Homeopathic Medicine for Mumps/Parotitis
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BELLADONNA 30, 200
Bell. is the most important remedy in mumps when—
The parotid glands are swollen, hot, red and sensitive to pressure, especially right side.
Face red, bluish red, hot swollen, shining.
MERCURIUS SOLUBILIS 30
Merc. sol. is one of our best remedies in mumps, as it has a special action on the salivary glands.
Mumps, especially right side.
Offensive salivation; offensive breath, tongue heavy, yellow thick coating.
RHUS TOX. 30
Left parotid gland more likely to be affected.
Much aching in the limbs.
Dark red swelling on face and below ear.
Patient is restless.
Lingering fever, more in the evening and at night.
If in mumps the patient gets a cold, the breast swells in girls, the testicles in boys.
Inflammation of sub-maxillary and parotid glands with stony hardness.
Pain shoots into ear when swallowing.
This should be tried when other remedies fail.
BROMIUM 6, 30
Parotids (especially left) affected after scarlet fever.
Swelling and hardness of left parotids, warm to touch.
ABROTANUM 6, 30
It is useful in mumps when affect testes or mammae.
It is to be given when Pulsatilla fails.
It is an excellent remedy as preventive.
It should be given twice daily for a week.
It is used as prophylactic against mumps.
It may be given in 200 potency once a week for 2- 3 weeks.
It is also used as curative and should be given along with other remedies intercurrently.
In that case give only one dose and on that day, don’t give other remedy.
Swelling begins right side and goes to left.
Patient desires warm drinks.