90% Healing of An Elderly Patient With Recurrent Episodes of Chronic Tinea In A Short Span With Homeopathy

Tinea versicolor affects up to 40% of people who live in tropical, humid climates. It affects about 1% of people who live in mild or moderate climates. The affected person suffers from itching at or around areas of skin affected by Tinea. It is a common fungal infection of the skin resulting mainly due to excessive sweating and leads to patches of the skin that may dry out and form scales. Here’s a case of a Tinea patient who found relief with homeopathy.

A 65-year-old male patient, Mr. J. S. visited Life Force Homeopathy’s clinic in Borivali on 6th February 2020 patient with complaints of Tinea since 2018 affecting his both legs, below the knee, groins, scrotum, perineal region, and waist. The condition was treated with antifungals. He was experiencing severe discomfort at night prevented him from sleeping well. So, he avoided sleeping at relatives' places due to itching that was badly affecting him.


Associated Diseases:

The patient had associated conditions, namely:

  • Diabetes since 2014 that was stable with conventional treatment
  • High blood pressure that was stable with conventional treatment


Physical Generals:

The patient was stout and flabby. His weight was 81 kg. He had an appetite average. The patient was ambi-thermal. He suffered from constipation and had unsatisfactory stool. He had a loss of libido. On his tongue, he had developed a thin white coating. He was experiencing interrupted sleep and would wake up at 2-3 am. The patient would experience nightmares and wake up in a frightened state. He used to talk when asleep. His routine involved a lack of exercise as he would sit in his shop from 7: 30 am till night.


Self and Family’s Medical History

The patient was 2.5 years when his mother expired and was bought up by his maternal uncle. He had studied till class 9 and was not much aware of the family’s medical history related to the disease, as his parents expired when he was very young. His spouse was 59 years old and was a homemaker. His son was 37 years old and was married and working. His grandson was 5 years old. The patient had undergone a Tonsillectomy at the age of 5 years

Psychological Generals:

The patient when angry would express it and then forget it. He was impatient and would get angry easily, and he had not made any close friends till now. When free, he would sleep.


On Examination of the Skin:

  • Post-inflammatory depigmentation marks were observed on the waist.
  • Hyperpigmentation in groins, head, face, & neck was observed.


At Life Force:

At Life Force Homeopathy, a detailed case-taking was done and then Dr. Rajesh Shah prescribed medication. A blood investigation was done, and some vitamin deficiency was found. So, vitamin supplements were advised and dietic corrections and certain changes in daily routine were suggested.



At the follow-up on 14th June 2020, the patient’s relief was 20% better in itching in the scrotum, perineal region, and waist.

On the follow-up on 4th October 2020, the patient’s healing from Tinea improved. But, itching on the feet and legs below the knees was present. The patient’s skin was better in recovery from hyperpigmentation.

At the follow-up on 21st February 2021, the patient was 90% better. He had no itching, no eruptions, and no reoccurrence of the infection.


This case highlights that Life Force Homeopathy offers relief from recurrent chronic Tinea in a short span without any need for external application. Homeopathy promotes recovery from tinea incredibly and safely without any side effects.


  • Written by Dr. Deepa. Chandroth, Associate doctor to Dr. Rajesh Shah, MD (Hom).

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