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Early tooth decay in children - need help with dose

Please confirm my remedy selection and help me to determine what dose I need to use for my 6 year old son.

I have found that Kreosotom might work for him.

About my son:
He had his first 4 tooth decays when he was 18 months old. Since then he had 2 more decays and now the dentist discovered 7 more. We brush and floss his teeth every day and he goes to his dentist regularly.

The other problem my son has - he wets his bed at night (mostly, earlier at night, around 10-10:30 pm). He is a very heavy sleeper, and we have to carry him to the bathroom (around 10 pm) in order to prevent an accident.
Sometimes an accident happens any way, even if we took his to the bathroom earlier. I think, it happens in morning hours. The problem is worse when he is sick or getting sick.

He used to have wet pants during a day as well. Either did not remember to go the bathroom, or he was too busy playing (hie has a strong concentration in what he is doing), or did not feel like it was happening. He did not want to talk about it. This became better lately, but still happens sometimes.

His grandmother went to the specialist with me, and there I learned that she had a bedwetting problem till she was 15 yo. So, it looks like it is genetic.

I have noticed that his head and neck area are usually very sweaty at night.

And the new problem he has - he is sucking his thumb. It started after he lost his first front teeth and became a strong habit. I give this info just for overall picture.

I am about to buy Kreosotom, but decided to consult this forum.

Thank you very much.
  laroberick on 2008-02-11
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ker. is not good choice but I would suggest you single dose of SYPHILINUM-200 to your kind and report after seven days.

dr. mahfooz
Mahfoozurrehman last decade
Kreosotum is my choice.

Kreosotum 200,
40 no. glob. one dram,
4glob. thrice daily.

Report after finishing the above one dram phial.(Usually finishes in 5 days)
freeconsult last decade
dear dr. feeconsult,

The child is of 6years and Is 200 potency thrice a day is advisable please guide me the pholosiphy ?

dr. mahfooz
Mahfoozurrehman last decade
Thank you for you replies. The description of Kreosotum fits better to my son than the description of Syphilinum.

The introduction to homeopathy class that I took some time ago taught us to use 30C by dissolving it in water (6 oz), for acute illnesses. I though, with this problem, for my son, I could go with a stronger potency like 200C. But I am not sure how much water to use and for how long he should take it.

I don't feel comfortable giving so many pellets without dissolving them in water.

Please advise.
laroberick last decade
Calc phos 6x is a safe remedy for healthy teeth and bones.Miasmatic problems should be treated after watching patient's constitution.

Dr Tahira last decade
Child of 6 years or 1 year the thing matters is the progress of disease. Since tissue change is allready marked in rapid decay of teeth such case only needs high power for rapid cure and hence high potency of 200.
freeconsult last decade
Pls believe me and give 4 glob. directly on the tongue without dissolving in water or any kind of alterations.
freeconsult last decade
See the process of administrating remedy by dissolving in water is accepted in acute cases. But in chronic cases the treatment line is different. The potency to start with is 200 in most cases and then upwards. Decaying of a hard tissue as teeth shows how stubborn and deep seated the syphilitic miasm is and which only requires a deep acting remedy in high potency. A couple of doses of Syphilinum 200 would no doubt help but to hit the bull's eye Kreosotum is the Bullet.
freeconsult last decade
So many doses of 200C is like battering the vital force with a barrage of blows.

It is not advisable. Just a single dose is enough. Anyways , 200C is not needed to start with.

'the process of administrating remedy by dissolving in water is accepted in acute cases.'

Nothing could be farther from truth. The dissolving in water makes the remedies amenable to adjustments according to the sensitivity of the patient and that is true in chronic diseases as well. It is a gentler and faster way to cure.

'But in chronic cases the treatment line is different. The potency to start with is 200 in most cases and then upwards'

Once again , this is not correct. You look at the pathology and sensitvity of the patient to pick the potency. There is no hard and fast rule for starting with 200C in a chronic case. There are chronic cases where 6C would be best .
sameervermani last decade
Obviously no hard and fast 'rule'.I agree. But experince shows starting with 200 always pays(because here you cannot meet the patient face to face to determine his susceptibility and sensitivity).Master kent himself advocated to choose potency as per one's experience becasue there is no hard and fast rule. Regarding dissolving in water and giving the remedy is better suited for acute as far as practical real life situations are concerned. In chronic situations as is present if such its given dissolving in water the medicine may have to be given every half an hour or an hour which makes it very difficult to achieve practically. There fore I would still suggest 200 potency thrice daily for 5 days and then stop.

Here the procedure which is easy to follow practically should be given more priority.AS far as the point to go by 'rule' book is concerned. AS per master hahnemann 'All potencies are equally effective for cure' then why 30 why not 6 or 1st potency the answer is because of lack of practicality. Low potencies needs to be repeated so frequently that maintaining the dosage for seven or eight days at a stretch is not possible for most people. Hence , in his later part of life hahnemann who himself once considered 30th potency to be the best ,started to realise its limitation and strongly advocated 200 potency. Kent started at 10M. So if we go by 'rule' many aspects need to be evaluated .

By gone are days when 30 th potency was blindly considered safe. I would request earnest member's to go by the book '21st century homeopathy' published by B.Jain which justifies to start cases with 200 c irrespective of acute or chronic.200c is also a safe potency to start with. Also refer book 'Chronic Diseases' P.N Banerjee and Ghatak. I hope I have cleared doubts.

Hence I request that before more damage is done to the child's teeth start the remedy without further delay.
freeconsult last decade
Thank you very much everyone!

I ordered Kreosotum 200. I think, I will start with a single dose, to be safe. How do I know that the remedy is working? What kind of changes will I observe in this case?

Dr. Tahira, you recommend to give Calc phos 6x for healthy teeth and bones. I would like to do it for my other children. What should be the schedule of the treatment? How often to give it? Can I go with 30C dose (which I have)? Thank you for your suggestion.

And one more question. Where could I learn about different constitutions. What would be the best source? I don't have the opportunity to study this at school. But I would like to know as much as I can from books.
laroberick last decade
If u use calc phos in 6x take 2 tablets as a dose daily for 1 week then gap next week.In 3oc Use on alternate days with single dose.This schedule is for the kids or elders who are patients of Calc phos.Don't take medicines with out cause.Seif medication can be harmful.Even though Im a professional Homeopath even then im very careful while prescribing a remedy for my family and the same i do for my patients.It is good to study books but homeopathy treatment is not dependent only on the constitutional study.

Dr Tahira last decade

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