A female age 47 presented with complaints of profuse menses for the last six months. She had been taking hormonal pills as advised by a gynaecologist but got no relief. Menses are painful, profuse, dark, clotted, and last more than 2 weeks.
Associated with frequent urination during menses
Pain during menses is ameliorated by lying on abdomen.
She was also complaining of pain in small joints the last 2 years, which got aggravated in winters, morning and ameliorated by hot fomentation.
Pain in joints – lasts for 1 hour
O/E- tenderness, pain and limitation of movements are absent.
Obstetrical and gynaecological history
L1 –FTNVD ;L2- FTNVD
Duration- 12 days
Cycle- 26-28 days
Character – profuse, painful, dark, clotted
Mother died 10 years back. Had fibroid uterus
Born and brought up: Delhi
Developmental Landmarks: On time
Education: Bsc, PhD
Diet: Non vegetarian
Addiction: Nothing Significant
Marital Status: Married
Weak memory. She constantly feels that she is forgetting something. Fear of misfortune- she says “If something happens to me, what will happen to my children.” Impatient, she cannot wait, must do things immediately.
Thermal Reaction: hot
Appetite: Normal, 5-6 chappatis/day
Thirst: large quantity
Desires: cold water, sweets, ice
Aversion: Nothing significant
Urine: D4-5 N1-2 , no burning , no pain
Perspiration: Non-staining, non-offensive
Sleep: refreshing 6 hours
General Physical Examination:
Respiration: 22 /min
Blood Pressure: 120/80mm of Hg, Right arm sitting
Weight: 72 Kg
USG whole abdomen done on 21 dec 2017
Impression: bulky uterus s/o adenomyosis
After repertorization and going through the homoeopathic Materia Medica the following medicine was selected:
Followed by placebo 1vial of 1dram. 4 globules BID for 2 weeks
OBSERVATION AND FOLLOW UP :
|Clots during menses reduced,
amount of bleeding during menses -moderate
Duration -8 days
|Placebo 2drahm,5 globules, BID
|Calmness of mind.
No pain in small joints in morning
|Placebo 2 drahm,5globules , BID||2weeks
|Amount of bleeding during menses- normal
4-5 pads /day
Duration -7 days
|Placebo 2drahm, 5globules, BID||2weeks
|15/8/18||Severe Pain in small joints during morning
Frequent urination at night
|Medorrhinum 200/1 dose
Placebo 2drahm, 5globules, BID
|16/9/18||Menses become normal,
Amount of bleeding become normal
No pain in small joints
|Placebo 2drahm, 5globules, BID||1month|
|17/10/18||No complaints||Placebo 2drahm, 5globules, BID||1 month|
|18/11/18||Patient is much better
Energy level is good
Overall, the patient is much better. Energy level is good. Mentally stable, anxiety is much better. Amount of bleeding during menses became normal.
INVESTIGATION Done on FEB 16 2019 (below)
MEDORRHINUM- GRAND KEYNOTES
Forgetful of facts, figures and names; of what he has read. Makes mistakes in writing, of spelling, and words. Time moves too slowly; everybody moves too slowly. He is in a constant hurry, in such a hurry that he gets out of breath. She is in such a hurry that she feels faint. Confusion of mind, dazed; fear of sensation; loses the idea when speaking.
Thinks someone is behind her; hears whispering. Sees faces that peer at her from behind the furniture (Phos.). Everything seems unreal (Alum.).
Wild desperate feeling as if incipient insanity. Weeps when talking. Exhilaration in evening. Changeable state of mind; one moment sad, the next mirthful. Presentiment of death. Frightened sensation on waking as if something dreadful had happened. Fear of the dark. Anxiety about her salvation.
Vertigo when stooping; ameliorated lying; aggravated from motion. Fear of of chronic rheumatism. Great disturbance and irritability of nervous system. Pains intolerable; nerves quiver and tingle.
Children dwarfed and stunted. Chronic catarrhal conditions in children. Nose dirty, tonsils enlarged, thick yellow mucus from nostrils; lips thickened from mouth breathing. State of collapse and trembling all over. History of sycosis. Often restores a gonnorheal discharge. Intensity of all sensations. Oedema of limbs; dropsy of serous sacs. Disseminated sclerosis.
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