Rickets

Its character consists essentially of an irritation of the osteo-plastic tissue in consequence of which there is an over growth of the same,with less earthly salts than are required for formation of healthy bone.

Symptoms/Problems Remedy Frequency(Doses)
Abnormal cravings;loose or hard constipated stools with much straining;absence of sweat;dry,lustreless hair;slow in walking,speaking and cutting teeth;large head;open fontanelles;bathed in cold sweat;voracious appetite Alumina 30 4 hourly
Curvature of lumbar vertebrae;squinting;enlarged pupils;pain in the throat when swallowing;thick,protruding belly Belladonna 30 4 hourly
Slow,difficult teething;profuse sweating about the head;fontanelles open;abdomen enlarged;whitish,frothy diarrhoea;curvature of the spine and deformities of the extermiries Calcarea carb.200 or 1M weekly(6)
The fontanelles remain widely open;the diarrhoea and the emaciation of the child;general weakness Calcarea phos.12X or 30 4 hourly
When the thighs are notably emaciated,and the disease is in its early stages;with slight pliability of the bones Natrum mur.12X or 30 4 hourly

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