BAPTISIA is suitable to all stages of typhoid-early or late (F.).
Typhoid diseases, with stupor delirium; face dark red and a besotted expression; eyes injected; tongue coated brown, dry, particularly in the centre; very offensive breath; sordes on the teeth; diarrhoea, with great foetor of the stools and urine (Sm.).
Great Prostration, with disposition to decomposition of fluids (Arsenicum, Lachesis, Pyrog., Secale) (A.).
Ulceration of mucous membranes (Arsenicum, Borax, Calcarea, Acid nitricum, Sulphur) (Bt.).
Sinking feeling at stomach (Sepia) (Br.).
Stupor and delirium at night (Bt.).
Excitement of the brain, especially at night (Bt.).
ALL EXHALATIONS AND DISCHARGES FETID, ESPECIALLY IN TYPHOID OR OTHER ACUTE DISEASES; BREATH, STOOL, URINE, PERSPIRATION, ULCERS (Psorinum, Pyrog.) (A.).
Head feels too heavy, with numbness (Bt.).
Skin of forehead feels tight; seems drawn to back of head (Br.).
Head feels too large (Agaricus, Argentum nitricum, Arnica, Belladonna, Bov, Gloninum, Nux-M., Nux vomica, Ran-B.) (Br.).
Dysentery of old people (Aloe, Carb-v., Mercurius, Sulphur).
Dysentery : stools scanty, of blood and mucus, with severe tenesmus and low fever (Bt.).
Puerperal fever (Arnica, Arsenicum, bry., Hyoscyamus) (Br.).
Aversion to mental exertion; indisposed, or want of power to think (A.).
WHILE ANSWERING A QUESTION, FALLS INTO A DEEP SLEEP IN THE MIDDLE OF A SENTENCE (Bt.).
Perfect indifference; don’t care to do anything; inability to fix the mind or work (A.).
Wandering of the mind, whenever the eyes are closed (Bt.).
Insensible to pain (Opium). (B.).
Confusion of ideas (Belladonna, Bryonia, Calcarea) (Bt.).
Sense of duality (Anacardium, Cannabis indica, Lachesis, Nux-M., Petroleum, Stramonium) (B.).
CONFUSION, AS IF INTOXICATED (Belladonna, Carbon sulph., Gloninum, Nux-M., Nux vomica, Silicea) (K.).
Sides down in bed (Mur-Ac.) (B.).
IMAGINES HE IS IN PIECES, AND SCATTERED ABOUT THE BED, VAINLY ATTEMPTING TO GET HIMSELF TOGETHER (G.).
Can swallow liquids only (Bar-C.); least solid food gags (can swallow liquids only, but has aversion to them-Silicea) (A.).
Foetor oris (Arsenicum, Carb-Ac., Kali-P., Lachesis) (B.).
Can’t swallow solids (B.).
Fetid lochia, with much prostration (Secale) (G.).
SHE CANNOT GO TO SLEEP, BECAUSE SHE CANNOT GET HERSELF TOGETHER; HER HEAD FEELS AS THOUGH SCATTERED ABOUT, AND SHE TOSSES ABOUT THE BED TO GET THE PIECES TOGETHER (Be.).
Diarrhoea: horribly foul, mushy, painless: dark or salty (B.).
Distension and rumbling in the abdomen (Aloe, Nat-S., Podophyllum, Sulphur) (R.).
Abdomen sensitive in the right iliac region, with rumbling (N.).
Tongue; at first coated white with red papillae; dry and yellow -brown in centre; later dry, cracked, and ulcerated (A.).
Soreness of the eyeballs; they feel as if they would be pressed into the head (Bt.).
Heavy feeling in the head, as if he could not sit up, causing a wild feeling (G.).
Dullness of hearing (Phosphorus, Pulsatilla) (G.).
Decubitus in typhoid (Arnica, Kali-P., Mur-Ac., Pyrog.) (A.).
Putrid ulceration of the buccal mucous membrane, with salivation (Ha.).
Head, back and limbs ache fearfully, with low adynamic fever (Bt.).
IN WHATEVER POSITION THE PATIENT LIES, THE PARTS RESTED UPON FEEL SORE AND BRUISED (Ba.).
Limbs tremble and are very weak (Hyoscyamus, Kali-P., Zincum met.). (Dg.).
Chilliness, with bruised pains and soreness over the entire body (R.).
Awake with oppressed feeling, must have fresh air (Sulphur) (N.).
Nightmare and frightful dreams (Br.).
He dreams that he is chained to the bed, or that he is swimming a river (Rhus- T.), or undergoing some such ordeal as makes a great demand on his strength (F.).
Livid spots all over the body and limbs (Lachesis). (Br.).
Frontal headache, with pressure at the root of the nose (Stict.) (C.).
Dark redness of tonsils and soft palate (Br.).
Tonsils and parotids are swollen (C.).
From mental exertion; from swallowing solids; in a closed room; and during sleep.
From drinking liquids; in the open air; form motion.
Similar to : Apis, Arnica, Arsenicum, Bryonia, Gelsemium, Kali-P., and Rhus toxicodendron in the earlier stages of fever with malaise, muscular soreness and nervousness.
It should be thought of in cases of typhoid where Arsenicum has been improperly given, or too often repeated.
After Baptisia: Crotalus horridus, Hamamelis, Acid nitricum, Phosphorus, and Terebintha act well in haemorrhages of typhoid or typhus.