5 yrs old, Master Banerjee, L-6596, had a recurrent cold and cough since childhood. He would get cold every month lasting for 5 days. Ice creams, cold drinks, cold weather would trigger his cold. It would start with sneezing, followed by mucoid nasal discharge, with cough and continuous fever which would go up to 102degrees. Throat pain would increase on swallowing liquids. Would breathe through the mouth at night. Dullness, lethargy, body aches would last for a week. On examination, it was found to be granular pharyngitis.
He had past history of malaria and post-infection convulsions and had been on
Tab. Tegretol for 2 years for it. There was a family history of hypertension, diabetes, and ischemic heart disease.
With homeopathy medicines, within a month, he was 75% better. For the first time in 4 years, he did not get any aggravation after having an ice cream. The throat congestion had reduced. The frequency and intensity of frequent colds reduced remarkably He was able to breathe through the nose and acute colds would last for a day or two. Medicines were continued for a year.