Pains gradually increase, suddenly decline and appear elsewhere.
Painful spots are sore on gentle pressure, yet firm pressure is tolerated.
Hot, red skin, flushed face, full, hard pulse, throbbing carotids, with delirium
and hyperæsthesia of the senses.
Great dilatation of the pupils, photophobia and injected eyes.
It affects principally the right side of the body.
from jarring the bed.
Congestion to the head, feeling of heat with red face, injected eyes, intense
throbbing headache, the carotids throb, sharp pains so violent as to make the
patient scream out.
bores its head into the pillow, and rolls it from side to side, dilated pupils,
squinting, grinding of the teeth with bright red hot flushed face and throbbing
screaming out and desire to escape, full of fear and imaginings, sensation as if
falling, and the patient clutches the air ; sometimes a stupor, which, if
aroused out of, they strike people, bark and bite like a dog and are
is hot, and on raising the bed clothes a hot steam seems to stream out ;
sometimes a hot sweat which does not relieve is present.
is not always red
In summer complaints, dentition, colic, etc., where there is irritation of the
brain, startings in sleep, it may be very pale.
Sudden pains and violent symptoms, eyes feel swollen and protruding, conjunctiva
red and pupils very much dilated, eyes feel as if full of sand, desire to rub
the eyes which relieves. Great photophobia.
Severe boring pains in the ears, which come on suddenly and shoot from one ear
into the other.
A white tongue with the papillæ showing through it, the so-called "Strawberry
Great dryness and bright redness of the throat, the fauces are inflamed, the
tonsils are swollen and enlarged, worse on the right side, food and liquids are
ejected through the nose on swallowing.
Pains in the stomach, worse during a meal. Gastralgia, pains go to spine, not
and inflammations about the abdomen
Swollen, tense, sensitive abdomen, cannot bear the weight of the bed clothes,
jarring of the bed aggravates, on raising the clothes the heat streams out.
Summer complaints of children with crying and screaming and suddenly bending
backwards, diarrhœa from cold with slimy, bloody discharges and some tenesmus.
Involuntary urination during sleep in children.
Belladonna in the
Violent bearing down pains, worse lying down. Menses early and copious with
cramp-like pains in the back. Congestive dysmenorrhœa with offensive discharge.
Uterine hæmorrhage, bright red and hot.
Drugs having the symptom :
as if everything would fall out- distinguished
Belladonna : This symptom is worse when the patient sits bent over and when she
walks, but is better when she sits or stands.
Sepia is just the reverse ; the symptom is aggravated by sitting up, still more
by standing, and most of all by walking, while it is relieved by lying down.
Nux vomica has the pressing down more in the back with irritable rectum,
frequent ineffectual desire to stool, scanty evacuations and little leucorrhœa.
Pulsatilla has the same symptom as Belladonna, and is aggravated by lying down,
but heat also aggravates and the open air relieves ; there is pressure on the
bladder with frequent micturition. The leucorrhœa is thick.
Podophyllum is similar, but in prolapsus it is only indicated when the rectum
and vagina are prolapsed.
Pain in back as if it would break, labor pains come and go suddenly and no
progress is made ; there is a spasmodic condition of the os which retards labor,
the os feels hot to the touch.
There is tickling in the larynx and a dry, hacking cough, which is paroxysmal ;
dryness and tightness in the upper part of the chest, worse evenings, and at
night ; the larynx is sore and hot.
Full and hard, or slow - especially in cerebral congestion.
Cutting, tearing, lightning-like pains in the joints, pain streaks from the
joint in various directions.
Rheumatic stiffness of the neck from getting hair cut or getting head wet.
When there are symptoms of delirium and cerebral excitement present, and a
pungent heat of the skin.
Bright scarlet redness of the skin.
Erysipelas with bright red, rapid swelling of the skin, the skin is smooth,
shining and tense, the pains are sharp, lancinating, stinging and throbbing.
The face is purplish instead of red, and the patient is drowsy and weaker.
Smooth, bright red rash, the cerebral irritation, the sore throat, the
strawberry tongue and the swelling of the glands.
Hahnemann discovered that Belladonna was a prophylactic in scarlet fever ; and
it has certainly been verified clinically.
such as boils and abscesses
They are very painful. Swellings where there is throbbing, redness and tendency
to suppuration. The rapidity of the swelling is characteristic.
Neuralgic pains, which come on suddenly and disappear suddenly ; lancinating
pains, aggravated by motion. Convulsions and spasms in teething children, from
repelled eruption, with red face, hot head, throbbing carotids, starting from
sleep in terror.
Stannum has pains that increase gradually and decrease gradually.
Coffea, Nux vom. and Opium.