Homeopathy Medicine for Intussusception

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Intussusception is a serious condition in which a section of the intestine slides into an adjacent section, often obstructing the passage of food or liquids and cutting off the affected section’s blood supply.

SYMPTOMS OF INTUSSUSCEPTION

Children

Intussusception causes intermittent pain that typically lasts 15 to 20 minutes at first, but as time goes on, these painful episodes become longer-lasting and occur more frequently.

Intussusception also frequently exhibits the following additional symptoms:

  • Blood and mucus-containing stool (sometimes called “currant jelly” stool due to appearance)
  • Vomiting
  • abdomen-related lump
  • Lethargy
  • Diarrhea
  • Fever

Some infants don’t show any pain at all, some kids don’t pass blood or have an abdominal lump, and some older kids show pain but no other symptoms.

Adults

due to adults rarely experiencing intussusception

Several symptoms include those that come and go:

1.Nausea and vomiting

2. Sometimes people wait weeks to see a doctor after experiencing symptoms.

CAUSES OF INTUSSUSCEPTION

The telescoping may occasionally be brought on by an irrational growth, such as

The normal wave-like contractions of the intestine grab this lead point, which may be a polyp or a tumor, and pull it into the bowel ahead of it; in most instances, however, there is no known cause for intussusception.

Children

Since intussusception appears to occur more frequently in the fall and winter and many children with the condition also present with flu-like symptoms, some speculate that a virus may be involved in the condition. In the vast majority of cases, the cause of intussusception in children is unknown; the lead point is most frequently a Meckel’s diverticulum (a pouch in the lining of the small intestine).

Adults

Intussusception commonly develops in adults as a result of a disease or treatment, such as:

  • A polyp or tumor
  • intestinal adhesions, or scar-like tissue
  • surgery on the digestive system, such as a gastric bypass, or weight-loss surgery
  • due to conditions like Crohn’s disease, inflammation

RISK FACTORS

Intussusception risk factors are as follows:

  • Intussusception, the most common cause of bowel obstruction in children between the ages of 6 months and 3 years, affects children more frequently than adults, especially young children.
  • Sex-Boys are more frequently affected by intussusception.
  • Abnormal intestinal formation at birth-A condition known as intestinal malrotation increases the risk of intussusception by preventing the intestine from developing or rotating properly.
  • An individual’s risk of experiencing intussusception again is increased if they have previously experienced it.
  • Siblings of people who have experienced intussusceptions are much more likely to develop the condition.

COMPLICATIONS OF INTUSSUSCEPTION

There are several warning signs and symptoms of peritonitis, a potentially fatal condition, which calls for prompt medical attention.

  • Abdominal pain
  • Abdominal swelling
  • Fever

Your child may experience shock as a result of peritonsillitis, which can manifest as:

  • Possibly pale or gray skin that is cool and clammy
  • rapid and erratic heartbeat
  • abnormal breathing patterns that can be very rapid or very shallow
  • Anxiety or agitation
  • Profound listlessness

HOMOEOPATHIC TREATMENT

OPIUM

When the abdomen is hard, bloated, or tympanic, colic with urging to stool and discharge of hard feces occurs. When there is difficulty passing stools or flatus because of obstruction, this medication is given. This medication is advised when the bowel feels completely obstructed.

PLUMBUM MET

Useful for intussusception when there is obstructed flatus and severe colic; given when the abdominal wall feels drawn to the spine (in adults); useful when bending backwards and bending double alleviate pressure in the stomach; and useful when there is a feeling that the bowels are twisted, constricted, or inflated with gas.

VERATRUM ALBUM

When there is a sinking and empty feeling in the stomach, it is helpful to treat intussusception because vomiting causes a painful retraction of the abdomen. It is also very helpful when there is abdominal pain before a bowel movement.

RL26, RL36

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