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I am having sharp stabbing pains under the rib cage & all the way through to my back

hi there I have pain under my left rig cage & all the way through to my back. had it for about 4 days & now have a rash. the rash is from the front to the back & is red & slightly itchy. It hurts to breath in & I am having sharp stabbing pains under the rib. I have read so many things I am starting to worry.
Asked On : Wed, 6 Apr 2011
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you are most likley suffering from zoster( a condition due to Herpes virus). It is self limiting disorder. But you need to be investigated for what made the dormant virus reactivate, like loss of immunity. Alse there are pain relievers specially for this herpetic neuralgia. consult a physician or dermatologist
Answered: Wed, 29 Jun 2011
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