The term *vaccinosis* is a term used by homeopaths or
holistic veterinarians to describe
* a variety of symptoms* that occur as a result of vaccines.
I'll try to be brief on this;- a young pup/kitten, with a undeveloped immune system is given a series of *shots* usually a combination of a MLV in a effort to prevent a particular disease.
What happens after the shot is given?
If an animal has a depressed immune system there will probably be an
immediate reaction to this, fever, swollen lymph nodes, blisters breaking out,
swelling at the injection site etc.
If there is no *immediate* reaction to the vaccine, it
usually goes *underground or further into the body* and attacks a system in the
body, which will show up further along. Could
be a month, 3 months, a year or longer. Every *body* is different and will react
in a different way, for some it is HOD, pancreatitis, hypothroidism etc, or in
the case of Bruno a chronic case of acne and allergies, in which the immune
system was further depressed with the on again/off again use of antibiotics.
The two most common remedies used for *vaccinosis* are
Thuja or Sulpher..but not always; this is why Sandy recommended a *good
homeopath* to take the case..which involves looking at the *whole animal* and
not just at the symptoms (acne & allergies). Based on the *mental and
physical* symptoms that the caregiver (you) can relate to the
homeopath/vet a remedy is given to effect a permanent *cure* to vaccinosis. This
is what is known as the *constitutional* remedy, and from there if other minor
problems crop up these can be cured with a different remedy.
Homeopathy is not a *magic bullet* approach; it does take
time and patience,but the money is well spent and when you see the results it is
I hope this helps you to understand a little about the term
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