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Ferrum Metallicum - Back symptoms

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HPUS label indication: Weakness

Below are the strongest indications of Ferrum Metallicum in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.


BETTER, walking slowly about. Better after rising. WORSE, while sweating; while sitting still. After cold washing and overheating. Midnight worse.
Relationships
Antidotes: Ars.; Hep.
Complementary: CHIN.; Alum.; HAMbetter
Compare: Rumex (similar in respiratory and digestive sphere and contains organic Ferrum Metallicum.)
Ferrum Aceticum (alkaline urine in acute diseases. Pain in right deltoid. Epistaxis; especially adapted to thin, pale, weak children who grow rapidly and are easily exhausted; Varices of the feet; copious expectoration of greenish pus; asthma; worse, sitting still and lying; phthisis, constant cough, vomiting of food after eating, hemoptysis).
Ferrum Metallicum Arsenicum (enlarged liver and spleen, with fever; undigested stool; albuminuria.) Simple and pernicious anaemia and chlorosis. Skin dry. Eczema, psoriasis, impetigo. Use 3x trituration.)
Ferrum Bromatum (sticky, excoriating leucorrhoea; uterus heavy and prolapsed, scalp feels numb).
Ferrum Cyanatum (neuroses with irritable weakness and hypersensitiveness, especially of a periodical character; Epilepsy; cardialgia, with nausea, flatulence, constipation, alternating with diarrhoea; chorea).
Ferrum Magneticum (small warts on hands).
Ferrum Muriaticum ( Arrested menstruation; tendency to seminal emissions or copious urination at puberty; very dark, watery stools; diphtheria; phlegmonous erysipelas; pyelitis; hemoptysis of dark, clotty blood; dyspareunia; pain in Right shoulder, right elbow, and marked tendency to cramps and round red spots on cheeks; bright crystals in urine. Anaemia, 3x after meals. Tincture 1-5 drops 3 times daily for chronic interstitial nephritis.)
Ferrum Sulphuricum ( Watery and painless stools; menorrhagia, pressing, throbbing between periods with rush of blood to head. Basedow’s disease. Erethism ( Pain in gall-bladder; toothache; acidity; eructation of food in mouthfuls); Ferrum Metallicum Pernitricum (cough, with florid complexion); Ferrum Tartaricum (cardialgia; heat at cardiac orifice of stomach).
Ferrum Metallicum Protoxalatum (Anaemia). Use 1x trit. Compare also: Graph.; Mangan.; Cupr.

BACK

Coldness

Coldness; extending to other parts; to legs
Coldness; morning
Coldness; morning; 7 a.m.

Heaviness, weight; sacrum (base of spine)
Heaviness, weight; sacrum (base of spine); like a weight

Pain
Pain; aching
Pain; aching; during period
Pain; aching; lumbar (lower half of back); afternoon; evening
Pain; aching; lumbar (lower half of back); rising up
Pain; aching; on movement
Pain; after stool
Pain; burning; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; between them; evening in bed
Pain; burning; sacrum (base of spine)
Pain; burning; sacrum (base of spine); during period
Pain; compressing; neck
Pain; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; between
Pain; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; between; while walking
Pain; dragging; lumbar (lower half of back)
Pain; during stool
Pain; in women; during period
Pain; jerking
Pain; junction of pelvis and spine
Pain; labour-like
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back)
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); before a snowstorm
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); during period
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); movement
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); night
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); rheumatic pains
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); rising
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); while walking
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); while walking; walking slowly
Pain; neck
Pain; neck; extending to other parts; brain
Pain; neck; extending to other parts; head
Pain; neck; extending to other parts; head; back of head (occiput)
Pain; neck; extending to other parts; top of head (vertex)
Pain; neck; while lying down; right side
Pain; night
Pain; on gentle movement
Pain; on movement
Pain; pressing; sacrum (base of spine)
Pain; pressing; sacrum (base of spine); during period
Pain; pulling; neck
Pain; pulling; neck; extending to other parts; head
Pain; rheumatic
Pain; rising from sitting
Pain; sacrum (base of spine)
Pain; sacrum (base of spine); during period
Pain; sacrum (base of spine); rising from sitting
Pain; sore, bruised, beaten; lumbar (lower half of back)
Pain; sore, bruised, beaten; lumbar (lower half of back); rising
Pain; sore, bruised, beaten; lumbar (lower half of back); sacrum (base of spine)
Pain; sore, bruised, beaten; neck
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; dorsal (shoulder level); between shoulder blades
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; manual labour
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; lumbar (lower half of back); walking
Pain; tearing
Pain; tearing; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; between shoulder blades
Pain; tearing; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; between shoulder blades; on walking
Pain; tearing; sitting
Pain; tearing; while lying
Pain; walking slowly
Pain; walking
Pain; when beginning to move
Pain; while lying down
Pain; while sitting
Pain; while walking

Perspiration; neck

Pulsating
Pulsating; neck
Pulsating; neck; movement

Stiffness; neck
Stiffness; neck; morning

Tension; dorsal (shoulder level); between shoulder blades
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Sources
Entries on a white background are from Boericke's Materia Medica. Entries on a green background are from a reversed Kent's repertory, with some alterations to modernise the language. Uses are based on traditional homeopathic practice and have not been reviewed by the FDA.