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Mind and Disposition.
Anxious restlessness, ending in rage.
Paroxysms of rage, with crying, barking and beating ; they are renewed by the sight of dazzling, bright objects ; when touching the larynx ; when trying to drink water.
Amorous frenzy, with shameless, unchaste gesticulations.
 Soreness and burning in the brain.
Burning in the sides of the head, ascending from the neck, with soreness and giddiness ; worse in the morning and afternoon ; when standing or sitting ; better when walking or lying down.
Eyes protruding ; fiery, sparkling, staring look.
Involuntary spasmodic movement of the eyes.
The eyes look yellow.
 Burning and soreness in the eyes.
Things look yellow.
Erysipelatous inflammation of the dorsum of the nose, tending to the cheeks (right side) with hardness subsequent desquamation.
Death-like appearance ; expression of terror and despair.
Sunken, hippocratic countenance.
 Yellow complexion.
Hot, red, swollen face.
Mouth and Throat.
Suppuration of the gums.
Fistula dentalis (suppurating) (upper incisors).
Burning in the mouth, extending down the pharynx, oesophagus and stomach ; worse from drinking cold water.
 Inflammation of the mouth and pharynx.
Inflammation arid suppuration of the tonsils, with inability to swallow.
Painless inability to swallow.
Expectoration of frothy saliva, streaked with blood.
Feeble voice, from debility of the organs.
 Inflammation arid suppuration of the tongue.
Appetite and Taste.
Thirst, with aversion to all fluids.
Stomach and Abdomen.
Violent burning pain (inflammation) in the stomach.
Sensitiveness of the stomach ; also externally.
Inflammation of the liver.
Stool and Anus.
 Diarrhoea of mucus, followed by pun in the abdomen, or bloody discharges.
Dysentery ; discharges of blood-streaked mucus, or white mucus, looking like the scraping from the intestines.
During stool, burning in the anus ; prolapsus ani.
After stool, chilliness and tenesmus.
Burning, stinging and tearing in the kidneys. (Inflammation of the kidneys).
 Pressing pain in the kidneys, extending to the bladder ; along the ureters ; relieved by pressing upon the glans.
Desire to urinate constant, with inability to urinate, or with difficult emission of a few drops only.
Discharge of blood by drops ; haemorrhage from the urethra.
Spasmodic pain in the bladder, with suppression of urine.
Discharge of bloody mucus from the bladder. (Inflammation of the bladder).
 During micturition, burning or cutting pain in the urethra. (Inflammation of the urethra).
Men. Inflammation of the genitals.
Painful erection (with gonorrhoea) with strong sexual desire (priapism).
Women. Catamenia too early and too profuse (blood black).
Inflammation of the ovaries.
 Swelling of the neck of the uterus.
Sensation of weakness in the respiratory organs.
Oppression of breathing, with sensation of constriction of the pharynx.
Stitches in the chest, during air inspiration. (Inflammation of the lungs).
Burning and stinging in the larynx, especially when attempting to hawk up tough mucus.
 Hoarseness ; weak, indistinct voice.
Tearing in the back (after rising from a seat).
Stiffness in the nape of the neck, with tension when bending it over.
Lower. Coxalgia, with spasmodic pains in the bladder, and strangury.
 Soles of the feet sore (ulcerating pain).
Over-sensitiveness of all parts.
Burning, with soreness, especially in the cavities of the body.
Tearing (rheumatism) in the limbs ; relieved by rubbing.
Pulse hard, full and rapid.
 Pulsation through the trembling limbs.
Chilliness, principally in the evening ; not relieved by heat.
Burning heat, with anxiety and thirst.
Perspiration ; cold, especially on the hands and feet ; on the genitals.
Perspiration smells like urine.
 Erysipelatous inflammation ; burning ; raising blisters.
Itching pustules, burning when tone touched.
Itching and tearing in the ulcers.
Blisters, from burns.
The conditions return every seven days.
 The right side is mostly affected.
Aggravation from coffee (and oil).
Amelioration, from lying down.
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Other names for this homeopathic remedy: Lytta vesicatoria, Cantharides, Cantharis, Cantharis vesicatoria, Meloe vesicatorius, Spanische Fliege, Spanish Fly,