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A 50-year-old female asked:

Having extreme rib cage pain, even skin is painful for me to touch. also have noticed a largish swelling under left breast, on top of the ribs.

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Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 31 years experience
Shingles?: This could represent shingles. Costochondritis is also another possibility. I think it would be best to see your primary care doctor to discuss this and have a more complete evaluation. Hope this helps!

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Last updated Oct 22, 2018

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