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Question: Buring sensation in arm pits

 lhubbard - Sun May 08, 2005 10:22 am

Would this burning sensation in my armpits be caused by an infection or swelling of the lymph nodes. Do lymph nodes normally burn when there is an infection in the body or are they just tender to touch? I do not feel any swelling in the armpit, but I do have a few swollen in my lower abdominal by the bladder area. Any comments would be very appreciative.
 Theresa Jones, RN - Tue May 10, 2005 6:40 am

User avatar Hi lhubbard,
To my knowledge, burning is not a usual symptom of lymph node enlargment although tenderness etc. are. I would consider irritation in the area from a substance etc. rather than the effect of lymph node enlargment. However, have you had the other enlarged nodes evaluated? If not I would suggest you do so.

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