HOMEOPATHIC MEDICINE IN TREATMENT OF LEUCORRHOEA (WHITE DISCHARGE)
Leucorrhoea or vaginal discharge is the most common and annoying problems of females. It is not a disease in itself but a symptom of some underlying disease. The origin of the discharge may be from uterus, cervix, vagina or vulva.
Types of Leucorrhoea
Physiological: Some vaginal discharge at puberty, during pregnancy, at the time of ovulation and during premenstrual phase is quite normal due to increased vascularity of the genital tract and requires no treatment. In small girls and aged women, the vaginal epithelium is thin and ill protected against infections, glycogen content is low and vaginal pH is higher, exceeding 7.4.
Pathological: It is a discharge occurring due to disease or malfunction of the female reproductive tract. It needs immediate attention, cleanliness and treatment. Ignoring pathological leucorrhoea may lead to serious problems like infertility and complications of uterus. The nature of discharge varies from thin to thick bloody discharge with foul smell. This condition is commonly present in both the cases of vaginitis and cervicitis.
Also Read: What causes white discharge in women?
Homeopathic Treatment for Leucorrhoea (White Discharge)
Homeopathy being an individualistic science tries to find an individual remedy for treatment for white discharge in each case. Females who suffer from leucorrhoea present with different symptoms regarding the character, localization, extension and severity. Also varying are the accompanying symptoms like backache, itching & burning in genital region etc. Treatment for leucorrhoea in homeopathy is therefore individualistic and there are effective leucorrhoea homeopathic medicines available as well.
Some females will have complaints much before menses while others are worse only during it. The character of leucorrhoea, its color, presence of blood, the underlying cause like fibroids, cysts, endometriosis etc differentiate one case from another. Treatment for white discharge in homeopathy and leucorrhoea homeopathic medicines are given considering all above factors and the patient as a person also bringing about longer disease free period.
From the treatment's point of view, it is better to make it normal than to stop it because physiologically it is important. If it is stopped completely, vaginal dryness may result which may cause pain & distress during sexual activity.
Also, if it is not treated properly, it may often recur and sometimes it can be infected and become persistent. Always take treatment for 2-3 cycles of periods to analyze it. So, do not stop treatment as soon as symptoms disappear and periods become normal. So take least 3-4 month treatment.
In Homeopathy, we boost the immune system using leucorrhoea homeopathic medicines which plays a very important role in natural elimination of disease organism or the disease itself and also in prevention. Homeopathic treatment and leucorrhoea homeopathic medicines are based on the nature and time of the discharge and also depends upon the patient’s constitution.