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What do white patch on the face indicate?

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i am 31year female with symptoms of white patch on my face past from 2 years suffering from this issue .i have consulted the allopathic doctor who had advice me to put a steroid cream. i have been applying this cream from past 2 years .every time it appears on different place but specifically on head and neck region. for your information i am patient of hypothyroid for which i am taking thyronorm of 100 mg and potential diabetic too .
Posted Sun, 9 Mar 2014 in Homeopathy
Answered by Dr. C. J. Varghese 10 hours later
Brief Answer: most probably Leucoderma or vitiligo Detailed Answer: Hello friend, Thank you for posting your query through Healthcare magic. Your present complaint of white patches on your neck and head are most probably Leucoderma or vitiligo. This is produced because of the absence of melanin pigments in the affected area. Melanin is a skin pigment which is produced in the skin by the stimulation of a hormone called Melanocyte stimulating hormone (MSH) produced from the pituitary gland of brain. The affection of the brain now is because of the suppressive treatment that you are undergoing for your Hypothyroidism. The affection of pancreas producing diabetes, hypothyroidism, vitiligo etc. are all your constitutional problems developed at this age due to your genetic peculiarities. The present method of allopathic treatment that you are following by applying steroids or taking thyronorm is not going to help you to cure your genetic and constitutional problems. It is unscientific to think about individual diseases you are suffering like hypothyroidism, vitiligo, diabetes etc as unconnected and trying to cure each of the diseases by different medications. All these diseases are interconnected because all of them are occurring in your single body. Your present body is made up of the primordial half cell of your father and half cell of your mother, which later developed into the present body of trillions of cells containing the same genetic materials you inherited from your parents. We Homoeopaths study YOU, your genetics, constitution, your life situations, your individualistic reactions to the life situations -both physical and mental- in order to cure you. Once YOU are cured all your diseases will be cured and you will be converted back to permanent health. You have to stop your external application of steroid cream, thyronorm and any other antidiabetic drug. If you are interested to take Homoeopathic treatment, get back to me at the earliest by direct question facility or follow up question facility of Health care magic . I will then send to you a case taking format in which you can develop your case and forward it to me. Then I will prescribe your genetic and constitutional remedy. Homoeopathy will cure you rapidly and permanently. With best wishes, Dr C. J. Varghese Homoeopath
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Follow-up: What do white patch on the face indicate? 10 days later
thanks for the concern, 1)but i think from earlier mail it was misdiagnosed with diabetic . i am potential diabetic which means that disease runs in my family and i may have this later in life. 2) stopping all the medication all together may cause some problem to occur in my body because of which i have started the medication. 3) as far as leucoderma is considered. to elaborate in this topic, i was suffering from these patches past from 2 years which exactly means that each year during the winter it get appear in the head and neck area but other part of body remain unaffected. 4) please suggest me proper medication plan for hypothyroidism and leucoderma and how to proceed with that medication? presently my values for TSH is normal(with 100 mg thyronorm) 5) what all food i need to stop/continue. regards, XXXXXXX
Answered by Dr. C. J. Varghese 22 hours later
Brief Answer: Hello XXXXXXX Thank you for the mail. Detailed Answer: Hello XXXXXXX I have sufficiently explained our approach of Homoeopathy in a case like yours . We do not treat your individual diseases. You need not worry about the outcome of stopping allopathic medications for your individual disease conditions. Almost all difficult cases that come to us for treatment are of that category. With right Homoeopathic remedy, you can stop those drugs. I am hereby attaching a case taking format as I had promised in my last answer. You can take sufficient time to elaborate your case and send it to me. Your life situations, your mental and physical constitutional features and genetic tendencies should be elaborated. After studying your case I will prescribe your constitutional remedy. With Best Wishes, Dr. C. J. Varghese, Homoeopath ____________________________________________________________________ CASE TAKING / RECEIVING FORMAT (This is only a frame work to help you to develop your case. You can expand your case to any extent. But try to help the physician to understand your genetic dispositions, individuality and constitution in the physical and mental plain. ) I PRELIMINARY DATA 1. Name 2. Age 3. Sex 4. Occupation 5. Financial Status 6. Social status 7. Religion 8. Address 9. Contact no 10. Email address 11. Mother tongue II PRESENTING /CHIEF COMPLAINTS 1. Since when the complaints started 2. Onset sudden or gradual 3. Pain –its duration, how long it remains, how it comes and goes, its character, its extension 4. Side of affection - Left or Right, from left to right or from right to left, upper left and lower right or upper right and lower left 5. Aggravating or ameliorating factors or conditions 6. Supportive investigations and reports, diagnosis, findings… 7. Speed of development of disease - slow or fast 8. Probable or final diagnosis III ASSOCIATED COMPLAINTS / OTHER DISEASES 1. Since when the complaints started 2. Onset sudden or gradual 3. Pain –its duration, how long it remains, how it comes and goes, its character, its extension 4. Side of affection - Left or Right, from left to right or from right to left, upper left and lower right or upper right and lower left 5. Aggravating or ameliorating factors or conditions 6. Supportive investigations and reports, diagnosis, findings… 7. Speed of development of disease - slow or fast 8. Probable or final diagnosis