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Red Spots On Rib Cage Symptoms
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 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
Depends: Unlike solid tumor, there is differet stage, leukemia is usually disseminated disease at diagnosis. For someone without history of leukemia, rash usually is not caused by leukemia (although occasionally leukemia can present this way). For someone with confirmed diagnosis of leukemia, rash could be symptoms of leukemia, or infection, or medication reaction. Check with your oncologist. ...Read more
Woke up and noticed a patch of brown spots on the left side of my torso. Right around the rib cage.
Many causes: Pigmented lesions can have many causes from chemical irritation, infection, inflammatory or immune mediated changes. The information provided is very limited. If the lesions don't go away in a week or two it might be worth seeking professional help. ...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 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?
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 intense pain in the area underneath my lower right rib cage wrapping around to the back same spot?
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?
Pain in right side mid rib cage tender to touch in 1 main spot pain is getting worse by the day it seems, and it started with no injury 4 days ago?
Here is one way to h: One way to handle is to take a couple of tylenols daily. If it is a muscular pain, it will go away. If there is something more serious going on inside in the chest, the pain will get worse. In that case you should go see your PCP and get a Chest X-rays done. This should show your lungs and any problem inside. ...Read more
Small circular spot. Left side of rib cage. No muscle under skin, skin touches ribcage directly and very loose. Feels like 0% bodyfat there. What's it?
Not sure but best: If you get it x-rayed or CT'd if you are still concerned after a healthcare provider has examined it. Some nodules or lipomas can grow underneath the skin. ...Read more
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
My rib cage in one spot hurts a lot when I take a deep breath and pain on movement. What could this be?
Dull ache in the LUQ of my abdomen near rib cage, occurs at random, sucking in feeling over spot when I lay down.?
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
I'm get pain in my back just below my rib cage, there is also golf ball size lump in that spot I sneezed about a week ago that's what started it I fel?
Did the lump...: ...Appear when the pain started, or was it there before that? If the pain feels like it is coming from the lump, you could have a ruptured epidermal cyst as suggested; if not, the two could be unrelated. You should let your doctor take a look - pain is your body asking for help. ...Read more
I've had a pain right below my left breast like under or next to my rib cage. It is only in that one spot. What can it be?
Several things: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
I have sore spot right near bottom of left rib cage. Feels like touching a bruise. It comes and goes. Worse when sitting. Location moves?
I have a purple spot on right rib cage 4 inches below nipple in front and numbess under shoulder blade in back on right side. What could it be.
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
Sharp pain inside my lower breast like on my rib cage. Feels like a needle and I can't stand when it happens. Same spot every time over a year. Help..
Have sharp pains at rib cage and behind left breast. Have a benign tumor in same spot on rib cage. Could this b the cause?
I have had pain on my right side above the hip below the rib cage. A tender spot in the muscle about the size of my thumb. Since wednesday?
I have sore spot on L back rib cage. Get spasms there day or night. Goes away after Advil in 1 hour. Began after taking Lipitor (atorvastatin). Tests revealed not?
Check with your Dr: If you were my patient, I would stop the Lipitor (atorvastatin) for 2 weeks to see if you've got better, and then restarted to see if he got worse. If worse, that clenches that this is a Lipitor (atorvastatin) reaction. Other statins may be fine or perhaps use alternatives such as Berberol, pantethine, Co A, or mixed tocopherols. HRS, MD, FACC ...Read more
Stomach pain/spasm that comes and goes in the same spot, right side between bottom of rib cage and waist.
I'm experiencing a sore spot on my uppermost rib on my right rib cage. The sore appears to be raised under the skin, but doesn't seem to show bruising?
Must be seen: Cannot diagnose based on description alone. Please upload a photo and resubmit your question. ...Read more
Angiomas: There are many different types of angiomas. An angioma is a benign growth that consists of small blood vessels. These tumors can be located anywhere on the body. Some of the different types include spider angiomas, cherry angiomas, and angiokeratomas. The cause of most types of angiomas is not known. ...Read more
They should not be worrisome.
Get your doctor's opinion for peace of mind. ...Read more
Biopsy: You probably need a biopsy to diagnosis this lesion. See a physician. ...Read more
See a dermatologist: This sounds weird. Go see a dermatologist to find out what is going on. ...Read more
I have around 13 pink/right red spots at the middle of my chest. They are more noticable/more red after work (hours of standing). What are they?
Must be visualized: See a dermatologist- your question cannot be ansered here. ...Read more
Red spots over chest (came up yesterday, could it be where I shaved my chest) not itchy. They don't have heads.?
I have these red spots on my chest and back only and don't really itch. .. There look like there peeling in the middle. .. What can it be?
I have a few red spots on my chest, and now they are turning dark brown and the spots are speeding all over my chest. I am not itching or irritated.?
Many possibilities: If it's symmetrical it likely has an internal cause, such as eczema or a virus. If not symmetrical it more likely has an external cause, such as an allergy to something you have contacted. Try an otc Hydrocortisone cream, and if that does not help see your doctor or a dermatologist for a precise diagnosis and more specific treatment. ...Read more
When I'm nervous, sad or angry I have red spots appearing on my chest and face. After 15 minute they disappear. It's really annoying. What it's? Cure?
One of the symptoms: Of dysautonomia. The autonomic nervous system dilates and constricts arterioles in the skin. Yours is unstable and since emotions are initiated by that part of the brain there is a vascular relationhip. Dysautonomia can be inherited but the commonest cause is poor diet, particularly the sugary "junk" food and beverages. ...Read more
Depends on dx: The treatment or "fix" depends on the dx, for example if they are tiny fungal rashes, then an anti-fungal cream would help, etc. Rashes cannot really be DX over the computer, so it best for you to see a dr. For an evaluation of the area. Best wishes. ...Read more