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Sulphur - Skin symptoms

Sublimated Sulphur, Sulpher, Sul, Sulfur, Sulf


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HPUS label indication: Skin problems

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


Relationships
Complementary: Aloe; Psorin; Acon; Pyrarara (a fish caught in the Amazon, clinically used for various skin affections). Lepra, tuberculides, syphilides, varicosities, etc.
Compare: Acon (Sulphur often follows in acute diseases); Mercur and Calcarea are frequently useful after Sulphur, not before. Lyc; Sep; Sars; Puls; Sulphur hydrogenisatum (delirium, mania, asphyxia); Sulphur terebinthinatum (chronic rheumatic arthritis; chorea); Tannic acid (Nasal haemorrhage; elongated uvula; gargle; constipation). Magnes artificialis (great hunger in evening, profuse sweat on face, bruised pain in joints, rectal constriction after stool).
Magnetis polus Articus (anxious, coldness of eyes as if a piece of ice lay in orbit, increased flow of saliva, constipation, sopor, trembling, abdominal flatulence).
Magnetis Polus Australis (dryness of lids, easy dislocation of ankle, ingrowing toe-nails, aching in patella, shooting in soles).
Compare in adenoids: Agraphis.
Dose
Acts in all potencies from the lowest to the highest. Some of the best results are obtained from the higher, and not too frequent doses. The twelfth potency is a good one to begin treatment with, going higher or lower according to the susceptibility of th

SKIN

Better, dry, warm weather, lying on right side, from drawing up affected limbs.

Dry, scaly, unhealthy; every little injury suppurates

Excoriation, especially in folds (Lyc)

Feeling of a band around bones

Freckles

Itching, burning; worse scratching and washing

Pimply eruption, pustules, rhagades, hang-nails

Pruritus, especially from warmth, is evening, often recurs in spring-time, in damp weather. Worse, at rest, when standing, warmth in bed, washing, bathing, in morning, 11 am, night, from alcoholic stimulants, periodically.

