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Why Are My Ribs Itchy
Outbreaks of itchy: red bumps are very common and have many different causes: allergy related hives, especially if you've contacted something new (natural/leaves/plant or artificial/household chemicals). A red itchy rash can go along with being sick (chicken pox/impetigo) or parasites (scabies). Try some OTC cortisone cream and antihistamine for a day or two. .. then to Derm if persists. Good wishes:) ...Read more
Hi!, On the right side of my rib cage, closer to my back and an inch above the bottom of my ribs, I have an itchy patch. The skin feels completely nor?
Itchiness with Costochondritis?? There's a deep itching inside my chest and around my ribs where I am affected by costochondritis. I haven't heard anyone else report this symptom. Any advice?
I just came back from cancun and woke up with a rash on my panty line the next day. I now also have a small itchy patch on my ribs. What should I do?
Hi about a week ago ive been getting an itchy/ tingling sensation I would say on my sides where my rib cage is located. It only happens when I sneeze.
I have a sharp pain under my right rib for the last 3 days. Right abdomen is sensitive to touch and itchy. Pain radiates through the back. What's wrong?
Galbladder: Does the pain get worse when you eat? You could have gallbladder disease or gallstones. ...Read more
Hi about a week ago ive been getting an itchy/ tingling sensation I would say on my sides where my rib cage is located. It only happens when I sneeze. Help?
Well: The best thing to do would be to see your doctor for exam. The lump has to be examined and the can see if the itching and numbness are related to the lump ...Read more
Have rib cage pain on the left side. Skin feels warm and itchy but no rash. Pain is more of a constant irritation.
I have a small lump just under ribs on right side it gets itchy but notjing on the skin, is tender at time if bend to the right?
Skin growth or cyst: This could be several things. There are only a few skin growths that are painful. The most common one is an angiolipoma. Have it evaluated by your dermatologist. ...Read more
Burning sensation in lower left side below rib cage and goes to the lower left back side. It sometimes stingy/itchy and I am burping alot. Cause?
GERD a Possibility: GERD (Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease) could be causing your symptoms. This is when acid in the stomach goes up into the esophagus and causes pain. It's also possible you have a hiatal hernia, which can cause similar symptoms. I recommend you see your family doctor when possible. ...Read more
Hey why do ii feel nausea after organism and around my Virginia has been itchy too : (sometimes I have pain under my left rib... What could be the pro
Gynecologist: Perivaginal itching is often due to a yeast infection. Nausea following an orgasm is an unusual reaction unless it's accompanied by a headache which sometimes occurs during vigorous sexual intercourse. Have your gynecologist examine you for abdominal muscle pain + a possible yeast infection and if present, should be treated. Be aware that sexual partners can transmit these infections to each othe ...Read more
I have just moved into a new place as a lodger and the have 2 cats, I have noticed that I have spot in groups of 2's across my stomach and ribs they arenot itchy... They look they could have stuff in them?
? Fleas?: Would have to see these to even have a clue as to what they are, but fleas are always possible. ...Read more
I have a firm lump in middle of rib cage above belly and below chest and its become itchy on outside what could this be?
Xyphoid bone: The location you describe is at the end of your sternum. Occasionally the xyphoid, (small bone/cartilage) at the end of sternum will dislocate and form a bump/lump. It is benign condition. A lateral chest x-ray should be able to show this condition. Okay to ask your doc at next visit. ...Read more
Does itchy, uncomfortable pinch on my upper right side near rib cage correlates to stomach acid problem? Especially laying with stomach down
Stomach acid: If the pain is in the upper right abdomen, it's not likely due to stomach acid. The upper right abdomen is where your gall bladder is. Your stomach is more central in your upper abdomen, and off to the left a bit. Stomach acid tends to cause heartburn, or burning behind your breast bone. ...Read more
What are some causes for symptoms of itchy lungs/rib cage sensation on the inside?? Not external : (I noticed that it only happens when I have the flu
Allergies/reaction: This sensation of itchiness can be caused by allergies. If it is only happening when you have the flu then it is probably caused by your bodies reaction to the infection. When we get infected our immune system sends out cells that release substances to rid us of the infection. Sometimes these substances cause inflammation and itchiness as part of the healing process. ...Read more
For the last month I have been very itchy on my skin over my ribs on my right side. I also have noticed that I have nodules that are non tender and are increasing in number from 1-5 they do not hurt and do not move. Any ideas. I have felt like I h
Nodules: Sound like you may have shingles. I would suggest you see your pmd and get checked. ...Read more
I have a small bump on the right side of the stomach (right under my rib cage) that looks similar to a mosquito bite but isn't itchy and isn't hard.
Have a tiny red spot on skin under right chest (upper rib). Not raised or itchy. Looks like cut but isn't.I have 2 others on left pectoral (also tiny)?
Not to worry: This sounds like what are called cherry hemangiomas. These are little gifts that you get from one or both of your parents. They are simply made up of hundreds of small blood vessels. These growths never turn bad. You will continue to get more as you get older. They are very easily treated with a laser without leaving any marks. ...Read more
Gall bladder removed, bilirubin levels at 80 something, after hospital less itchy, itching has increased and pain under right rib started what do I do?
Many possibilities: If the rash is localized to that area, it is most likely an allergic or irritant reaction to something that came in contact with your skin. But without seeing it, we can't be more specific than that. ...Read more
A rash lasting 2 months under a toddlers breast/ribs. The rash is a little rough and red. Toddler has cold every month. Does not seem itchy.?
Tough to say: Rashes are impossible to diagnose over the computer could be several things for example: Heat rash, fungal infection, atopic dermatitis, etc. S/He needs to be evaluated and have the rash physically looked at to get the most likely diagnosis so the correct treatment can follow, Best wishes. ...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
Itchy bumps or some times just really itchy. Managed to pick what looked like what I thought was small flakes of dry skin but looked closer and looked more like skin tags just super tiny. Found some on side of rib cage close to the arm pit, inner thy, an
Dry skin?: From your description, the problem appears to be what is called keratosis pilaris. Skin tags have a stem. I would suggest that you try applying a moisturizer on your body within 3 mins after bathing and perhaps another application with or without bathing 12 hrs later and see if you can see improvement after about a week. If not, consult a dermatologist. Avoid scented or anti-bacterial soap. ...Read more
Thin blue veins showing up under my armpit. Down my rib cage. And chest. Also itchy arm pit. I am a male. Please help!
Collateral veins: Non specific and would need an exam but could be related to central vein blockage. Bodybuilder can get them. Would follow up with md. ...Read more
What can cause small, itchy, red bumps on the abdomen? Mostly centered around the belly button, but a few stray bumps go up to the bottom of the ribs.
Red itchy bumps: Do you have a belly button ring or a belt could be allergic reaction to nickle take out the ring/ belt and use zyrtec (cetirizine) or benedryl at night (no driving with benedryl), or a skin infection called folliculitis may respond to bacitracin, from sweat/heat, f/u with doc urgent care ...Read more
I have sharp stabbing aim in my left rib jus below my breast, both are tender and the left side underneath is itchy and the skin is tender to touch i?
Shingles?: You didn't post an age or any medical history. What you are describing could be the onset of shingles, Shingles are the resurgence of the chicken pox virus that lays dormant in sensory nerve cells and reemerges at times of stress and low immunity. If you have had the chicken pox in the past, shingles is a possibility. Pain and itching usually occur before a pox like rash occurs. ...Read more