TWO CASES OF INTERMITTENT FEVER TREATED WITH CARBO VEG

By A. W. K. Choudhury, Calcutta.

CASE 1- Patient: Mahommedan, male adult, aged about 30 years. Disease: Intermittent fever, with gum boil (on the outer side of the posterior right lower molar), suffering about four day’s.

13-07-93. Characters of the fever:

Type – Duotidian.

Time – Afternoon (4 P.M.) or before evening.

Prodrome- Languor.

Chill – Thirst, of large quantity, increasing the chill; headache, lasting about an hour, drinking in which two or three times.

Heat – Excessive, lasting about two hours; no thirst; headache; wants to be fanned.

Sweat – None, or very little.

Apyrexia – Not complete, having heaviness of head and bitter taste in mouth.

Bowels – Open.

Tongue – Costed in center (yellowish brown); bitter taste; spitting always.

Nose – Bleeding; blood sometimes in clots and sometimes liquid.

Spleen – Enlargement of.

Drugged previously allopathically for fever and cough, the drug most probably containing Quinine; yesterday gum-boil opened with gum lancet.

Treatment – Carb. Veg., 12; half a drop a dose; every three hours in remission. Six doses given.

14-07-93. Morning. Yesterday had no fever all day, but very slight feverishness about 2 P.M. chill slight, lasting about half an hour; no thirst during chill, but drunk once before it; then heat excessive, lasting whole night, requiring to be fanned no thirst during heat; no sweat, or very slight sweat; dry cough before and during chill; apyrexia at morning to-day; one normal stool yesterday afternoon and one normal stool to-day, morning, but he does not think his bowels clear; apyrexia little better having no heaviness of head, but bitter taste in mouth; spitting; nose bleeding very little before last evening; swelling and pain of gums less; no bad smell of mouth.

Treatment – Carbo veg., 12; one-half drop a dose; each dose to be taken every four hours in remission. Six doses given.

15-07-93. No fever yesterday; dry cough less, and that was before last evening; three normal stools yesterday and one normal stool to-day, morning; no spitting to-day; no bitter taste of mouth; no bad smell of mouth; no complaints yesterday; no epistaxis.

Treatment – Carbo veg., 12; half a drop a dose; each dose to be taken every six hours. Four doses given.

Diet – Handmade at bread and milk.

16-07-93. 8 A.M. No fever yesterday; no fever now; two dry cough before evening yesterday; no bitter taste and no bad smell of mouth; no spitting; slight pain in gum at the root of the posterior molar; no epistaxis.

Treatment – Carbo veg., 12; half a drop a dose; each dose to be taken every 12 hours in remission.

Diet- Rice, chicken broth and milk.  

19-07-93. 6 A.M. Had slight heat yesterday at about 3 P.M., continuing till evening; the heat was only indicated by the pulse; no other complaints.

Treatment – Carbo veg., 12: half a drop a dose; to be taken twice daily. Four doses given.

20-07-93. Better yesterday before evening; no cough; very slight heat indicated by pulse.

Treatment – Carbo veg., 12; half a drop a dose; to be taken twice daily. Four doses given.

23-07-93, 9 A.M. No complaints yesterday or day before yesterday; bowels open normally daily twice.

Treatment – Carbo veg., 12; one-half drop a dose; B.D. Four doses given.

01-08-93. No more medicine given and patient coninuing well.

Writing in October, 93. Patient has had no relapse and going on well.

Remark- After the 16th date I was about to stop the medicine, and it was stopped till the 19th, when the state of the patient’s health compelled me to continue it for four or five days more.

CASE 2- Patient: Girl about 12 years; color fair. Disease: Intermittent fever since day before yesterday.

15-07-93. Character of the fever:

Type – Duotidian.

Time – After 8 A.M.

Prodrome – Nothing mentioned.

Chill – With thirst.

Sweat – Moist on upper part of body.

Apyrexia – Not complete; pulse feverish.

Tongue – Coated in the center, and the posterior part yellowish brown.

Bowels – Costive.

Spleen enlarged and tender.

Nose – Bleeding before this fever now and then.

Treatment – Carbo veg., 12; one-half drop a dose; each dose to be taken every three hours in remission. Six doses given.

16-07-93. 9 A.M. No fever yesterday; critical perspiration at about 9 P.M. lasting half an hour; yesterday two hard stools consisting of hard balls; no complaints now; no stool to-day, morning.

Treatment – Carbo veg., 12; one-half drop a dose; each dose every four hours in remission. Six doses given.

Diet – Soup and milk.

17-07-93. 8 A.M. Had feverish heat after 1 P.M. yesterday and lasted till before 5 P.M., most probably three hours; had no chill; slight perspiration twice, once at evening and another at about 8 P.M., on forehead and axillae, etc.; yesterday passed three scanty, hard stools consistiong of small, hard balls; had no thirst during the heat mentioned above, and lightness of head; no fever now; took milk only.

Treatment – Carbo veg., 12; one-half drop a dose; each dose every six hours in remission. Four doses given.

18-07-93. 7:30 A.M. Had fever yesterday at about 2 P.M., no chill, heat slight, ended with sweat (seen after 9 P.M.), cold; had two stools consisted of hard balls, these two stools cleared of the bowels more than what was done day before yesterday.

Treatment – Carbo veg., 12; one-half drop a dose; to be taken as above. Four doses given.

5:30 P.M. No fever yet; no stool.

19-07-93. 8 A.M. No fever yesterday and last night; one hard stool after last evening, consisting of small, hard balls; no epistaxis during this whole course of fever; enlargement of spleen the same.

Took milk only yesterday.

Treatment – Carbo veg., 12; one-half drop a dose; each dose every six hours. Four doses given.

20-07-93. 8 A.M. No fever yesterday and as yet; two hard stools after yesterday, day time, stools consistiong of small balls; no complaints; sweated once copiously, at about 2 P.M., when she was sleeping.

Treatment – Carbo veg., 12; one-half drop a dose; each dose every twelve hours. Four doses given.

Diet – Rice, chicken broth and milk.

21-07-93. 7:30 A.M. No fever yesterday; two normal stools yesterday afternoon and one normal stool to-day, morning.

Medicine as above.

Diet as above.

22-07-93. 6:10 A.M. No fever yesterday; two normal stools yesterday; one after 3 P.M. and the other after 9 P.M.

Medicine stopped

Diet as above.

23-07-93. Morning. No fever yesterday; going on well; two normal stools yesterday, one in the morning and the other at about 9 A.M.

Medicine stopped.

Diet as above.

Writing in October, 93. No relapse; paticnt going on well.

Author: Dr James

Homeopathy

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