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Vomiting, dizzyness, weak legs and hips, disorientation, falling, head and back feel like they are being ripped open, sore throat and chest, 95 body?

Vomiting, dizzyness, weak legs and hips, disorientation, falling, head and back feel like they are being ripped open, sore throat and chest, 95 body?

Get thee 2 EMERGENCY: Dude....not sure why you're typing anything on a computer...or even HOW you can type anything on a computer with those types of symptoms. You should be in an ER right now checking out your elytes and other stuff. Sounds like you need to be tanked up at least. Body temp 95? Not a good number. You need a doctor NOW...look me up if you'd like at www. Healthtap. Com/dr-saghafi but GO ER NOW. ...Read more

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Hi I need some advice for the past 6 weeks on and off my skin feels like it hurts to touch only on left side of my back and side and front of rib cage?

Hi I need some advice for the past 6 weeks on and off my skin feels like it hurts to touch only on left side of my back and side and front of rib cage?

See your doctor: You may have a viral problem if your discomfort is within a dermatome. Herpes Zoster (Shingles) can start out being uncomfortable before the actual rash occurs. Your doctor can best diagnose this as well as listen to your lungs to make sure it is not a form of pluerisy. She can also rule out any muscular skeletal issues. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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Top of my head feels cold like a quarter size big and also tingling in my ribs. What can it be?

Top of my head feels cold like a quarter size big and also tingling in my ribs. What can it be?

How old are you?: I know you are male. Your age is important for my list of differential diagnosis.
the only thing I can think about with the very little information I have, is stress, .
you think about it, no trauma, no incident, cold spot in the scalp, and tingling sensation on the side. The only thing in common is stress and anxiety. ...Read more

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My ribs are bugging me feels like a small pressure against them it won't stop. Sometimes the skin hurts. Could organs have been moved doubtful though?

My ribs are bugging me feels like a small pressure against them it won't stop. Sometimes the skin hurts. Could organs have been moved doubtful though?

Chest pain: Doubtful that your organs bulging has caused this issue. Probably a floating rib dislodged. Osteopathic physicians are trained to make this assessment and treat appropriately. ...Read more

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Felt like something hot was being dragged along my skin briefly, didn't hurt really but it made me wince, bymy entire right rib to my hip. Maybe nerves?

Felt like something hot was being dragged along my skin briefly, didn't hurt really but it made me wince, bymy entire right rib to my hip. Maybe nerves?

Nerve irritation: The sensation you describe is a paresthesia. It is an indicator of nerve root injury. Causes include local nerve injury, kidney stones, and more rarely infections, lack of blood flow, genetic conditions, medication side effects and vitamin deficiencies.
New, severe, or persistent symptoms are worthy of an office visit to check for these conditions. ...Read more

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Feeling something hard and bumpy under skin around ribs. What could this be?

Feeling something hard and bumpy under skin around ribs. What could this be?

Could be a cyst: Please see your dermatologist for proper evaluation and management. Is there an isolated bump that is flesh colored and firm? If so, you may be describing a cyst. A cyst is a benign growth that results from a sac that fills itself with dead skin cells (keratin). While a cyst is not dangerous, the only definitive way to remove it is with total excision. If it is merely drained, it can fill again. ...Read more

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My pluse is coming out my skin under my rib cage on the left side it only last 20 sec and is coming and going all day?

My pluse is coming out my skin under my rib cage on the left side it only last 20 sec and is coming and going all day?

Muscle twitch?: A muscle twitch or fasciculation is an uncontrolled fine movement of a small segement of a larger muscle that can be seen under the skin. Many causes such as lack of sleep, drug side effects, exercise, dehydration, electrolye imbalances, autoimmune disorder.
Usually benign and requires no treatment. Contact doctor if you have persistent twitching. ...Read more

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Left side pain, underneath and on top of second last rib. Hurts at touch, keeps pulshing, No sign of injury on skin. Hurts when laying down/exercising?

Left side pain, underneath and on top of second last rib. Hurts at touch, keeps pulshing, No sign of injury on skin. Hurts when laying down/exercising?

Sounds like a sprain: You will have to lay off whatever you are doing. If its exercise you may not have stretched enough prior to the activity. So just rest for a couple of weeks and return to activity in smaal increments to tolerance. ...Read more

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I have a weird dull pain between my left rib cage and skin, I feel it if I am leaning to the left..

I have a weird dull pain between my left rib cage and skin, I feel it if I am leaning to the left..

Nerve compression?: You may be compressing a thoracic nerve where it exits the spine. But if it's a progressive problem you may need some testing. ...Read more

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Hello, a few days ago a pain in my back is causing troubles, when I put my head down I feel pain in the right side of my lower bac, k down of my ribs?

Hello, a few days ago a pain in my back is causing troubles, when I put my head down I feel pain in the right side of my lower bac, k down of my ribs?

Lumbar Strain: You may have pulled your Muscle with some unusual Activity like lifting heavy weight,
Did you fall down and injured the Back?
Your symptoms also suggest Sciatica.
In either case you will benefit from Anti Inflammatory medicine like Ibuprofen or Naprosyn (naproxen). ...Read more

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I am24 yrs old boy having pain in between the chest apparently right chest rib joining while exhale pain seems like broken rib under the skin sometime?

