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Red Spots On Rib Cage
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
At the bottom of my rib cage on both side it dips inward, i can also feel pressure in these spots, what do you think this is?
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I have pain below my left rib cage. If i sit in the same spot for a long time it will stiffen up and it's hard to breath also?
Fiancée has been getting a sharp pain on right side by his rib cage in a certain spot for couple weeks now often, what could this be?
I feel a hard bony spot on the edge of my rib cage on my side near my back. I don't feel it on my left. Is it something I should get checked out?
Check it out: If you have had an injury there in the past it may be calcification or scar tissue. Otherwise, you probably should have it checked out by your doctor. ...Read more
I have a intermittent pain under my left rib cage for over a month. It's brief, few seconds, sharp and stinging but not painful really. Same spot ?
Gas can get trapped : Gas can get trapped under diaphragm causing sharp intermittent pain. Other possibilities might be splenic enlargement from some cause ...Read more
I have intense pain in the area underneath my lower right rib cage wrapping around to the back same spot?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a sharp pain under my sternum where it meets my rib cage. It only hurts when I push on the spot and when I take a deeper breath than normal. ?
No: No not normal. You should be checked, it may be something that needs treatment, ...Read more
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