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Red Rash On Rib Cage
I have 3 red (bites/rashes) biggest, bigger and big on my rib cage. A dr said shingles but I think bug bites (bed bugs?). I found zero bugs in my bed.
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?
Calf pain: Does it come on when you walk and stop when you stop. If so then consider intermittent claudication. If smoking stop now. Happy to do 2nd opinion to help. ...Read more
I have extreme skin pain/sensitivity on my left rib cage, at times extending around to my back x 2 mos. There are no visible lesions or redness.
PHN: Is this the place you had Shingle? If it is Unilateral (only on one side of the back) most likely Post Herpetic Neuralgia. Can be treated with Topical Capsaicin (OTC) by mouth Antiinflammatory like Advil and Aleve (naproxen). Rx strength Lidocaine Patch may help and in worse case you may need Stronger pain medicine. ...Read more
Biopsy: You probably need a biopsy to diagnosis this lesion. See a physician. ...Read more
I have a rash on my left side near my rib cage and bra line. It's small bumps, what could this be?
Could be shingles: A rash along your bra line, especially if it is painful, could be shingles. If it persists, you should seek medical consultation. ...Read more
I have white spots on the right side of my rib cage and it is quite red but the other side is fine?
Several things: Unfortunately with skin conditions, it is always best for us to see and feel the lesions to help make a proper diagnosis. Best to see your doctor for an appropriate evaluation. Could try posting picture of the spots, that may give a little more info to us. But really, best is to see your doctor. Sorry this was not more helpful. Best of luck. Dr R ...Read more
I have had a burning annoying rash on my left rib cage for 3 days now. There is no other areas that have a rash should I go to the drs.?
Yes: Without seeing the rash it is impossible to know what the cause is. A burning rash on one side of the body could be shingles and should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more
I have a rash that hurts, is on my upper rib cage and spread to my back (all of right side of body) and has fluid-filled bubbles it hurts when I move and when I pop the bubbles liquid comes and and it crusts.
Have rib cage pain on the left side. Skin feels warm and itchy but no rash. Pain is more of a constant irritation.
Small lump underneath left rib cage. ~1.5 cm in diameter, movable and painless, sometimes feel it rub on sub-q/rib. Had rash ~15 days ago on left pec.
Check it out: Doesn’t sound concerning, but would see your doc. ...Read more
Getting sharp pains under right breast along the rib cage. I have been drinking and I see a red line right along my breast line under my breast.
Breast pain: Breast pain can be cancer rarely, can be rib cage bone or pulled muscle, can get infections of skin like yeast, bras can irritate and make a red line, and with drinking your liver can get inflamed, the right side under rib cage is also where your gallbladder is located. Many possible problems, try heat, loose clothing, and if not better see your clinic. ...Read more
Pain on my left side under my rib cage, getting full quick, losing a lot of weight, aching joints and I just got a rash, what could it be?
See a doctor!: Those are some serious symptoms you are describing. Please see a doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Many possibilities: If the rash is localized to that area, it is most likely an allergic or irritant reaction to something that came in contact with your skin. But without seeing it, we can't be more specific than that. ...Read more
I have small tattoo on my left rib cage from 2 years ago. It's raised, scarring, bumpy, and red. I have very sensitive skin - should it be removed?
Need to examine:
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. You should see a doctor for an evaluation. Chronic infections are known to have occurred from tattoos.
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I have a dime size red spot, a little below my nipple, on my rib cage. It's not itchy, raised, nor is it bothersome. I'm just concerned what this may?
See doctor: You need exam and possibly a biopsy. Might be best to remove this lesion. Get an exam ...Read more
I have 5 hard masses on my left rib cage. They've been growing steadily and today are extremely painful. My left breast also has red discharge.?
ER: If you have steadily growing masses of any kind with accompanying bloody discharge you should be evaluated promptly to rule out infection versus other causes of these symptoms. ...Read more
It hurts under my armpit and rib cage when I breath I also have some sort of purplish rash on my right hand what should I do?
What can I put on or take to get rid of sharp pain? I have a rash with blisters on rib cage under the left breast and it's very painful.
I'm 19, female. Have had bloating, back to where I can't move, weakness, stomach pain espec in pelvic & rib cage, rash, dry mouth. What can be wrong?
Check with dr: It is possible that you have gas pains however your symptoms sound more severe so I would check with doctor to make sure there is nothing else serious going on. ...Read more
Last few weeks head to toe itching with no rash. Upper L in/side pain at or below rib cage. Dizzy weak tired. Inner ear pain low fever. R armpit pain
Scattered: Your issues are all over involving many systems care your doctor for help. Address one issue at a time ...Read more
Several causes: In young persons, lower thoracic pain could be due to local trauma (bruise), pain associated with a virus (if the child has a fever), pleurisy (inflammation of the lung's lining), bronchitis, pneumonia or some other cause. If the pain continues, or if there is fever, see the doctor. ...Read more
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