A Dictionary of Practical Materia Medica, Volume 1

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Homœopathic Publishing Company, 1900 - Homeopathy

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Page 250 - December 7th, 1856 ; began as a slight pimple with burning pain in the skin, increasing until in six days' time it was very large, of a dark fiery purple colour, and very sore burning and aching pain in it, accompanied with headache, extending from occiput to sinciput, of a cold aching character; brain as though contracted in frontal region, dizziness, etc.
Page 230 - Dysentery : rigors, pains in limbs and small of back ; stools small, all blood, not very dark but thick ; tenesmus ; great prostration, brown tongue, low fever ; in autumn or in hot weather, constipation ; severe, with haemorrhoids ; in afternoon.
Page 790 - Irregular beating of the heart ; palpitation.— Feeling as if the heart would stop beating if she did not move about— Stitches in the region of the heart.
Page 164 - The neuralgias affect the right side most; the right lung ("acute, sharp, fixed or darting pain in apex and through upper third of right lung ") is more affected than the left ; also the right side of the abdomen, hence typhlitis. Many dropsical conditions are controlled by Arsen. Especially has it done brilliant work in cases of hydrothorax. It has been called the " liquid trochar," on account of the expeditious way in which it will remove a watery effusion.
Page 583 - ... to his bed. When I first saw him he was obliged to lie down, respiration was labored and irregular and the heart's action was greatly exaggerated and erratic. There was decided precordial bulging, the apex beat was considerably displaced, downward and to the left and the whole cardiac dullness was greatly extended, the impulse was heaving in character with considerable mitral systolic blowing and the corresponding diastolic intensification, there were also signs of considerable pulmonary engorgement...
Page 8 - His intellect was unimpaired; but he suffered from severe vomiting, which recurred every two or three minutes, and was performed by a sudden jerking action of the abdominal muscles, accompanied by a loud shout, probably dependent upon a sudden contraction of the diaphragm. Every attempt to swallow was followed by the spasmodic contractions so characteristic of hydrophobia, but they were not renewed by the sight of water. All these convulsive movements were...
Page 129 - Cough which loosens with difficulty, rouses from sleep before midnight and ceases as soon as least particle is loosened, which is swallowed.
Page 131 - Thirst wanting during sweat ; may or may not be present during heat ; always thirst during chill.
Page 137 - Faintly defined nausea in throat and stomach, and sensation in intestines as if diarrhoea would set in. At 3.15 p. M. went to closet, expecting, from my feelings, a loose stool. Evacuation was soft, yellow, about a teaspoonful in quantity, and expelled with great difficulty. Mucous membrane of rectum came down like a tumor. (Have had haemorrhoids.) After stool, and while sitting on the
Page 652 - Upper Limbs. — Pain in left shoulder. Hard aching pains in bones of forearm, and in wrist and hands. Lower Limbs. — Hard, dull, or tearing pains in the hip. Pain in right leg from point of exit of sciatic nerve, felt only when moving the limb, or when sitting up. Knees lame, weak, and painful. Hard, dull, or sharp pains in leg. Ankles weak and painful. Generalities. — Restless, trembling, faint feeling. Languid, tired feeling. Itching of various parts of the body and limbs. (Carb. ac.) Skin.

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