(Last Updated on : 28/02/2012)
Colitis is a disease in which the lining of the large intestine (colon) becomes inflamed that leads to the formation of raw sores, or ulcers, causing pain and bloody diarrhea. It begins gradually with bloody diarrhea, rectal bleeding, cramps or pain in the belly, and growing urgency to move the bowels. The treatment can help in inducing longer remissions and can also assist in improving the immunity so that the patient does not face frequent relapses.
Treatment of Colitis
Various treatments can be mentioned but it should be assured that the concerned person is having the mentioned symptoms.
: The Pain in the abdomen, especially at midnight from 12-2 a.m. is the main symptom for which the medicine named Arsenic should be taken. The stools are dark, offensive and loose, with a cadaveric odour, burning in the anus and great prostration during and after stools. There is extreme mental restlessness and fear, the victim can feel that he is about to die.
: Ulcerative colitis with offensive, bloody stools. Excessive sensitiveness to touch, an intolerance of tight clothing and a jealous or suspicious nature are other pointers to this remedy.
Merc cor 30
: The following are the symptoms that confirm the use of the Merc cor. Ulcerative colitis with copious, offensive bloody and slimy stools. There is severe, colicky pain in the abdomen before, during and after the stools. Other distinguishing features can be included as intense thirst and a moist, swollen tongue.
: Colitis with burning in the abdomen and the anus, and stools containing bright red blood are the important symptom for taking the Phos. An oversensitive nature and a craving for cold foods or drinks are other pointers to this medicine.
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