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Skin pain

Discussion in 'Symptoms' started by Machak, Jan 11, 2017.

  1. Machak

    Machak New Member

    Does anyone else deal with areas of skin that will suddenly start hurting (painful to touch) with no rash or blemish, then a few days later stop?
  2. mark176

    mark176 Active Member


    Yes, i had this

    It was either just painful, or it was hot and painful.

    If its just painful, probably inflammation of connective tissue in skin, if its burning, probably inflammation of neurones in skin.

    Hope that helps
  3. Machak

    Machak New Member

    Thanks Mark, it is good to know that yes this happens and it isn't just "me". :)
  4. lazylegs

    lazylegs Moderator

    You are not alone. It is usually one of the first signs of a flare for me.

    Take care,
  5. Machak

    Machak New Member

    Great to know Lazy legs! Sorry you have to deal with that too, but it helps to know others find that sign too. Now if We can just get things under control so that we DON'T have to deal with that pain!
  6. Castilloc594

    Castilloc594 New Member

    I get burning feeling and aching in my thighs. My skin is hot to touch too. Is this a symptom of lupus?
  7. wolf1

    wolf1 Registered

    Yes, I suffer with that to. It goes asquick as it comes tho. You are not alone
    Take care
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  8. lazylegs

    lazylegs Moderator

    Yesterday my neuro explained the skin burning has to do with the small nerve fibers. It is not uncommon in Lupus and can be confirmed with a skin biopsy. It is sensory whereas peripheral neuropathy has more to do with motor control.

    Take care,
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  9. Jessica1

    Jessica1 Moderator

    If I've overdone it or been exposed to artificial light, my knees always feel like they're on fire and they go red but are never hot to the touch. I use that as one of my warnings that I need to slow down. It's not pleasant while it's there though. I also get the sore skin feeling without any marks or rashes, like if someone was to brush a hair off my top at the back it would feel like hitting a bruise.
  10. Machak

    Machak New Member

    Lazy legs, I've had the biopsy done and do have small fiber issues, so that does start to out two and two together! Thanks!

    I agree Jess that it is critical to catch those warning signs! We sure pay for it later if we don't....
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  11. Marty H

    Marty H New Member

    My skin hurts often. It leaves quickly, although the skin on the back of my hands are still tender. Its been going on now for about a week, consecutively.

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