Skin affections after local medication

Abnormal growths
Abnormal growths; cauliflower-like fungus
Abnormal growths; cauliflower-like fungus; haematodes
Abnormal growths; cauliflower-like fungus; medullary
Abnormal growths; horny
Abnormal growths; humid
Abnormal growths; swelling, inflamed, puffy bunches
Abnormal growths; ulcer like lesions, leaving scars, spread over body
Abnormal growths; ulcers
Abnormal growths; ulcers; after scratching
Abnormal growths; ulcers; black
Abnormal growths; ulcers; black; base
Abnormal growths; ulcers; black; margins
Abnormal growths; ulcers; bleeding
Abnormal growths; ulcers; bleeding; edges
Abnormal growths; ulcers; bruised with pain
Abnormal growths; ulcers; burning
Abnormal growths; ulcers; burning; in margins
Abnormal growths; ulcers; burning; when touched
Abnormal growths; ulcers; burrowing
Abnormal growths; ulcers; cancerous
Abnormal growths; ulcers; coming and going quickly
Abnormal growths; ulcers; crusty
Abnormal growths; ulcers; deep
Abnormal growths; ulcers; dirty
Abnormal growths; ulcers; discharges; blackish
Abnormal growths; ulcers; discharges; bloody
Abnormal growths; ulcers; discharges; copious
Abnormal growths; ulcers; discharges; corrosive
Abnormal growths; ulcers; discharges; green
Abnormal growths; ulcers; discharges; greenish
Abnormal growths; ulcers; discharges; offensive
Abnormal growths; ulcers; discharges; offensive; like old cheese
Abnormal growths; ulcers; discharges; offensive; putrid
Abnormal growths; ulcers; discharges; scanty
Abnormal growths; ulcers; discharges; sour smelling
Abnormal growths; ulcers; discharges; thin
Abnormal growths; ulcers; discharges; watery
Abnormal growths; ulcers; discharges; whitish
Abnormal growths; ulcers; discharges; with maggots
Abnormal growths; ulcers; discharges; yellow
Abnormal growths; ulcers; foul
Abnormal growths; ulcers; fungus
Abnormal growths; ulcers; generating pus
Abnormal growths; ulcers; generating pus; with pain
Abnormal growths; ulcers; gnawing, biting
Abnormal growths; ulcers; hardened
Abnormal growths; ulcers; hardened; margins
Abnormal growths; ulcers; hardened; with red circle around
Abnormal growths; ulcers; inflamed
Abnormal growths; ulcers; itching
Abnormal growths; ulcers; itching; around about
Abnormal growths; ulcers; lardy
Abnormal growths; ulcers; like eczema
Abnormal growths; ulcers; like sarcoma
Abnormal growths; ulcers; painful
Abnormal growths; ulcers; painless, slow developing
Abnormal growths; ulcers; painless
Abnormal growths; ulcers; phagedenic (spreading, obstinate ulceration)
Abnormal growths; ulcers; pulsating
Abnormal growths; ulcers; pus-filled pimples around
Abnormal growths; ulcers; red with red circle
Abnormal growths; ulcers; sensitive
Abnormal growths; ulcers; sensitive; margins
Abnormal growths; ulcers; smarting
Abnormal growths; ulcers; spongy
Abnormal growths; ulcers; spongy; margins
Abnormal growths; ulcers; stinging, sudden, sharp
Abnormal growths; ulcers; stinging, sudden, sharp; in red circle around
Abnormal growths; ulcers; stinging, sudden, sharp; margins
Abnormal growths; ulcers; superficial
Abnormal growths; ulcers; surrounded by pimples
Abnormal growths; ulcers; swollen
Abnormal growths; ulcers; swollen; margins
Abnormal growths; ulcers; tense
Abnormal growths; ulcers; tense; with red circle
Abnormal growths; ulcers; tingling
Abnormal growths; ulcers; unhealthy
Abnormal growths; ulcers; varicose
Abnormal growths; ulcers; with boring
Abnormal growths; ulcers; with crawling sensation
Abnormal growths; ulcers; with deep hole (fistula)
Abnormal growths; ulcers; with elevated, hardened margins
Abnormal growths; ulcers; with gnawing, biting pain
Abnormal growths; ulcers; with jagged margins
Abnormal growths; ulcers; with jerking pain
Abnormal growths; ulcers; with tearing pain
Abnormal growths; ulcers; with white spots
Abnormal growths; ulcers; yellow
Abnormal growths; wart-like growth
Abnormal growths; wart-like growth; bleeding
Abnormal growths; wart-like growth; dry
Abnormal growths; wart-like growth; fan-shaped
Abnormal growths; wart-like growth; moist
Abnormal growths; warts
Abnormal growths; warts; burning
Abnormal growths; warts; hard
Abnormal growths; warts; horny
Abnormal growths; warts; inflamed
Abnormal growths; warts; old
Abnormal growths; warts; painful
Abnormal growths; warts; pulsating
Abnormal growths; warts; small
Abnormal growths; warts; stinging
Abnormal growths; warts; wens
Abnormal growths; warts; withered
Abnormal growths; warts; wrinkled, shrivelled

As if infested with lice

Becomes sore when lying down
Becomes sore when lying down; feeling
Becomes sore when lying down; in a child

Blisters
Blisters; after scratching
Blisters; burning
Blisters; filled with blood
Blisters; generating pus
Blisters; grouped
Blisters; itching
Blisters; merging together
Blisters; painless
Blisters; phagedenic (spreading, obstinate ulceration)
Blisters; powdery flaking skin
Blisters; red; with red circle around
Blisters; ulcerated (see phagedenic)
Blisters; washing
Blisters; washing; washing in cold water
Blisters; watery
Blisters; white
Blisters; whitish
Blisters; winter
Blisters; yellow

Chapping

Coldness

Contraction

Cracks
Cracks; after washing
Cracks; coming and going quickly
Cracks; deep, bloody
Cracks; in winter

Discoloration; bluish; spots
Discoloration; brown, liver spots
Discoloration; dirty
Discoloration; freckles
Discoloration; moles (see abnormal growths)
Discoloration; pale
Discoloration; purple (purpura haemorrhagica purplish spots or patches from haemorrhage under skin)
Discoloration; purple (purpura haemorrhagica purplish spots or patches from haemorrhage under skin); heat rash
Discoloration; red
Discoloration; red; spots
Discoloration; red; spots; scarlet
Discoloration; spots; after scratching
Discoloration; spots; moist
Discoloration; white; spots
Discoloration; yellow, jaundice, etc.
Discoloration; yellow, jaundice, etc.; spots

Dry
Dry; burning
Dry; inability to perspire (see inactivity)

Filthy skin

Flabbiness

Ganglia

Gangrene; cold

Generally unhealthy

Hair falls out (see regions)