I am24 yrs old boy having pain in between the chest apparently right chest rib joining while exhale pain seems like broken rib under the skin sometime?

Trauma or no injury?: A common inflammatory condition of the joints between the ribs and breast bone, called tietze's syndrome, can cause painful chest wall irritation and swelling and redness. A similar condition called costochondritis is painful inflammation of the same joints without obvious swelling. Rest, anti-inflammatories and occassionally steroid injections can treat both. Time will usually allow both to heal. ...Read more

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Skin on my ribs hurts to touch it, any ideas why?

Do you have a rash?: Skin pain, particularly around the ribs, is worrisome for potentially being herpes zoster. You should see your physician to evaluate if you have the characteristic rash as well as for medications to decrease the pain and prevent complications. ...Read more

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My left side under the ribs cage is in pain and so it upper left side chest. I also have the sharp pain I n my head. I don't know what is happening?

My left side under the ribs cage is in pain and so it upper left side chest. I also have the sharp pain I n my head. I don't know what is happening?

See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Hi!, On the right side of my rib cage, closer to my back and an inch above the bottom of my ribs, I have an itchy patch. The skin feels completely nor?

Hi!, On the right side of my rib cage, closer to my back and an inch above the bottom of my ribs, I have an itchy patch. The skin feels completely nor?

? Herald patch: Of a condition called pityriasis rosea, or may be something else as local irritation to a garment. If really bothersome, see your doctor, ...Read more

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Would an elevated rib cause pain on the head of my clavicle?

Would an elevated rib cause pain on the head of my clavicle?

Not sure?: Not sure what you mean by head of clavicle. The clavicle and 1st rib are right on top of each other near the breast bone or sternum. The medial sterno-clavicular joint can become swollen from injury or inflammation. Some people have an extra cervical rib above the clavicle which if large can cause some pain. The other end of the clavicle by the shoulder hurt, but is not rib related. ...Read more

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I'm having pain on my rite side. Its sharp just below my ribs above my hip. Skin is sensitive to the touch?

Right Sided Pain: Appendicitis is one of the most common causes of right lower quadrant pain. Other causes include ovarian cysts, kidney stones, and intestinal obstruction. See your doctor asap. ...Read more

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I have a knot w sharp pain I my left side right at the bottom rib cage that is right under the skin and it moves in the same area it hurts a lot

Could be hernia: Sometimes the small intestines can herniate in your side similar to your groin. If persists, should get it looked at by your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a lump that suddenly developed on my left side between my bottom 2 ribs not attached to the skin firm painful and doubled in size overnight?

Abscess vs cyst: You may be describing sebaceous cyst, ingrown hair or even an abscess (pus pocket). Best to see your Family Doc for examination, diagnosis & treatment. S/he may lance (drain) it if it feels full of fluid. Less likely to be lipoma which are benign but don't usually double in size overnight. ...Read more

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Weird brief pain on my right side of my rib/kidney area. Felt as if something very hot was quickly dragged across my skin. Back hurts a lot, related?

Weird brief pain on my right side of my rib/kidney area. Felt as if something very hot was quickly dragged across my skin. Back hurts a lot, related?

Burning back pain: Many possibilities. Perhaps a nerve pinch or kidney stone or problem. You need to see your doctor for an examination to determine cause and treatment. ...Read more

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I have a twisting pain under my rib cage from time to time. It's very sharp and usually lasts for about a minute but today it lasted for about ten minutes. You can see movement under my skin where the pain is when this occurs. What's happening?

I have a twisting pain under my rib cage from time to time. It's very sharp and usually lasts for about a minute but today it lasted for about ten minutes. You can see movement under my skin where the pain is when this occurs. What's happening?

Doctor can evaluate: Can't tell the exact location of the problem from the question, but it sounds interesting. One can get a calendar and write the symptoms down when they occur, including how long it lasts, what one was doing just prior to the symptoms, what makes it better, etc... One can also use a sharpie pen to make some dots on the skin, outlining the area to show the doctor. A video of the movements will help. ...Read more

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On the right ribs, skin, there is a almost invisible rash. Itchy sometimes.

On the right ribs, skin, there is a almost invisible rash. Itchy sometimes.

Mild reaction: This mild skin rash may be a mild irritation from something coming in contact with your right rib area. Contact dermatitis may be a slight allergic reaction to clothing or some other agent in the clothing. Try applying a cortisone cream to the area for relief. ...Read more

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I have a small lump on the top of my left rib cage under skin. It isn't painful.

Sounds like: This can be many things. Your description is very general. Most likely benign. Could be a sebaceous cyst or a lipoma. Have a doctor examine you.
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Sharp pain on rite side above hip below ribs skin is sesative. No other symptoms?

Look out for a rash: Depending on how long you've had this, it could be an early sign of shingles if it just developed. If you start seeing a rash in the area that is painful and looks like chicken pox, contact your family doctor right away. There are some medications to help this if you start them within a day or two after the rash starts. Otherwise, watch for any other symptoms and see your doctor. ...Read more

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Pain and skin sensitive just under right ribs. Slowly spreading. Should I see a doctor?

Shingles: Sounds like you have the prodrome of shingles or perhaps just a musculoskeletal strain. Should you break out with a rash like little water blisters on a reddish base - see your doc same day so you can be treated. ...Read more