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Right Rib Numbness
Strange numbness under my rib cage on the right sharp pain sometimes been a week with it sometimes it itches but I can't cause it feels really funny?
Nondiagnostic: Your symptoms are nondiagnostic at this time, but early shingles is a possibility as an inflammation/irritability of a nerve in that area is suggested. Observe for the appearance of a rash there. Gall bladder or liver disorder seems less likely as a cause of your symptoms. If symptoms persist see your physician for evaluation. ...Read more
Nerve irritation: Numbness and tingling usually come from a feeling nerve that is irritated. This can come from trauma or inflammation. There is a nerve that follows the lower edge of each rib; one of those could explain your experience. Talk to your primary doctor if it continues to bother you. ...Read more
I have frequent ( 5-6) times a day numbness in my right hand and left rib cage bottom, for the last 3 weeks?
Pinched nerve: Because patients having cardiac problems can have these symptoms, you should have this ruled out. But the most common cause is an irritation of a nerve in the neck by a bone spur or herniation that can cause pain or numbness that runs down the arm into the hand. An MRI can usually show the cause of the problem if it does not resolve. Thank you for the question. ...Read more
I have 2 extra ribs & about 2 months ago they caused pain in my right arm & numb thumb & finger. I don't get much pain but still have numbness! thorts?
Cervical rib: Cervical ribs may cause a neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome (ntos) in which the brachial plexus is compressed, resulting in numbness, abnormal sensations, and weakness of the upper extremities. This condition is extremely rare, though, and i doubt you have it. You may have disputed neurogenic tos. There is no indication for surgery. Physical therapy is the typical management for this condition. ...Read more
I keep getting numbness in my back that wraps around to my rib cage, both sides, and i can pinpoint it, it is midback. No pain. Pinched nerve?
Get imaging: Could be...I'd get imaging of the Thoracic spine (an MRI). if it wraps around one side and gives you numbness is a classis distribution, it could be a disc herniation or a pinched nerve for another reason. If it's on both sides, i'd get some imaging of this area given your history of duodenal issues ...Read more
I have a numbness/ tingling sensation under my low left ribs toward the middle of my body when I lay down on my side. No pain. 3-4 months.
Nerve: This could be a pinched nerve that is aggravated in certain positions. If you are not extremely bothered by it, there is no need to seek urgent care. If you see rash in the area, then I would see an M.D. as it could be shingles. The tingling with shingles though, is not usually intermittent or position dependent. ...Read more
I am what you would say "big boned" - wide shoulders, rib cage, hips. What do you think could be causing the numbness?
Several things: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
I get a dull pain with numbness in left UQ under ribs and pain in sholder. It slightly swells and even uncomfortable to lie on it. What could it be?
Get EKG: although could be musculoskeletal (rib injury, shoulder refered pain, neck problem). you need to rule out cardiac issues even without previous personal or family history...suggest get an EKG as soon as possible. If EKG normal, your previous gyne history may be pertinent especially the endometriosis! This could certainly cause rib and or shoulder pain depending on intra abdominal location of die ...Read more
I am having constant pain, which started at the lower left rib, and then now left lower back. I can stand, but not move well.Numbness in my left palm.
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