Swollen glands inflammation in the lymph nodes, usually accompanied by suppuration. It indicated by an increase in one or more glands, and may occur in areas of the body. Its symptoms may different that determined by the type of swollen glands. Common characteristics include its increase in local temperature and increase in body temperature, severe pain, redness (congestion) of the skin, itching or chills.
Typically, swollen glands is a reaction to decrease immunity as a result of progression of the disease. That is why it is very important to find and remove cause of a dangerous condition.
All the reasons for occurrence of swollen glands that can divide into contagious and non-contagious.
Cause of the infection is quite common due to infections from their homes spread through the lymph and blood vessels, causing inflammation. The most typical “culprits” of occurrence of swollen glands are bacterial and viral infections.
Symptoms of the disease
Signs of swollen glands depend on type and stage. For example, if the symptoms of acute swollen glands do not ignore, swollen glands generally do not hurt, and time is not a reason to concern.
As a rule, swollen glands enclose swelling and pain on the skin around swollen lymph nodes. In some cases, the lymph expansion nodes are visible to the naked eye without touching.
When we talk about the acute forms of the disease, especially the accompanying suppuration, the symptoms are sudden and severe pain in septal glands and loss of mobility, as well as the phenomenon of overall plan in the form of nausea, fever, severe headache. In this case, the button contours blur and lose shape, it combines with the surrounding tissue. In case of not time treatment, this disease can lead abscess in deep tissue. When there is chronic swollen glands, it will enlarge, but almost painless. In some cases swelling of the surrounding tissue due to stagnation of swollen glands that violate function.
Swollen glands play an important role in the body’s ability to fight viruses, bacteria, and other causes of disease. Normally, the swollen glands are swollen and inflamed due to infection and it treated with antibiotics. However, you can use some home remedies for swollen glands the following ways to decrease this disease without antibiotics.
Castor oil is good for your health. Castor oil can treat circular healing, acne, scars, healthy hair, constipation, joint pain, arthritis, etc. It can also use to treat swollen glands.
You only need to apply castor oil directly to the swollen skin, use a piece or plastic bag and cover it.
Honey is really useful for treating swollen glands in the neck, ear and other areas of the body.
You need 1 cup of apple cider vinegar, 1 cup of honey and a few garlic cloves. Mix the ingredients and put them in the fridge for 5 days. Then, every day, before breakfast you can take a teaspoon of coffee (you can eat with fruit juice).
Alternatively, you can mix the honey with garlic and onion and leave for a few weeks before eating each morning.
3. Wild daisies (Echinacea)
Wild daisies acts as a strong antibiotic and it commonly uses in the medicinal industry. It uses to treat insect bite, sore throat, toothache, respiratory infections. Because wild daisies is a strong antibiotic, it can use against bacteria, viruses that causes swollen glands in the neck, ears, etc.
Wild daisies tea: You use roots, flowers, leaves and other parts of wild daisies with 1/2 lemon grass, 1/2 mint leaves, and some leaves of Stevia mixed together, then soluble with hot water for a few minutes and enjoy it.
Garlic is the best herb to treat swollen glands that you can use every day. The reason is that garlic with anti-inflammatory properties can decrease swelling and pain very well. You can eat a few garlic cloves a day to treat swollen glands.
Lemon is a useful fruit to sputum and prevent sore throat, the ingredients in lemon also work to treat swollen glands.
You mix 1 teaspoon of honey with lemon juice in a glass of warm water and drink immediately. In addition, you can also mix warm water with lemon juice to gargle. Apply several times a day to solve the problem quickly.
6. Apple cider vinegar
One of the simplest and cheapest ways to treat swollen glands is apple cider vinegar because of its antimicrobial nature.
You mix 1 teaspoon of honey, 1 teaspoon of lime juice and 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar in a glass of warm water and drink immediately. You can take 2-3 times a day to limit inflammation and pain.
In addition, you can also mix 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar and 1 teaspoon of salt in a glass of warm water to gargle several times a day.
Spirulina is rich in B vitamins, antioxidants, anti-inflammatory, omega-3 and other nutrients that are good for your health and are especially good for your swollen glands. You can make smoothies from Spirulina and drink them daily or drink capsules that extracted from Spirulina.