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Doctor insights on: Causes Of My Ribs Spots

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What is the cause of exray showing spot on a rib?

What is the cause of exray showing spot on a rib?

?: Many possibilities, most benign. Old fracture site, cyst, X-ray artifact... Ask your doc. ...Read more

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During massage, she found a tender spot on my back just below my ribs. When pressing on that spot, it caused discomfort in my jugular notch. Why?

During massage, she found a tender spot on my back just below my ribs. When pressing on that spot, it caused discomfort in my jugular notch. Why?

Referred pain: Dating back to our time in utero, various patterns of innervation were established which can set up referred pain. It is not alarming and completely normal. Likewise acupuncture utilizes patterns of referral along various meridian lines in an analogous way. If you remain concerned a good PT or Osteopathic MD can provide further evaluation and reassurance. ...Read more

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What could cause tenderness on exact spot on both sides of ribs just above where my bra sits and below my underarm. Only hurts when touched.

What could cause tenderness on exact spot on both sides of ribs just above where my bra sits and below my underarm.  Only hurts when touched.

Size?: If you are a size d or above, you may have tenderness at the area from the weight of the breast or from the metal wire under the bra to support your breasts. If you are less than size c, then the bra may just be too tight. See your doctor if neither of the above applies to you. ...Read more

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Have sharp pains at rib cage and behind left breast. Have a benign tumor in same spot on rib cage. Could this b the cause?

Have sharp pains at rib cage and behind left breast. Have a benign tumor in same spot on rib cage. Could this b the cause?

Find out more: You need to find out more about the benign tumor that you have mentioned on the rib cage. Your doctor should be bale to guide you further, both in terms of pain control and resolve or remove the so called benign tumor if this lesion is felt to be the cause of your pains. ...Read more

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How can I get rib of dark spots that on your body & face ?

How can I get rib of dark spots that on your body & face ?

Skin liteners/laser: Depending on the dark spots and your complexion it is possible to use prescription skin lightening cream or laser treatment. Dark spots have the potential to be melanoma and any suspicious lesions should be evaluated by a professional. ...Read more

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I have purple spots around a small freckle right above the intersecting point of my ribs what does that mean and what do I do?

I have purple spots around a small freckle right above the intersecting point of my ribs what does that mean and what do I do?

Dermatologist: Since this is a very unusual skin lesion that stands out in comparison to any other skin lesions on your body, I recommend that you have a dermatologist examine and diagnose this for peace of mind. ...Read more

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Had soreness on right rib for three weeks its gone now but i noticed two thick string like spots on and below by ribs what do you think it is?

Had soreness on right rib for three weeks its gone now but i noticed two thick string like spots on and below by ribs what do you think it is?

Bruises?: How about taking a picture of the defects and posting...well, for that you'd need to ask for a private consult so perhaps, you could ask a dermatologist for an opinion on this network. Otherwise, see if these spots go away after a week or 2 and that's probably what they are. ...Read more