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Alumina - Abdomen symptoms - Hahnemann

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HPUS indication of Alumina: Constipation

Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Alumina in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.

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Diminished appetite with fullness of the abdomen.

He has no appetite and eats with aversion.

Aversion to meat.

Aversion to his customary smoking of tobacco.

Disagreeable feeling of hunger and emptiness in the stomach, and yet but little appetite.

Almost constant hunger; he could eat all the time.

Very violent hunger.

Smoking of tobacco causes ailments.

Smoking of tobacco does not give him any pleasure and makes him dizzy, for four days.

After eating at noon and in the evening, hiccough.

Soon after eating, a sharp, pressive pain in the left hypogastrium.

Heartburn after supper.

Heartburn after drinking water.

Heartburn, with a copious flow of water from the mouth.


Frequent eructations with the taste of the milk-soup eaten, from supper-time till going to bed.

Bitter eructations after eating potatoes, so that the shook for loathing, in the evening (5th d.).

Rancid eructations, which leave behind a long continued burning in the throat (1st d.).

Sour eructation with burning in the throat, like heartburn (1st d.).

In the forenoon, acidity rises into his mouth; this is long continued and attended with a sensation of heat in the mouth.

Belching up of sour mucus, then burning in the throat like heartburn, frequently, especially after soup at breakfast.

Sweetish risings from the stomach, with a sweetish taste of the mucus hawked up, long continued, in the morning (3d d.).

Sensation of loathing and qualmishness in the fauces (1st d.).

Violent stomachache with external sensitiveness of the stomach to pressure, in the evening (6th d.).

Pressure in the stomach up to the throat, after eating potatoes, alleviated by eructations, in the morning (8th d.).

Pressure in the stomach as from a stone, after eating milk-soup, relieved by eructations, in the evening (4th d.).

Pressure in the stomach, toward noon or evening.

Violent pressure in the scrobiculus cordis and thence great oppression on the chest, she had to stand still every few moments, and could not go on.

Twisting together and constriction in the region of the stomach, extending to the chest and throat, with labored breathing.

Pressure and constriction in the region of the stomach (31st d.).

Pressive contractive sensation in the scrobiculus cordis, extending into the chest and between the shoulder-blades (13th d.).

Sensation like cutting, in the region of the stomach which is also sensitive to pressure, in the afternoon (2d d.).

Stitches in the pit of the stomach and up into the chest.

Griping sensation in the stomach, in the afternoon (1st d.).

Drawing pain in the stomach.

Drawing pain from the pit of the stomach to the fauces, with difficult breathing.

Pressive aching pain over the stomach and in the epigastrium, transversely, in the afternoon.

Pain as from a sore, festering in the scrobiculus cordis, early on turning in bed.

Tearing pain as from a sore, from the scrobiculus cordis into the abdomen, as if everything was being torn out.

Pressive formication in the scrobiculus cordis, as from a worm (aft. 2 h.).

Sensation of coldness in the stomach, as if she had drunk cold water, in the evening, also in the forenoon after eructations, and during constant sour eructations, which cease in the afternoon (2d, 5th d.).

In stooping, the liver is continually sensitive and painful.

Tearings in the liver.

Tearing from the region of the right hypochondrium into the hip, in the forenoon (1st d.).

On rising up from stooping, violent stitches in the right side of the abdomen, as if in the liver; they check breathing. (11th d.).

Stitches in the region of the right hypochondrium while standing, passing away on sitting down.

In the evening continual shooting pain under the left lower ribs, up into the scrobiculus cordis (5th d.).

Dull stitches alternately under the left short ribs and in the right side of the abdomen (4th d.).

Stitches in both hypochondriac regions.

Sensation as if the two hypochondriac regions were forcibly pressed or screwed together, in the forenoon (1st d.).

Long continued burning and stitching in the region of the right hypochondria as if it was deeply cut into by a bandage, in the afternoon. (1st d.).

Frequently a momentary drawing pain under the right ribs, both while sitting and walking.

Pressure from both sides of the epigastrium toward one another, with painfulness of the spot on pressure from without (aft. 2 h.).

Constant pressure and burning in the abdomen.

Pressing inwardly into the region of the navel, with stitches, in the afternoon, while standing.

Pressure and heaviness in the abdomen.

The abdomen seems to him to hang down heavy, for 2 hours in the afternoon while walking.

Early before eating, a spasmodic pain from the bladder to the chest, disappearing after breakfast.

Violent griping in the abdomen every time she takes cold, or as often as she goes out into the cold.

