Tonsillitis

Symptoms/Problems Remedy Frequency(doses)
Intercurrent remedy Bacillinum 1M fortnightly(3)
High fever with redness and enlarged tonsils;after exposure,throbbing pain extending to ears Belladonna 30 3 hourly
In chilly patient;over sensative to any kind of cold;tonsils enlarged;throbbing pain;suppurative stage Hepar sulph.30 or 200 4 hourly(3)
Empty swallowing difficult;worse by smoke Ignatia 200 or 1M 10 min(3)
Complaints of tonsils begin in left side;worse by heat,vinegar,sour food and better by cold Lachesis 30 or 200 4 hourly(3)
Complaints begin in right side;extremely painful Lycopodium 200 or 1M 10 min(3)
With fetid breath;redness and stinging pains;worse at night Mercurius sol.30 or 200 4 hourly
Slight exposure makes the tonsils worse;tonsils inflammated Baryta carb.200 or 1M 10 min(3)
Tonsils red with white spots;painful Phytolacca d.30 4 hourly
Tonsillitis;alternate sides Lac caninum 200 10 min(3)
Swallowing difficult;dry cough Spongia 30 4 hourly
Can swallow liquid foods only;solid food gages Baptisia 30 4 hourly
Worse by heat;and better by cold;loss of thirst;stinging pain in tonsils Apis mel.200 10 min(3)
Follicular tonsillitis;due to streptococcus infection;pain while swallowing extending to the ears Ailanthus g.30 4 hourly
Swallowing difficult;patient looks prematurely old Zincum phos.30 or 200 4 hourly
Tonsils enlarged;painful with tendency to suppurate;chilly patient Silicea 200 or 1M 10 min(3)
Chronic cases;tonsils ulcerating;patient covers himself with warm clothings even in summer Psorinum 200 or 1M 10 min(3)
With chronic hardness of parotid glands;cough,worse 3 to 4 A.M. Kali carb.200 10 min(3)
Better from heat or hot drinks;and worse by cold;restlessness and burning sensation Arsenic alb.30 4 hourly

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