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What causes a pinching then a burning sensation just under

Customer Question

What causes a pinching then a burning sensation just under the skin.
JA: How long have you been dealing with the skin issue? Have you noticed any major changes in your overall skin or nails recently?
Customer: three months. It is under the skin and feels like an insect bite. it feels like the inside it pinches then spreads out and burns
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: My hip bones, knees and lower back are achy but I'm not sure it's related.
Submitted: 28 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 28 days ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 28 days ago.

where is this pinching and burning skin?

are you male or female?

how old are you?

do you have diabetes?

Customer: replied 28 days ago.
I'm 34, female no diabetes. Mostly in my abdominal but has happened in my back and thigh.
Expert:  Dr. David replied 28 days ago.

are you overweight?

this could be due to constipation or irritation of your bowels.

Customer: replied 28 days ago.
No I am very fit, not over weight and not constipated.
Expert:  Dr. David replied 28 days ago.

you could have a pinched nerve under the skin.

or a blocked skin pore.

can you upload a clear jpg photo of the skin area?

do you have a doctor you can see who can examine the area?

Customer: replied 27 days ago.
Never mind.
Expert:  Dr. David replied 27 days ago.