Carbon bisulphide (Alc. sulph. Lampadii). C.S2.
To the clinical and principal symptoms from Hering’s Monograph on Carb. sulph., 1870, are added those of a poisoning by Dr. Bernhardt, published in Berl. Kl. Wochenschrift in 1871, marked toxic.
Defective memory ; frequently she did not know what she was to do with the things she was holding in her hands , (toxic).
Difficult thinking, memory weakened.
Sought for things lying before them.
Could not find the right words.
Stares at her hands and fingers with a vacant look , (toxic).
Behavior childish and idiotic , (toxic).
Cheerful, free from care, after wind passed.
Surly, morose ; vehement, irascible.
Want of energy.
Exhilaration bordering on drunkenness.
Vertigo, sudden attacks, while sitting.
Dull muddled feeling in forehead ; as if contracting.
Great dulness of head.
Confusion. θ Headache.
Drunken, unconscious from whisky.
Frequent attacks of fainting , (toxic).
Pressure, most in forehead.
Violent pain in head ; headache increasing until it causes confusion of mind ; feverish attacks ; cold extremities, and spasmodic pulse.
Very sharp pains in head, through temples, nearly every day, notably after dinner ; numbness through to top of her head.
Violent headache, increasing till mind is affected.
Penetrating pain, < by shaking head and heavy steps.
Fluctuating in head, < by moving head.
Painful heavy feeling in head, after breakfast.
Brushing the hair is painful.
Itching on head.
Head sinks forward in walking.
Single nodules on head, sore to touch.
SIGHT AND EYES.
Dim sight ; objects fade away.
Vanishing of sight , (toxic).
Reading brings tears to eyes.
Sunken eyes, with grey rings.
Small pustule on upper lid, itches and burns.
Lids heavy ; sore on moving ; quivering.
HEARING AND EARS.
Ringing in ears.
Stitches in ears ; after stool.
Stitches in left ear.
Pain in left ear, when swallowing.
At intervals, feeling as if some one was quickly pressing on tympanum with a blunt instrument.
Ears as if stopped up.
SMELL AND NOSE.
End of nose burns and is quite red, and burning as if raw.
Tickling in point of nose, with irritation to sneeze.
Sneezing, with sensitiveness in chest.
Eruption on nose.
Expression bewildered and as of one demented , (toxic).
An eruption on nose and cheeks similar to acne of drunkards.
Tetter-like eruption on left cheek, produced through scratching with finger nails ; spreads and is covered with yellowish-brown scabs, disfiguring the face ; almost unbearable on account of continued itching.
Pushes the lower jaw far forward, and gnashes with it against the upper one , (toxic).
Lips dry and burning.
Contractive feeling in muscles of lower jaw.
TEETH AND GUMS.
^^ Evening, throbbing toothache, with burning in last molar, upper left, not very severe but continuing all night.
Toothache brought on by warm food.
Neuralgia of teeth.
TASTE, SPEECH, TONGUE.
Taste : sweetish, foul, bitter, sour, pappy, metallic.
Lisping, stammering speech like that of a child , (toxic).
Saltish taste of phlegm hawked up from fauces.
Great dryness of mouth, with unquenchable thirst , (toxic).
PALATE AND THROAT.
Tickling in posterior portion of palate after lying down, causing violent, dry cough.
Burning in throat, extending to stomach.
Sensation as if a hair had lodged in throat.
Stitching, contracting pain in upper part of oesophagus, as if a piece of bone had lodged there.
Dryness in throat , (toxic).
Scraping feeling in throat, with fine stitches.
Swallowing : difficult ; causes pain in left ear.
APPETITE, THIRST, DESIRES, AVERSIONS.
Hunger, with aversion to eating.
Loss of appetite or speedy satiety when eating.
Great thirst ; desire for beer.
EATING AND DRINKING.
After breakfast : headache ; pressure in stomach ; diarrhoea.
