History:A woman age 28 came to us with a chronic eruption on her left hand fingers area mainly dorsum, and side of fingers and around nails since last 4 years treated by allopathic drugs and ointments.Symptoms:Burning, itching, desquamation, moist discharge, watery vesicles around eruption…The patient had a habit of biting nails and loved to sing.General Profile:Dark complexion, obesity, aggravation and aversion from milk, loved to eat potatoes.Physical Characteristics:Eruption on fingers desquamation, eczema, moist, itching, vesicles, burning,Eruption about the fingernails, Brittle fingernails Skin eruption eczema, chronic, aggravated by application of soap Brown spots on palmsI had never seen brown spots on palms before as this appeared like a peculiar symptom.She had had these brown spots since birth. I decided to take two two rubrics skin freckles and brown spot discoloration on palm.
So answer of the remedy came to us from Kent repertory..
EXTREMITIES – Discoloration of Hand, Palm with brown spots
Three medicines that can help with this situation: IOD, NAT.C, THUJA
In this peculiar case, I decided to prescrice Nat.C. 200 and Sac Lac for 3 weeks.
3 Week Check-up:
After 3 weeks, her symptoms aggravated and she was worse than before as this was part of her treatment. Her eruptions were coming out.
SAC LAC was give for another 3 weeks
6 Week Check up:
She started showing improvements and was off medication after 6 weeks.
I prescribed the remedy based on basis of peculiarity and individuality of the patient.
Discussion On Homeopathy and Eczema:
How do I know that I have eczema?
Is your skin inflamed itchy or scaly red? Chances are that you have developed Eczema, an inflammatory skin condition that affects children at a higher rate as compared to adults. It is found that people who develop eczema is due to a combination of genes and environmental triggers, or certain allergens, irritants from the outside environment that can stimulate the immune system to cause inflammation and eczema. Even stress can trigger and worsen eczema. There are several types of eczema which include Atopic dermatitis, Contact dermatitis, Dyshidrotic eczema, nummular eczema, Seborrhea dermatitis, Stasis dermatitis.
How can Homeopathy help with Eczema: Research Studies
In a recent study which involved around 118 eczema patients reported that homeopathy treatment for eczema was more effective when compared to other conventional treatments when taken for long-term and similarly effective when taken short term1. The patients also reported a significant improvement in their health conditions and felt much better with homeopathic treatment.
Similar results have been reported by various other research centers and hospitals. However, prescription remedy differs as it is based on their causative factors for different patients.