Pyomyositis is a rare and treatable bacterial infection that affects skeletal muscles, the muscles which is moved frequently.
Pyomyositis usually results in an abscess (a swollen area that contains pus) that forms in your muscle. The larger muscles in your legs, especially your quadriceps (thigh muscles), are most commonly affected by pyomyositis, but it can occur in other muscles.
Approximately 90% of pyomyositis cases are caused by the bacterium Staphylococcus aureus (a common staph infection bacterium).
Most people have Staphylococcus aureus bacteria living on their skin or in their noses. These bacteria only cause problems when they make their way inside your body.
The symptoms of pyomyositis depend on how far the infection has progressed. There are three general stages of pyomyositis.
Stage one of pyomyositis can last 10 to 21 days. Symptoms include:
In stage two of pyomyositis, the abscess has formed in the muscle. About 90% of people with pyomyositis are diagnosed at this stage. Symptoms include:
If pyomyositis is not treated in stage two, it progresses to stage three. Stage three of pyomyositis is serious and life-threatening. Symptoms and complications of pyomyositis include:
Risk factors for developing pyomyositis include:
Homoeopathy today is a rapidly growing system and is being practiced all over the world. It strength lies in its evident effectiveness as it takes a holistic approach towards the sick individual through promotion of inner balance at mental, emotional, spiritual and physical levels. When is concerned there are many effective medicines available in Homoeopathy, but the selection depends upon the individuality of the patient , considering mental and physical symptoms.
Few homoeopathic medicine can be thought of in the treatment of pyomyositis are:
Merc sol., hepar sulph., silicea, secale cor., pyrogen, lachesis, calcarea sulph., etc