Argentum metallicum


Mind.-- Anxiety driving him from place to place. Dejection. Taciturnity.

Vertigo.-- With dim vision.

Head.-- Crawling and whirling in, as from intoxication. Hollow feeling in, with soreness of whole brain. Pressing, tearing in skull, especially in temporal bones. Smarting soreness on external. Pressure and tearing in skull bones. Worse: Pressure, touch. Better: open air.

Ears.-- Gnawing itching of external.

Nose.-- Nosebleed preceded by crawling in. Severe, fluent coryza with frequent sneezing.

Face.-- Red. Pressing and tearing in bones of. Swelled upper lip.

Mouth.-- Raw, and sore smarting pain in throat when coughing, less when swallowing. Inflammation and narrowing of throat (after abuse of mercury), so that food passes through with difficulty. Sore throat, as though' swollen internally. Sore, burning vesicles on tongue.

Stomach.-- Appetite: Unusually good. Aversion to all food, even when thinking thereof.

Abdomen.-- Painful distension of. Flatulent colic.

Stool.-- Frequent, soft, but always scanty.

Urine.-- Frequent urging to urinate with copious discharge. Polyuria.

Sexual Organs.-- Pollutions almost every night.

Cough.-- By day, with easy expectoration.

Larynx, etc.-- Raw, sore pain in. Much gelatinous gray mucus in trachea, which is easily expectorated.

Upper Extremities.-- Tension and tearing in arms, especially in bones of hands and fingers.

Lower Extremities.-- Stitches in hip when walking. Pain in knee when sitting. Tearing in bones of feet and toes.

Generalities.-- Bruised pain in joints. Asleep or stiff sensation in extremities. Pain in internal organs, as if raw or sore. Epileptic attacks. Effects of abuse of mercury (And of onanism). Symptoms recur each noon.

Bones.-- Tearing pains in.

Skin.-- Corrosive, burning itching here and there.

Fever.-- Pulse: Accelerated in evening after lying down. Chill: In afternoon evening until falling to sleep, also before midnight from slightest raising of covers. Spreads from the back. Heat: In forenoon, over the entire body, it is true yet less on head. Without thirst. Sweat: On abdomen and chest only.

Relationship.-- Allied Remedies: Merc.