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A Case of Allergic Rhinitis

rhinitis-sneezingName – Mr. V. Y.

Age – 35yrs

Occupation – Police constable

A 35 yrs old male came to me with Chief complaints:

Watery coryza from alternate nostril since 3yrs

Fluent watery discharge alternate with dryness of nose

Aggravation – morning and evening.

Amelioration – afternoon and night

Associated – NAP (nothing in particular)

He had taken numerous medicines from various specialists and homoeopaths without relief. No medicine since last 15 days.

Physical generals –

Thermal interpretation – chilly patient

 

Past history –

Family history –

 

Previous investigations do not suggest any deviation in nasal septum.

Non-atopic rhinitis.

Case analysis –

This can be called a one sided disease as symptoms are not well defined.

–        Coryza morning and evening only

–        Aversion to milk

No specific mind symptoms noted except irritability.

Side prominence – ?

Thermals – ambi to chilly

Rubrics –

Nose – coryza – aggravation – morning – evening and

 

The only remedy present in all symptoms is magnesium carb.

Aversion to milk is confirmative for mag carb

Final remedy- Magnesium Carbonicum – Potency – 1M

09/11/14

Mag Carb 1M/1D + sl for 15 days

Advised – breathing exercise

02/12/14

Better+.

Distress due to coryza decreased.

SL FOR 15 DAYS

20/12/14

Better++

No coryza in evening

Watery discharge in morning decreased

No new complaint

SL FOR 1 MONTH

28/01/15

No coryza in morning or evening

No new complaint.

Generalities good.

sl for 1 month

Advice – continue breathing exercise and… stop the medicine and enjoy life!