A pleasing, obedient child of age 6 years, Master A. A. L (Patient Identification Number - 17489) visited our clinic on 12th November 2011 with his parents.
He complained of frequent cold and cough since last 2 – 3 years. He would get 2 – 3 attacks of severe cold every 2 – 3 months. He would suffer from running nose, thick phlegm and rattling cough. He would also get fever up to 104 farenhite. The cold would trigger off by change in weather, ice creams, dust or smoke. At the age of 7 months he was admitted to a hospital and nebulized. He had been regularly given antibiotics and inhalers as and when required.
His appetite was average. He liked spicy, salty, sweets and ice creams. He would sweat profusely on head, palms and soles.
He was studying in the 1st grade. His mother was a lecturer in a college and his father was a senior bank executive.
He was affectionate and emotional. He was a perfectionist and an ideal child. He was mature. However his mother said that he was a worrier.
His mother had been suffering from frequent cold and PCOD. All other family members were apparently healthy.
His case details were studied by Dr. Shah and he was prescribed Silicea 30c 2 doses and some research based medicines.
He reported after 6 weeks on 26th December with 20% improvement in his cold. He had one episode of colds since the last 6 weeks which was treated with mild conventional medicines.
After 4 months of medication his mother reported on 29th March, 2012 with 50% improvement. He had a episode of cold which was better with antihistamine medicines. There did not arise any need for any antibiotic.
After 9 months of medication he was better by 75%. His frequent colds had decreased by 75% and the intensity had significantly reduced.
He is still continuing the medicines.
The immunity has improved very well now. He no longer gets Lower respiratoiry tract infections, just simple colds, which are self limiting. His parents are very happy with the treatment.