Are you experiencing vaginal pain, foul vaginal discharge, vaginal redness or vaginal itching? Probably, vaginitis (vulvovaginitis) has infected your vagina and is giving you trouble. You can drive this troublemaker out in many ways and give peace to your private asset by using drugs, herbal remedies or homeopathy.
Homeopathic treatment takes a holistic approach and is based on the principle of individualization, with the cause, symptom and modality of the ailment determining the course of the treatment. Homeopathy not only tries to provide relief from the symptoms and remove the infection, but also addresses the underlying cause of the issue and susceptibility factors of the patient. This is the reason many are opting for homeopathic treatment for a number of medical conditions including vaginitis and here you will specifically learn how to treat vaginitis with homeopathy.
Kinds of Vaginitis
Vaginitis is of three kinds: bacterial vaginosis( bacterial infection which is the most common type of vaginosis), trichomoniasis( a sexually transmitted disease caused by Trichomonas vaginalis, a parasitic protozoan), and vaginal candidiasis( caused by excessive growth of a fungus called Candida).
Homeopathic Medication for Vaginitis
Locate a licensed homeopathic practitioner with a good track record. You can take the help of your acquaintances or media reviews for the purpose. Your homeopathic physician is probably going to suggest you some of the medications as mentioned below based on the kind of vaginitis you are infected with.
Sepia is prescribed in cases of vaginitis characterized by greenish or yellowish discharge, pain, labial soreness and redness. The dosage and potency of Sepia is determined on a case by case basis.
Graphites is prescribed in cases of vaginitis characterized by a thin, white and pale acidic discharge which flows out heavily during both day and night. The symptoms intensify in the pre and post menstruation periods.
Graphites 200 is the medicine suggested for this problem and its dosage is 5 pills at a frequency of 4 times a day, till the patient is cured.
Alumina is prescribed in cases of excessive vaginal discharge where the patient feels that the secretions will flow down to her feet. The discharge is clear and ropy and is accompanied by severe itching which increases during daytime and just after periods. Pain and inflammation are other symptoms of this condition which cause a lot of discomfiture and which needed to be attended to immediately. Alumina IM is administered to patients suffering from this type of vaginitis.
Calceria Carbonica ( carbonate of lime), which is a great homeopathic remedy for a number of disorders, is recommended for vaginitis also. It is prescribed for vulvovaginitis characterized by severe itching in the vaginal region accompanied by white or yellow vaginal discharge. The itching in this kind of infection increases as the date of menses nears and gives maximum discomfiture just before the period starts.
Borax is used for treating bacterial vaginosis and vaginal candidiasis. It is used for vaginitis which is symptomized by a milky white, paste-like discharge which feels hot.
There is severe itching in the vulvular region which worsens just before or after the periods. 5 pills of Borax 200 are to be taken at a frequency of 4 times a day.
Arsenicum album and tea tree oil are also used for treating vaginitis.
Belladona, Cantharis, Caladium, Helonias, Cannabis Sativa, Cantharis, Platina, Thuja, Staphisagria, Kreosote, and Medorrhinum are all used in Hahnemmanian treatment of vaginitis.
Over time homeopathic treatment techniques have undergone modernization and nowadays homeopathic timed-release vaginal inserts are available over-the-counter in the markets.
At times, the different conditions may be accompanied by fever (which may be high (more than 101 F)), nausea and vomiting, and persistent pain in the abdomen or pelvic region. These are conditions which require prompt medical care as there is a risk of the infection spreading to other parts of the body if timely action is not taken on them.
Though the dosages of medicines are given in many websites, one should not try to administer them without medical supervision. All medication, including the over-the-counter ones should be taken under proper medical supervision. Any kind of vaginitis requires medical attention and do not try to treat it home as such treatments stand a risk of aggravating the infection.