I'd thought of that first. Answer: no itch, burn or rash. Not shingles I'm assuming?
re: top of ribcage"........well, I'm meaning it's about 6 inches below my collarbone....just where my my right boob ends.' Every once in a while, when I take a deep breath/let it out it feels pressured (the "bruise" area)
"Post Herpetic Neuralgia???" Post aka 'after'....after what? What would cause neuralgia in those areas? ( having no injury, no illness....) Please know I really appreciate this feedback! Gives me some idea...even if not precise diagnosis.