Rabies is highly fatal disease that affects species of warm blooded animals, including humans. This is an infectious disease transmitted by the bite of infected animals including dogs, cats, wolves, foxes and bats. Rabies is the viral disease of central nervous system causing encephalopathy and ultimately death. The incubation period from 5 days to 1 year
Causes of rabies symptoms
The causative agent is rhabdovirus present in the saliva of the infected animal and is transmitted to humans from an open wound lick or bite or individuals exposed to aerosolized rabies virus in laboratory.
- Pain and irritation at site of bite
- General malaise
- Later on symptoms become furious and rabies occur
- In coordination
- Cranial nerve lesion
- Fluctuations of body temperature
- Fluctuations in the blood pressure
- Death may occur due to hydrophobic spasm
- Coma can occur
Diagnosis mainly include:
- History of bite by animal
- Polymerase chain reaction
- Virus isolation
- Antibody detection
Post mortem diagnosis – can be achieved by observation f negri bodies in the brain.
Management of rabies symptoms
Wash wound thoroughly with soap and water.
Do not apply tight bandage.
Homeopathic treatment of rabies like symptoms – 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 rabies symptoms but to address its underlying cause and individual susceptibility. As far as therapeutic medication is concerned, several well-proved medicines are available for rabies like symptoms that can be selected on the basis of cause, sensation, modalities and extension of the complaints. For individualized remedy selection and treatment, the patient should consult a qualified homeopathic doctor in person. There are some specific homeopathic remedies which have action over symptoms similar to rabies:
Belladonna, lyssin, Stramonium, Hyoscyamus, Cuprum Met, Lachesis, Phosphorous, Ruta, Acetic Acid, Plumbum Met and many other medicines
Allopathic treatment – mainly done through human rabies immunoglobulin, vaccines etc
Pre exposure prophylaxis is offered to high risk persons.
Rabies Cases Cured with Homeopathic Medicine