Clinical verification of Homoeopathic Medicine Sulphur in 50 Millesimal potencies in Irritant contact dermatitis: A Case Study
BACKGROUND: An ideal cure can attain only if the medicine is administered in several different forms & potencies. The alteration in degree of potency will able to extract the disease force from the hold of life principle that is our vital force leading to a permanent and Ideal cure. Thus, this article gives us an idea about how Homoeopathically we can clinically verify our systems efficacy with the evidence.
A male, 61years, came with cracks and scaling of skin on bilateral hands for the past 1 year. He also presented with pain and burning of both hands where pain is better by washing with warm water and burning by cold water. Bleeding comes due to cracks. The complaints started after washing the toilet with harpic and some bleaching powder.
Mother and father was apparently healthy
THIRST: 3-4 litres/day
BLADDER HABITS: 4-5 times/ day
BOWEL HABITS: 1/day
SLEEP: Good, 11-6 am, Refreshed
THERMALS: Hot patient
He hails from a middle-class family. His childhood was eventful and he studied up to BCom and later started to work in a government office as an officer. He was good in studies and used to study well. He had lot of friends during his college time and used to enjoy this company. He got married at the age of 30 years and it was an arranged marriage. He is happy with the life and the relationship is good with his wife and family members. Currently he is a retired government officer. As a person he likes the company of the people. Whenever he gets angry, he shouts and becomes irritable. He shares all of his feelings and problems with his wife and family problems.
- Likes company
- Gets angry easily
- Patient is oriented with time, place and person.
- No pallor, clubbing, jaundice, lymphadenopathy, oedema
- Weight: 88kg
- O/E: Scaling of skin in bilateral hands, cracks in multiple number
- Pulse: 72 beats/min
- Blood pressure: 130/80 mm of Hg
- Respiratory rate: 18 breaths/min
- Temperature: 98.70 F
Irritant contact dermatitis
TOTALITY OF SYMPTOMS
Skin- cracks- burning
Skin- cracks, deep- bloody
Skin- cracks- itching
Skin- cracks- painful
Skin- cracks- washing after
Sulp, Petr, Nitric acid, Calc carb, Merc, Sep
1. Petroleum 6C 3tab, TDS
2 Echinacea Q 10 drops. BDS (with water)
3. Kali Sulphuricum 6X 1tab, TDS
For 2 weeks
|5-10-2021||Complaints better||1. Sulphur 0/1 1tsp in EMES 2. Echinacea Q 10 Drops in night 3. Kali Sulph 6X 1tb in night|
|9-11-2021||C/o scaling better C/o itching in nape of neck <night Ass with burning Sleep disturbed due to complaint||1. Sulphur 0/1 1tsp in EMES 2. Echinacea Q 10 Drops in night|
After administration of Homoeopathic medicine Sulphur 0/1 medicine in small dose and following the law of repetition according to 50 millesimal scale a cure can be witnessed as well as other suitable Homoeopathic medicines as per the need of the case, The ideal cure can be attained. Thus, clinically we can verify the Homoeopathic Medicine Sulphur in 50 Millesimal potencies in Irritant contact dermatitis
- The Lesser writings by Dr Samuel Hahnemann
- Homoeopathy the science of therapeutics by C Dunham
- Lectures on homoeopathic philosophy by J T Kent
Dr Skandhan. S. Kumar, BHMS MD Organon of Medicine (Gold Medalist), Assistant professor department of organon of medicine and philosophy, Father Muller Homoeopathic Medical College.
Dr Sulabha Raj G, Part 1 Post graduate, department of organon of medicine and philosophy, Father Muller Homoeopathic Medical College.