Gallbladder polyps (GBPs) are normally innocuous, but the protocol of assessment and treatment of GBPs is clinically important due to the high mortality risk of gallbladder carcinomas with polypoid growth. In abdominal ultrasonography, gallbladder polyps are commonly found, with a frequency of 0.3 to 9.5 per cent. The gallbladder specimen can also be analyzed after a cholecystectomy to see them. In elderly men with hypertension, diabetes, hepatitis C infection, impaired fasting glucose, and obesity, GBPs are more common. These conditions affect both genders equally or almost equally. Gall Bladder is a potential risk of carcinoma formation.
Homoeopathic treatment of Gallbladder polyps has not been documented till now. This article draws attention to the homoeopathic approach by illustrating how homoeopathy might be used to cure a so-called surgical condition with unique characteristics.
A patient, 39 years old, with a known Gallbladder polyp, presented to the outpatient department at the National Institute of Homoeopathy, Kolkata on the 12th of February 2021 with a right iliac and right epigastric pain that aggravates at night and settles on bending double and warm compression.
On examination abdomen was soft, slightly tender, with no palpable mass present, and no muscle guard present. Ultrasonography report suggests there is a Gall Bladder polyp of 5.5 mm size with mild hepatomegaly.
After thorough case taking, forming totality and repertorisation the patient was prescribed Carcinosin 200, a single dose. On 1ast follow up low back pain was reduced and on the second follow up USG report Suggests findings are within the normal limit.
Homoeopathy is a simple system of medicine with a holistic approach based upon presenting complaints, physical symptoms and mental features prescribing a minimal possible dose of a single indicated remedy that can cure so-called surgical diseases in the quickest time without any help of hazardous procedure.