A 13-years-old boy, Mr. S. A. M. (PIN 30808) from Nasik visited Life Force Homeopathy Chembur Branch on 31st December 2016 for his complaint of Alopecia Areata.
He had developed an alopecia patch on his scalp. His complaints had started with intense itching on the affected area which turned into Alopecia spot after 1 month. The size of the patch was 1 to 2 cms in diameter. His scalp was wet due to a profuse perspiration.
There was no eruptions or bleeding present over the affected area.
He was a known case of Asthmatic Bronchitis. In the past, he had dandruff with hair fall and vertigo problem.
His father was having male pattern baldness. His grandmother and grandfather were suffering from hypertension.
He was having a strong craving for spicy foods, chicken, and fish. His appetite and thirst were average. He was having profuse perspiration, particularly on the scalp. His sleep was normal. His stool and urine were asymptomatic.
The patient had an average build and was studying in 7th standard. His father was a businessman, and his mother was a homemaker. His childhood was very happy and well-supported. He was very clever. He was mild and gentle.
Dr. Rajesh Shah studied his case in detail and prescribed him medicines on 31st December 2016.
The patient had started taking medicines regularly.
At the beginning of the treatment, he did not experience any improvement. But, after some time, on 6th May 2017, he started showing an improvement. There were a few hair growths observed by his parents on the affected area. There was no development of any new spot. The itching was also reduced.
On 6th July 2017, patient's parents reported a complete recovery. There was complete hair growth observed on the affected spot. There was no itching. No new spot had developed. There was no dandruff or other health issues.
This case illustrates that homeopathy offers good result in Alopecia Areata cases.
- Written by, Dr. Khushbu, Associate doctor to Dr. Rajesh Shah