Dr. A. R. Tagore is a practitioner and research scholar who had
presented many worthy articles in many magazines. He has established
a reputed name in Chennai. His article on diet and regimen is very
popular. He studied at Government Homoeopathic Medical College,
Gudivada and is also a graduate of psychology .
Urinary tract infections are most commonly seen in women. 50% 0f
women are suffer symptoms of urinary tract infections sometime during
their adult lives, 3% at the age of 20. Increase by about 1% in
each subsequent decade. It may be uncomplicated or complicated Latter
may result in permanent renal damage rarely.
In women most cases are ascending infections originating in the
lower urinary tract. Ascent of organism into bladder facilitated
in women by the short urethra and absence of bactericidal prostatic
70 to 80% of cases are E.Coli, remaining are proteus, pseudomonas
species, streptococci or staphylococcus epidermis. E.Coli is gram-negative
organism. we can treat these infections easily with homoeopathic
A 26 years old
female patient suffering from recurrent U.T.I. since 6 months was
under conventional treatment. Before 6 months severe itching in
her genitalia. During these 6 months there is no improvement at
all. One day she came to my clinic with the symptoms of haematuria,
burning and painful micturition, frequency of urination once in
half an hour, with lower abdominal pain and evening rise of temperature.
I advised to take urine analysis and culture. Culture showed E.Coli
Refer Plate I
1) Pulsatilla 1M. 5doses. (4hourly).
2) Cantharis Q. 10 drops with ½ glass water (4hourly).
Follow Up 1
After 2 days haematuria stopped, but burning micturition
and evening rise of temperature as it is and frequency of urination
is same. Patient complaining of backache. Then my prescription changed
Rx 1) Merc sol 0/1. 7 doses
Follow Up 2
Within 2days no fever, no burning micturition, and
no backache. But severe itching in genetalia came back. Then I remember
here Herring’s law of cure; symptoms disappear in reverse
order of their appearance.
Rx Merc sol 0/2. 7 doses (Daily
one dose )
Follow Up 3
No improvement in itching.
Severe itching aggravation at night, during and after menstruation.
With sleeplessness due to itching. In this condition.
Rx 1) Calc carb 0/1. 7 doses
( 6 hourly )
Next day onwards there is no complaint
of itching. Patient slept well. Advised to take another culture
report, absolutely there is no E.Coli in her report. Refer Plate
Then we gave precautionary measures
to the patient for no further recurrence. In medicine books mentioned;
relief of clinical symptoms does not always indicate bacteriological
cure. Re infection with another organism or with the same organism
after an interval of at least 2 weeks is much more common than failure
to eradicate the initial infection. But after giving constitutional
homeopathic remedy recurrence is very rare.
Dr. A.R.Tagore, MD (hom)
Manohara Homoeo Clinic.
18, Palani Andavar Koil St,
Chennai - 600026.
Ph : Clinic : 23751946.
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