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Sensitivity In Ribs
Left back pain, sensitive to touch & also rib pain with sensitivity, sensitivity under ribs & stomach numbness in left side of body.What could be wrong?
Many things, but...: A left kidney infection is possible if your symptoms are associated with fever or urinary symptoms. A kidney stone is another possibility and pain would be colicky. Intercostal neuralgias and shingles could cause symptoms more similar to what you describe. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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. Rx strength Lidocaine Patch may help and in worse case you may need Stronger pain medicine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Thoracic spine ache when bend for 7mths ( getting better). However, there's still rib sensitivity. (not constant). Could disc/facet cause rib sore?
Strain: 7 months of upper back pain on bending sounds like a strain syndrome or arthritis. Do you lift weights or performing exercises that could strain that area? If so try avoiding these activities to see if all the discomfort subsides.If discomfort persists, see an orthopedic specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm having sensitivity in my back left flank area. It causes mild pain to the touch and occasional random pain. Just below where ribs end on back side?
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?
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
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