After dinner : pressure in stomach ; diarrhoea ; tickling in urethra ; pain in thigh ; pain in feet ; pain in belly ceases.
After eating : painful, heavy head ; belching ; abdomen puffed up ; bellyache.
Drinks enormous quantities of water , (toxic).
HICCOUGH, BELCHING, NAUSEA AND VOMITING.
Acrid burning eructations after eating.
Sour belching and passage of much sour flatus ; > from belching.
Nausea, with fainting spells ; with pressing frontal headache ; with bitter taste, on awaking ; with frequent eructations ; with accumulation of saliva in mouth, as of fainting.
Inclination to vomit when entering a room or going into open air.
Vomiting of bitter water.
SCROBICULUM AND STOMACH.
Pressing, stitching pains, of short duration in pit of stomach, beginning at one point and radiating to cardiac region, followed by loud belching.
Burning in scrobiculum and stomach.
Stabbing pains in stomach, extending to back.
Flying stitches in region of stomach.
Pressure in region of stomach and under sternum, with herpetic dyscrasia.
Feeling in stomach as if tied together.
Stomach painful to external pressure.
Stitches under short ribs.
Liver complaint, with dropsical swelling of feet.
ABDOMEN AND LOINS.
Cutting pains in bowels.
Pressing, crampy pain in abdomen.
Griping pains around navel, with urging to stool.
Navel drawn inward, with pain. θ Diarrhoea.
Jerking and stitching pains in abdomen.
Rumbling and flatulent complaints ; twisting, rolling, and rumbling as if diarrhoea would set in.
Fulness and distension of abdomen.
Abdominal walls feel bruised and sore.
STOOLS AND RECTUM.
Very offensive and frequent passage of flatus.
Stool always thin, papescent and small.
After stool : headache ; stitches in ears ; pressure in stomach ; burning ; weakness and trembling.
Diarrhoea watery or mucous, with much rumbling.
Chronic diarrhoea, which set in every four to six weeks and lasted for one or two days ; yellowish, frothy, sour smelling fluid evacuations, with tenesmus and colicky pains, particularly in umbilical region, through which the navel was drawn inward ; came on during night.
Stool not increased, but accompanied by tenesmus.
Considerable discharge of bright red blood, with stool.
Constipation : with belching ; with herpes.
Burning and itching at anus.
Stitch-like, cramping pain in bladder and neck of bladder, through to urethra, at same time a similar pain in anus and rectum.
Burning in urethra : with erections ; when urinating.
Involuntary urination during night , (toxic).
MALE SEXUAL ORGANS.
Complete loss of sexual desire.
Tickling in forepart of urethra and sensation as if something would run out.
Burning in urethra during erections and when urinating.
^^ Stitches in left spermatic cord.
^^ Left testicle more swollen and indurated than usual, more painful even when at rest, afterwards smaller and more comfortable.
Scrotum shrivelled and drawn up.
Impotence, with atrophied testicles.
PREGNANCY, PARTURITION, LACTATION.
Labor-pains too weak.
VOICE AND LARYNX, TRACHEA AND BRONCHIA.
Hoarseness, irritation to hawk ; heat in larynx ; scratching and scraped feeling. θ Clergyman’s sore throat.
Expiration hot ; breathing difficult ; flying stitches and burning in chest ; quickly passing over ; but frequently returning.
Asphyxia from alcohol and from coal gas.
Cough from irritation in larynx or at bifurcation of trachea.
Cough caused by heartburn.
INNER CHEST AND LUNGS.
Warmth and fulness in chest, with difficult breathing. θ Congestion of lungs.
Flying-burning and stitches in chest. θ Phthisis.
HEART, PULSE AND CIRCULATION.
Palpitation of heart, with anemic patients ; nun’s murmur in vessels of neck.
Spasmodic pulse. θ Headache.
Diminution of pulse to 52. θ Anemia.
NECK AND BACK.
Rheumatic pains, with stiffness of neck.
