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Skin on my ribs hurts to touch it, any ideas why?

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In brief: Do you have a rash?

Skin pain, particularly around the ribs, is worrisome for potentially being herpes zoster.
You should see your physician to evaluate if you have the characteristic rash as well as for medications to decrease the pain and prevent complications.

In brief: Do you have a rash?

Skin pain, particularly around the ribs, is worrisome for potentially being herpes zoster.
You should see your physician to evaluate if you have the characteristic rash as well as for medications to decrease the pain and prevent complications.
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