Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties

146 Doctors Online
Doctor Image
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

I will be looking into your question and guiding you through the process. Please write your question below.

Suggest treatment for peeling off mole like lesions on back

Answered by
Dr.
Dr. Prasad

General & Family Physician

Practicing since :2005

Answered : 2895 Questions

default
Posted on Tue, 12 Aug 2014 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: Hi, about 3 months ago I had a mole or cluster of cells fall off my back. Was located near my shoulder blade and I think my bra strap eventually pulled it off. Hurt a little so perhaps was not quite ready to come off yet. Since then I have had like a tingling feeling around and on the shoulder/slight neck above where the mole was. It is totally cleared up where the mole itself was and I don't see any discolouring. Could it left roots so to speak since it didn't come off without some discomfort? If I lift something in my left hand, the side with the issue, it was trigger the tingliness.
doctor
Answered by Dr. Prasad 12 hours later
Brief Answer:
Can you give me better description of ?moles

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Clinically moles are structure that do not easily peel off. Therefore I doubt it was a mole. If you can provide a better description of the lesion, it may be very helpful.
Nevertheless my comments are as follows:
1. Tingling sensation following skin lesions are associated with Herpes zoaster infections. However herpes zoaster is a condition diagnosed clinically. One gets clumps/clusters of vesicles (fluid filled lesions) which can become blisters; eventually scab off. You may google images of the same and check if those were zoaster infection.
2. Pinched nerve is the second possibility. Obviously this is not related to those skin lesion. In most cases, pinched nerve eventually resolves over 3-6 months time. I start vitamin b12 supplements to treat pinched nerve.
3. Non specific condition which can be affected by stress and anxiety.

Based on your description, those were the three possibilities that I could think off. Off-course a good clinical examination will help us unearth other possible explanation. It will be worthwhile to see a physician and be examined. You can start vitamin B12 which is available over the counter just in case it's related to nerves.

Hope this helps. Let me know if you need clarifications.

Regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
doctor
premium_optimized

The User accepted the expert's answer

Share on
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions ,   ,  
Drug/Medication ,  

Recent questions on  Tingling sensation

doctor1 MD

When I woke up this morning, my left eye was blood shot, as if a vessel had broken. I have no pain, but I do have a slight tingling sensation . What may be the cause?

doctor1 MD

For about 3-4 weeks I get a sharp pain in my left shin (beside the bone), mostly when I stand up after sitting. Sometimes the pain shoots up the left side of my left thigh, and sometimes in my calf. I have difficulty putting my weight on my leg...

doctor1 MD

I have been having tingling sensation on my right shoulder. Only about four-five times a day. This has been going on for five days. Only lasts for 10-15 seconds. Feels like ants crawling on me.

doctor1 MD

I have a dear friend whom woke up one morning with a blackened/ red eye lid. There was a slight swelling but no tingle sensation/ numbness. The discoloration goes over her upper eye lid to almost her nose . She did not receive any trauma to the eye. There is no vision problems, and no other apparent symptoms? I am worried that this could be a secondary condition? I have researched this , and I have come up with no ideas. Any thoughts? Thank you in advance!

doctor1 MD

Doctor, I am an 18 year old male, I recently came back from a week in Cuba, and about halfway during my stay I started getting minor mouth sores (canker) and a slight tingling/irritation of the skin on the outside of my cheek of the responding side of the sores, very small bumps aswell leading from my lip/mustache line to my chin, slight redness, very small bumps (not visible, you have to feel) and slight dryness of skin, my oral hygiene is very good. I live in Vancouver and it is very cold. my doctor has prescribed me Cortate ointment for the skin on my cheek, but it does not seen to be helping.