Individualized homoeopathic approach with the scope of body-language in the treatment of tinea capitis: A case report
Author(s): Dr. Y Tejaswi and Dr. Shaila M Udachankar
Tinea capitis is a fungal infection, also known as Ringworm of the scalp. This condition is manifested by dry, scaly rashes, severe itchiness, Patches of hair loss (alopecia), flaking scalp that resembles dandruff, etc. The Primordial science of Body Language is called as 'Kinesics'. Body language is a confluent point of mind and body and when a person becomes sick, he represents the sickness through his unique body signals such as the cluster of gestures and postures which are represented as the concept of totality.
Case Summary: A case of Tinea Capitis in an 8 year old boy, lodged with the Patchy hair loss and scaly eruptions with severe itching at the right parietal region. The Homoeopathic medicine Baryta carb was given on the basis of the Body language of the patient and totality of the symptoms for 2 months. The Scaly eruptions were reduced completely within 15 days and the patchy hair loss lesion was recovered within 2 months. This case report shows the scope of Body Language with Homoeopathic management in the case of Tinea capitis.
Dr. Y Tejaswi, Dr. Shaila M Udachankar. Individualized homoeopathic approach with the scope of body-language in the treatment of tinea capitis: A case report. Int J Hom Sci 2023;7(3):07-10. DOI: 10.33545/26164485.2023.v7.i3a.882