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CASE SERIES
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 14  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 267-278

Homoeopathic treatment of chronic urticaria – A case series


Dr. D.P. Rastogi Central Research Institute of Homoeopathy, Under CCRH, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Padmalaya Rath
Dr. D. P. Rastogi Central Research Institute of Homoeopathy, Under Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy, A1/1, Sector-24, Noida, Uttar Pradesh
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ijrh.ijrh_9_20

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Introduction: Urticaria is a kind of skin complaint with red, raised and itchy bumps. Urticaria frequently occurs after an infection or as a result of an allergic response to some medication, insect bites or food. Psychological stress, exposure to cold or vibration may also trigger urticaria. Urticaria occurs with a lifetime prevalence of around 20%. In around 30% patients of urticaria, attacks often recur for months or years. Cases summary: This is a case series of five patients suffering from chronic urticaria having erythematous lesions, intense itching, redness and swelling treated at the Dermatology outpatient department of Dr D. P. Rastogi Central Research Institute for Homoeopathy, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India. The patients were prescribed indicated constitutional Homoeopathic medicines. Changes in haematological and serological tests, Measure Yourself Medical Outcome Profile 2 and Urticaria Activity Score summed over 7 days at baseline and at the end of treatment showed reasonable improvement in disease as well as in the quality of life. Homoeopathic medicines such as Apis mellifica, Calcarea carbonica, Rumex crispus, Pulsatilla and Histamine were found useful.


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