Total loss of appetite in the morning, but great craving for food at noon and at night; sensation of an undigested, hard- boiled egg in the stomach, the food sags in stomach and lies there like a load (Nux v., a knotted feeling); continual distressing constriction just above the pit of the stomach; painful sensation as if something were lodged in the chest and
had to be coughing up, hardly any amount of coughing dislodges the painful object; waterbrash follows and often large quantities of mucus are brought up, but the offending subject remains causing much distress and profuse lachrymation. (H.N.G.) DISTRESS IMMEDIATELY AFTER EATING.
Gnawing hunger; craves bread boiled in milk; appetite sometimes ravenous while emaciating; burning in stomach as from acidity; sensation as if the stomach were hanging or swimming in water, with a peculiar feeling of coldness and a dulness to all irritants; pains cutting, gnawing burning, sometimes contracting and stinging, mostly (<) at night; never entirely free from pain even in the intervals of the spasms; constipation; haemorrhoids; gastralgia after suppressed gout.
Violent burning pain in stomach, cannot bear slightest pressure; Sensation as if there were an ulcer in the stomach or as if the contents were in a constant ferment; sour eructations; sour vomiting; profuse salivation and waterbrash day and night; great
thirst for large quantities of water; profuse urination; profuse debilitating night-sweats and emaciation, bread and butter disagrees, cannot drink anything cold and vomits at every meal.
Pressure in stomach and pit of stomach, as from a weight or hard stone, extending through to the back; warmth in stomach; anxious feeling in the praecordia; severe and constant pain in epigastrium, pressing outward.
Pain in stomach for four or five hours after eating, which continues till food is taken; aching, cutting and burning distress in stomach, fluttering sensation with faintness in pit of stomach; periodical tightness in the scrobiculus, with labored breathing.
Painful contractions of stomach, so severe as to prevent vomiting; tearing, rending pains in pit of stomach, extending to oesophagus, with sensation as if the stomach were turned upside down, accompanied by a burning feeling up the chest; while eating sudden heaviness in forehead; desire for wine (anaemic patients); intolerance of milk.
Eructations with the taste of apples or rotten eggs; heart burn almost always after eating meat; burning and twisting pains in the stomach an hour or more after a meal; constant sensation in stomach as if it were sinking like a heavy weight towards the abdomen; gastric derangement with itching, burning and redness in different parts of the body as if frost-bitten; much hunger, but no appetite; fainting turns with inclination to vomit, sometimes alternating with a jerking as of some heavy object.
Terrible distress in upper part of epigastrium; must hold mouth open when walking on account of heat in throat and lungs; sighs and walks the room with fear of dying; belching relieves faintness of stomach.
Drawing pain at cardia when walking fast; craving for food, eating relieves distress for a few hours, the craving then returns to be again relieved by eating; heartburn after eating soup; sensation of fasting in pit of stomach, followed by pressure in stomach, in the morning; weak memory.
After eating very little food violent convulsive pains in the stomach, with nausea, oppression of chest and violent gaping; convulsions then become general, with trembling of the whole body; spasmodic movements and a desire to be constantly moving when sitting in a chair.
Delicate nervous women; gnawing ulcerative pain, confined to a small circumscribed spot in the stomach as from a sore, forcing one to double himself up, aggravated by the lest motion or food; spinal irritation; tendency to gangrene. The pain comes on sometimes immediately after taking food, as if the oesophagus were irritated as well as the stomach; heartburn; epileptiform convulsions from a heavy meal. Irritative flatulent gastralgia, chiefly affecting the cardia and oesophagus, accompanied and relieved by belching; faintish sort of nausea with palpitation, sensation as if a splinter were lodged in the throat when swallowing, irritating the respiration, (>) by stretching and moving the neck. Suitable to delicate nervous, women, especially when the affection arises from depressing causes, nightly watching, etc. The pain gradually increases in intensity; when at its acme the patients often press their clenched first into the region of the stomach for relief, and then the pains gradually decrease again; irresistible desire for sugar and piquant food and drinks.
