Symptom: Skin pain

Skin pain: Pain affecting the skin.
Introduction: Skin areas can be painful due to various reasons such as rash, skin infections, or local problems. Nerve conditions can also lead to paresthesias that cause pins-and-needles, prickling, burning sensations, or numbness in an area of skin. Any pain needs medical investigation.
Detailed cause information for symptom: Skin pain:
  • Possible causes of symptom: Skin pain (10 conditions)
  • Medical conditions causing symptom: Skin pain (7 conditions)

    Medical articles on symptoms: These general medical articles may be of interest:

    Symptoms related to Skin pain: parethesias
    Skin pain type of: Pain (604)
    Symptoms: symptom center, symptom groups, symptom descriptions

    Possible causes of symptom: Skin pain: The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Skin pain as a symptom. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

    Conditions listing symptoms: Skin pain: The following list of conditions have 'Skin pain' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.


  • Cellulitis ... tender skin, painful skin
  • Cutaneous diphtheria ... painful skin


  • Diphtheria ... painful skin


  • Necrotizing fasciitis ... painful skin


  • Psoriasis ... skin pain


  • Shingles ... skin itchiness, stabbing skin pain


  • Trichinosis ... painful skin

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