Stools green like chopped spinach, brown, watery; abdomen very hot, often from effect of low temperature in the room; where there is dry heat of body and restlessness, there may also be vomiting; in summer from cold drinks or checked perspiration.
The disease sets in insidiously with sudden and forcible VOMITING OF THE MILK ETHER CURDLED OR JUST AS IT WAS SWALLOWED; vomiting without preceding nausea; after vomiting the child feels exhausted and from sheer exhaustion falls asleep, and as soon as it wakes up takes the breast again; vomiting or purging the child lies stretched out in an unconscious condition, with pupils dilated and a fixed and staring look. LINEA NASALIS (surface of pearly whiteness on upper lip, bounded by a distinct line from the outer nasal orifices to the angles of the mouth). Face red or pale; mouth either moist or dry; spasmodic hiccough; vomiting of white frothy matter; stools inodorous, liquid, light yellow, greenish, often with violent tenesmus and exhausting the child; convulsions, with clenching of thumbs and turning downward of the eyes; clammy, cold sweat; restlessness with great anguish; INTOLERANCE OF MILK. (Milk must be prohibited in cholera infantum.)
Child cannot bear being touched or looked at; will not be washed with cold water (Sulphur; cannot bear washing at all). Amidst the watery discharges are frequently found solid, hard lumps; after nursing the child vomits the milk in little white curds, but refuses to nurse afterwards; absence of thirst, white-coated tongue; stomach weak, digestion easily disturbed.
Vomiting of food, with great effort, followed by debility; chilliness and SLEEPLESSNESS; vomits even the smallest quantity of water, with eager desire for it; watery, sometimes slimy and greenish diarrhoea, increased each time after taking the breast; pitiful whining before and during the attack, child only gets short naps; aversion and disgust for milk and every other kind of nourishment.
Child is inclined to stupor, our of which it starts, with a loud, shrill scrams; eyes have a reddish tint, head hot; tongue dry, but very little thirst; skin dry, hands at time cold and blue; urine suppressed; abdomen sunken in and tender to pressure; diarrhoea (<) morning, mixed with mucus, sometimes offensive or involuntary, containing flakes of pus; rawness of anus; oedema of feet and genitals; anterior fontanelle open and sunken. Tedious cases tending to hydrocephaloid.
THEN, DRIED-UP CHILDREN, LOOKING ALMOST LIKE MUMMIES; legs nothing but skin and bones; stools green, slimy, with noisy flatus, (<) at night; often provoked by the use of sugar.
Slimy, blood, purulent stools of foul odor, with graining and urging to stool; foul breath, slimy, yellow-coated tongue; tympanitic distension of abdomen.
Child lies with eyes half open, eyes gummy, glazed, seldom or never winks; dry, harsh, hot skin; great restlessness; rapid emaciation; diarrhoea and vomiting, much thirst for cold water, which is immediately vomited; stools dark green; watery, scalding and offensive, (<) after midnight, with or without vomiting; coldness of extremities; pale and cadaverous face.
Intense thirst with uncontrollable desire for cold water which could be almost immediately ejected; distressing nausea and vomiting; almost constant watery discharges; continual aching in anus, with a seeming inability to keep the sphincter closed; great emaciation and prostration; cold limbs.
Child lies in a stupor, starts up suddenly in sleep; when awake angry and violent, cries for hours without cause; head hot, often rolled from side to side, feet cold; face mostly purple, red, hot or very pale and cold; tongue red on edges, or coated whitish- yellow, or two white stripes of coating down both sides of tongue; thirst moderate, abdomen hot; stools clay color, green or consist of white or granular yellow mucus, and very frequent.
Watery stools running right through diaper, horribly offensive, the odor pervading the whole house, grayish-white with a deposit looking like soapsuds, often bloody, frothy, preceded by chilliness and followed by exhaustion; cold sweat on head; restless and sleepless; strong-smelling urine of a very repulsive odor.
ONLY WATER IS THROWN UP, while other substances entering the stomach are retained; abdomen bloated, cadaverous smelling stools; thickly coated white tongue, pale face, blue rings under eyes; body warm, child wants company; great prostration and listlessness.
