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Burning,stinging lymph nodes in groin and genitalia

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  • Posted By: Undiagnosed777
  • January 18, 2011
  • 00:52 PM

Hello, I have had burning and stinging sensations in the lymph nodes and corresponding vessels throughout my body (mostly in inguinal region as well as my penis,and testicles) my lymph nodes swell at different times but do not remain swollen and are often accompanied by itching skin over affected nodes. My spleen has been so tender that I cannot lay on my stomach if anything under me hits the underside of left rib cage. I have had a pair of lymph nodes under my chin so swollen and painfull that I had trouble shaving. These symptoms have spread to my buttocks as well as my armpits and the pain is alternating and different lymph areas are affected at various times. Sometimes it feels as though a spiny-back worm is crawling through my lymph vessels in my groin area. At times I have had an accompanying feeling of lethagry which can last all day. I have NOT had nightsweats or fever. But when I do feel feverish I have a low body temp even as low as 96.5. I have been to urologists,hematologists,had a pelvic MRI a CT scan of torso/pelvis and numerous blood and urine analysis. But no one seems to find anyhting. I am by the way 100% sure that this is lymph nodes and lymph vessels that are burning and stinging and giving me a sensation at times like a comb is being pressed against my skin teeth first from inside me in direct line with lymph vessel pathways. I cannot understand why there is no accompanying adema and why the pains alternate so frequently. The only place that it is constant is in my inguinal area,illiacal region,penis,testicles and inner thigh. Please help me.

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  • Hello, I have had burning and stinging sensations in the lymph nodes and corresponding vessels throughout my body (mostly in inguinal region as well as my penis,and testicles) my lymph nodes swell at different times but do not remain swollen and are often accompanied by itching skin over affected nodes. My spleen has been so tender that I cannot lay on my stomach if anything under me hits the underside of left rib cage. I have had a pair of lymph nodes under my chin so swollen and painfull that I had trouble shaving. These symptoms have spread to my buttocks as well as my armpits and the pain is alternating and different lymph areas are affected at various times. Sometimes it feels as though a spiny-back worm is crawling through my lymph vessels in my groin area. At times I have had an accompanying feeling of lethagry which can last all day. I have NOT had nightsweats or fever. But when I do feel feverish I have a low body temp even as low as 96.5. I have been to urologists,hematologists,had a pelvic MRI a CT scan of torso/pelvis and numerous blood and urine analysis. But no one seems to find anyhting. I am by the way 100% sure that this is lymph nodes and lymph vessels that are burning and stinging and giving me a sensation at times like a comb is being pressed against my skin teeth first from inside me in direct line with lymph vessel pathways. I cannot understand why there is no accompanying adema and why the pains alternate so frequently. The only place that it is constant is in my inguinal area,illiacal region,penis,testicles and inner thigh. Please help me.I am so tired of doctors asking me (as if I'm an idiot) "How do you know it's your lymph nodes and vessels?" Or tring to insinuate that I'm just having an episode of chronic pain. I sometimes feel as though they believe me to be a hypochondriac. I guarantee you if they were having these symptoms they'd test themselves until they found out what it was.
    Undiagnosed777 2 Replies
    • January 18, 2011
    • 01:00 PM
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  • Have you had any luck? I have the same symptoms, Dr. said it was a fungal infection. I read somewhere that swollen lymphnodes in the groin could be related to a foot injury, I crushed my foot 4 months ago, didn't break anything it just got infected, I guess from crushing the blood vessels, my little toe is still swollen and itchy but that doesnt explain the rest of my symptoms.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • February 16, 2011
    • 05:34 PM
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  • Have you had any luck? I have the same symptoms, Dr. said it was a fungal infection. I read somewhere that swollen lymphnodes in the groin could be related to a foot injury, I crushed my foot 4 months ago, didn't break anything it just got infected, I guess from crushing the blood vessels, my little toe is still swollen and itchy but that doesnt explain the rest of my symptoms.No, I haven't been able to get a diagnosis for the burning stinging lymph nodes/vessels but they did find epidydimitis,and hydroceles in my scrotum. I am going to see an infectious disease specialist soon. I have been to 3 oncologists,hematologists,and 4 urologists,had 2 CT scans,an MRI, an X-Ray,a Sonogram and a Galium scan over the past 5months trying to determine what could be causing this bizarre symptom.
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