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Causes/cures Lymph Node Soreness

Posted by Anonymous (Anonymous) on 11/06/2011

Ted, When I swallow my saliva, left side (only) of my throat hurts. I noticed my lymph note on my left side right below my chin is swollen a little bit. I have taken 1 dosage of zinc gluconate and 2 dosages of aspirin with vitamin c on Friday and Saturday. Right now still hurting, what should I take?


Replied by Ted
Bangkok, Thailand
385 posts

Try bromelain, if they have sufficient quantities it should help clear protein congested lymphatic drainage, the other is digestive enzymes, in capsule form. To reduce calcium buildup, and swollen pain, you need magnesium chloride or magnesium citrate, 100 mg x 4.

Selenium is missing in the diet 200 mg x 2, as well as B3 niacinamide, 500 mg before you sleep. The selenium helps your immune system and the B3 niacinamide is helpful if a fungus caused clogging of lymphatic systems. The dosages of aspirin helps but it should preferably be taken for one day 500 mg, hourly for four doses. The fact is you need more zinc gluconate possibly 50 mg for a couple of days (say 5 days). That should help, but I don't know the dosages but we can assume it is of sufficient quantities you are taking.

Vitamin C cannot have calcium otherwise it clogs the lymphatic drainage. It helps by maintaining blood flow and drainage by maintaining the antioxidants and alkalinity in potassium ascorbate or sodium ascorbate kind.

It helps to drink more water, or water with sea salt 1/4 teaspoon per liter drunk throughout the day. It also helps to take DMSO, as it helps facilitate drainage by applying 6 times a day topically to the lymphatic area, but it is made stronger by adding castor oil to the DMSO about 10% to 20%. Actually if it is not serious, the DMSO and its related mixture should help.

The throat area is also near the thyroid glands, and any conditions that have to do with iodine deficiency may also affect it. If the cause is the lack of bowel movements, this affects lymphatic drainage, so magnesium especially magnesium chloride. The acidity of the body may be related to that if you have been working too hard, so baking soda 1/2 teaspoon after meals, 2 times a day may also help. A Lugol's solution added to DMSO will also help somewhat if that is prepared and applied to the throat area.

One thing most people ignore is that the throat area is where cavities of the mouth or sores drain and this clogs the lymphatic areas resulting in somewhat swollen lymph nodes also. So I would consider improving the pH of the saliva if it is acid at below 6.5 and use of some medicated mouthwash may also help, such as listerine.

Another supplement, such as taurine and mannitol helps with the pressure somewhat, although it is not used that often, except where swollen lymph node is connected to headaches at the same time. That often means sodium and potassium imbalance and taurine, mannitol, and potassium citrate is the common remedy. The taurine is taken 1000 mg, mannitol maybe 1000 mg three times a day, potassium citrate 1/2 teaspoon after meals 2 to 4 times a day, preferably after meals. This may increase your bowel movements and also reduce some swollen lymph glands also.