Bismuthum oxidum


Mind.-- Complete apathy. Morose discontent with continued complaining. Inconstancy. Solitude is intolerable.

Head.-- Pressure and sense of painful heaviness in forehead, temples and occiput, with pressure on eyeballs. Outward boring in the forehead, orbits, root of and down nose. Alternate contraction and expansion in forehead, eyes and nose. Worse: Afternoon, after eating, rest. Better: Motion, touch, washing, cold drinks.

Eyes.-- Pressure on eyeballs.

Face.-- Earthy complexion with distorted features and blue rings around eyes. Pressive pain in zygomae.

Teeth.-- Painful soreness and swelling of gums.

Mouth.-- Painful sensitiveness, as if buccal cavity were excoriated. Tongue coated white in evening.

Stomach.-- Pressure in, after eating. Burning in.

Appetite: Great thirst for cold drinks in evening.

Nausea: Nauseating qualmishness after eating.

Abdomen.-- Pinching, pressing, rumbling and urging to stool in.

Stool.-- Ineffectual urging to, in evening.

Urine.-- Watery. Urination frequent, passing a large quantity every time.

Sexual Organs.-- Pressive pain in testes.

Respiration.-- Tightness of, with burning constriction of chest.

Cough.-- Day and night, with copious expectoration.

Chest.-- Boring and burning in.

Upper Extremities.-- Paralytic tearing pressure in forearm, hands and fingers.

Lower Extremities.-- Tearing in feet and toes.

Generalities.-- Great exhaustion and relaxation. Tearing pains which disappear during motion.

Bones.-- Pressive tearing in bones of feet and hands.

Skin.-- Eroding itching, worse by scratching.

Sleep.-- Starting as if frightened during. Unrefreshing, at night. Extreme drowsiness in morning.

Fever.-- Pulse: Mostly contracted, somewhat spasmodic and sometimes intermittent. Chill: With deathly coldness of entire body. Heat: Flying, over entire body, especially on head and chest, early in morning after rising, external, dry, burning. Sweat: wanting.

Relationship.-- Allied Remedies: Ant-c., Bell., CALC-C., Coccl., Ign., Spig., Staph.