Mrs. NA, Female- 45 years, Date of consultation- 02-05-2011
This lady presented with marked swelling, redness and severe burning pain in both the legs and feet for a week. There was cellulitis with deep cracks and scaling in pedal region. These all were accompanied by violent itching felt in the depth of the skin, high fever and chills.
She was very restless, thirsty for large quantities of cold water at large intervals, constipated with no urging for three days, hard, dry stool, having high grade fever with chills, with no desire to cover the legs.
She was a multiparous, normotensive, non diabetic, cheerful, talkative and postmenopausal lady. She preferred to be in company and was fearful of touching the feet as if they would break into pieces. This was the marked and peculiar symptom noted.
She had a recurrent history of swelling of feet and legs for the last three years. This was worse on standing and sitting for an hour or more. There were also swellings accompanied with itching with pitting oedema. She had chicken pox in childhood, typhoid 10 years back and developed tiny warts on her neck for a year.
Stasis eczema with dyshidrosis with cellulitis suppurativa.
Based on history of warts and peculiar sensation of brittleness of legs, Thuja seemed to be the remedy of choice.
Thuja 200 one dose stat, followed by placebo thrice daily.
Advise to keep the feet elevated and to cleanse with calendula mother tincture twice daily.
Complete cure with a single dose within a week! Miracle of Homoeopathy.
© Dr. Rajneesh Kumar Sharma MD (Homoeopathy)