Griping and twisting in the abdomen (aft. 1 h.).

In the evening, griping about the navel (1st d.).

At the usual breakfast, griping below the navel, with fulness and distention of the abdomen (1st d.).

Sudden griping here and there in the abdomen, which then passes into the small of the back, where it gnaws painfully for a long time in the afternoon (16th d.).

Griping in the abdomen with heat in the stomach (aft. 1 h.).

Griping in the abdomen, in the bed in the evening; this ceases after saliva gathers in the mouth (2d and 3d d.).

On awaking, griping in the abdomen and tenesmus, she could scarcely reach the water-closet, where she, fainting, leaned against the wall; there was no evacuation, but after much urging all in vain, the colicky pains ceased (12th d.).

In the afternoon and at night, griping, stitching, tearing pain in the left side of the abdomen to the hypochondria and up into the sternum (7th d.).

Towards evening a colicky griping and tearing in the abdomen, with chilliness of the body; alleviated by applying warm cloths.

Flatulent colic.

Soon after rising, tearing sensation in the abdomen.

During bodily exertions, pain in both sides of the abdomen as is something in it was about to tear; this pain extends down to the thighs.

Frequent cutting pain in the abdomen, without distention or stool (2d d.).

While sitting bent over, sharp cutting pains, transversely over the abdomen (aft. 5 h.).

Violent cutting and gurgling sounds in the whole abdomen, whence the pain passes as a violent contortion into the stomach, this is followed by a violent pressive pain in the chest, with arrest of breathing; from 4 P.M. to 11 P.M.

Drawing pains in the abdomen.

Stitches darting about in the abdomen and in the hypochondria, as if something were about to fall out (7th d.).

Digging about the navel, as after a cold, in the afternoon (2d d.).

Rolling about and painless digging in the abdomen (aft. ½ h.).

Aching in the abdomen as after a copious stool, after which an urging remains (aft. 10 d.).

Aching in the epigastrium, like an inclination to diarrhoea; then a soft stool without diminution of the colic (11th d.).

After diarrhoeic stools following a colic, there remained a violent ache in the abdomen, especially in a spot, where when a girl she had an internal ulcer which opened. The pain was as if from a violent blow, she had to stroke place, bending her body, hold her hand upon it, which somewhat alleviated the pain, but it continued uniformly the whole day, whether sitting or standing (17th d.).

The pains in the abdomen are diminished by warmth.

Sensation of cold in the abdomen, in the afternoon.

Sudden burning in the stomach in the afternoon.

Pains in the region of the kidneys.

Pain in the region of both the kidneys, above the small of the back, as if bruised, or as if after driving on rough roads, worse on stooping or turning around; as it were pressing inward, so that she cries out; it is almost constant for several days (4th d.).

Pain in the loins, especially in walking and stooping (10th d.).

In the morning, pain in the kidneys, better in the afternoon.

(Griping and) stitches in the flanks and the inguinal regions (on ascending the stairs).

Severe cutting and burning in the inguinal region the whole forenoon, till evening.

Pulsating pain in the left side of the hypogastrium, about the abdominal ring while sitting (4th d.).

Pressure in both inguinal regions toward the sexual organs in the evening (3d d.).

Lancinating, pressive pain in the region of the abdominal ring, as if a hernia would press out, with tension into the side of the abdomen; on the painful spot a knot may be felt like a strangulated hernia.

Inguinal hernia protrudes violently (aft. ½ h.).

The hernia did not protrude during the first days, then every day till the 12th day; the 30th day it seemed about to become strangulated, then it protruded every day till the 50th day, but continually less, and finally it did not protrude at all for months.

The hernia protrudes a good deal toward evening, becomes constricted in the inguinal region, and could not be reduced, with the most violent pains, which compelled her to bend double and prevented her from walking, until it was at last reduced of itself after quietly sitting for half an hour (30th d.) .

In the abdominal muscles above the left inguinal region a drawing pain for a quarter of an hour, when she dances or walks quickly.

Jerking on the left side of the abdomen, frightening her (2d d.).

Tension of the abdominal muscles from reaching high.

Great distention of the abdomen with empty risings and two diarrhoeic stools without alleviation (18th d.).

At night painful distention of the hypogastrium, which does not allow her to sleep, with constipation (11th d.).

The abdomen is tense and quite hard, without any painful sensation.

Loud rumbling and noise in the abdomen without pain.

Much audible rumbling and moving about in the abdomen.

Rumbling and grumbling in the abdomen, afterwards eructations.

