A 37-year-old man was
acutely unwell with urinary problem and severe abdominal pain
and sensation of fullness with pressure in lower abdomen for several
days. Pricking pain in the base of penis, burning micturation.
Severe sudden dullness with Occasional vertigo <after coition.
Feels better after good sleep.
to urinate, painful frequent urination <at night and burning
sensation+++ <during urination, >cold bathing++. Painful
ejaculation after intake of Viagra, no orgasm. Severe prostration
and dullness after coition. Frequent pain in lower back and hips.
from fever long period; he had taken allopathic drugs without
consulting the doctor. Due to the severity of fever, he had been
undergone treatment with family doctor and typhoid fever confirmed
after his routine private medical laboratory-screening test. He
was under treatment for 15 days with allopathic medicine. After
a month of routine normal life he was again struggled with stomach
pain, vomiting and urinary problem. To overcome this problem he
came to homeopathy consultation and treatment.
suffering from insomnia, He is hypertensive. Not diabetic, Mother
sexual desire+++ (erotomania) speedy emissions but want of power,
non-alcoholic, smoker in the past , now quitted it. Tendency to
catch cold easily but he prefers cold.
to help him, restless, hopeless, profound fatigue.
Appetite: good eater, after his acute illness he
prefers fruit juices and cool drinks
Thirst: +++ he prefers cold water than normal. However, he is
adjustable with availability.
Sweat: + in general sweat well after good work.
Stool: occasional constipation+, stools hard to evacuate, rarely
leads to fissures and heals itself after cold spinal bath.
Urine: frequent desire for urination at night, it is painful and
burning, scanty after long strain.
Sleep: disturbed by frequency of urination. Feels better after
Tall, fair complexion, handsome, not anemic, severe
R.S- Localized polyphonic wheezing heard on left lower lobe
P.R- per rectal examination done after enema with natural tap
water, it shows enlargement of prostate gland.
his medical diagnostic report of Ultra sonogram and his oral statement
of clinical history concluded that he is suffering from prostate
enlargement and suspected malignancy Then patient advised to go
for Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA)
Ultra sonogram of abdomen and pelvis impression results show that
mild hepatomegaly, normal size kidneys showing bilateral grade
I medical renal disease, mild pelvicalyceal system ureteric dilatation
noted on both sides , no evidence of calculus was noticed and
moderate prostatomegaly (prostate enlarged in size measuring 4.8
x 4 x 4 cm corresponding to a volume of 42.2cc ).In biochemical
analysis PSA level was raised to75.6 ng/ml.(Refer Plate I).Over
a 3 months period of homeopathic treatment , Ultra sonogram result
shows that right intra renal calculus , liver, gall bladder, pancreas,
spleen, left kidney , bladder, prostate (prostate size measuring
3.1x 3.7x3.7 cm corresponding to a volume of 22.7 cc) were become
normal sonographic pattern and in blood PSA level decreased from
75.6 ng/ml to 2.0 ng/ml . At the outset, within 15 days, the PSA
level was reduced drastically from 75.6 ng/ml to 21.86 ng/ml and
after reaching 14 ng/ml it was reduced gradually.
With bilateral grade I medical renal disease, and hepatomegaly.
Diet and Regimen Advised
to take diet like low cholesterol foods, boiled foods with less
salt& sweet, no addition of tamarind, should be strict vegetarian,
recommended to take sprouts, all fruits except banana and dates,
advised to avoid tea & coffee.
• Ferrum picricum 30c (one dose) administered with 120ml
aqueous solution 2ml for every 30minutes each time after 10 strong
• He advised to stop medicine if improvement starts
I used to hesitate and avoid prescribing rare remedy in my practice,
because rare remedies not fully proved. However, in this case,
Ferrum picrium 30 c given and it’s did not shows effective
result. I have selected this rare remedy by my memory that recalls
this keynote symptom from materiamedica PROSTATIC ENLARGEMENT
WITH PROFOUND PROSTRATION, because this patient had express profound
fatigue and prostration almost along with every complaint he said.
However, phosphorus helped him fully. Because his totality of
symptoms, miasmatic and constitutional portrait matched very well
Finally, I closed this case with CARCINOSNUM1000 to ELIMINATE
cancerous cachexia and to avoid further recurrences.