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the hyper sensitive skin could be due to a pinched nerve from your spine
or possibly early signs of a shingles skin infection which may manifest later.
gabapentin 300mg is to help with nerve pain
a 5% lidocaine patch in the area could help decrease pain as well.
you may benefit from a thoracic spine MRI scan with contrast.
shingles can affect or or more than one nerve distribution.
a pinched nerve in your upper back can be there for a week and then go away if the disk moves in and out of position.
doing back exercises, physical therapy, improving your back muscle strength could help your disk stay in place.