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Hello, Please let me know if there is a homeopathic equivalent

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Hello,
Please let me know if there is a homeopathic equivalent to penicillin based antibiotics?
I have seen a doctor and he's prescribed flucloxacillin because I've got an abscess under my armpit but don't want to take antibiotics as had lots of problems with candida overgrowth for year as the result of taking them a lot in the past.
thank you
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 3 years ago.
Dr. Shahzad MD :

Hi there. Thank you for your question. I will be helping you out with your queries

Dr. Shahzad MD :

There is no homeopathic equivalent to penicllin.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

What kind of antibiotics caused you a candida infection in the past?

Dr. Shahzad MD :

How big is the abscess?

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Did your doctor drain the abscess?

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Please let me know.

Customer:

It is very big. I went to walk in clinic and he said that is from shaving. He gave me antibiotics and said if it doesn't go away by tomorrow night I'll have to go to hospital so they can drain it.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

I think that the best thing would be to drain the abscess.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Usually an abscess like that is cured very quickly once it is drained.

Customer:

is there a homeopathic remedy that can reduced inflamation?

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Yes

Dr. Shahzad MD :

There are a few medications like arnica

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Rhus tox

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Ruta

Customer:

could you please suggest the dosage and strength? Also is there anything that I can use topically as well?

Dr. Shahzad MD :

10 M (10,000 C) as required

Dr. Shahzad MD :

That is of arnica

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Which is what I suggest you use first.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Another regimen that is commonly used is Arnica 30 - three or four doses at 15 - 45 minute intervals and then 4 - 8 hourly for a day or two or as long as necessary

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Are you with me?

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Are you there

Dr. Shahzad MD :

You can also get arnica topical application as well.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

This also serves the same purpose.

Customer:

sorry I think I had a internet connection problem. would you please answer my question? thank you

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Did you get my responses?

Dr. Shahzad MD :

I mentioned arnica and the dose and its topical application

Customer:

sorry no

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Arnica 30 - three or four doses at 15 - 45 minute intervals and then 4 - 8 hourly for a day or two or as long as necessary

Dr. Shahzad MD :

You can also get arnica topical application as well.

Customer:

Ok. Thank you for your help

Dr. Shahzad MD :

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