Clinical Cases

A Case of Acute Pancreatitis

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Dr. Jitesh Sharma presents a case of acute pancreatitis.

Female Aged 45 years old

Past history :

Uterus Removed on July 2012

Chronic Headache

Complaints since December 2015

Pain in upper abdomen

Back Pain

Vomiting twice

Pain in right leg

Diarrhea

Doesn’t like to eat or drink anything

No Sleep

Tongue – no sense of taste

Investigations:

Endoscopy  showed duodenitis

Blood Sugar – normal

Renal Function – normal

USG showed fatty infiltration of liver

Colonoscopy Normal

P: Allopathic Medicines were taken bit they gave slight relief and then it started again. Doctor you can see my all reports are normal.

D: Tell me about your pain.

P- Pain is very severe in upper abdomen on both sides. Vomiting tendency always. Pain is unbearable and is burning.

D: Since when you are having this?

P – Since December 2015  I’m getting this pain   I have visited many doctors , visited priests , pandits  everyone who can relive me from this pain but still no hope.  The pain subsides and then it comes back

Please  help me.  I got  your reference  from my uncle. You are the only hope please tell me the actual problem  why am I suffering from this ?

D: You have issues with your stomach, liver and pancreas and that’s why you are having this severe pain

P : Doctor  There is strong burning in my stomach with heaviness in chest and the pain radiates.

D: Anything else you have besides this?

P: I have severe migraine since 7-8 years pain is always one sided. It’s so uncontrolled that I had to take allopathic medicine for head pain for relieving the pain. Ok this is not important doctor but my abdomen pain is very painful. Please give me medicine for that.

D: I asked you to do lipase test

P- Yes I did and its very high according to reports.  but still I don’t understand  why the other hospital I visited did not do this test.

D:  Its okay what ever happened it’s past now. Tell me what do you do for relieving the pain?

P: Nothing,  I take pain killers but still after 2-3 hours pain come back .

D:  Tell me about the burning of stomach

P:   Chest is burning, my stomach is burning, sometimes I throw up the water which I drink.

D:  Dtop all oily food intake .   Eat very simple food .

P: Doctor one thing I want to tell you my pain radiates to right side of the back always whenever I get pain . My appetite is good but due to pain I avoid the food.  My general living has been affected  badly due to this pain.

D : Do you have any fear ?

P: I have fear of high places I cannot look downward from high places

D:  What do you prefer to eat ?

P:  Mostly sweets.

D:  Do you have vomiting during the headache ?

P: No I don’t, sometimes very rare.

D: Mostly which side is all your pain on?

P: Right side. My pain is very severe on right side along with burning in chest.

D:  I’m giving you the medicine and after 10 days get the lipase test done then report to me.

Prescription :  2nd July 2016

Rx

Phosphorus  30  BD for 10 days

Lipase Report  on 2nd July 2016

Follow up:

10th  July  2016

Lipase Report 10th July 2016

 

D: Tell me how are you feeling now?

P: Pain is much better and feeling relieved 70% . Back pain was shooted up one night and after ½ hour it was a relief and good sleep. After that till 7 am  there was heaviness in head, then I was relived after few hours after sleep. Motion was normal and no more tendency to vomit.

D: Okay continue the medicine and report to me after 15 days.

Follow up :   21st July 2016

D: Now tell me about your pain.

P:  I’m much much relived now as you can see also my reports have improved a lot I did  twice  and the results are very much improving. I’m better from the condition I was suffering .Thank you so much. I’m really happy to see my reports.

D: How is the headache you had ?

P:  My headache has been improved much and now I don’t get so much pain as I used to .

D:   I’m giving to another medicine please report after 1 month.

Prescription 21st July :

Rx  Sac Lac  30  One dose daily for one month

Follow up :

22 August  2016

D- How are you feeling?

P-  I’m much better free from pain I have suffered so much from, pain I cannot even describe.

P- Doctor how long do I need to take medicine ?

D- At least 2 months more

P-  okay

Prescription :

Sac Lac  1 month  daily one tablet

Follow up :   27th  September , 2016

D-  How are you feeling now ?

P-  I’m better doctor. I think  I should stop medicine as there is no complaint at all.

D- There is no harm so you can stop it.

P- Still doctor  please advise  what shall I do  now as my headache is better too. In between  I got few mouth ulcers but that gradually disappeared .

Prescription :  NIL .

Followup :   27Th October 2016

D- How are you feeling now ?

P-  I m feeling good there has been no pain at all thank you.

 

D- Earlier you mentioned about your headache how is that?

P-  It’s better now

D- Any relapses in headache or pain in abdomen?

P- I didn’t get any as such.

D- Okay, that’s good to know .

Prescription :   NIL

About the author

Dr.Jitesh Sharma

Dr.Jitesh Sharma

Dr. Jitesh Sharma completed BHMS in 2013 and then studied at IACH with Dr. George Vithoulkas. He subsequently studied under Rajan Sankaran as well as Drs. Mahesh Gandhi, Dinesh Chauhan, Dr S. Sarkar, and Dr. Amarsinha Nikam. He has been a part of several health camps at hospitals and private organizations. Dr. Sharma presented his paper “Evidence Based Homoeopathy - "A Case of Avasacular Necrosis Of Femur” at the 73rd Congress of the Liga Medicorum Homoeopathic Internationalis (LMHI) 2018. He also presented at the first Ayush International Conference & Exhibition 2017 Dubai and published numerous articles on the role of homoeopathy in treating acute and chronic diseases. He runs a homeopathic hospital in Odisha with a 40 bed IPD and OPD facilities, seeing more than 80-100 patients per day. Email: [email protected] Website: www.jdshospital.com

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