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child fears water in ears + speech problems

Hi, I am new to this forum but have been an avid reader and user of abchomeopathy for some time. I myself have been treated homeopathically for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis and depression the past 5 years with great results, however my partner is not a believer and consequently struggles with the concept of treating our five year old. As you can appreciate this makes it difficult for me to get help from my homeopath :-( so I would really appreciate some on-line advice.

She is physically fit & healthy and has never had antibiotics/painkillers and just the Polio/Hib/Dip/Tet immunisations. Chicken Pox at 18months and throws out high temperatures overnight when she is unwell. However she has speech problems, which I have seen flashes of improvement with using certain remedies in the past but never continued progress. Namely, her problems are with pronunciation of certain sounds and letters (C, F, G, K, Q, S, V, Z - equivalent to a two/three year old). She has seen a speech therapist recently under the NHS but only for 5 half hour sessions. From this it is clear that she is able to make most of the correct sounds with a lot of effort and determination but immediatly reverts back to her old ways when not concentrating. She also regresses to baby speech at times, saying gaga, mama, dada, Molly want cuddle, Molly want drink, Molly need wee, etc and just recently has taken to pretending to breast feed with me. She is an only child.
My other concern is her aversion/fear of water in her ears at shower/bathtime and at the swimming pool - she says it makes her deaf and obviously frustrates her and she wiggles her fingers in her ears until she get relief (her father struggles with the same problem and as a teenager was diagnosed with wafer-thin ear drums? - he finds it hard to hear the human voice when there is background noise or when you are not in the same room as him)
Hope someone can help me and please do not hesitate to ask me for any further info.
Kind regards
  aquarianmoonshine on 2006-06-20
This is just a forum. Assume posts are not from medical professionals.
please put down the general nature of the child.

- shy, introvert or social, response to strangers, whether arrogant.

- slim or fat.

- likes and dislikes in food, any particular craving or aversion.

- physically weak or strong

- whether she sweats a lot, where does it sweat more, smell of the sweat.

- any wierd or unnatural behaviour noticed with the child?
rishimba last decade
Many thanks for the prompt response.

She is shy with strangers, looks up through her eyelashes and puts her fingers in her mouth when shy. She often acts the 'clown' to cover up her shyness particularly with her peers. I dont think I've seen her arrogant. She seems to compensate for any feelings of inferiority by bragging her achievments i.e. if we have a friend for tea and I converse with the friend perhaps commenting on her drawing, Molly will always push in front with hers saying 'look at mine mummy' or if the friend mentions she has done something she has to go one better.

She is neither under or overweight now but was very chubby up to the age of two after being only 5lb8oz at birth - gained alot of weight within first 12 weeks from breast milk. She does appear to have a sunken chest and shoulders..

She loves pasta, bread, butter, carrots, potatoes (not chips) but avoids meat (chicken, mince, steak, lamb etc) and will only eat sausages and ham and occasionally bacon. Loves Ice Lollies but not keen on ice cream. Not keen on trying new foods.

Physically weak overall but appears strong in front of other children i.e. climbing at the playground and says to herself out loud sometimes 'I can do it' i.e. when needing to jump down from a height.

Does not sweat alot but when overheated gets very rosy cheeks and moist at back of neck/bottom of back.

She often gets up and comes into our bed during the night with an exuse for me to tuck her back in and give her a cuddle. this tends to happen only during term-time. Hurt if nobody plays with her at school or ignores her and doesnt like school for that reason although makes herself go and puts on a brave face - when I ask her what she does when alone in the playground she says she walks around and sings a happy song to herself. (have spoken to teachers re this but they havent seen it happen and says she is a popular little girl) Just recently have also noticed that when she is doing a task alone she will talk to herself rather like a tv presenter/teacher i.e. 'you get some paint on your brush and'. She gets very angry and shouts till red in the face, stamping her feet if she is not allowed to do something her way. she is forever asking me whether i can do something she can i.e. a dance move, a hand movement.

Writing this I myself perhaps see lycopodium....
aquarianmoonshine last decade
give her a single dose of SULPHUR 200C on any one day.

after 2 days, start the treatment.

you have to give her BARYTA CARB 1M one dose in the morning in empty stomach every 3 to 4 days.

this remedy is suitable to her personality type and will work.

BARYTA CARB is a slow acting remedy and so will take time to show up its result. this needs repetition of the doses.

you can expect some results in the next 15-20 days.

once you notice an improvement in her, taper down the doses to once a week.
rishimba last decade
P.S. Molly also has a fear of moving dogs and flying insects but will make herself walk near to a dog that is static or past a static moth on the stairs in an attempt to say 'look I'm not scared' but as soon as they start moving she runs. She also sings made-up songs to herself alot...

Thanks again
aquarianmoonshine last decade
So grateful for your help - I have just posted a P.S. which has crossed with your response but hopefully still points to the remedies you have specified - let me know if not.

Will let you know how we get on.
aquarianmoonshine last decade

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