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Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura

A case of idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura in a female of 69 years. Patient came to me on 20th July, 2018 with a remission of ITP. She had been diagnosed with ITP in May 2009.

PHYSICAL GENERALS

PAST HISTORY

PATIENT AS A PERSON

ON OBSERVATION

Prescription  Apis Mellifica in ascending LM potencies.

Basis of Prescription:

*A Synoptic Key to The Materia Medica- C.M. Boger

Region – blood

Rapid onset

SENSITIVE

PUFFINESS

Oedema : of eyelids …

Childish

Eyes puffy ; conjunctiva or lids like water bags.

Tongue : vesicles on edge

ADIPSIA

Thirstless and dropsical

Palms hot

*The Guiding Symptoms Of Our Materia Medica – C. Hering

Very busy, restless, changing the kind of work, awkwardness, breaking things

Loquacity

Happy expression

Acts foolishly or with a good deal of frivolous levity.

Busy, frivolous, disposed to laugh, excessively cheerful.

Constantly busily engaged doing this or that, but do nothing right, ……

Exaggerated merriment.

Eccentric cheerfulness, despondency, or hopelessness.

Sensitiveness of disposition.

When asked if sick, he says: “Nothing is the matter.”

Fickle and inconstant behaviour.

Mental excitement.

Appetite for sour things.

Pure water does not taste good, wants vinegar mixed with it. (TYPHUS)

Affections of circulatory apparatus and fluid, dropsies , phlebitis, varicose veins, ecchymosed spots, gangrene, unhealthy suppuration.

Haemorrhages dark; blood incoagulable or coagulates slowly.

After I treated this acute phase, her platelets within six days rose from 8k to 1.28 lacs. At present it is 1.60 lac