Hard; like callus
Hard; peeling off
Hard; with thickening

Heat without fever
Heat without fever; after scratching

Inactivity

Inflammation
Inflammation; indurated (hard from inflammation), nodules, etc.
Inflammation; skin erysipelas (inflamed from infection, deep red colour)
Inflammation; skin erysipelas (inflamed from infection, deep red colour); after scratching
Inflammation; skin erysipelas (inflamed from infection, deep red colour); blisters
Inflammation; skin erysipelas (inflamed from infection, deep red colour); erratic
Inflammation; skin erysipelas (inflamed from infection, deep red colour); right to left
Inflammation; skin erysipelas (inflamed from infection, deep red colour); with swelling
Inflammation; tendency to inflame

Itching
Itching; alcoholics
Itching; burning
Itching; crawling
Itching; during sleep
Itching; erotic
Itching; gnawing, biting
Itching; morning
Itching; morning; in bed
Itching; must scratch; until it is raw
Itching; night
Itching; on becoming warm
Itching; on becoming warm; in bed
Itching; perspiring parts
Itching; scratching
Itching; scratching
Itching; smarting
Itching; spots
Itching; stinging
Itching; tearing
Itching; tickling
Itching; walking in open air
Itching; without visible out-break on skin
Itching; wool

Like insects crawling on skin
Like insects crawling on skin; evening
Like insects crawling on skin; night

