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To Treat Skin and Bone Deposits?

Posted by Anonymous on 06/09/2007

Dear Ted: I have 2 calcium deposits on my right shoulder . While waiting for the MD to come into exam room I looked at my xrays and wondered what those 2 extra bones were --very prominent,easy to see.If I exercise my arms very much the area becomes inflamed and I am unable to even lift my arm without tremendous pain. I really want to paddle a kayak and cannot until I dissolve these calcium deposits.This has been going on for about 10 years. 6 days ago I started drinking 2 T of ACV with 1/4 t baking soda 3xs daily to dissolve the calcium deposits as well as lose weight and for overall general health. I was also pouring ACV onto a wash cloth and covering my shoulder with this all night and during day until yesterday when I discovered that I had developed a rash with redness and red bumps.Since I stopped with the ACV wash cloth compress, the bumps have turned into dry scabs with no redness. If I mix baking soda with ACV for the washcloth will it help to dissolve the calcium deposits and not burn my skin? I was hoping to absorb the ACV through my skin directly over the deposits. Thank you for your help,Ted.

Replied by Ted
Bangkok, Thailand
383 posts

Lactic acidosis is a common problem and calcium deposits can form in areas where lactic acidosis forms due to kayak paddling. However there are to issues, one is the mycobacterium, the other is the staphyloccus that I am aware of that cause "bumps". Now what I did noticed is that if magnesium citrate 25--500 mg (or magnesium bicarbonate, which is basically 1 tablespoon of magnesium carbonate slowly added and closed bottle in soda water) will usually kill the staphyloccus and weaken the mycobacterium. However, potassium iodide solution added 1- 4 drops per liter of water, which is quite small, will discourage such growth of bone bumps, through support of the immune system by dissolving the plaques and bacterium which suppresses them can also be reduced. It takes about a week of magnesium supplements 250-500 mg to generally improve the mobility of the arms, and another two weeks or three to reduce some of those bumps. However, in this case I don't like to apply external use of apple cider vinegar, but basically getting and alkaline blood will kill or discourage their growth. Alkalizing often requires a alternate switch in routine between apple cider vinegar and baking soda, which is 2 tablespoon and 1/4 teaspoon of baking soda 2 times a day in 1/2 glass of water at least, and on another day 8 teaspoon of lime juice plus 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda with 1/2 glass of water also taken at least twice a day. These alkalizing formulas, especially the lemon will reduce the calcium buildup fairly well, but it is synergistic with the magnesium and iodine issues in ridding off the bacteria which causes the bumps.