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Sharp pain coming from localized spots on my side

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • February 3, 2010
  • 02:23 PM

I've been calling it my 'magical pain spot' for months, but now it has a twin and I'm getting a little concerned.

Down on the right side of my body, I have a tiny, head-of-a-pin sized place on my skin that if touched even lightly causes intense, sharp pain. It's like being stabbed with a needle. There's no skin discoloration, no lump, nothing except the pain. The pain subsides immediately with no throbbing, just as sudden as it arrives.

The original 'magical pain spot' has been there for months, and has slowly gotten better in terms of being less intensely painful. But this morning I discovered a new spot about 2 inches south of the old one, as fresh and painful as the original was before. I can't seem to find any information on this online, and I feel like an idiot trying to describe these symptoms to a doctor since there is no visible proof whatsoever. Can anyone shed some light on this?

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