Stones are small and passable: After determining the diameter of the stones as seen in the USG (Ultra Sonography) treatment is initiated with the intention of:
Helping breakdown of stones.
Relieving spasm and inflammation of the tissue around the stone making it easier for it to pass.
Long-term treatment beyond 6 months helps in reducing recurrence and especially useful for patients with a positive family history or history of relapses.
Stones are large (10mm & above) and obstructed:
Helping breakdown of stones. The results may vary and a treatment course of 4-6 months can give some indication of the extent to which the meds are helping.
Relieving spasm and inflammation of the tissue around the stone helping it to pass if possible and when broken down.
Some patients may be recommended lithotripsy or surgery. However, long-term treatment beyond 6 months is highly recommended as it helps in reducing recurrences significantly.
Medicines used in Homeopathy
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