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Colic Solution

Colic, definition, meaning, causes, symptoms, homeopathy medicine, or homeopathic treatment for colic in adults, infants, and other age groups.

Colic is a condition which is referred as severe pain in abdomen, which can be caused due to spasm, distension, or obstruction of any of the hollow viscera present in the abdomen.

Causes of colic or pain in abdomen 

  • Appendicitis
  • Gastric ulcers
  • Carcinoma stomach
  • Chronic gastric impaction
  • Meckel’s diverticulum
  • Chronic gastric impaction
  • Pyloric stenosis
  • Mesenteric abscess condition
  • intestinal neoplasia
  • illial hypertrophy
  • Diaphragmatic hernia
  • Bowel displacement
  • Enteroliths
  • Cecal mucosa hypertrophy
  • Colitis
  • Bowel displacement
  • Intussusceptions
  •  Hepatitis
  • Peritonitis
  • Acute pancreatititis
  • Chronic pancreatitis
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cholangitis
  • Ovulation
  • Pancreatic neoplasia
  • Hepatomegaly
  •  Spleenimegaly
  •  Teratoma
  • Midmenstrual rupture of ovarian follicle
  •  Torsion of undescended testis
  •  Salpingooophoritis
  •  Ruptures ectopic gestation
  •  Torsion of ovarian cyst
  •  Intraperitoneal neoplasia
  •  Cystitis
  •  Pericardial abscess
  •  Urolithiasis
  • Splenic neoplasia
  •  Intraperitoneal abscess
  •  Intraperitoneal neoplasia
  •  Pleuritis

Investigations for colic



  • Duration
  • Onset
  • Frequency of pain
  • Time interval between bouts

Medical history

  • Previous history of colic
  • History of abdominal surgery
  • Previous drug intake
  • Respiratory infections
  • History of weight loss

Clinical examination

  • Examination of gastro intestinal tract
  • Examination of other body systems

Laboratory investigations            

  • Hematology
  • Biochemistry
  • Monosaccharide absorption testes
  • Fecal analysis
  • Abdominocentesis
  • Endoscopy
  • Radiography
  • Ultrasonography
  • Biopsy
  • Response to treatment
  • Diagnostic laparoscopy
  • Exploratory surgery

Solution of colic with homeopathy

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 colic or pain in abdomen but to address its underlying cause and individual susceptibility. As far as therapeutic medication is concerned, several remedies are available to treat colic or pain in abdomen that can be selected on the basis of cause, sensations and modalities of the complaints.  For individualized remedy selection and treatment, the patient should consult a qualified homeopathic doctor in person. There are following remedies which are helpful in the treatment of colic or pain in abdomen:

Cocculus – nervous colic, worse at night, accompanied by flatulence, but discharge of flatus gives no relief, as more is constantly formed. Same pain in right hypochondria, worse bending forward. Constipation is an accompaniment. Menstrual colic, pain in lower part of abdomen with a disposition to relapse. Hysterical colic.

Nux Vomica – haemorrhoidal colic or colic from accumulation of flatus, pressing up and down; spasmodic colic from flatulence. Deep seated hypogastric pain, abdomen hard and drawn in, not distended. Comic from dietetic errors or in brandy or coffee drinkers; pains worse on motion; pains pinching and contractive, gripping as if intestines were rubbed between stones.

Chamomilla – suits especially colic in women and children, colic with hot cheeks, red face, and perspiration presiding an attack of intestinal catarrh. Colic from anger, worse from warmth, flatulent colic. There is atony of the digestive apparatus and digestion is at standstill; the neuralgia is peripheral and the abdomen distended like a drum.

Belladonna – colic of infants is well met by this remedy. The child bends backwards and screams, and the transverse colon protrudes like a pad. There is congestion of the intestine. It is rather enteritis than an enteralgia.

Plumbum Met – abdominal pain radiating in all direction, walls drawn in; this, however, is not essentially a nervous colic. There are cramps in the legs and obstinate constipation accompanies but, not flatulence. The abdomen is as hard as a stone, sensation as if the abdominal wall were drawn to back by string, better from rubbing and hard pressure. Lead produces one of the most violent colic of any drug and this colic is sometimes difficult to cure.

Pulsatilla – colic with chilliness from pastry or rich food, rumbling and gurgling in abdomen. Flatulent colic of hysterical females and colic of pregnant women, accompanied with frequent desire to urinate.

Colocynthis – lead colic, cutting in abdomen as from knives, abdomen distended and painful; violent, cutting, constricting, spasmodic pains; with pinching, gripping, cutting, emanating from a central point, often umbilical region, and radiating from there all aver abdomen and chest; sensation as if the bowel were squeezed between stones; the patient doubles up or seeks relief by pressing the belly against the bed-post or any hard object, or by lying on belly. Aggravation from coffee, tobacco smoking, by passage of flatus and by a stool; gastric and abdominal pains aggravate by eating.

Natrum Sulph, Kali Carb, Aesculus, Aethusa, Allium Cepa, Aloe, Alumina, Ammonium Carb, Ammonium Mur, Apis Mel, Bromium, Bryonia, Calcaria Carb, Calcaria Phos, Calcaria Sulph, Cantharis, Capsicum, Carbo Veg, Cheledonium, China, Cina, Cocculus, Coffea, Euphrasia, Graphites, Kali Ars, Ledum Pal, Mag Mur, Merc Cor, Natrum Carb, Natrum Mur, Opium, Oxalic Acid, Petroleum, Phosphorous, Psorinum, Rhus Tox, Sabina, Secale Cor, Silicea, Sulphur, Thuja, and many other medicines.

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