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Argentum Metallicum - Extremities, Limbs symptoms - T.F. Allen

Silver, Arg, Argent Natif, Arg-m.

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HPUS indication of Argentum Metallicum: Hoarseness

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

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Extremities, limbs

Loss of power in the limbs (1st trit.),

Great loss of power of the limbs, especially of the upper arm, about the shoulder, mornings, after waking (4th dil.),

Mornings, in bed, after waking, unusual fatigue of the limbs, especially of the upper arms, as far as the shoulder, as after a long walk; with slight chilliness under the whole skin, and feeling of hunger, which disappeared after a short attack of nausea (6th dil.),

Discomfort, heaviness, in all the limbs,

A sort of pressive tearing in the extremities of the long bones, just above or below their joints, in different parts of the body (after forty-eight hours),

Cramplike drawing in the back of the right hand and foot,

Pressive, drawing and tensive pain in the bends of both elbows and knees (in every position); when pressing upon the parts, the pain disappears for a moment, but returns immediately,

Tearing and pressive pain in the metacarpal bone of the thumb, and in the two posterior joints of the big toes; worse by contact,

Pain, as if sprained, in the right shoulder and left inner malleolus of the ankle, on walking (1st trit.),

Tearing drawing (afterward, beating, throbbing) pains in the right shoulder-joint in rest, with marked paralytic weakness of the joint (5th dil.),

Drawing pains in left deltoid muscle, which pains on pressure, as if beaten, at rest; lasts ten to fifteen seconds (4th dil.),

A short paralytic drawing on the outside of the left upper arm; on pressure it pains as if beaten (3d trit.),

Drawing pain in the radial part of the left wrist-joint, while at rest, disappears on moving the hand, and on pressure pains as if beaten (3d trit.),

In the joints of the feet, and in the lower parts of the legs, a great turmoil and dull beating, as from great fatigue, with tingling and stinging of the skin of the tibiae; worse when at rest, but less during motion (after fourteen hours),

Upper extremities

Twitching of muscles from the right anterior clavicular region toward the shoulder-joint (in a fasciculus of the pectoralis major), during rest (4th dil.),

Tearing on the top of the shoulder, and in the region of the head of the humerus,

A momentary tearing on the articular eminence of the right shoulder, at 5 P.M., while at rest (6th dil.),

Tearing pain from the articular eminence of the right shoulder to the neck, during rest (4th dil.),

Pain, as if sprained, in the uppermost muscles of the right shoulder-blade, on exerting the outstretched arm (4th dil.),

Frequent painless, muscular twitchings around the right shoulder-joint, at one time in the posterior margin of the axilla, at another in front of the clavicle extending to the top of the shoulder (4th dil.),

Boring-scratching pain in right shoulder-joint, mornings, when walking (3d trit.),

A short, painful tearing in the right shoulder-joint, and then in the right frontal region (6th dil.),

Pressive, bruised pain on the top of the left shoulder-joint, on walking (one hour), (2d trit.),

Pain, as if sprained, in the left shoulder-joint, at rest (4th dil.), at rest (4th dil.),

Pressive tearing below the shoulder-joint,

A sharp, painful drawing in the right deltoid muscle (4th dil.),

Drawing, digging pain under the right deltoid muscle,

Boring stitches in the right axilla, which did not cease when touched (after thirty hours),

Pain, as if sprained, in the posterior wall of the right axilla, on muscular exertion, disappears in rest (3d trit.),

The arm is inclined to go to sleep, when lying on it, mornings, with increased flow of saliva (2d trit.),

Paralytic feeling in the arms during motion, especially in the elbow-joint (after thirty-two hours),

Tensive drawing in different places on the arms, like stitches,

A transient drawing tearing in the lower end of the left arm, near the condyles of the elbow, at 3 P.M., while at rest (6th dil.),

Violent electric shocks in the left arm, starting from the shoulder; when lying with the hands under the head, during a nap (3d trit.),

Fatigue and loss of power, especially of the upper arm, after waking (3d trit.),

Great fatigue and loss of power, especially of the upper arms, with inclination to lie down and sleep, 11 A.M. (3d trit.),

Powerlessness in the upper arm, as after very severe labor (3d trit.),

Great weakness of the upper arm, and stiffness of the neck, mornings, after waking, disappears after rising (5th dil.),

Fatigue of the upper arm, and a drawing pain in the radius, beginning above the wrist, followed by a similar pain in the right shoulder (3d trit.),

Cramp in the middle of the upper arm, when lifting it; otherwise the cramp is scarcely felt (after ten hours),

Pressive pain in the flesh of the upper arm, which increases by contact,

Burning, quickly passing stitch in front, in the middle of the left upper arm,

Continued pinching in the right upper arm (after one hour),

Drawing pains in the muscles of the right upper arm near the elbow, with paralytic weakness of them, during rest (5th dil.),

A drawing pain with paralytic weakness in the anterior surface of the right upper arm, in rest, with inclination to stretch the arm; lasts several minutes (5th dil.),

