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Homeopathy for Cellulitis Treatment

Written by Dr. Manisha Bhatia

Homeopathic remedies and homeopathy treatment for cellulites.

Cellulitis is a spreading subcutaneous inflammation caused by hemolytic streptococcus. Streptococci produce hyaluronidase and streptokinase. Net result is that the inflammatory exudate spreads in the subcutaneous and fascial planes resulting in gross swelling of the affected part.

Source of infection

  • Injuries – it can be minor or major injury
  • Graze or scratch – can produce such condition
  • Snake bite, scorpion bite etc.

Precipitating factor

  • Diabetes
  • Low resistance of an individual

Common sites of infection

  • Lower limb
  • Face
  • Scortum

Clinical features and symptoms of Cellulitis

  • Inflammation
  • Redness
  • Itching
  • Diffuse swelling
  • Shiny skin
  • Pain
  • Fever
  • Toxaemia
  • Suppuration, sloughing and gangrene can occur

Complication of Cellulitis

  • Cellulitis can turn in to abscess which needs to be drained
  • Toxaemia and septicemia
  • Ketoacidosis in diabetic patients
  • Necrotizing fascitis

Treatment of Cellulitis

General instructions – Proper hygiene should be maintained, bed rest with legs elevated. This reduces oedema of legs

Homeopathic treatment for Cellulitis – Homeopathy is one of the most popular holistic systems of medicine. The selection of remedy is based upon the theory of individualization and symptoms similarity by using holistic approach. This is the only way through which a state of complete health can be regained by removing all the sign and symptoms from which the patient is suffering. The aim of homeopathy is not only to treat Cellulitis but to address its underlying cause and individual susceptibility.As far as therapeutic medication is concerned; several well-proved medicines are available for Cellulitis treatment that can be selected on the basis of cause, location, sensation, modalities and extension of the Cellulitis. For individualized remedy selection and treatment, the patient should consult a qualified homeopathic doctor in person. Remedies that may help include: Belladonna, Rhus tox, Sulphur, Natrum mur, Agaricus, Calcarea carb, Lachesis etc.

Allopathic treatment – mainly done by antibiotics, anti snake venom, insulin in diabetes etc

Other natural and alternative treatments – it include Ayurveda, Naturopathy, Acupressure, Acupuncture, Yoga therapy etc.

Cellulitis Cases Cured with Homeopathic Medicine

Snake Bite Poisoning with Gangrene and Extensive Cellulitis – by Navin Pawaskar

A Case of Cellulitis – by Tanya Artus

A Case of Chronic Pelvic Cellulitis – by P Chopra Singh

About the author

Dr. Manisha Bhatia

BHMS, M.D. (Hom), CICH (Greece)
Dr. (Mrs) Manisha Bhatia is a leading homeopathy doctor working in Jaipur, India. She has studied with Prof. George Vithoulkas at the International Academy of Classical Homeopathy. She is the Director of Asha Homeopathy Medical Center, Jaipur's leading clinic for homeopathy treatment and has been practicing since 2004.

She writes for Hpathy.com about homeopathic medicines and their therapeutic indications and homeopathy treatment in various diseases. She is also Associate Professor, HoD and PG Guide at S.K. Homeopathy Medical College. To consult her online, visit: https://www.doctorbhatia.com/asha-homeopathy/

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