Feeling as if a heavy load was hanging of back between scapula.
Pains in small of back and loins.
Pains as if dislocated in region of right loin.
Tensive feeling in small of back, < going up-stairs, with occasional jerking towards hip joint.
Crackling in right shoulder joint from every motion, connected with more or less severe stitches from shoulder joint to elbow, with every change of weather.
Jerking, stitching pain in right shoulder joint.
Stitches from shoulder joint to elbow, or even to wrist, especially violent after midnight and during damp or cold weather.
Tearing pains in left shoulder and right elbow.
Wrist joint scalded with boiling water ; wrist much swollen, blisters partially opened.
Slight scald of left hand ; bright redness without much pain or swelling.
Sensation as if arm was being drawn up.
Vibration and trembling in hands , (toxic).
Gout of hand.
Herpes phlyctanoides, covering dorsal surface of hand.
Laming and pricking pain in left arm ; arm goes to sleep.
Jerking, flying stitches in wrists and in finger joints. θ Rheumatism.
Jerking, stitching rheumatic pains in lower limbs.
Inflammatory sciatica in left thigh, from taking cold, with entire inability to walk.
Chronic sciatica in right thigh, movements of limb impeded.
Pain as if dislocated in right knee.
Pain in left metatarsal bones as if wrenched by a misstep.
Dropsical swelling of feet. θ Hepatic affection.
Audible cracking of ankle when walking ; ankle was sprained two years ago.
Cramps in calves and in toes.
Impetigo : pimples which form scabs, in the popliteal space and on dorsum of foot and hand.
Pain in ankle joints as if broken, in morning in bed.
Stabbing, piercing pain from metatarsal bones through toes, while walking.
Painful tiredness and bruised feeling in soles.
Rheumatism of lower extremities ; slightest motion brings on violent pains, particularly in hips and knees, with redness and swelling of feet.
LIMBS IN GENERAL.
Tearing in all limbs, coming and going, now in one and again in another limb.
A sudden pain catches her and comes so quickly as to make her jump ; pain begins at left elbow and runs down l. side to foot.
Tearing in limbs, with herpes of face.
Jerking, stitching, tearing, flying pains, returning at regular intervals, for a long time.
Crackling of joints after previous gouty affections of joints.
Chronic rheumatic and arthritic affections.
REST, POSITION, MOTION.
Sitting : sudden attacks of vertigo.
Motion : slightest, < rheumatism of lower extremities.
Walking : stabbing pains from metatarsal bones through toes.
A feeling of vibration and trembling in whole body, particularly in hands , (toxic).
When placed on her feet she sinks slowly to the ground , (toxic).
Anesthesia of she skin and mucous membranes , (toxic).
Restless sleep, with tossing in bed.
Night : throbbing toothache ; involuntary urination.
TEMPERATURE AND WEATHER.
Warm food brought on toothache.
Feverish attacks. θ Headache.
Coldness. θ Headache.
After much walking : sweat, which relieved headache.
Suppression of usual perspiration.
Coming and going quickly, pain in forehead and limbs.
Short but quickly returning attacks, at regular intervals.
Every six weeks, chronic diarrhoea.
LOCALITY AND DIRECTION.
Left : ear, stitches ; pain in ear ; swallowing causes pain in ear ; tearing pain in shoulder ; laming jerking pain in arm ; pain in metatarsal bones.
Right : loin, pains as if dislocated ; shoulder joint, crackling and stitching ; tearing pain in elbow ; sciatica in thigh ; pain in knee, as if dislocated.
Forehead as if contracting ; ears as if stopped up ; as if some one was quickly pressing on tympanum with a blunt instrument ; as if a hair had lodged in throat ; right loin as if dislocated ; in left metatarsal bones as if wrenched ; in ankle joint as if broken ; as if tied together, stomach ; as if diarrhoea would set in ; as if something would run from urethra ; as if a heavy load was hanging on back between scapula ; as if arm was being drawn up ; right knee as if dislocated.
