Diphtheria and Homeopathy
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What is Diphtheria?
Diphtheria is an acute bacterial disease that
usually affects the tonsils, throat, nose and/or skin. It is passed from one
person to the other by droplet transmission.
This is most often by breathing in diphtheria bacteria after an infected person
has coughed, sneezed or even laughed. Diphtheria can also be spread by handling
used tissues or by drinking from a glass used by an infected person.
Diphtheria can look like a severe sore throat. Other symptoms are a
low-grade fever and enlarged lymph nodes (swollen glands) located in the
neck. Another presentation of diphtheria can be skin lesions that may be
painful, red and swollen.
Enlarged lymph nodes (swollen glands) located in the neck
Skin lesions that may be painful, red and swollen
In more advanced stages, the person may have Diphtheria
Complaints of double vision
Complaints of double vision
Signs of going into shock (pale, cold skin; rapid
Remedies For Diphtheria
Swelling of he throat. Stinging pains. Sore, blistered tongue. Throat has a
glossy-red appearance. Membrane forms on either tonsil and is grayish,
dirty-looking and tough. Swallowing is difficult. The throat is swollen
externally and there is much prostration. Dry, hot skin and restlessness.
Suppression of the urine
Indicated by its general symptoms of low fever, prostration, restlessness,
thirst, foul breath. Useful in the later stage of the diphtheria when the
person is constantly going down hill. Throat very swollen inside and out, the
membrane will be dark, and there will be much odor and swelling of the throat.
Tired feeling, thirst and feverish flush. Arsenic iodide may prove curative for
the septic conditions and hoarseness which sometimes remain after diphtheria.
Very foul breath. Feverish. Dark red fauces at the back of the throat.
Swelling of glands. Aching of back, body and limbs as if pounded. Face is dark,
flushed. Tongue dry and red
Bromine is a remedy for the croupous form of diphtheria. Bromine
produces a pseudo-membrane, but it has little effect in gangrenous conditions.
It is especially a remedy in the laryngeal form, and much rattling of mucus in
the larynx is a characteristic indication. There is a suffocating, hoarse
whistling cough, having a croupy sound. Hepar and Kali bichromicum are useful
remedies in laryngeal form.
Use when the condition has gone to the wind-pipe
and give with
Calcarea phos alternately.
Used when the infections spreads to the trachea.
A white speck or patch remains after the main fluid has come off.
Low fever, no pain, great accumulation of exudate, foul odor, prostration,
violent fever, headache, thready pulse, nausea and weakness.
Start this remedy at the beginning of the fever.
Used for fever.
This is the Nosode of Diphtheria used for
Homeoprophylaxis and treatment during the
Deep ulceration and a thick,
tenacious mucus. Mucus may bestreaked with blood. The throat is yellow looking.
The cough is croupy, accompanied with pain in the chest. There is also swelling
of the glands. Yellow-coated or dry, red tongue. Tough, thick, ropy or
sticky, tenacious expectorant or mucus. Pain, extending to neck and shoulders.
When gangrenous spots appear. Ulcers with foul secretions and offensive
discharges. Prevents extension to the nasal mucous membrane.
For fever. Can be alternated in doses with
and is use at the beginning of the condition, for the
fever. Pain on swallowing. White deposit in throat. Thick exudation over
the tonsils and soft palate. Foul breath.
When there is ulceration, gangrenous suppuration and foul odor is extreme.
Throat swollen both inside and outside. The throat is swelling and the membrane
is very offensive. Thin discharge from the nose. Difficulty of swallowing and
Used for malignant, gangrenous condition. The
person is very exhausted. Weakness of sight, nasal speech or paralysis in any
part of the body, squinting, etc. Mouth smells putrid, bad odor.
Throat is both swollen both internally and outside as like
Restlessness, not a nervous fidgetiness as under
Scanty urine in diphtheria like with
Most frequently indicated remedy for diphtheria. Great sensitiveness
of the throat. Throat feels worse from empty swallowing. Left side of the
throat, spreading to the right. Extremely painful and difficult swallowing,
violent prostration and great odor. The person sleeps into an aggravation of all
symptoms. Throat swelling is so marked that the person must sit up to breathe.
Gangrenous tendency purplish throat. Much swelling and infiltration externally,
here resembling Apis.
Very similar symptoms to the other snake remedies of
Crotalus and Naja.
Pain on right side of the throat while
Lachesis has pain on the left. Stopped up nose. Inability to breathe
through it. Fan like motions of the wings of the nose is also an indication.
Throat begins on the right side or is worse on that side. Person is worse after
the sleep. Worse after swallowing drinks, especially cold ones. Symptoms are
worse from 4 to 8 P.M.
Used in the malignant type of diphtheria and when it invades the nostrils. Mercurius
cyanatus is the best preparation for diphtheria. (Mercurius vivus
and Mercurius solubilis are not indicated in this
disease.) Glandular swelling or other symptoms. Great and
sudden prostration and very high pulse. Extreme weakness, Great prostration.
Collapse symptoms at the beginning of the disease. Mucus in the throat that is
first it is white, then turn dark and it may become gangrenous. The tongue is
brownish and blackish. Foul breath. Nose bleeds. Loss of appetite. Profuse flow
Extreme weakness. Nose bleed of dark and putrid blood. Foul breath and
swelling uvula. Yellowish-gray deposit on back of throat, tonsils, uvula and
posterior pharyngeal wall. Burning thin discharge from nose. Pulse is
intermittent. Person feels weak. Tongue is dry. Lips are dry and cracked.
Albuminuria is present. Use for poisoned states of the blood, as are found in
If the face is puffy and pale with heavy
drowsiness. Watery stools. Fow of saliva or vomiting of watery fluid. Dryness of
the tongue, gasping while breathing.
Use when the tonsils are covered with a yellow,
creamy coating. Back part of the roof of the mouth looks creamy-yellow. The
coating of the tongue is moist, creamy or gold colored.
In diphtheria as an intercurrent remedy where
there is vomiting of green matter or water, and the peculiar welling-up of mucus
from the stomach.
Used for nasal diphtheria, with a white deposit in the nose and ulcerative
conditions which are sensitive. Excoriating discharges. Great distress and
uneasiness at the stomach and vomiting of all food. Prostration. Membrane in the
nose and throat. Foul odor and sticking pains in throat. Pulse is intermittent.
Swallowing is difficult and painful.
Inflamed throat, very swollen. Throat is sore and sensitive that swallowing
is almost impossible. Pain shooting to ears. Thick-coated tongue. Fpul breath.
Swollen glands. High, rapid and weak pulse. Grayish membrane at throat. Pain in
the back and limbs. General aching all over. Great prostration. Great burning in
the throat. Chilliness.
Putrid mouth odor, swelling glands, tongue dry or cracked.