Cancer is a diseased condition in which there is uncontrolled growth of a group of cells along with tendency of spreading or metastasis to other locations via lymph or blood. Cancer manifests itself in the form of tumor or leukemia. Cancer in babies can occur in the same part of the body as adults, but there are differences. Childhood cancer can occur suddenly, without early symptoms, and have a high rate of cure.
Signs and symptoms
Sign and symptoms of cancer in babies mainly depends upon the type of cancer, some common findings are as follows:
- Weight loss
- Bleeding or excessive bruising
- Tiredness or excessive fatigue
- Pale looking
- Recurrent infection
- Early morning headache often associated with vomiting
- Nausea with or without vomiting
- Persistent and recurrent pyrexia or fever of unknown origin
- Eye or vision changes
- Might sweat
- Mass or lump in the region of neck, abdomen, pelvis, chest, or armpit.
Diagnosis of cancer symptoms
Blood test – to check the number of blood cells
Biopsy – it helps to diagnose the disease, here a sample of tissue is removed and examined under microscope.
Ultrasound scan – uses sound waves to build up a picture of the tissue inside the body.
Bone marrow test – to examine the inside of the bone marrow
Lumber puncture – sample of fluid is taken from around the spinal cord.
X-ray scan – in order to diagnose any abnormal changes.
Other tests mainly include:
ü CT scan
ü BONE SCAN
ü PET scan
ü MRI scan
These tests are beneficial to rule out the progression or stage of the cancer.
Homeopathic medicines for symptoms of cancer in babies
Homeopathy is one of the most popular holistic systems of medicine. The selection of remedy is based upon the theory of individualization and symptoms similarity by using holistic approach. This is the only way through which a state of complete health can be regained by removing all the sign and symptoms from which the patient is suffering. The aim of homeopathy is not only to treat cancer symptoms in babies but to address its underlying cause and individual susceptibility. As far as therapeutic medication is concerned, several remedies are available to treat cancer symptoms that can be selected on the basis of cause, sensations and modalities of the complaints. For individualized remedy selection and treatment, the patient should consult a qualified homeopathic doctor in person. There are following remedies which are helpful in the treatment of cancer symptoms in babies:
Arsenic album, Bromium, Cadmium Sulph, Carbo Animalis , Carcinosin, Conium, Hydrastis, Lycopodium, Nitric Acid, Phosphorous, Phytolacca, Silicea, Antim Crude, Apis Mel, Arsenic Iod, Aurum Mur, Baptesia, Bellis P, Cadmium Sulph, Calcaria Carb, Carbo Veg, Graphites, Iodium, Kali Bi, Kali Iod, Kali Phos, Kali Sulph, Kreosote, Lachesis, Mercurius, Opium, Secale Cor, Sulphur, Thuja , and many other medicines.