Chief Complaint: Acne with irregular and painful menses
HPI: This 20-year-old female requested online homoeopathic advice via email. She is suffering from whiteheads from a very early age, which are worse on forehead and are also present at chins and cheeks. The whiteheads tend to leave marks on face. She is suffering from this complaint since 2000 w varying stages of severity. She usually tend to have itching when the lesions are getting dried. She usually suffers from pimples everywhere in her face, papules on cheeks, and sometimes pustules especially before period and these pustules can be very painful.
Past Medical History:?
Past Surgical History:?
Current Medications: None.
Family History: ?
Review of systems:
Tall and Slim. Generally thirsty. Always hungry At times constipation. She does have trouble falling asleep and often vivid dreams often.
Mental/emotional: She often feels extremely angry with people, often have forgetfulness, but good long-term memory, affectionate, sometimes indifference, malicious, at times capriciousness, changeable mood at times, usually critics other and has faultfinding habit, and is very obstinate female (inflexible, fixed). - Yes, very much so
Significant for morning menstrual flow usually which is generally bright/dark red initially- then brown at the end in color with heavy, thin initially, then thicker and clotted
Irregular, usually late, and with severe pain and cramps and backache.
Homeopathic Assessment and Plan: After thoroughly studied the case Belladona is quite strongly indicated.
The patient is advised to take Belladona 200c three- four drops/pills three times for three days and is advised to stop the medication early if she notice any change (good or bad) and to report after seven days.