Leprosy

Chronic granulomatus infection caused by the Mycobacterium leprae is called Leprosy.Leprosy occurs in two relatively stable types;lepromatous and tuberculoid.The first sign of infection is the appearance of eruption on the skin and slowly the disease progress and later on the sensation in the effected area is diminished or lost.

Symptoms/Problems Remedy Frequency(doses)
Head remedy (to start the treatment) Sulphur CM monthly(3)
Intercurrent remedy Bacillinum 1M fortnightly(6)
Thickening of skin;scale formation Hydrocotyle 30 or 200 4 hourly
With depression;love of life lost with suicidal tendency Aurum met.200 or 1M monthly(3)
Dropping of fingers and toes;night sweats Arsenic iod.30 and above 6 hourly
Cracks and oozing of sticky fluid;music makes the patient to weep Graphites 200 or 1M fortnightly(6)
Complaints with numbness in hands and feet Hoang nan Q 4 hourly,5 - 7 drops
Thickening of skin;syphilitic origin Thyroidinum 200 or 1M weekly(6)
effected parts cold;loss of sensation Secale cor.200 or 1M fortnightly(6)
Pimples on projecting portion of bones Hura br.CM monthly(3)
Gangrenous tubercules;thickening of skin,heat in stomach Calotropis 200 or 1M weekly(6)
Intercurrent remedy;when there are tubercular history in the family Tuberculinum 1M weekly(6)

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