Efficacy of Homoeopathy in MycetomaJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.9, No. 11)
Publication Date: 2020-11-05
Authors : Ashima Khanna;
Page : 1024-1025
Keywords : Painless swelling; ulcerations; subcutaneous nodule; redness; oozing of discharge; homeopathy;
Mycetoma is a chronic, progressively destructive morbid inflammatory disease usually of the foot but any part of the body can be affected. Infection is most probably acquired by traumatic inoculation of certain fungi or bacteria into the subcutaneous tissue. Advanced cases may cause functional disability. Atypicial clinical forms include the cryptic mycetoma (without sinus tracts), the so-called mini-mycetoma (single or multiple small lesions are observed mainly in children and adolescents) and the occasional inguinal, metastatic from a primary mycetoma of the foot. Homoeopathy is a system of medicine which involves treating with highly diluted substances. It is based upon the principle of SIMILIA SIMILIBUS CURENTUR Homoeopathy shows miracle in the treatment of skin disease, some of the skin diseases are caused due to some external organisms like viruses, bacteria, fungai and parasites. Homeopathy plays a very major role in the treatment of diseases which originate from fungus. A descriptive and explorative study with random sampling technique was carried out at Sri Guru Nanak Dev Homoeopathic Medical College, Ludhiana. Cases were followed-up to six months and assessment was done once in a month. Objective- This study aims to access the efficacy of homoeopathic medicines in the cases of mycetoma. Result- The use of homoeopathic remedies had a beneficial effect in the cases of mycetoma. Conclusion- The findings of the above study concluded that 82 % of the cases responded well to the indicated homoeopathy similimum. The study proved that the efficacy of homoeopathy in the cases of mycetoma.
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