Indian Journal of Research in Homoeopathy


Benign prostatic hyperplasia, Causticum, Homoeopathy, Individualization, Repertorization

Article Type

Case Report


Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is commonly seen in men above the age of 50 years and its incidence approaches 75-80% in men above 80 years. It is one of the frequent reasons for elderly men undergoing surgery. BPH symptoms range from least voiding difficulties to urinary retention and renal failure. In this case, treated with Causticum, both subjective symptoms and prostate size were assessed post treatment. This case shows the usefulness of this medicine on subjective and pathological parameters.

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Wolters Kluwer India Pvt. Ltd.



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