Strep throat is an infection caused by streptococcal bacterial infection. The infection causes soreness and inflammation in the throat as well as in the tonsils. The infection is most common among children and teenagers. Strep throat is developed by an infection with a bacterium called Streptococcus Pyogenes. The condition is highly contagious and spreads from one infected person to another through cough, touch and sneeze that have droplets of streptococcus bacteria. Homeopathic treatment for strep throat helps to cure the infection and provide relief to the patients.
Homeopathic Treatment for Strep Throat
Homeopathy mode of treatment can cure strep throat infection effectively. Homeopathy medicines for strep throat are prescribed keeping in view the individual symptoms of a person. The top rated remedies to treat this condition in homeopathy are Streptococcinum, Belladonna, Merc Sol, Hepar Sulph and Phytolacca. The purpose of these medicines is to give rise to the immune system of the body and fight the bacterial infection and ensure complete cure. Homeopathy is a natural science that cures the illness with its safe medicines. Homeopathy remedies are very effective in cases of strep throat infection. They give boost to the restorative process of the body. When the healing system inside your body is strengthened, it will get rid of the infection. Streptococcinum, Belladonna, Merc Sol, Phytolacca and Hepar Sulph are the top remedies to treat it.
Streptococcinum – Ideal Medicine for Strep Throat
Streptococcinum is one of the most reliable and beneficial remedies for a strep throat infection. I highly prescribed it for acute and chronic strep throat infections. Homeopathic medicine Streptococcinum has the ability to stop the recurrence of strep throat infection by strengthening the immune system of persons who are susceptible. The main symptoms to indicate this medicine Streptococcinum in strep throat are red, swollen throat with painful, inflamed and swollen tonsils, enlarged nodes in the neck. In addition, it is also helpful in cases of peritonsillar abscess, enlarged tonsils and weakness followed by a streptococcal infection.
Belladonna – To Manage Strep Throat with Acute Inflammation of Throat
Belladonna is one of the top-rated medicines to deal with strep throat. It is highly recommended in advanced stages of strep throat infection. The main symptoms that call for the use of Belladonna are enlarged, highly swollen tonsils. The throat of the person is also very dry. It is also painful to swallow drinks and food. An inflamed throat is observed and it may be associated with intense body heat and high fever. Headache may also present along with the above symptoms where this homeopathic medicine will be prescribed. In such cases, it is one of the most effective homeopathic medicines for strep throat.
Merc Sol – To Manage Pain from Throat extends to the Ears
Merc Sol is an ideal remedy among the remedies for strep throat when the throat is very raw and sore, and pain from the throat radiates to the ear. The person may complain of excessive saliva from the mouth along with throat-related symptoms. In such cases, there is evidence of swollen cervical glands too. Another symptom to consider while prescribing it is bad breath from the mouth, this symptom attracts the usage of Merc Sol as the top medicines for strep throat.
Hepar Sulph – To Manage Pus Points on Tonsils
Hepar Sulph is indicated where tonsils have pus points in strep throat cases which makes it one of the top choices among homeopathy medicines for strep throat. A splinter like or plug like sensation is also present in the throat. A loose rattling cough may also occur with this. Another symptom that points to Hepar Sulph is yellow colored expectoration may accompany the cough and that makes it an ideal homeopathy medicines for strep throat. In addition, this remedy is also useful in treating peritonsillar abscess.
Phytolacca – To Manage Burning Pain in Throat
Phytolacca Decendra is another highly recommended among remedies for strep throat where the main symptom is an inflamed throat with heat and intense burning. The tonsils, throat and fauces are swollen and may develop dark, red/bluish appearance. The pain from the throat may radiate to the ears. The nature of the pain may be shooting. Lump in the throat is also present and may be associated with a constant desire to swallow.
What are the Symptoms of Strep Throat?
The main symptoms of strep throat are difficulty in swallowing, red and inflamed throat with pain in it, fever, headache, and tonsils. in some cases, there are pus points are also observed on the tonsils. There are tender lymph nodes in the neck that may indicate this infection.
- Kidney inflammation
- Peritonsillar abscess
- Rheumatic fever
- Joint pains
- Heart valve damage or problems
Note: Medicines mentioned here are for information purpose only. Kindly do not self-medicate.
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I had accomplished D. H. M. S in 2008, I have been into practice (in Rawalpindi & Islamabad) for more or less 14 years. During my practice, I have been treating acute as well as chronic disorders. I had also completed MHS (Masters of Human Sexuality) in 2014 from SAIHS. Covid-19, Dengue fever, Genetic Disorders, Auto-immune Diseases, Sexual dysfunctions and disorders in males as well as females attract my attention, therefore, I love to solve these cases.
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