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I have numbness when i bend my back backwards on the mid area under ribcage on my back and it goes around to front of ribcage.

I have numbness when i bend my back backwards on the mid area under ribcage on my back and it goes around to front of ribcage.

Thoracic disc: A symptomatic thoracic disc rupture is rare but so are your symptoms. The only other common thing I can think of is early shingles. The later would quickly show a painful red blistered rash. The disc, at this point is only annoying an should stay that way. An MRI would diagnose the rupture or show even rarer lesions even less likely at your age. ...Read more

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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

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Why do I feel numbness in my hands and feet followed by crushing band sensation around my ribcage and weakness all when getting in sauna and or jacuzz?

Why do I feel numbness in my hands and feet followed by crushing band sensation around my ribcage and weakness all when getting in sauna and or jacuzz?

DUE TO HEAT: You should see a neurologist soon. The heat is bringing out neurological symptoms, which point to a problem in your spinal cord. Mri films of neck and thoracic spine should help. You may or may not have multiple sclerosis or other problems within the spinal cord. Get checked out, and if needed, start treatment. ...Read more

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Hiatai hernia pain daily radiating in ribcage up into throat to ears eyes head and to my l/arm numbness what?

Hiatai hernia pain daily radiating in ribcage up into throat to ears eyes head and to my l/arm numbness what?

Could be coming: From your heart, so get to a doctor to make sure you are not having a heart attack. If it is truly reflux pain, there are meds to help it. But get to a doctor now. ...Read more

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Why do i have a numb tingling in under my rightside ribcage when i cough?

Why do i have a numb tingling in under my rightside ribcage when i cough?

Numb : This is most probably caused by a local nerve impingement when you cough with chest muscle contraction. It is nonspecific and unlikely to be worrisome. ...Read more

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Ok here goes, on the left side of my body and at the bottom of my ribcage my skin feels numb yet underneath I have a burning sensation. ?

Ok here goes, on the left side of my body and at the bottom of my ribcage my skin feels numb yet underneath I have a burning sensation. ?

See below: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain, almost a pinching, in the back of my ribcage halfway up. Numb feeling on the surface. hurts more when I lean forward.

I have a sharp pain, almost a pinching, in the back of my ribcage halfway up. Numb feeling on the surface. hurts more when I lean forward.

Thoracic Spine Pain: Thoracic spine areas will allow nerves to exit out of the spine and wrap around into the chest wall and abdomen. So herniated discs there can cause pain into these areas as well. I would consider seeing a pain specialist for treatment options like epidural steroid injection or even facet joint treatments. ...Read more

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Have numb big left toe knee hip back shoulder pain twitch shaking spasm in riggt side right ribcage left lower leg. 39 fatigue vertigo upperback pain?

Have numb big left toe knee hip back shoulder pain twitch shaking spasm in riggt side right ribcage left lower leg. 39 fatigue vertigo upperback pain?

Neurologist: Sounds like your symptoms will require more work up with a specialist like a neurologist. If you are having more numbness and vertigo its best to get urgently checked at the emergency room. ...Read more

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What is the cause of fhand numbness?

What is the cause of fhand numbness?

Several causes.: Hand numbness is usually related to a problem with the nerves. There can be a pinch on the nerve in the wrist (carpal tunnel syndrome) or a pinch on the nerves as they come down into the arm from the neck (radiculopathy). Discuss your symptoms with your doctor. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned about numbness?

Should I be concerned about numbness?

Possibly: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more