Loss of feeling

Moisture
Moisture; after scratching
Moisture; spots

Numbness
Numbness; after scratching

Out-breaks on skin
Out-breaks on skin; after scratching
Out-breaks on skin; alternating with other complaints; respiratory symptoms; asthma
Out-breaks on skin; bleeding
Out-breaks on skin; bleeding; after scratching
Out-breaks on skin; blisters
Out-breaks on skin; blisters; as from a burn
Out-breaks on skin; blotches
Out-breaks on skin; blotches; yellow
Out-breaks on skin; blue, dark
Out-breaks on skin; boils
Out-breaks on skin; boils; blood boils
Out-breaks on skin; boils; maturing slowly
Out-breaks on skin; boils; painful boil, shedding skin and tissues (carbuncle)
Out-breaks on skin; boils; periodical
Out-breaks on skin; boils; small
Out-breaks on skin; burning
Out-breaks on skin; chicken-pox
Out-breaks on skin; crusty
Out-breaks on skin; crusty; after scratching
Out-breaks on skin; crusty; dry
Out-breaks on skin; crusty; generating pus
Out-breaks on skin; crusty; greenish
Out-breaks on skin; crusty; grey
Out-breaks on skin; crusty; lesion with wavy margin
Out-breaks on skin; crusty; moist
Out-breaks on skin; crusty; offensive smelling
Out-breaks on skin; crusty; yellow
Out-breaks on skin; dirty
Out-breaks on skin; discharging, moist
Out-breaks on skin; discharging, moist; after scratching
Out-breaks on skin; discharging, moist; corrosive
Out-breaks on skin; discharging, moist; pus
Out-breaks on skin; discharging, moist; sticky, like glue
Out-breaks on skin; discharging, moist; yellow
Out-breaks on skin; dry
Out-breaks on skin; dry; bleeding after scratching
Out-breaks on skin; eczema
Out-breaks on skin; elevated
Out-breaks on skin; excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed)
Out-breaks on skin; flat
Out-breaks on skin; generating pus
Out-breaks on skin; gnawing, biting
Out-breaks on skin; groups of itching blisters
Out-breaks on skin; herpetic
Out-breaks on skin; herpetic; burning
Out-breaks on skin; herpetic; chapping
Out-breaks on skin; herpetic; cold water
Out-breaks on skin; herpetic; corrosive
Out-breaks on skin; herpetic; crusty
Out-breaks on skin; herpetic; dry
Out-breaks on skin; herpetic; generating pus
Out-breaks on skin; herpetic; itching
Out-breaks on skin; herpetic; mealy
Out-breaks on skin; herpetic; moist
Out-breaks on skin; herpetic; patches
Out-breaks on skin; herpetic; rings
Out-breaks on skin; herpetic; scaly
Out-breaks on skin; herpetic; stinging
Out-breaks on skin; herpetic; suppressed
Out-breaks on skin; herpetic; tearing
Out-breaks on skin; herpetic; yellowish
Out-breaks on skin; herpetic; zoster, zona
Out-breaks on skin; impetigo (bacterial infection on skin surface)
Out-breaks on skin; itching
Out-breaks on skin; itching; patches, bleeding after scratches
Out-breaks on skin; itching; warmth
Out-breaks on skin; itching; warmth; of bed
Out-breaks on skin; itching; washing
Out-breaks on skin; large, round pimples on hardened base
Out-breaks on skin; leprosy
Out-breaks on skin; lesion with wavy margin
Out-breaks on skin; like nettle rash
Out-breaks on skin; like nettle rash; after scratching
Out-breaks on skin; like nettle rash; during fever
Out-breaks on skin; like nettle rash; nodular
Out-breaks on skin; like nettle rash; warmth and exercise
Out-breaks on skin; mealy
Out-breaks on skin; measles
Out-breaks on skin; offensive smelling
Out-breaks on skin; painful
Out-breaks on skin; painless
Out-breaks on skin; peeling in scales
Out-breaks on skin; phagedenic (spreading, obstinate ulceration)
Out-breaks on skin; pimples
Out-breaks on skin; pimples; after scratching
Out-breaks on skin; pimples; burning
Out-breaks on skin; pimples; inflamed
Out-breaks on skin; pimples; itching
Out-breaks on skin; pimples; moist
Out-breaks on skin; pimples; painful
Out-breaks on skin; pimples; white after scratching
Out-breaks on skin; pocks
Out-breaks on skin; pocks; generating pus
Out-breaks on skin; psoriasis (red patches with silvery scales)
Out-breaks on skin; psoriasis (red patches with silvery scales); diffuse
Out-breaks on skin; psoriasis (red patches with silvery scales); long established
Out-breaks on skin; pus-filled pimples
Out-breaks on skin; pus-filled pimples; after scratching
Out-breaks on skin; pus-filled pimples; itching
Out-breaks on skin; rash (see granular)
Out-breaks on skin; rash (see granular); after scratching
Out-breaks on skin; rash (see granular); bluish
Out-breaks on skin; rash (see granular); close, white, with burning; and itching
Out-breaks on skin; rash (see granular); fiery red
Out-breaks on skin; rash (see granular); in children
Out-breaks on skin; rash (see granular); receding in eruptive fevers; scarlet fever
Out-breaks on skin; rash (see granular); red
Out-breaks on skin; rash (see granular); rhus poisoning
Out-breaks on skin; rash (see granular); rose coloured patches
Out-breaks on skin; rash (see granular); scabies
Out-breaks on skin; rash (see granular); scabies; bleeding
Out-breaks on skin; rash (see granular); scabies; dry
Out-breaks on skin; rash (see granular); scabies; fatty
Out-breaks on skin; rash (see granular); scabies; moist
Out-breaks on skin; rash (see granular); scabies; suppressed
Out-breaks on skin; rash (see granular); scaly
Out-breaks on skin; rash (see granular); scaly; bran-like
Out-breaks on skin; rash (see granular); scaly; hereditary
Out-breaks on skin; rash (see granular); suppurating (producing pus), which dries to blackish crusts
Out-breaks on skin; rash (see granular); white
Out-breaks on skin; rash (see granular); with excoriated skin (as if grazed, chaffed)
Out-breaks on skin; scarlet fever
Out-breaks on skin; scarlet fever; receding
Out-breaks on skin; small, solid, no pus
Out-breaks on skin; small-pox
Out-breaks on skin; smarting
Out-breaks on skin; stinging
Out-breaks on skin; suppressed
Out-breaks on skin; tense
Out-breaks on skin; tubercles (nodules, knob-like lumps)
Out-breaks on skin; tubercles (nodules, knob-like lumps); powdery flaking skin
Out-breaks on skin; tubercles (nodules, knob-like lumps); red
Out-breaks on skin; tubercles (nodules, knob-like lumps); white
Out-breaks on skin; ulcerative with pain
Out-breaks on skin; with swelling
Out-breaks on skin; with tearing pain

Pain; burning
Pain; burning; after scratching
Pain; burning; in parts lain on
Pain; burning; spots
Pain; excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed)
Pain; excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed); after scratching (must scratch it raw)
Pain; excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed); between skin folds
Pain; gnawing, biting
Pain; gnawing, biting; after scratching
Pain; gnawing, biting; eating at skin
Pain; like bruising
Pain; pain after scratching
Pain; pain after scratching; spots
Pain; stinging
Pain; tearing; after scratching
Pain; ulcerative pain
Pain; ulcerative pain; after scratching

Prickling
Prickling; when warm, in bed
Prickling; while walking in open air

Rough

Scars; break open

Sensitive

Sticking
Sticking; after scratching

Stings of insects

Swelling
Swelling; after scratching
Swelling; burning
Swelling; crawling
Swelling; fluid in tissues
Swelling; hard
Swelling; inflamed
Swelling; of parts affected with symptoms
Swelling; pale
Swelling; shining
Swelling; spongy
Swelling; stinging

Swollen sensation

Tension
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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.