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Gland Pain? Anyone else?

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Skabonist

Hey everyone,

I'm a touring musician, picked this up in Charleston, SC. (Probably an all-too-typical story huh?) Got diagnosed after a shingles outbreak about 5 months ago, the shingles was bad, but the genital OB was relatively minor. No more than two or three red spots in my pubes.

I haven't had any itching or any signs of a second OB since, but my upper-right gland right in front of my pubic bone has remained painful. I can feel it with my fingers, and it moves around under my skin. The one on the right is fine, so I can tell that the right one is definitely swollen. It makes certain positions uncomfortable to sit in.

Anyone else experience this sensation? Is it typical? Could it be nerve damage leading to chronic pain and swelling? Are there medications I could be taking that would alleviate this any? If anyone knows what I'm talking about, shoot me a reply.

Thanks!

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ForgetTomorrow

My glands were swollen and painful for over a month after my first outbreak. The one on the right is still a bit tender. It's pretty common. You body is just trying to fight off the virus via the lymphatic system. I'm sure once your body builds up enough antibodies against the virus, your glands will calm down.

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