Erysipelas

Erysipelas is an acute streptococcal infection of the skin.Its main symptoms are fever,chill,headache,vomiting and hot skin.The symptoms of infection appear with oedema in the subcutaneous tissues.

Symptoms/Problems Remedy Frequency(Doses)
Eruptions with sore and bruised feeling all over the body;the bed feels too hard Arnica mont.30 or 200 4 hourly
Sudden onset due to exposure to dry cold wind;high fever;restlessness and fear of death Aconite 30 or 200 2 hourly
Symptoms with oedema,pale and shiny skin;stinging and burning pains;sack like swelling of eye-lids;better from cold and worse from heat Apis mel.30 or 200 4 hourly
Vesicular eruptions;burning with chill and fever;restlessness;eruptions on face with burning.Worse damp and cold,better by motion Rhus tox.30 or 200 4 hourly
Intense itching;scratching intolerable;feels as if insects are creeping on the face.Cough and eruptions alternate Croton tig.30 or 200 6 hourly
When eruptions turn into malignancy or gangrene.Secretion acrid;burning in eruptions;better by heat.Anxiety,restlessness and prostration Arsenic alb.30 or 200 4 hourly
Eruptions smooth,bright red with throbbing pain;skin intensly hot and dry Belladonna 30 3 hourly
Eruptions on face with blisters and severe burning;even small touch aggravates burning sensation Cantharis 30 3 hourly
Complaints with offensive breath and sweat;bitter or salty salivation Mercurius sol.30 4 hourly
Post vaccination erysipelas.Profuse sweat only on uncovered parts Thuja oc.200 4 hourly(3)
Symptoms accompanied by delirium;narrow,well defined,red streak right through the middle of tongue Verat-v.30 4 hourly
When eruptions disappear suddenly.Cramps,spasmodic convulsions sets in Cuprum met.30 4 hourly
When eruptions turn into malignancy and healing does not take place;large quantity of pus in eruptions Hippozaeninum 30 4 hourly
Purple,mottled and puffy eruptions;worse after sleep.Loquacious,suspicious and jealous patient.Cannot tolerate even mild touch on throat Lachesis 30 or 200 4 hourly(3)
Recurring erysipelas on face.Skin separated from flesh by a fetid fluid.Symptoms develops with unusual rapidity Crotalus h.30 or 200 4 hourly(3)
eruptions with a feeling as if a mice is creeping under the skin Secale cor.30 or 200 4 hourly(3)
Gangrenous erysipelas;better by cold Baptisia 6 or 30 4 hourly
Great sensitiveness to slightest touch,draught of air,noise.Instability and anger more prominent Hepar sulph.30 4 hourly
In patients who are mild but irritable;weeps easily;craves for sympathy and open air.Thirstlessness.Worse from heat Pulsatilla 30 4 hourly
When well selected remedies fail.burning sensation,worse from heat.patient hungry specially at 10 - 11 A.M. Worse contact of water,washing,etc. Sulphur 200 10 min(3)
Eruptions with transparent glutinous fluid;and fever at night.Stools hard and constipated Graphites 30 4 hourly(3)

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