HOMOEOPATHIC REMEDIES FOR STREP. THROAT
Strep throat is a bacterial, streptococcus pyogenes, infection that can make your throat feel sore and scratchy. Strep throat accounts for only a small portion of sore throats.
If untreated, strep throat can cause complications, such as kidney inflammation or rheumatic fever. Rheumatic fever can lead to painful and inflamed joints, a specific type of rash or heart valve damage.
Strep throat is most common in children, but it affects people of all ages. If you or your child has signs or symptoms of strep throat, see your doctor for prompt testing and treatment.
Symptoms---Signs and symptoms of strep throat can include:--Throat pain that usually comes on quickly.Painful swallowing. Red and swollen tonsils, sometimes with white patches or streaks of pus.. Tiny red spots on the area at the back of the roof of the mouth (soft or hard palate). Swollen, tender lymph nodes in your neck.Fever. Headache. Rash. Nausea or vomiting, especially in younger children.Body aches
It's possible for you or your child to have many of these signs and symptoms but not have strep throat. The cause of these signs and symptoms could be a viral infection or some other illness. That's why your doctor generally tests specifically for strep throat.
It's also possible for you to be exposed to a person who carries strep but shows no symptoms.
BELLADONNA 30-Belladonna is one of the top Homeopathic medicines for strep throat. It is mainly prescribed in very advanced stages of strep throat infection. The symptoms indicating use of Belladonna are highly inflamed, swollen, enlarged tonsils. The throat is also very dry in such cases. Swallowing food and drinks is also very painful. High fever with intense body heat may be present along with the inflamed throat. Headache may accompany the above said symptoms.
MERC . SOL. 30-Merc sol is another excellent remedy for strep throat infection.Here the throat is very sore and raw, and pain from the throat extends to the ear. Along with the throat related symptoms, the patient may experience excessive saliva as well. The cervical glands may also be swollen in such cases. Bad breath is another important symptom.
HEPAR SULPH 30-Hepar sulph is very effective when pus points are present in tonsils. A plug-like or splinter-like sensation is felt in the throat. Along with this, loose, rattling cough may arise. Yellow coloured expectoration may attend the cough. Hepar Sulph is also a effective in treating peritonsilar abscess.
PHYTOLACCA DEC. 30-Phytolacca is a very effective Homeopathic medicine for strep throat where the characteristic symptom is an inflamed throat with heat and intense burning. The throat, tonsils and fauces are swollen and take on a dark, red/bluish appearance. The pain from the throat may extend to the ears. This pain may be shooting in nature. Lump in the throat is also felt and may be accompanied by a constant desire to swallow.
STREPTOCOCCINUM 200--Streptococcinum is one of the most reliable and effective Homeopathic medicines for strep throat infection. It is recommended in acute as well as chronic strep throat infections. This medicine is capable of breaking the chain of recurrent strep throat infection by strengthening the immune system of persons who are susceptible. The symptoms of Streptococcinum in strep throat are red, swollen throat with painful, inflamed tonsils and swollen, enlarged nodes in the neck. It is also suitable for enlarged tonsils, peritonsilar abscess and weakness after streptococcal infection.