Chronic Pain Abdomen in School Going Children and Effect of Homoeopathic Medicine
Rati Ram Yadav1*, S.S. Bhardwaj2, Pranesh Kumar Singh2*
1PG Scholar, 2Sri Ganganagar Homoeopathic Medical College Hospital & Research Institute, Sri Ganganagar
Journal Title:Tantia University Journal of Homoeopathy and Medical Science
Background- Chronic pain abdomen in children most common problem in developing country and challenges to their parents and caregivers. It is a condition comprising both organic and functional disorders and is therefore clinically challenging to diagnose and treat. Methodology- 30 children (5 years – 12 years) suffering from chronic pain abdomen were included for study and were prescribed homoeopathic medicine on the basis of acute totality of symptoms. For this study the subjects were selected from OPD of Sri Ganganagar Homoeopathic Medical College, Hospital and Research Institute, Sri Ganganagar, as per inclusion and exclusion criteria. Result-. Out of the 30 cases studied, 17 were male children and 13 were female children. From the study of 30 patients presenting with IBD, constipation, worm infestation, colic, indigestion, jaundice, colitis, diarrhoea, and recurrent UTI etc. Statistical evaluation of pre and post treatment showed that the Homoeopathic medicines prescribed according to the individual peculiarities of the patient was found to be effective in the treatment of chronic pain abdomen. From the response of patients, I found that 14 patients showed marked improvement, 11 patients showed moderate improvement and 5 patients showed mild improvement. Conclusion- This study showed a significant role of homoeopathy in the treatment of chronic pain abdomen in school going children & reducing the intensity of suffering and providing good quality of life.
Key word: Chronic Pain Abdomen, Organic, Functional, UTI, Recurrent etc