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Lower Rib Rash
I have a pain on my lower left rib with has been for a couple of days i have noticed that their has been a rash type thing showing up were it was?
I have a dull pain under my left lower rib that comes and goes. I'll get an itching sensation in the middle of my left back as well. Rash on forearm.
Is it more likely to have an allergy to caffeine, or stimulants in general? Skin rashes appear on lower face and upper chest. Testing for this?
Quite rare: I don' recall ever seeing someone allergic to caffeine. As each stimualnt drug is quite different chemically from others an allergy to all stimulants is even less likely. There is also no skin or blood test for such an allergy but that doesn't mean it can't be done. A double-blind challenge is the method used to establish a relationship between a cause & an effect. Your local allergist can help. ...Read more
I have rashes patches on my neck, lower stomach, under my chest and underarms and also on my sides. And also I keep getting boils on my underarms?
Need to be examed: It seems like you have something complicated going on, strongly recommend you seeing a dermatologist. ...Read more
I have a rash on my lower left back, and for somereason i also feel symptoms that of bruised ribs, the bruising pain is isolated down on bottom left.?
I have had lower rig back pain for two weeks now I have a red rash that's raised on right upper side of my buttock w/ burning sensation under rib cage?
I have a flat, reddish rash that started on one side of my chest then moved to the other, and then to my lower back. Is it common rosea? If not, what?
Many possibilities: If you mean rosacea, that would be an uncommon distribution for it. Possibilities include eczema (if it itches), ringworm (if it doesn't), an allergic response to something you came in contact with, and many other less common things. A dermatologist can give you a precise diagnosis after directly examining the rash. ...Read more
I have a rash on my chest right lower both collarbone was light then dark red. Could u tell me what it is?
Not without exam: You need to get to your primary care doc or a dermatologist for an exam. That's the only way to know. Good luck. ...Read more
I have unexplained rashes on the sides of my back and rib areas, it's very red and painful and i'm starting to have a fever, what could it be?
Hard to say.: Skin rashes, without being able to see them, are an absolute nightmare to a primary care dr. See your gp or derm. ...Read more
Have a red rash on chest and lower back. What is it and do I have to go to urgent care to get remedy?
Need a visit: A red rash can be due to many, many things. You need someone to look at your rash, and take your history to figure out the cause. Common causes can be a heat rash, medication reaction, plant sensitivity, reaction to soaps, laundry detergents. It could also be due to an underlying illness, either infectious or other. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I suffer with mild wear and tear in lower back but lately as the pain has got worse i e started to get a rash all over my back , arms. And chest .?
You have 2 issues: I don't think the 2 issues are related. The back issues is super common and just requires heat, massage, stretching, a chiro, acupuncture and pt. See my other pain answers. The rash will have to be seen my your doc to id. A rash requires the "eyeball" test. One has to see it to make any assumptions as to what it might be. ...Read more
I have a rash on my arms stomach chest and lower stomach it appeared over night and it itches and burns when i scratch, what caused this?
My 8mth old son has a rash on his chest, neck all the way to his ears, lower abdomen and under arms. It's red and appears to be flat. It doesn't hurt?
See below: These symptoms need to be fully and thoroughly evaluated by your physician who can then explain them to you and discuss with you what's best. ...Read more
I have a dry itchy rash on my arms, chest, lower legs and upper back. It looks like small, red spots. I had severe tonsillitis which cleared up just over a week ago, and was given ciprofloxacin (not sure whether it helped). Any idea what could be causi
Asthma since birth nw pain at lower left of chest CXR says pleural effusion in left lung night sweats recurring fever SOB red rash upper back male 31?
Look into infection: With pleural effusion pain can occur until the effusion resolves. With your history of asthma, the possibility of infection is high. Your symptoms of fever and rash suggest seeking medical treatment is imperative. You may need antibiotic treatment for full resolution of symptoms. Also look into possible tuberculosis, or non infectious causes ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer