Pains from darkness to daylight ; begin with twilight and end with daylight (Merc., Phyt.). Pains increase and decrease gradually (Stan.) shifting and require frequent change of position.
Pains from darkness to daylight ; begin with twilight and end with daylight (Merc., Phyt.).
Pains increase and decrease gradually (Stan.) shifting and require frequent change of position.
All symptoms are worse at night (Merc.); from sundown to sunrise.
Eruptions: dull, red, copper – colored spots, becoming blue when getting cold.
Extreme emaciation of entire body (Abrot., Iod.).
Heart ; Lancinating pains from base to apex, at night (from apex to base, Med.; from base to clavicle, or shoulder, Spig.).
Loss of memory; cannot remember names of books, persons or places; arithmetical calculation difficult.
Sensation: as if going insane; as if about to be paralyzed; of apathy and indifference.
Terrible dread of night on account of metal and physical exhaustion on awakening; it is intolerable, death is preferable.
Fears the terrible suffering from exhaustion on awakening (Lach.).
Leucorrhoea; profuse, soaking through the napkins and running down to the heels (Alum.).
Headache, neuralgic in character, causing sleeplessness and delirium at night; commencing at four PM; worse from 10 to 11 and ceasing at daylight (ceases at 11 to twelve PM, Lyc.); falling of the hair.
Acute ophthalmia neonatorum; lids swollen, adhere during sleep; pain intense at night agg. from 2 to five AM; pus profuse ‘ amel. by cold bathing.
Ptosis: paralysis of superior oblique; sleepy look from drooping lids (Caust., Graph.).
Diplopia, one image seen below the other.
Teeth: decay at edge of gum and break off; are cupped, edges serrated; dwarfed in size, coverage at their tips (Staph.).
Craving alcohol, in any form. Hereditary tendency to alcoholism (Asar., Psor., Tuber., Sulph., Sulph. ac.).
Obstinate constipation for years; rectum seems tied up with strictures; when enema was used the agony of passage was like labor (Lac. d., Tub.).
Fissures in anus and rectum (Thuja); prolapse of rectum; obstinate cases with a syphilitic history.
Rheumatism of the shoulder joint, or at insertion of deltoid, agg. from raising arm laterally (Rhus – right shoulder, Sang.; left, Fer.).
When the best selected remedy fails to relieve or permanently improve, in syphilitic affections.
Syphilitics, or patients who have had chancre treated by local means, and as a result have suffered from throat and skin troubles for years, are nearly always benefitted by this remedy at commencement of treatment unless some other remedy is clearly indicated.
Relations. Compare: Aur., Asaf., Kali i., Merc., Phyt., in bone diseases and syphilitic affections.
Aggravation. – At night, from twilight to daylight.