Aggravation: Motion. Exertion. Lying down (dyspnoea) warmth. By wrapping up. In warm room. In wet weather. Touch. Pressure. When quiet. Right side. At night. Evening. Before eating. From fasting. When lying on the painful side.
Amelioration: From cold. In a cold room. On getting cold. From uncovering head. After eating. After rising from bed. Open air. Cold air. Sitting. Drinking cold milk (constipation).
Remedies following well: Aco. Calc-c. Lyc. Merc-s. Phos. Puls. Sep. Sulph.
Type: Lobar pneumonia; pleurisy; typhoid pneumonia; bronchitis; hypostatic pneumonia; broncho – pneumonia; with heart disease; chronic; sudden attack.
Stages: First stage; second stage; third stage.
Location: Right side; left side.
Expectoration: Tough, rust – colored sputa. (second stage) Purulent and offensive (third stage). Profuse expectoration becomes very offensive to the patient. Expectoration of thick mucus. Sputa tough, impossible to raise.
Cough: Violent cough. Every cough felt as a concussion at the bifurcation of the trachea; as if knife were in the parts, as if torn asunder; after cough loud empty eructation; cough with rusty expectoration, cough with burning pain in chest, worse right side. Tickling behind sternum, causes a constant hacking cough worse at night on lying down. Must sit up in bed. Tickling in the throat in the evening with cough.
Dry cough, awakens him from sleep which did not cease until he sat up right in bed, and flatus was discharged upwards and downwards. Cough with circumscribed redness of the cheeks with pain in chest. Tearing, dry hacking cough with dryness in the throat. Cough caused by tickling in the throat pit. Cough with crawling sensation extending down beneath the sternum. Constant tickling at entrance of larynx. Belches before and after cough.
Respiration: Short, accelerated, constrained; painful, sighing: extreme dyspnoea; cheeks and hands livid. Inclination to take a deep breath, which increases constriction and causes tearing pain in right chest. Typhoid pneumonia with very difficult respiration.
Pain: Sharp stitches in right chest. Stitches in lower part of left breast to shoulder. A shooting, sticking pain beneath sternum. Persistent pain beneath sternum and in right breast. Pain in right chest to shoulder; can only with difficulty place hand to head. Burning soreness in right chest through to right shoulder. Severe soreness under right nipple. Burning and fullness in upper part of chest. Tenderness in left chest under third rib, with soreness, burning and smarting, worse when coughing. Burning stitching pain in chest. Burning and pressing pain in the chest. Cough with pain in chest.
Pulse: Pulse quick and small. “Typhoid pneumonia with very difficult respiration, cheeks and hands livid, pulse full, soft, vibrating and easily compressed,” Lippe, weak and irregular.
Condition: Fever in the afternoon, at about 2 or 4 p.m. circumscribed red cheeks in the afternoon. Burning in ears. Circumscribed red cheeks during cough. Burning of the ears, with redness of the cheeks. Cough dry (at first) excited by tickling or crawling in larynx and upper portion of chest. Burning and fullness in upper part of chest. Sharp stitching pain about right lung and in the region of the nipple. Soreness of chest. Great dyspnoea. Rust colored sputum, distressing dyspnoea.
Hands and feet burning hot, or coldness of hands and feet. Weak and irregular pulse. WEak, faint feeling about heart. Sweat. Nausea. Fainting. Patient lies upon his back. Pneumonia better lying on back. Imperfect resolution after pneumonia, purulent expectoration and it is very offensive, even becoming so to the patient himself. Typhoid pneumonia. Right – sided pneumonia with relief from lying on the back. Typhoid pneumonia, face livid and dark red.
Fever: Fever heat and delirium. Fever in the afternoon, (2 p.m. to 4 p.m.) coldness of feet, fever with flushed cheeks. Nausea.
Accompaniments: Burning in soles and palms. Aversion to butter. Unquenchable thirst. Nausea with salivation. Anxiety preceding vomiting. Vertigo, looking upward. Craving for piquant food. Urging to stool in the forenoon but only discharge of flatus. Diarrhoea, bilious, liquid, gushing stool. Undigested stool. Haemorrhoids. Awakens in a fright as if he would fall.
Nettle rash before nausea. Constant change of symptoms. Pale face with disposition to vomit.
Aggravation: Touch; slightest jar; lying down; cough; lying with head low (cough); lying on right side; motion; stooping, coughing; exercise; eating; swallowing; at night; cold room (cough); damp weather; right side; sweets.
Amelioration: Acids; sleep; darkness; lying on left side; sitting up; passing flatus; eructations; vomiting; cold open air; lying on back (pneumonia).
Remedies following: Ant-t., Chel., Phos., Sulph., Ver-v.