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Extremely tender/ticklish when someone puts pressure on my lower right side back?

Hi all,

When somebody presses down on my lower right back, for example with their index finger, it’s EXTREMELY tender, ticklish and makes me automatically flinch, jump and tense up. Even if I do it to myself, I flinch and jump! My whole body tenses up and I can’t do anything whilst the pressure is been put on this certain spot on my lower right back...

Furthermore, when I sleep on my front without any covers on, it’s VERY ticklish by itself, even when no one is touching it. It’s very confusing, but also very frustrating, especially when someone touches it.

It’s been like this for over 5 years and I don’t understand why it’s doing this.

Any advice? Many thanks everyone!

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  • If it’s not a pain sensation and you never experienced a specific trauma to your back that you’re aware of then desensitization therapy might help.

    I mean no ill intention when I say this although your predicament kind of reminds me of this old line...

    PATIENT: It hurts when I do this.

    DOCTOR: Then don’t do that!

    I’m ticklish in certain spots 100% of the time and will tense up too. That could be perfectly normal.

    Next time you're being attacked by a tickle missile, close your eyes and focus on something that's not tickling. Then tell yourself that you're not ticklish over and over in your head. (Found on the Internet).

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