Symptoms and hints related to Chest from the Hahnemann’s therapeutic hints by R.E. Dudgeon, originally published in 1894. …




Full of phlegm-BAR., CAL.

Weight on-PHO., SUL.

Tightness-ALM., AM-C., CB-V., GRP., NA-M., NIT., NI-X., SU- X., vER.

– spasmodic-K-CA.

Tightness, m suffocative, n.-SUL.

– cannot lie with head low-NIT.

Tightness and short breath- NA-C., SIL.

-oppression and shortness of breath when walking, going up hill, and lying in bed, n.-SEP.

-with whistling and rales in chest and visible palpitation of heart-SUL.

-in m.-CON.,, K-CA.

-at n.-CAL.

-when at rest-SIL.

– when working-AM-M.

-when working with hands-NA-M.

– when walking quickly-K-CA.

– on going up hill-ARS.

– on waking, m.-CON.

Constriction-NX-V., VER.

Oppression-GRP., SEP.

-with nocturnal cough-BAR.

– with short breathing when working-LYC.

Catarrh,, chronic-STN., TAX.



Spasm-GRP., K-CA.

Pain, under l. breast when lying on it-PHO.

-from movement-SEP.

– in side, when breathing and coughing -SEP.

-burning-CAL., SUL.

– rising up like heartburn-LYC.

– – in upper part of chest-AM-C.

– sore-CB-V.

-sore, burning-PHO.

-sore, in middle-SEP.


Pain, pressure on-CAL., PHO., SIL.

– – when coughing and sneezing-SIL.

– – on l. lowest rib-LYC.

-pressive, shooting-NA-C.

Spasmodic constriction, after speaking-HEP.

Stitches-CB-V., GUI.

– in side-PET.

-chronic, in side-PHO.

left side-LYC., SEP.

-in l. side, also when touched -PHO.

– during mental work-SEP.

-on moving-CAL.

– in left side when bending to that side-CAL.

-when coughing-NA-M.

-when breathing deep-NA-M., NIT.

– through to l. scapula-SUL.

Pain, shooting, worse when moving-BRY.

– – through to back-SIL.

– – under l. ribs-SIL.

– tensive-NA-M.

– tearing from upper part of l.lung to shoulder joint- AM-C.

Pain, jerking-CON.

Weakness from speaking-PH-X.

Fatigue, from singing-SUL.

Pleurodynia-ACO., ARN.

Pleurisy-ACO., LED., SQU.



Lung, suppuration of, with stitches-CHI.

Phthisis-DRO., STN.

– suppurative-K-CA., LYC.

-with foetid purulent expectoration-GUI.

Angina pectoris-ARS.

Hydrothorax-CB-V., CCH.

R.E. Dudgeon
Robert Ellis Dudgeon 1820 – 1904 Licentiate of the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh in 1839, Robert Ellis Dudgeon studied in Paris and Vienna before graduating as a doctor. Robert Ellis Dudgeon then became the editor of the British Journal of Homeopathy and he held this post for forty years.
Robert Ellis Dudgeon practiced at the London Homeopathic Hospital and specialised in Optics.
Robert Ellis Dudgeon wrote Pathogenetic Cyclopaedia 1839, Cure of Pannus by Innoculation, London and Edinburgh Journal of Medical Science 1844, Hahnemann’s Organon, 1849, Lectures on the Theory & Practice of Homeopathy, 1853, Homeopathic Treatment and Prevention of Asiatic Cholera 1847, Hahnemann’s Therapeutic Hints 1847, On Subaqueous Vision, Philosophical Magazine, 1871, The Influence of Homeopathy on General Medical Practice Since the Death of Hahnemann 1874, Repertory of the Homeopathic Materia Medica, 2 vols 1878-81, The Human Eye Its Optical Construction, 1878, Hahnemann’s Materia Medica Pura, 1880, The Sphygmograph, 1882, Materia Medica: Physiological and Applied 1884, Hahnemann the Founder of Scientific Therapeutics 1882, Hahnemann’s Organon 1893 5th Edition, Prolongation of Life 1900, Hahnemann’s Lesser Writing.