IV PAST HISTORY ( MAJOR ILLNESSES / SURGERIES / ACCIDENTS) IN THE PAST 1. Never well since like vaccination, pneumonia, typhoid, malaria etc. 2. Any suppressive treatment like ointments for skin, laser therapy for stones, corrective surgery for eye etc. 3. Emotions that precipitate the disease every time 4. Emotional conflict happened just prior to the onset of disease that remain unresolved 5. How from lower layers of tissues the disease shifted to more important and higher layers of tissues 6. Chronological journey of disease- how you started with first sickness, next what happened , then what etc. till you developed the present state of illness. V FAMILY HISTORY / HEREDITARY DISEASE TENDENCIES/GENETIC DISEASES ETC. IN THE FAMILY 1. Father 2. Mother 3. Paternal Grand Father 4. Paternal Grand Mother 5. Siblings, in order 6. Paternal uncles and aunts 7. Maternal uncles and aunts VI GYNAECOLOGICAL / OBSTETRICAL HISTORY (FEMALES ONLY) 1. Menses in detail 2. Complaints before, during and after menses 3. Menarche (onset) age, early, late etc. 4. Menopause (stoppage ) normal, early, late, complaints during. 5. Children born, living, dead. 6. Abortions, Miscarriages, delivery normal or surgical VII DRUG / TREATMENT HISTORY 1. Any medication, Allopathic, Ayurvedic or Homoeopatic 2. Allergic sensitivity to any drug 3. Over use or abuse of drugs 4. Any affection / side effects of taking drugs VIII INVESTIGATION REPORTS / RESULTS (ATTACH RELEVANT REPORTS) 1. General health 2. Presenting complaints IX PATIENT AS A PERSON / PHYSICAL / GENERAL 1. Appearance: built, structure, height, weight, complexion, face, skin, warts, moles, discolouration, pigmentation etc. 2. Speed: of talking, eating, working, walking, 3. Thermals: Sensitivity to cold or heat, can tolerate heat or cold better, need or fan / ac, need of warm clothes, covers uncovers during sleep, takes warm or cold bath… 4. Appetite: normal, increased or decreased, peculiarities in eating habits, veg/non-ves, desires, cravings and aversions, aggravation and ameliorations, intolerances and ailments from particular tastes and items of food, prefer cold, warm or hot food, 5. Thirst: quantity of water drinking in a day, thirsty during night, drinks by habit or by feeling thirsty, during meals only or drinks in between, throat and mouth getting dry, cold or room temperature, warm or hot water, fruit juices, other drinks 6. Stool: habits, frequency, difficulties, any complaints before, during, and after. 7. Urine: any difficulty, any complaint 8. Sleep: sound/ disturbed, deep comatose or catnap- alert, easily waking, restless, tossing about in bed, position in sleep, salivation during etc. 9. Dreams: good/ bad, frightful, repetitive, related to family, work, death, dead bodies, accidents etc. 10. Side: which side is predominantly or frequently affected, 11. Sensitivities: to sun, noise, light, tight clothing, touch, strong or perfume smell, rain, cloudy weather, winds, moon phases etc., how affected and how much… 12. Senses: vision, smell hearing, touch, taste, extra sensory perception etc. 13. Habits: smoking, drinking, chewing etc. X PATIENT AS A PERSON/ MIND/ LIFE SITUATION 1. Family, single, married, staying together, multiple partners, staying with whom, joint family, nuclear family, mutual relationships etc. 2. Job, salary, working conditions, job satisfaction, work site conflicts, 3. Education, diligence for gathering or updating knowledge, eligibility or qualified for the job, laziness to study or to exert mentally, 4. Expressive or non expressive, extrovert or introvert, vivacious or quiet, loquacious or silent, loud talker, sweet talker, self praise, open hearted, foolish talking, lewd or talking about sex, expansive, changing subjects, talking about money, health, religion, talking to himself, jesting etc. 5. Communicative, easily starting conversation, easily mixing with strangers, sharing feelings with others, prefers to be in company or solitude 6. Intellect: studied by self, or pushed by others, how handles work, intellectually sharp or slow, concentration and comprehension easy, reading desires, idiocy or childishness, making mistakes while talking and writing, good and quick or bad and slow in making decisions, indecisive or yielding to the opinion of others, etc. 7. Diligence or non diligence, regular or not in going to school, work , office etc. 8. Morals: respecting rules and morality, sensitive to values 9. Will: good and confident in handling responsibilities alone and in critical situations, or wanting support always, reacting or supporting injustice, strong or weak willed, confident or timid, dependant or courageous, optimistic, persevering and positive or pessimis, bashful or embarrassment. 10. Memory: good or bad, recollecting events of the past, remembering numbers and names, active or weak , any forgetfulness… 11. Nature or disposition: angry or mild, yielding or haughty, weeping, sarcastic, contemptuous, apprehensive, fearful , contented or discontented , quarrelsome, fighter, revolting or indifferent etc. 12. Emotions: when getting angry how reacts, anger expressed or suppressed, expressed even to elders, keep thinking about the issue for long or can forget or forgive easily, sentimental or sensitive, sympathetic to the point of forgetting one’s own needs, involved in XXXXXXX or social service, grieved, affectionate, jealousy, rage etc 13. Sensitivity: to behaviour of others, rudeness, criticism, reproach, contradiction of others, relationship, social position, success or failure, money, admonition, ego, appreciation, injustice, to the surroundings, cleanliness mania, nature, animals, music, religion etc. 14. Anxiety about conscience, health, children, family, future, salvation, about trifles, for others, apprehension, anticipation, punctuality, 15. Attachment: to career, position, family, friends, name and fame, money, 16. Consolation desires, ameliorates, aggravates, appreciation craves, 17. Fears: any fixed fear XI N.B: You can expand the case to any extent for making the physician understand your life situations and your genetic and constitutional reactions to them so that the physician can very easily understand your individualistic and characteristic features, both physical and mental and thus arrive at your curative remedy, the SIMILIMUM.
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