Gastrodynia, with feeling of nausea and repletion DURING and after eating; pinching, spasmodic griping, as if posterior wall of the stomach would be forcibly pressed against the spine; colicky pains in abdomen and sides; FOUL BELCHING like rotten eggs, especially mornings; vomits all solids, but retains liquids; obstinate constipation.
Gnawing corroding pains, alternating with pressure in the stomach, with weight as of a stone or hard lump (objectively confirmed by the hardness of the stomach); sensation of soreness and of ulceration in the stomach, which is tender to pressure; fruitless retching; vomiting immediately after eating or drinking; violent vomiting of food and gastric fluids; pain in stomach (<) by sweet milk, desire for warm food, for hot coffee, for stimulants; intense heat and burning in stomach and pit of stomach, with anguish, great restlessness and fainting.
Pressing, cutting, stitching pains in spells, not regular; FULL OF WIND, PRESSING UPWARD, never down; gulping up rancid fluid; meteorism of stomach, with great feeling of tension and difficult eructation; empty feeling in stomach, not a pain, with faintness, (<) about 11 A.M.; sensation of peristaltic motion in abdomen from below upward; strong pulsations in epigastrium after eating; obstinate constipation or very offensive diarrhoea.
Sensation as if the OEsophagus from its beginning to the stomach were too narrow and constricted; constant burning distress in epigastrium and cramp in the stomach; the patient can only swallow fluids, but no solids, as they cause gagging when entering the pharynx.
GASTRALGIA RESTING ON A MATERIAL BASIS, especially stenosis of the cardiac or pylorus from hypertrophy; heaviness of the stomach immediately after the food has entered the stomach; pressure as from a stone, better from eructations, sour a few hours after dinner.
Gnawing, pressing, crampy, drawing and wrenching pain in stomach, extending through to spine; between the shoulder-blades dull aching, with a sense of fatigue and tired feeling in the spine, relieved by bending backward, worse after drinking; painful pressure in pit of stomach when walking, compels him to walk slowly; hard pressure on stomach after eating, extending through to spine between shoulders; paroxysmal stomach; sensation of hunger after a meal; frequent empty eructations.
Spells of cardialgia, during which the abdominal muscles are spasmodically contracted; pressure in stomach, especially after a meal; GASTRALGIA NERVOSA with retching and VOMITING AS SOON AS FOOD TOUCHES THE STOMACH; dyspnoea, trembling of limbs and convulsion, the pain so violent as to cause fainting. (>) momentarily by cold water, but may be vomited up as soon as it reaches the stomach, and by bending backward; burning in stomach, with violent ejection of food; spasmodic vomiting; pyrosis; (<) towards evening; or brought on at any time by fatigue or over- exertion; hysterical girls and women suffering from spinal irritation.
Pressure on the stomach, not circumscribed, but extending over the whole stomach; pains come on one or two hours after eating, keep on for a few hours, and gradually decline; pressure on account of the bloatedness of the abdomen and dyspnoea; epigastric region painful to touch, cannot endure the clothes; stitching pains in gastric region, (<) from motion, especially from a misstep; compressive sensation in temples, forehead and occiput as if the skull would burst; relief obtained by making pressure on head and temples.
Burning in stomach, not (>) by drinking, it becomes a severe pressure, extending upward under breast, preventing respiration and eructation; empty hollow feeling and sensation as if a bird were fluttering in stomach, causing nausea but no retching; (<) after vinegar and all acids.
All food tastes too fresh, he wishes to have more salt on it; walk disagrees; sour or burning-sour eructations or tasting of the ingesta; an undefined sensation of weight in stomach, with great anguish; intolerable feeling of pressure, as from tight clothes, around the hypochondria; pressing pains from above downward, or from before backward, in the abdomen, about the umbilical region; flatulence, gurgling in the right side of the abdomen (Lycopodium left); pressing-pinching, spasmodically squeezing and contracting pains in the stomach, particularly after meals, with vomiting of food, (>) from motion, (>) lying quiet on the back.