A female asked:
i have small bumps on my lower back it hurts when it rubs against my clothes and it's making my left side numb
1 doctor answer
Dr. Jeffrey Levine answered
31 years experience Family Medicine
Shingles?: If bumps are clustered to one side they may be due to shingles, a reactivation of chicken pox which can cause pain, hypersensitivity, and numbness. See your clinician asap. If shingles, need to start treatment w/i 72 hours to speed resolution and reduce risk of complications.
Answered on Feb 10, 2017
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