Tearing in the left upper arm,

Muscular twitchings in the bend of the right elbow, and bruised pain on the top of the right shoulder, during rest (2d trit.),

Painless twitching in the left elbow-joint, in rest, at 3 P.M. (2d trit.),

A burning pain in a circumscribed spot on the elbow, at 6 P.M. (3d trit.),

When bending the arm, a tension, externally, at the point of the elbow (after six hours),

A painful drawing through the radial joint of the right elbow, at noon, lasting ten or fifteen seconds, followed by a similar pain in the left hip, during rest (5th dil.),

A biting itching on the right elbow (5th dil.),

Violent stitch in the tip of each elbow (2d trit.),

A very violent stitch in the tip of the left elbow, when at rest (3d trit.),

Spasmodic, pressive drawing pain in the bend of the right elbow, as if the arm had been sprained by violent motion; only felt during motion; more when extending than when bending the arm,

Short, lasting, jerking tearings, apparently in the shaft of the radius, first of the right, then of the left forearm, finally in the lowest joint of the right middle finger; returning from time to time,

A very sensitive, paralytic drawing in the right radius, beginning above the anterior condyle; lasts eight to ten seconds, evenings (4th dil.),

A sort of paralysis of the right arm and hand; it drops, and with great effort he can scarcely write (after three hours),

Violent, pressive tearing in the posterior muscles between the bones of the elbow and the radius, as far as the wrist (after thirty-one hours),

Spasmodic pressure and drawing pain in the internal side of the left forearm,

A frightful stitch, as from an angry wasp, in the skin, at the middle of the extensor side of the left forearm, followed in a short time by a similar, but less severe stitch in the skin of the right side of the chest, at 11 A.M. (3d trit.),

Intermittent pointed stitches in the radius of the right side, more in the muscles,

Frequent paralytic painful drawings from the middle of the flexor side of the radius of the left forearm up to the elbow, at rest (4th dil.),

Drawing-tearing pains above the wrist, at 2 P.M. (4th dil.),

Painful paralytic drawings above the wrist, from the condyles at the elbow down along the ulnar side of the right forearm, afterward the same pain in the left forearm, evenings, in bed (4th dil.),

Sharp continued stitch behind the wrist-joint, at the beginning of the radius (after six hours),

Pressive tearing in the bones of either wrist,

Titillation in the palm of the right hand, forcing him to scratch (after thirty-three hours),

Paralytic pains in almost every joint of the right fingers, lasting ten to fifteen seconds (4th dil.),

Painless twitchings of the whole right thumb, afternoons, on writing (ten to twelve times), so that it is abducted from the fingers (1st trit.),

A short painful drawing in the ball of the left thumb, alternating with a similar sensation in the left occiput, at rest (5th dil.),

A drawing pain in the middle joint of the right index finger, with sudden paralytic loss of power of it, at 1 P.M., when at rest; lasts thirty seconds (4th dil.),

Drawing in the joints of the three left midmost fingers, both when in motion and at rest,

A drawing-tearing pain in the middle joint of the left index finger, attacks him while in bed; it becomes, after a short duration, throbbing (3d trit.),

A sensitive, drawing, penetrating pain in the bone of the metacarpal joint of the ring finger, when at rest at noon (second day), (4th dil.),

Tearing in the lowest joint and the metacarpal bone of the left fourth finger, with spasmodic clenching of the fingers, especially when seizing something,

Violent tearing in the middle joint of the right little finger (3d trit.),

Lower extremities

Powerlessness of the lower extremities after waking; the knees knock together when walking (3d trit.),

Stiffness of the lower extremities, evening (6th dil.),

Shivering-like creepings through the whole outer side of the left lower extremity on standing in a room (1st trit.),

Paralytic weakness in the hip and thigh,

Paralytic weakness in the right hip-joint when walking, especially when moving the leg forward, and stitches when setting down the foot; this caused him to limp, but soon went off,

Painful stiffness in the muscles about the hip-joint on dressing (6th dil.),

Paralytic drawing in the bones of the right hip (3d trit.),

On running, when he steps on the left foot, which is stretched forward, a painful pricking pressure in the right hip-joint,

Violent pain at a place behind the left hip, as if he had had a violent fall upon it; only felt during motion; not excited by standing (after thirty-two hours),

Pain, as if sprained, in the right hip-joint (1st trit.),

A pain, as if sprained, in the left hip, caused by sneezing (4th dil.),

A pain, as if sprained, in the hip-joint on every step, so severe that it caused him to limp (2d trit.),

A violent electric shock, starting first from the left; then from the right hip-joint, and disturbing his after-dinner nap (3d trit.),

Burning sore feeling between the nates after a short walk (1st trit.),

The glutei muscles pain as if bruised on walking, stooping, adduction of the thigh, or by lying on the parts (6th dil.),

Throbbing stitches, synchronous with the pulse, from the left trochanter, along the neck of the femur, to the socket; lasts ten minutes; the end of each throb was always accompanied with a fine stitch; mornings, after waking, in bed (4th dil.),

