My left rib is itchy - Doctor answers

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Why is the bottom of my left rib so itchy?

Why is the bottom of my left rib so itchy?

SEE A DOCTOR: If you can' t figure it out by inspecting the area then have your doctor examine you. Any rash you can see or skin abnormality? Wait couple days may be developing shingles. ...Read more

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Numb tingling itchy feeling on left rib cage with a small lump?

Numb tingling itchy feeling on left rib cage with a small lump?

Well: The best thing to do would be to see your doctor for exam. The lump has to be examined and the can see if the itching and numbness are related to the lump ...Read more

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Have rib cage pain on the left side. Skin feels warm and itchy but no rash. Pain is more of a constant irritation.

Have rib cage pain on the left side. Skin feels warm and itchy but no rash. Pain is more of a constant irritation.

Gentle massage: Sounds like muscle strain, suggest cool - warm compresses gentle massage, if skin related, moisturizing lotion will help. If persistent then see your Dr for a hands on evaluation ...Read more

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Burning sensation in lower left side below rib cage and goes to the lower left back side. It sometimes stingy/itchy and I am burping alot. Cause?

Burning sensation in lower left side below rib cage and goes to the lower left back side. It sometimes stingy/itchy and I am burping alot. Cause?

GERD a Possibility: GERD (Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease) could be causing your symptoms. This is when acid in the stomach goes up into the esophagus and causes pain. It's also possible you have a hiatal hernia, which can cause similar symptoms. I recommend you see your family doctor when possible. ...Read more

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Hey why do ii feel nausea after organism and around my Virginia has been itchy too : (sometimes I have pain under my left rib... What could be the pro

Hey why do ii feel nausea after organism and around my Virginia has been itchy too : (sometimes I have pain under my left rib... What could be the pro

Gynecologist: Perivaginal itching is often due to a yeast infection. Nausea following an orgasm is an unusual reaction unless it's accompanied by a headache which sometimes occurs during vigorous sexual intercourse. Have your gynecologist examine you for abdominal muscle pain + a possible yeast infection and if present, should be treated. Be aware that sexual partners can transmit these infections to each othe ...Read more

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Have a tiny red spot on skin under right chest (upper rib). Not raised or itchy. Looks like cut but isn't.I have 2 others on left pectoral (also tiny)?

Have a tiny red spot on skin under right chest (upper rib). Not raised or itchy. Looks like cut but isn't.I have 2 others on left pectoral (also tiny)?

Not to worry: This sounds like what are called cherry hemangiomas. These are little gifts that you get from one or both of your parents. They are simply made up of hundreds of small blood vessels. These growths never turn bad. You will continue to get more as you get older. They are very easily treated with a laser without leaving any marks. ...Read more

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I have sharp stabbing aim in my left rib jus below my breast, both are tender and the left side underneath is itchy and the skin is tender to touch i?

Shingles?: You didn't post an age or any medical history. What you are describing could be the onset of shingles, Shingles are the resurgence of the chicken pox virus that lays dormant in sensory nerve cells and reemerges at times of stress and low immunity. If you have had the chicken pox in the past, shingles is a possibility. Pain and itching usually occur before a pox like rash occurs. ...Read more

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Red irritated skin on side of ribs and my breast in same side is dry and irritated... Itchy but painful. Left eye is blood shot as well all same side?

Red irritated skin on side of ribs and my breast in same side is dry and irritated... Itchy but painful. Left eye is blood shot as well all same side?

Infection/inflammati: An itchy painful rash can be bacterial, viral or irritative; however you must be examined and treatted, Try to wear loose fitting cotton clothing and call for an appointment to be be examined. ...Read more

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Symptoms: left axillary mass for 5 months, itchy arms, pain in right should blade/between should blades, aching in right rib cage, fatigue, body aches?

Symptoms: left axillary mass for 5 months, itchy arms, pain in right should blade/between should blades, aching in right rib cage, fatigue, body aches?

See physician: Axillary mass present for 5 months is not normal, no matter what the other symptoms. The mass could represent chronic infection or tumor. Should have physical examination by physician and then usually imaging studies which may include ct, mr, and possibly bone scan or pet. ...Read more

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I have an itchy feeling within the left side of my chest and pain but II don't exactly know where the pain, is occurring what should II do?

See your doctor: The symptoms you are describing could be a number of things but chest pain is one that needs further attention and evaluation by a doctor. An 'itchy feeling' with pain on only one side of the chest could be the initial symptoms of shingles (herpes zoster), and a red vesicular (pimple like)rash may or may not follow shortly. It is however impossible to be certain without going to see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have an itchy and suction kind of pain just below the last chest bone and inside the chest on the left side only what should I do?

I have an itchy and suction kind of pain just below the last chest bone and inside the chest on the left side only what should I do?

Chest pain: Chest pain can have multiple etiologies. They include cardiac, pulmonary, gastrointestinal, mental and muscular conditions. Since you are a male (age not specified) most worrisome is cardiac disease. See your physician asap for proper examination. ...Read more

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I have a non itchy rash on my left arm and chest that spread to my neck and back over night. What could it be?

I have a non itchy rash on my left arm and chest that spread to my neck and back over night. What could it be?

Many causes: If it lasts for less than a couple of weeks, then I won't pay much attention to it. But if it gets painful, it may be from shingles and you need to see your doctor ASAP to get started on an anti-viral drug to reduce potential complications. Suspect shingles if the rash does not extend beyond the mid-line of the body. ...Read more

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Hi-blood pressure before, now on beta blockers. Still feeling intermittent funny/itchy-feeling inside left arm, left upper back and left chest.

Hi-blood pressure before, now on beta blockers. Still feeling intermittent funny/itchy-feeling inside left arm, left upper back and left chest.

EKG: Make sure to mention these symtoms to your private physician and obtain an ekg. Depending on your age and BP control you may benefit from a cardiac stress test. Notify your physician and schedule an appointment. ...Read more

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I suffered from a 2nd degree burn on my chest, my wound had blisters, it left a scar. I applied contractubex gel but it made the scar itchy and red. Help.

I suffered from a 2nd degree burn on my chest, my wound had blisters, it left a scar. I applied contractubex gel but it made the scar itchy and red. Help.

So you got scammed: Learn from it and throw away this useless product. See a dermatologist. Meanwhile you can use hydrocortisone. How long since the burn? What kind of scar? How large? You will not find effective scar treatments on your own. ...Read more

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5 yr old healthy girl has one jelly bean size slightly raised, scaly sometimes itchy and tender skin lesion I guess on her left up chest near shoulder?

5 yr old healthy girl has one jelly bean size slightly raised, scaly sometimes itchy and tender skin lesion I guess on her left up chest near shoulder?

Get the diagnosis: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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1Yo5M baby having red spots rashes on body--front chest, abdo, ear left ear. Is not particular itchy--no scratch. Had fever for 4 days last week?

1Yo5M baby having red spots rashes on body--front chest, abdo, ear left ear. Is not particular itchy--no scratch. Had fever for 4 days last week?

Rash: A picture may help? This is an infection called rosella where a rash breaks out in this location after 3-5 days of high fever. All the best. ...Read more

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Itchy on right leg, right leg hurts, pain in left armpit and upper chest, they did chest X-rays in April and It was not heart or lung. Any ideas?

Itchy on right leg, right leg hurts, pain in left armpit and upper chest, they did chest X-rays in April and It was not heart or lung. Any ideas?

Nondiagnostic: These varied symptoms are nondiagnostic at this time. In order to evaluate you, a physician would have to perform a thorough history and physical examination. After that pertinent tests and/or referral to appropriate specialist may be required for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more