U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A member asked:

Is the best treatment of microcephaly in homeopathic medicines?

2 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
Impossible: Microcephaly is an anatomic problem, often caused by genetics. It cannot be treated in any way through any medicine, including homeopathic.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Dr. John Garner
Dr. John Garner commented
Cardiology 17 years experience
Nor, may I add, can anything else in this world be treated by homeopathy. Please see Wikipedia's entry for homeopathy for a full discussion of why it is utter quackery, and an extensive list of ways people have proven it.
Nov 23, 2012
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 43 years experience
Collaborative care: People with microcephaly generally have complex problems that come along with the size of their heads. Homeopathy will not alter the microcephaly itself, but may well help seizures and behavioral problems that the person also has. I would suggest teamwork between a good family physician, neurologist, and experienced homeopath in working with such a person over time.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Jun 15, 2018

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.