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i have small bumps on my lower back it hurts when it rubs against my clothes and it's making my left side numb

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Dr. Jeffrey Levine
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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Get it look at: Likely caused by the irritation,a granuloma or some other skin problem.However,with it on the urethra needs to be evaluated and treated.

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