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Rheumatic drawing pain during motion. Nervous exhaustion. Feeling best when walking or lying quite still.
Clinical Useful for open wounds, with great soreness and pain, the parts will not heal, tend to inflame and suppurate. In phlegmonous erysipelas it seems to be a valuable topical applications; it is also useful as a local application in bad ulcers of os uteri, offensive leucorrhoea.
Mind and Head
Anxiety during chill, with taciturnity and solitude. Fretfulness, with a sleepy, dreamy condition. Irritability, then despair and anguish. Dull sensation in head; especially in upper part of occiput. Confusion of head as after a nights debauch, in morning heaviness of H. as after a long illness. Pain in forehead after eating, with heat in it. P. in occiput. Disagreeable sensation in occiput, extending to back of neck. Itching of scalp.
Inflammation of white of eye, with headache while lying now in forehead, now in temples. Dilatation of pupils. Swelling of lids. Dryness of margins of lids, with biting as from smoke.
Face and Mouth
Prickling pain in face, then in forehead, then in face again. Drawing tensive pain in glands before l. ramus of lower jaw on moving head. Vesicles in l. corner of lower lip. Swollen sensation in lips, spreading to sides of nose, then to eyes and forehead, with burning stinging, speech scarcely recognizable. Salivation.
Submaxillary glands swollen an painful to touch as of suppurating; painful on touch in afternoon as if swollen, at times causing tensive pain. which especially on swallowing, becomes a pressure in throat. Pain in front, beneath chin, on motion and pressure, and at union of clavicle with sternum. Scraping an accumulation of mucus. Bitter taste of mucus before eating.
Stomach and Abdomen
Appetite diminished for dinner, though he relishes food when he eats. Hiccough after, smoking. Threatening of nausea in forenoon. Disordered digestion. Boring-digging deep in umbilical region when walking. Stitches in middle of r. side of abdomen on motion.
Stool and Urinary and Sexual Organs
Stool in morning preceded by griping and anxiety in abdomen and accompanied by chill. Soft stool covered with mucus. Tearings in urethra at times during a chill. Frequent micturition, urine as white as water and burning. Emission of semen.
Respiratory Organs, Chest and Pulse
Deep inspiration, with heat in chest and face. Great efforts to inflate lower lobes of lungs, only successful when sitting up. Pressure in l. side of chest in evening in bed, with oppression. Drawing pressure in l. side of chest when standing while taking drug; drawing P. in l. side of C. and on sternum, with stitches in r. side of chest. Pulse irregular and diminishing rapidly.
Neck and Back
Rheumatic drawing pain in r. side of neck ending to shoulder, (<) bending neck to r. side and on raising r. arm. Tearing between scapulae. Aching beneath lower tip of r. scapula in afternoon, with sensation as if everything were suppurating and bruised; A. in l. lumbar region, then in both lumbar regions.
Axillary glands painful to touch. Drawing pressive tension in wrists and ankles during rest. Weariness of lower limbs. Bruised pain in outer side of knees while sitting. Burning tearing in upper part of calf while sitting. Drawing pinching on inner border of sole while sitting.
Skin and Sleep
A wound becomes raw and inflames anew. Sticking in the sound during fever heat, with redness of surrounding parts. Bruised pain in a wound in morning, with smarting and throbbing as if it would suppurate. Itching. Restlessness at night with continual waking, frequent micturition and much drinking.
Chilliness all the morning, with sensitiveness to air; C. at beginning of almost all symptoms. Shivering, with gooseflesh, while skin is warm to touch; S. in back, with pressure in l. last true ribs and movements in epigastric region and abdomen as if he would faint. Cold hands and feet; all the forenoon, with drawing, rheumatic pains through whole body, and after sitting for some time, aching in ribs as if squeezed together and bruised. Heat all the forenoon, with sweat, weakness in chest and heat in axillae; in afternoon, with creeping chills and thirst, but drinking always causes a shaking chill. Heat in evening in bed; with sweat; especially burning and sweat of feet. Heat, but cold drinks cause shivering. H. abates after 5 P.M. without shivering, even in open air, the head feels freer, breathing is easier, voice stronger and deeper; internal, towards evening while sitting, with external coldness, creeping chills and almost dread of drinking; flushes in forehead in evening; H. in face after dinner, and in hands and feet, then thirst.