Urging to stool without evacuation (3d d.).

Tenesmus (1st d.).

Constipation (8th, 11th d.).


No desire to eat, no appetite, no hunger; food has, indeed, no bad taste, rather none at all; everything tastes like straw or shavings.

She has no aversion to food, but no desire to eat at all, and when she sees food, she has at once enough, and could go the whole day without eating; this for many days.

Little hunger and no appetite for many days (even when he does not eat any dinner) (1st d., 15th d.).

She has hunger, and yet she does not enjoy her food.

Voracious hunger; he is all in a tremble for his meals and can hardly wait for them.

Strong appetite for vegetables, fruit and soft food.

As soon as she has eaten anything, she feels a pressure in her stomach; she nevertheless enjoys her food.

After every meal, at noon and in the evening, pinching in the abdomen (aft. 29 d.).

After meals in the evening, violent nausea and tremulousness.

After dinner, a drawing sensation in the stomach, which causes a feeling of tension in the whole body, making her so tired, she had to lie down.

Much thirst the whole day, also at dinner.

Hiccough after dinner, and also after eructations following the soup at breakfast (1st and 2d d.).

Eructations with pressive pain on the chest during meals (aft. ¾ h.).

Rancid eructation, especially after dinner (10th-13th d.).

Stomachache, it feels full or bloated, with external sensitiveness to pressure, empty eructation and fermentation; or loud grumbling and rumbling in the abdomen, as if something was working there, after dinner (1st, 5th d.).

After dinner till evening, stitches in the stomach and in the chest, out at the shoulders, with short breath and great oppression, several days (aft. 12th d.).

Some time after meals, gnawing in the region of the stomach (2d, 3d d.).

Pressure and stitches in the abdomen after meals (5th d.).

Fulness of the abdomen with rushes of blood toward the chest after meals, for several days (aft. 3 d.).

After meals much distention with strong ineffectual tenesmus, followed afterwards by the passage of two hard balls of excrement; then she took a walk, the tension of the abdomen continuing despite the frequent passage of flatus; only when after her walk a copious evacuation followed, was she relieved (9th d.).

Loud rumbling in the abdomen, also after meals.

Much fetid flatus (passing off quietly), at night and also after dinner (1st, 7th d.).


Frequent empty eructations (aft. 2 h.).

Empty eructations after supper (2d d.).

Rancid eructation after the soup at breakfast.

Sharp, corrosive eructations.

Sour eructation in the evening in bed.


Sensation of flatulence, as if the abdomen was continually becoming fuller after supper (5th d.).

There is a rumbling motion in the abdomen, like an anxious unrest, without the passing of any flatus; a small evacuation gives no relief (aft. 1 h.).

Distension and grumbling in the abdomen without the passage of flatus (1st d.).

Much grumbling flatus in the abdomen; but the flatus passes freely with a feeling of weakness of the sphincter of the anus.

Frequent urging to pass flatus.

Passage of flatus with relief of the fulness of the stomach, in the evening (5th d.).

Loud passage of flatus.


After eating potatoes, stomachache, sick feeling, nausea, and then colicky pains.

After supper, nausea, loathing and weariness, for several evenings.

Qualmishness in the stomach with a fainting sort of nausea and vertigo, in which the room turns round with her, with subsequent muddled feeling in the head (10th d.).

Frequent nausea (especially during the chills) .

Nausea with risings of air.

Nausea and chilliness the whole day.

Attack of nausea with headache, paleness of the face, loss of appetite, repeated evacuations, loathing, followed by nausea and chills running over him; after a walk he has to lie down (11th d.).

Nausea-like fainting in the morning; better after breakfast (9th d.).

Nausea early on awaking, qualmishness in the stomach with weariness, with stitches over the eyes and pains in the kidneys on moving (9th d.).

While standing she feels sick with nausea.

Nausea even to fainting, depriving her of her breath, at night.

Nausea, early in the morning at 4 o'clock.

Violent colicky pains in the left side of the abdomen, as if an ulcer was forming, with nausea (34th d.).


The abominates meat, it even causes vomiting for three days (aft. 6 d.).

Frequent nausea as if he should vomit, and yet he has a tolerable appetite.

Inclination to vomit, in the morning.

In the morning, retching as if about to vomit.

Inclination to vomit, after eructations of air, with chilliness of the body, which passes from the feet into the body.

Nausea with inclination to vomit and retching, so that she had to put her finger down her throat, when she vomited mucus and water; but the breakfast eaten two hours before remained (14th d.).

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