Cure
 
A case of Allergic Dermatitis
 

Dr.jessy
 

Dr. M.S. Bhagavathi BHMS
AKP Homoeopathic Clinical Research Centre
# 6, Lloyds IInd Lane
Royapettah,
Chennai - 600014
Phone:044-28113300


    Introduction:

       Dr. M.S. Bhagavathi is a young enthusiastic physician engaged in the activities of AKP Homoeopathic Clinical Research Centre. She has been graduated from Sarada Krishna Homoeopathy Medical College, Kulasekharam, Tamil Nadu. Here she present a case of allergic dermatitis.

       A boy aged 23 years presented scaling and peeling of the skin since one month. Initially he had fever, for which he taken some antibiotics. Suddenly started itching rashes and hot flushes all over the body and later suffered with breathlessness and he faint. He was admitted for the anaphylactic shock afterward the lesions became very exfoliative. Finally he discharged and warned him to take the drugs carefully.

       He opted homoeopathic treatment since it is free from side effects. The lesions are scaling, itching < night. Some lesions were dark pigmented.

    Past History
       Cold tendency, vaccinated for all communicable diseases

    Family History
       Parents are healthy

    Physical Generals
        He is tall, thin, medium complexioned, has the habits of coffee, smoking, alcohol, Non Vegetarian}
    Appetite - Normal
    Thirst - Normal
    Sweat - Normal
    Stool - Regular
    Urine - Normal
    Sleep - Normal


    Mental Generals

    Mental, intellectual state of mind is very calm, anxious, broods over the diseases

    Totality of Symptoms

    · Rashes all over the body after drugs
    · Itching with hot flushes and burning < night
    · Scratching intensifies burning
    · Tall, thin , medium complexion
    · Calm , broods over diseases

    First prescription        13-12-08
    R/x
    Sulphur 6 BD for fifteen days
    A photograph also taken Plate I


    Follow up-1                  27-12-08
    Itching reduced
    Lesions better
    R/x
    Sulphur 6 BD for fifteen days

    Follow up-2                   16-01-09
    No itching
    Lesions better
    R/x
    Sulphur 6 BD for fifteen days

    Follow up-3                  29-01-09
    All most the lesions disappeared
    R/x
    Sulphur 6 BD for fifteen days
    A photograph also taken Plate II
     
    Before
     
    After



    Discussion :

    A simple prescription based on symptom similarity and miasmatic expressions Sulphur is prescribed here. Low potency is preferred owing to the susceptibility of the patient and repetition also done on that basis.