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Colocynthis - Extremities, Limbs symptoms - Hahnemann

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HPUS indication of Colocynthis: Colic-like pain

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

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Extremities, limbs

Suppurating swelling of the glands of the axillae.

Sensation behind the right scapula, as if the arm were sprained, both when at rest and in motion.

Pressive, drawing bone-pain in the shafts of the bones of the arm while at rest, especially under the head of the humerus and above the wrist-joint, where it also pains as if in the periosteum, on raising the arm.

Stitches in the arms, occasionally, now here, now there (aft. 4 h.).

Paralytic pain in the arms, as from a bruise, from time to time (aft. 5 d.).

In the right upper arm, pricking, burning pain, when moving it.

In the bend of the right elbow, fine itching stitch, when at rest.

In the fore-arm of the right side, tensive pain (aft. 27 h.).

In the palm, a spasmodic pain, so that he could only open the fingers with difficulty; the pain was more severe when at rest than when moving.

In the thumb of the right hand, violent drawing pains, feeling as if in the tendons, beginning in the ball and terminating in the tip of the thumb (aft. 5 h.).

Burning pain on a point of the right middle finger.

In the gluteal muscles of the left side a tickling itching when sitting (aft ¼ h.).

Pain in the right thigh, as if the psoas muscle that raises it was too short, only when walking. (aft. 32 h.).

Drawing tension in the right thigh.

Shooting, tearing pain in the thighs, when sitting (and standing).

In the hough, only when moving, lancinating pains, as from needles, at length changing into itching pricking.

Sensation of cold in the knees, although they are warm.

Paralytic pain in the knee, when walking, as if it was tied fast in the joint.

Violent itching in the left hough, inciting to scratch, with smarting after scratching (aft. 14 h.).

On the leg, a tensive pressure on the tibia, even in sitting.

Cramp in the legs.

Cramp in the muscles beside the tibia, at night, toward morning, aggravated by bending the knee.

Violent cramp in the calf, especially after coitus.

Quivering in the right calf, when at rest, going off when moving.

Tearing pains, at times in the calves, when sitting and standing.

Sharp cutting in the left calf, on the inside, when at rest.

Itching stitch in the right tibia, most violent when at rest.

Itching stitch in the right leg, also when moving.

Itching stitch in the right calf, not going off when rubbing.

Weakness of the legs, as from fatigue.

The varices of the legs, which hitherto were painless, begin to pain.

In the ankle, pressing and tearing, while sitting.

Tearing in the sole of the right foot, most violent when at rest.

Severe tearing on the dorsum of the left foot, upward.

Tearing in the periosteum of the os calcaneum.

Itching, boring stitch on the dorsum of the right foot, most violent when at rest.

The left foot goes to sleep, also when resting.

Trembling of the feet, as after a violent fright, with shaking chill.

Under the nail of the left big toe, a tearing pain.

Inordinate tendency of the muscles of all parts of the body to contract painfully in a cramp.

Contraction of all the limbs, so that he becomes like a hedgehog.

Twitching of particular muscular parts of the limbs.

Tearing stitches lengthways on the whole body, on the head, the back, the abdomen, and the limbs.

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