Clinical Cases

Pancreatitis in a Man of 63


Dr. A.P. Sivakumaran shares a case of pancreatitis in a man of 63. Longing for icy cold water, regurgitation of food as soon as it is eaten, more hunger and perspiration at night and his constitution led to the simillimum.

A 63 year-old male presented with severe acute episodes of acute abdomen. The surgeon ordered a scan, and they advised inpatient admissions. After that he came to homeopathy. He had been given a few paracetamol for acute situations. He suffered with severe gastric neurosis and acute abdominal pain >  longs icy cold water ++++ , regurgitations of food as soon as it is eaten. Tongue white, nausea++, more hunger and perspiration at night.

Past history:

Had past history of pthisis. (took ATT in allopathy)

Constitution and mental makeup: Tall thin man with highly sensitive nature and lively perceptions.

Provisional diagnosis:  Pancreatitis (Homeopathy Treatment for Pancreatitis) (see scan report attached)

Evaluation’s of acute totality:


Regurgitations of ingesta++++

Food and drinks cold >++++


Tongue coated white +

Mind sensitive+

Sweat & hunger at night

Prescription:  Phosphorus  –  Started with LM 1 in aqueous solutions

Dosages – Hourly dosages and each time after 10 strong succussions.

After few days od

Diet:  Simple fresh juices as diet, nil solid for 7 days

Result:   Within a week he improved greatly. His appetite returned and he ate well; there was no regurgitation and he slept well at night. Still he continuing placebo.


In clinical practice, we must give importance to patient(s) repeated versions and what they stress (symptom genius) as his/her complaints. (Prime complaint) then we can add what we observe from them (signs).

Lab Tests below:


About the author

AP Sivakumaran

Doctor.Sivakumaran graduated from Dr. MGR. Medical University , P.G in psychology, prof in yoga and natural living, dietitian, and is the founder of the Genuine Homeopathic Clinical Research Center, Tamilnadu India, where is practices classical homeopathy. Visit Dr. Kumaran’s blog:


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