HOMEOPATHY IN THE TREATMENT OF RECURRENT URINARY TRACT INFECTION A CASE REPORT
Keywords:Urinary tract infections, Lycopodium clavatum, Homoeopathy
Objectives: Urinary tract infection (UTI) is a leading cause of morbidity and health-care expenditures in persons of all ages. Recurrent UTI accounts a substantial portion due to its ambiguity of treatment and response. Only using palliative treatment during episodes is not enough to assure the complete resolution of the disease process. Apart from conventional medication, an alternative therapy is warranted for a better and gentle treatment regimen.
Methods: This is the case of a 35-year-old female presented with the complaint of recurrent UTI for last 5 months along with some other complaints. After a thorough evaluation, we treated the case with homeopathic medicine, Lycopodium clavatum for a considerable period. The clinical assessment in different visits was done to note any improvement along with the pre-post pathological report. After complete resolution of symptoms, no further recurrence was noted in the next 6 months of follow-up.
Results: A marked improvement in the clinical, as well as the pathological aspect, was observed.
Conclusion: Although depending only on the observation of this case report efficacy cannot be established, it inevitably draws attention toward effective management of such recurrent UTI cases with homeopathic medication.
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