, biopsy, excision of skin lesion and culture wound .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with skin pain include vancomycin, acyclovir, mupirocin topical, minocycline, valacyclovir (valtrex), ketoconazole, phenylpropanolamine (e.n.t.), nafcillin, clindamycin-tretinoin topical, naftifine topical, acetaminophen / butalbital, urea topical and benzoyl peroxide-erythromycin topical .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for skin pain include .

Age

< 1 years
0.2x
1-4 years
0.6x
5-14 years
0.7x
15-29 years
1.4x
30-44 years
1.2x
45-59 years
0.9x
60-74 years
1.0x
75+ years
0.6x

Sex

Male
1.0x
Female
1.0x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
1.2x
Hispanic
0.8x
White
1.0x
Other
0.8x
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