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Chemical Burn, Swelling, Rash Dosages

Love this website! My questions are varied. I had 1st degree chemical burns on my face, neck and parts of lower arms from a skincare product with extreme facial and throat swelling to the point my eyes almost closed shut, sought out a homeopathic doctor who prescribed Apis Mel 5 pills on the hour, Cantharis 5 every 2 hours, also once a week something I can't read, and Sulphur drops 2 on the tongue morning and evening.

The extreme burning and swelling of my face and neck started to subside within 48 hours with the skin crusting, small red blisters coming up out of the skin etc, odd red patches coming up, drying out and then flaking off. I was told to reduce to Apis every 2nd hour and Cantharis every 4th, Sulphur the same dosage, now am out of the country traveling and experiencing a bit of itching on forearms after trying to apply body lotion, neck still slightly red itchy, some bumps/redness coming up on very old scars from long ago on legs, etc. where my original issues did not appear.

I was told to use the 2 drops Sulphur for 30 days morning and night, and am not diluting it in water, just tapped onto the tongue. I am trying to get in touch with my doctor out of country to see if I should stop the Apis/Cantharis as the instructions were to stop after 5 days if improved (a bit relative term) as I still have the itching come up as shown by the skin lotion onto my forearms so have continued taking all remedies. Today I decided to reduce to Apis every 4 hours, Cantharis every 6, Sulphur the same schedule. Am not sure if the Sulphur is considered a huge dosage twice a day for 30 days, or if it is also exacerbating things. I have allergies to mold, dust, pollen, cats, and contact dermatitis with rubber/latex and other manmade substances used in shoes, shoe dyes etc. I have not eaten red meat for over 40 years and eat a pretty clean diet, no alcohol, not much spice. I have not been able to reach my doctor as of yet and am also curious to hear another opinion. I was not told to stop eating sweets, not smoke or be around smoke,stop coffee, only I should wait 5 minutes after eating or drinking to take the remedies. I am very intrigued with homeopathy and have used it successfully before under doctor's care and also used Arnica on my own when I slipped in a hotel bathroom and injured my arm badly. I took Arnica basically like candy throughout the whole night and next day and greatly improved the pain and had quick healing of the sprain in wrist and arm I fell on. Thank you in advance for any advice/information, am very grateful.
[message edited by silver7 on Mon, 16 May 2016 08:08:47 UTC]
  silver7 on 2016-05-16
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