HOMOEOPATHIC REMEDIES FOR SPLEEN AFFECTIONS
The spleen is an organ in the upper far left part of the abdomen, to the left of the stomach. The spleen varies in size and shape between people, but it’s commonly fist-shaped, purple, and about 4 inches long. Because the spleen is protected by the rib cage, you can’t easily feel it unless it’s abnormally enlarged.
The spleen plays multiple supporting roles in the body. It acts as a filter for blood as part of the immune system. Old red blood cells are recycled in the spleen, and platelets and white blood cells are stored there. The spleen also helps fight certain kinds of bacteria that cause pneumonia and meningitis.
DISEASES OF SPLEEN
ENLARGED SPLEEN (Splenomegaly)-: An enlarged spleen, usually caused by viral mononucleosis (“mono”), liver disease, blood cancers (lymphoma and leukemia), or other conditions.
RUPTURED SPLEEN - The spleen is vulnerable to injury, and a ruptured spleen can cause serious life-threatening internal bleeding and is a life-threatening emergency. An injured spleen may rupture immediately after an injury, or in some cases, days or weeks after an injury.
SICKLE CELL DISEASE - In this inherited form of anemia, abnormal red blood cells block the flow of blood through vessels and can lead to organ damage, including damage to the spleen. People with sickle cell disease need immunizations to prevent illnesses their spleen helped fight.
THROMBOCYTOPENIA (low platelet count):- An enlarged spleen sometimes stores excessive numbers of the body’s platelets. Splenomegaly can result in abnormally few platelets circulating in the bloodstream where they belong.
Accessory spleen: About 10% of people have a small extra spleen. This causes no problems and is considered normal.
ACETIC ACID 30- Enlargement of spleen with emaciation
AGARICUS MUS 30- Pricking and stitching pain in the splenic region
ARANEA DIAD. 30- Enlargement of spleen due to fevers, specially malaria. Patient feels cold with pain in the long bones. Coldness is not relieved by anything
BRYONIA ALB. 30- For simple congestion and inflammation of spleen with stitching and tearing pains which are worse from motion and better by rest
CALCAREA CARB. 200- Enlargement of spleen in infants
CAPSICUM 30- Useful for sensitive, swollen and enlarged spleens
CEANOTHUS A Q –Enlargement of spleen with fever. Pain deep in the spleen. Patient is chilly. Jaundice.Increase in WBC in spleen
CHINA OFF. 30- Enlargement of spleen with fever
FERRUM ARS 30- Enlargement of spleen with fever
FERRUM OID. 30-Enlargement of spleen without fever
FRAGARIA VESCA 30- For expulsion of stone from the spleen. It also prevents formation of calculi
LACHESIS 30- Violent pain in the splenic region with haemorrhage
POLYMNIA UVE-30- Acute splenitis. Enlargement. Fever and pain
QUERCUS Q- Giddiness with chronic spleen affections. Dropsy of the spleen. Stitches under the left free ribs
SUCCINIC ACID 30-For improving the condition and function of the spleen
SQUILLA MAR. 3X- Cough with pain in the spleen under the left free ribs
TARAXACUM 30- Pain and soreness in the splenic and hepatic regions.Sensation of bubbles bursting in bowels
TINOSPORA CORD. 30- An Indian remedy for splenic affections. Chronic cases of fever with an enlarged spleen
URTICA URENS Q- Pain in the splenic region, in the gouty subjects and after intermittent fevers. Eliminates gravel from spleen. Enlargement of the spleen with localized pain in the splenic region
WIESBADEN 30- Violent pain in the region of spleen, Much emission of flatus after great rumbling and fermentation in the abdomen