A swelling which is tender to touch suggests an inflammatory cause. A direct clinical examination & appropriate investigations are needed to establish a diagnosis.
However, there are a few natural home remedies that are worth trying.
* Eat a diet composed of 75 percent raw foods, and drink plenty of herbal teas and juices (Aloe vera juice, Bilbery, Boswellia & turmeric) .
* Consume a fresh pineapple or fresh papaya daily. Pineapple contains bromelain and papaya contains papain, both enzymes that reduce swelling and inflammation.
* Eat foods high in flavonoids, which are powerful antioxidants and useful for inflammation reduction. Spinach and blueberries are excellent sources of flavonoids.
If your symptoms are not resolving with the above measures, consult your treating physician for further management.