Hot weather developed the attack; child vomits its food immediately; lumpy diarrhoea; colic with much thirst for large quantities at a time; lips dry and parched; (<) morning then beginning to be moved.
Excessive vomiting and deathly nausea; vomited matter and alvine discharges consist of nearly gelatinous, yellowish-green, semifluid masses; EXCESSIVE PROSTRATION, nearly unconsciousness; child child can hardly move a limp; child sleeps, if at all, with mouth open; rolling of head, with open eyes; coldness with cold sweat, especially on face; violent thirst.
UNUSUAL CRAVING FOR EGGS: milk disagrees and is vomited in sour curds or passes downward in white curdled lumps; ravenous appetite and thirst, (<) evenings; stools greenish, watery, sour.
CRAVING FOR BACON AND HAM; great emaciation; lienteric stools with much foetid flatus, or profuse, watery and hot, or flaky from admixture of pus; frequent easy vomiting; complexion dirty white or brownish; too rapid decay of teeth.
The skin is cold as marble, yet the child will not remain covered; great prostration and diarrhoea. Sometimes these cold spells only come on at night and pass off in the morning; there may be neither vomiting nor purging, but only coldness and extreme prostration; rapid breathing; cold sweat of face and upper part of chest, with icy cold feet; hoarseness.
When Bryonia fails. Putrid or bloody, offensive stools; face pale or greenish; the gums recede and bleed easily; abdomen distended; emission of large quantities of flatus; skin cold; tongue band breath cold; voice hoarse or lost; child likes to be fanned.
Cholera infantum FROM DRINKING IMPURE WATER, from bad drainage; great prostration, head hot; foetid of breath and of all excretions; discharge from bowels putrid, like rice-water to like odor of spoiled eggs.
Child very peevish; gums very hot, cheeks red at times, only one cheek; wants to be carried constantly; colic, draws its legs up, (>) for short time after a stool; vomiting of food and sour mucus; stools green, mixed with white mucus or chopped; discharges hot, excoriating, frequent, sometimes smelling like rotten eggs.
Collapse after violent, long-lasting cholera; breathing rapid; surface cool, hardly any vitality left.
Vomiting of yellow, sour, slimy, offensive-smelling masses, looking chopped; great emaciation with bloated abdomen, small and frequent pulse, eyes sunken and half open during sleep; convulsive movements of eyes while awake; restlessness; copious diarrhoea.
Frequent, profuse, watery, jelly-like stools, with tenesmus, or scanty with spots and streaks of blood, accompanied by tenesmus and prolapsus ani; EVEN THE SMELL OF COOKING FOOD NAUSEATES.
The child has a stool as often as it is fed or nurses; discharges sudden, noisy, violent, consisting generally of yellow water; lips dry and parched; great prostration after each passage.
Tendency to convulsions from the very onset of the disease; brain symptoms, convulsions of hands and feet; rolling of eyes; coldness of nose and chin; vomiting and violent from abdominal spasms.
Watery stool, of olive-green color, coming out in gush.
Stools frequent, quick and sudden prostration, causing hydrocephaloid, with stupor, dilated pupils; red face, rolling of head and soft, full-flowing pulse; from checked perspiration in hot summer;s day.
Violent vomiting and purging of yellow substances; with much flatulency.
BEGINNING CHOLERA INFANTUM in fat, pale children; excessive nausea; vomiting of food and drink as often as one drinks, or vomiting of green mucus, with pale face and oppressed breathing; diarrhoea with pain, screaming and tossing about; stools fermented, green as grass, or covered with red, bloody mucus; tongue clear or slightly coated; spasmodic, loose cough and rattling of mucus; blue margins around eyes; fontanelles still open; nosebleed, with pale face; drowsy, with starting and jerking during sleep; faintness; wants to lie down; ill humor; spasms.
Tympanitis; diarrhoea and vomiting; vomiting of food, bile, or of a VERY FLUID; profuse, frequent, watery stools, or mushy, pappy stools, attended with discharge of foetid flatus, with an excoriating raw feeling in anus; (<) towards early morn; burning in rectum and anus and after stool; pale face, with blueness around eyes; prolapsus recti; intense feeling of exhaustion from the beginning.