Dr.Anuradha Raja, BHMS
Plot No - 20SMESC Colony
North Extension, (Opp) - Simco Meter
Trichy, Tamil Nadu
Pin : 620021
Dr.Anuradha Raja is a leading practitioner,
graduated from Government Homoeopathic Medical College, Tirumangalam.
She worked for Bahola laboratories for five years and practices
at Trichy for the past eleven years. She involves herself in
social activities for the development of Homoeopathy. Here she
presents a case of uterine fibroid
A female aged 40 years consulted me for her menstrual irregularities
since one year. She presented her complaints as follows.
periods- once in 15-45 days, highly erratic, profuse , watery,
bright red with clots
pain++ in lower abdomen during the 2nd day of every periods
urging to urinate
in both loins on and off
legs – painful.
to be easily irritable in nature and she narrated her complaints
She had enteric fever last year , had vaccinations for Hepatitis
For irregular periods she got allopathic treatment and took
tablets for 3 months not satisfied. She gained lot of weight
after taking Hormone Replacement Therapy
Father is diabetic and hypertensive.
Appearance: Dark complexioned / good looking lady / obese+
Appetite : Increased
Thirst : Normal
Sweat : Profuse sweat on least physical exertion.
Stool : Constipated at times.
Urine : Burning micturition on and off.
Sleep : Normal.
Craving : For acidic drinks (Bottled cool drinks)
Great aversion towards her husband, at the same time unable
to accept if a third person comments on him. Sensitive and emotional
W t : 80Kg
B.P. : 120/80
Pulse : 72/Min
CVS/RS : NAD
O/E abdomen : soft/pain – lower abdomen on palpation
Pain in loins+
Skin on back : There are many hypo- pigmented patches on upper
(The patient gave least importance to the skin problem as she
considered menstrual problems as a prime thing).
She showed her blood investigation which was recently taken.
She was anemic, Hb- 9.6gms%.
Ultra sonogram of the abdomen and pelvis showed (Before)
– Fatty Infiltration of the liver
– Anterior wall uterine fibroid.
– Bilateral renal calculus.
200/7d. O.D., to be taken in empty stomach,
by SL/ 7 doses OD.
Vulg Q/30m/ 10 – 0 – 10 drops.
Follow up I
her periods with flow for three days
flow with many clots
severe pain on the 2nd day of periods and experienced severe
SL/ 15 days.
Follow up II
both legs reduced this time.
hypo pigmented patches disappeared (75%) in the upper back.
Follow up III
she got her periods after 22 days.
But flow was normal
on the 2nd day also reduced this month.
SL/ 1 month
Follow up IV
time she came with depressed mood.
not yet got the periods. LMP- 40 days.
Nat mur 1m/ water dose
Follow up V
with a smiling face.
her periods on 07.04.09.
flow – 3 days –
Follow up VI
her periods on the 28th day
time she c/o pain loins both sides and had burning micturition.(?
due to Renal calculus)
Berberis vulg 200/ one dose o.d
Followed with SL
Follow up VII
SL/ 1 month
Scan taken on 18.07.09 reported (After)
The Ultrasongram of the Abdomen and pelvis shows normal findings
Sepia was prescribed based on uterine affections and her mental
symptoms. Berberis Vulgaris Q was continued along with the course
of treatment . The patient was advised to reduce weight with
dietary instructions –avoidance of greens and tomato,
milk, meat and consume plenty of water as an auxiliary treatment