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Rib Cage Sensitivity
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
Hard to tell: It is difficult to be specific diagnostically when the symptoms are so vague. This could be many different things including musical skeletal, splenic, GI or skin (Shingles). Need more history and perhaps examination to tell but probably not cardiac. I'd recommend a HealthTap video consultation where the history could be augmented or see your primary health care provider for this. ...Read more
Is it possible if a 29 y/o man suffering costochondritis?i feel pain & tenderness when pushing my rib cage or breast bone.almost 3 years.ecg echo okay
Yes: Any patient can suffer osteochronditis male or female and the best treatment is take Anti-inflammatory. ...Read more
For a few months now I have had uncomfortable pain under my left rib cage, it feels like theres something under it. And tenderness on my left side ?
I had bad fall a day ago now haveing pain upper rib cage and burning with tenderness very painful to touch looks area looking black and blue, history?
I have tenderness under my right rib cage and sometimes in my back in the same area. It's only tender to the touch and there are no other symptoms.
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Tender on right side when dr presses down under rib cage, tender on left side when dr press down . What could this tenderness be?
Feeling of pressure/tenderness under right rib cage closer to diaphragm. Notice it more when sitting down, like something is pushing against the ribs?
Hi, I have swelling/tenderness on the right side of my abdomen underneath the rib cage. It hurts when I press on the area and showed up out of the blu?
Need exam: In your age group (21), the first 3 diagnoses I'd consider would be: infectious mononucleosis, cholecystitis, and hepatitis. It may be less serious, but those are the serious causes to be considered and ruled out. Blood work can likely sort it out. Good luck with it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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