Pain : in small of back ; in region of right loin ; in urethra ; in bladder, rectum and anus ; in left ear ; in thigh ; in feet.
Violent pain : in head ; in lower limbs.
Sharp pains : through temples.
Tearing pain : in left shoulder and right elbow ; in all limbs.
Jerking : in abdomen ; wrist and finger joints ; lower limbs ; in bladder ; left spermatic cord ; in right shoulder joint.
Flying stitches : in wrists and finger joints ; in region of stomach ; in chest.
Stitching : upper part of oesophagus ; pit of stomach ; under short ribs ; in abdomen ; in ears ; in throat ; in l. spermatic cord ; in right shoulder joint ; from shoulder to elbow.
Stabbing : in stomach ; from metatarsal bones through toes.
Cutting pain : in bowels.
Piercing : from metatarsal bones through toes.
Penetrating pain : in head.
Pricking : in left arm.
Burning : end of nose ; in last upper left molar ; in throat ; in stomach ; in anus ; in urethra ; in chest.
Bruised feeling : in soles.
Rheumatic pain : in lower limbs ; in neck.
Neuralgia : in teeth.
Flying pains : in stomach.
Pressing : pains in pit of stomach ; pain in abdomen ; pain in forehead.
Pressure : in forehead ; in stomach.
Contracting pain : in upper part of oesophagus ; in muscles of lower jaw.
Tensive feeling : in small of back.
Throbbing : headache ; toothache.
Fluctuating : in head.
Vibrating feeling : in whole body.
Dull feeling : in head.
Fulness : in chest ; in abdomen.
Heavy feeling : in head.
Griping pain : around navel.
Crampy pain : in abdomen ; in bladder ; in anus and rectum.
Cramp : in calves and toes.
Laming pain : in left arm.
Numbness : through top of head.
Heat : in larynx.
Warmth : in chest.
Dryness : in throat ; of mouth.
Scraping feeling : in throat.
Tickling : in point of nose ; palate ; in urethra.
Itching : in anus ; on head.
Enlarged and indurated lymphatic glands.
Rheumatism, either without fever or with only slight fever.
Rheumatism and gout ; after the relief of acute and inflammatory conditions.
Chronic rheumatic and arthritic affections, which, of themselves, are without fever.
Gout, but not gouty dyscrasia.
Gouty swellings when not of too long standing.
Tuberculosis of lungs or bowels.
TOUCH, PASSIVE MOTION, INJURIES.
Pressure : external, stomach painful.
A heavy step : hurts head.
Reading : brings tears to eyes.
Scalds and burns.
Itch and herpetic affections.
Vesicles on a red, inflamed and swollen base, partly close together, but mostly separated ; they contain an opaque, yellowish fluid, which forms thick, yellowish scabs, sometimes the discharge excoriates and produces violent itching. θ Herpes phlyctanoides.
Pimples which form scabs, in popliteal space and on dorsum of foot and hands. θ Impetigo.
STAGE OF LIFE, CONSTITUTION.
Compare : Carb. veg. (flatulency) ; Sulphur (sensitiveness of abdomen).
PLAIN TEXT : LOWEST & DESIGNATES AN OCCASIONALLY CONFIRMED SYMPTOMS;
Plain blue: MORE FREQUENTLY CONFIRMED;
BOLD BLUE : SYMPTOMS VERIFIED BY CURES;
BOLD RED : REPEATEDLY VERIFIED;
$BOLD ITALIC RED$ : AN APPROVED CHARACTERISTIC;
θ : STANDS BETWEEN CURED SYMPTOM & PATHOLOGICAL CONDITION;
** : OBSERVED FROM OLD SCHOOL OR NEW SCHOOL;
toxic : Toxicology;
r : Right;
l : Left;
< : Increased or aggravation;
> : Decrease or amelioration;
^^ : Symptoms observed only on the sick “