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My Ribcage Numbness
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
Not only do i have pain from shoulder to ribcage but i have numbness in my little pibky and my ring finger doctors say there is nothing wrong with me?
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
Hiatai hernia pain daily radiating in ribcage up into throat to ears eyes head and to my l/arm numbness what?
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?
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
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
Pain & discomfort in left side of back. Also wraps around to ribcage on left. Sensitive stomach on the left & tingling & numbness down left side body?
Ok: May be a subluxation in the spine see a specialist possibly a chiropractor. ...Read more
Pain in right ribcage sometimes in right breast comes and goes numbness and tingling as well. Difficulty breathing at times and pain when breathing in
Pleurisy: You're describing pleurisy. It can be due to intercostal muscle strain, but inflammation of the pleura (covering of the lung) is a consideration. The commonest cause is viral infection but there are other causes such as spontaneous pneumothorax (lung collapse), and non-viral infections. A chest x-ray is indicated. Advil, which you take, is a good treatment, if uncomplicated. ...Read more
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