Loss of power in the thighs on walking in the street (3d trit.),

Sense of a tingling humming (vibration) in the left thigh, and drawing in the anterior muscles,

Bruised pain in the anterior surface of the left thigh and knee (1st trit.),

The knees often knock together when walking,

A transient drawing from the right popliteal space through the knee to the outer margin of the patella, at 10 P.M., in bed (6th dil.),

The knees knock together when ascending stairs (1st trit.),

Pressive pain in the knee-joint, and from within outwards, in the muscles of the left extremity, when sitting,

Muscle twitchings above the left patella (1st trit.),

Tearing dull stitches over the left patella, in any position,

Bruised pain on the left side of the right patella; this increased so much when walking that he limped, and could step with difficulty; disappeared in twenty-five seconds, while sitting, with weakness and loss of power in the extremities (3d trit.),

Bruised pain in the left patella and around the back of the left side of the pelvis; on motion, it pains as if sprained (3d trit.),

The knee is painful, as if bruised; worse when sitting than when walking (after one and a quarter hours),

A bruised and dislocated pain in the right knee, on motion (5th dil.),

Bruised pain on the inside of the right knee, followed by biting itching on the inside of the left knee (5th dil.),

Pain, as if sprained, on the inner side of the right knee; disappears during rest (3d trit.),

Pain, as if sprained, in the right knee, and cramp in the calf on walking; mornings, after rising (2d trit.),

A throbbing bruised pain on the anterior and inner surface of the right knee, on standing (4th dil.),

Electric shocks through the right knee-joint, followed by two similar shocks through the upper part of the body, which seemed to explode close to the foramen magnum; prevented falling asleep in the forenoon (3d trit.),

Slight twitchings in the external side of the left knee, with a sensation of clucking, when sitting (immediately),

Tearing in the left knee-joint when sitting (after seventy-two hours),

A cramplike incisive pain over the left knee, on both sides, when he does not move (after eight hours),

A short drawing pain in the condyles of the left knee (a quarter of an hour), (3d trit.),

In the evening, when in bed, burning corrosive stitches in the left tibia, not far from the knee, which caused an involuntary twitching of the foot (after seventeen hours),

A short but repeated drawing paralytic pain through the marrow of the right tibia on walking across the room, at 6 P.M. (3d trit.),

Repeated drawing-throbbing pain in the middle of the left tibia, when at rest (a quarter of an hour), (3d trit.),

Pain, as if sprained, in the inner condyle of the right tibia, on walking in the open air (3d trit.),

Throbbing tearing in the middle of the right tibia (1st trit.),

An extremely violent, almost unendurable, pain through the whole fibula, with loss of power, at 3 P.M., when walking (3d trit.),

Paralytic drawing in the middle of the left tibia, as if in the periosteum, at rest (3d trit.),

Frequent tearing pains, now in the left, now in the right head of the fibula, and below in the bone (3d trit.),

A paralytic aching in the periosteum (or bone) of the left fibula while at rest (3d trit.),

Cutting pain in the left fibula, as with a fine knife, on standing (1st trit.),

When going downstairs, the calf muscles are painful, as if too short,

Cramp in the left calf; worse when at rest (after four hours),

A frequent cramplike drawing in the lowest portion of the right calf at 11 1/2 A.M., both in rest and on motion; lasts but a few seconds (6th dil.),

Sensation in the left ankle as if the foot had become detached, and the cartilage of the joints did not touch when walking,

A paralytic drawing pain in the left ankle, near the external malleolus; lasts some minutes, when at rest (3d trit.),

A transient tearing pain in the inner malleolus of the left ankle, extending upward, in rest (5th dil.),

Cutting stitches in the external malleoli, from within outwards, when sitting, almost not at all when walking; worse when the foot rests upon a small support (after some hours),

A pain, as if sprained, in the external malleolus of the left foot, when walking (4th dil.),

Bruised pain on the left inner malleolus (4th dil.),

Pain, as if bruised, and throbbing, in the joints of the feet; worse when sitting (after three hours),

A drawing pressive, then throbbing, pain on the dorsum of the right foot, in the metatarsal bones, while sitting (3d trit.),

Drawing pain in the left metatarsal bones and ankle, with burning in the corn of the left toe (2d trit.),

Tearing in the feet, at times in the soles, at times in the dorsa, or in the heels, toes (especially in their lowest joints), in the tarsal or metatarsal bones; the pain does not extend beyond the malleoli; very seldom a shooting pain extended beyond the malleoli,

Pain in the heel, when stepping upon the foot, feeling as if it were pithy (continued),

A somewhat burning sensation in the right heel and tendo Achillis, as if they had gone to sleep,

Tearing on the back of the middle toes of the left foot at 6 P.M. (3d trit.),

Pain in a corn makes it difficult to go to sleep (1st trit.),

Violent burning in the corn, in paroxysms, even without external pressure, for twenty-four hours,

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