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Sulphur - Skin symptoms

Sublimated Sulphur, Sulpher, Sul, Sulfur, Sulf
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HPUS indication: Skin problems

Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while the very dilute homeopathic remedy may help, the raw product is often best avoided.

Below are the strongest indications (i.e. symptoms) of Sulphur in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.

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SKIN

Skin

Dry, scaly, unhealthy; every little injury suppurates

Freckles

Itching, burning; worse scratching and washing

Pimply eruption, pustules, rhagades, hang-nails

Excoriation, especially in folds (Lycopodium Lyc)

Feeling of a band around bones

Skin affections after local medication

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.

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

Blisters

filled with blood

burning

merging together

grouped

itching

painless

phagedenic (spreading, obstinate ulceration)

red; with red circle around

after scratching

powdery flaking skin

generating pus

ulcerated (see phagedenic)

watery

white

yellow

washing

washing in cold water

whitish

winter

Chapping

Coldness

Contraction

Cracks

deep, bloody

coming and going quickly

after washing

in winter

Discoloration; bluish; spots

brown, liver spots

dirty

freckles

moles (see abnormal growths)

pale

purple (purpura haemorrhagica purplish spots or patches from haemorrhage under skin)

heat rash

red

spots

spots; scarlet

spots; moist

spots; after scratching

white; spots

yellow, jaundice, etc.

spots

Dry

burning

inability to perspire (see inactivity)

Filthy skin

Flabbiness

Ganglia

Gangrene; cold

Abnormal growths

wart-like growth

bleeding

dry

fan-shaped

moist

cauliflower-like fungus

haematodes

medullary

horny

humid

swelling, inflamed, puffy bunches

ulcer like lesions, leaving scars, spread over body

ulcers

gnawing, biting

black

black; base

black; margins

bleeding

bleeding; edges

with boring

bruised with pain

burning

burning; when touched

burning; in margins

burrowing

with crawling sensation

crusty

deep

dirty

discharges; blackish

discharges; bloody

discharges; copious

discharges; corrosive

discharges; green

discharges; greenish

discharges; with maggots

discharges; offensive

discharges; offensive; like old cheese

discharges; offensive; putrid

discharges; scanty

discharges; sour smelling

discharges; thin

discharges; watery

discharges; whitish

discharges; yellow

with elevated, hardened margins

with deep hole (fistula)

foul

fungus

with gnawing, biting pain

painless, slow developing

hardened

hardened; with red circle around

hardened; margins

inflamed

itching

itching; around about

with jagged margins

with jerking pain

lardy

coming and going quickly

painful

painless

phagedenic (spreading, obstinate ulceration)

surrounded by pimples

pulsating

pus-filled pimples around

red with red circle

like eczema

like sarcoma

after scratching

sensitive

sensitive; margins

smarting

spongy

spongy; margins

stinging, sudden, sharp

stinging, sudden, sharp; in red circle around

stinging, sudden, sharp; margins

superficial

generating pus

generating pus; with pain

swollen

swollen; margins

with tearing pain

tense

tense; with red circle

tingling

unhealthy

varicose

with white spots

yellow

warts

burning

hard

horny

inflamed

old

painful

pulsating

small

stinging

withered

wens

wrinkled, shrivelled

Inactivity

Inflammation

skin erysipelas (inflamed from infection, deep red colour)

right to left

erratic

after scratching

with swelling

blisters

indurated (hard from inflammation), nodules, etc.

tendency to inflame

Like insects crawling on skin

evening

night

Hair falls out (see regions)

Hard; like callus

peeling off

with thickening

Heat without fever

after scratching

Itching

morning

in bed

night

gnawing, biting

burning

crawling

alcoholics

without visible out-break on skin

perspiring parts

must scratch; until it is raw

scratching

during sleep

smarting

spots

stinging

tearing

tickling

erotic

walking in open air

on becoming warm

in bed

wool

Loss of feeling

As if infested with lice

Moisture

after scratching

spots

Numbness

after scratching

Out-breaks on skin

alternating with other complaints; respiratory symptoms; asthma

gnawing, biting

bleeding

after scratching

blisters

as from a burn

blotches

yellow

blue, dark

boils

blood boils

maturing slowly

painful boil, shedding skin and tissues (carbuncle)

periodical

small

burning

chicken-pox

crusty

dry

offensive smelling

grey

greenish

moist

after scratching

lesion with wavy margin

generating pus

yellow

peeling in scales

dirty

discharging, moist

corrosive

sticky, like glue

pus

after scratching

yellow

dry

bleeding after scratching

large, round pimples on hardened base

eczema

elevated

excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed)

offensive smelling

flat

herpetic

burning

chapping

rings

cold water

corrosive

crusty

dry

itching

mealy

moist

patches

scaly

stinging

suppressed

generating pus

tearing

yellowish

zoster, zona

impetigo (bacterial infection on skin surface)

itching

patches, bleeding after scratches

warmth

warmth; of bed

washing

leprosy

mealy

measles

painful

painless

small, solid, no pus

groups of itching blisters

phagedenic (spreading, obstinate ulceration)

pimples

burning

inflamed

itching

moist

painful

after scratching

white after scratching

pocks

generating pus

psoriasis (red patches with silvery scales)

diffuse

long established

pus-filled pimples

itching

after scratching

rash (see granular)

bluish

in children

close, white, with burning; and itching

with excoriated skin (as if grazed, chaffed)

fiery red

receding in eruptive fevers; scarlet fever

after scratching

white

red

rhus poisoning

rose coloured patches

suppurating (producing pus), which dries to blackish crusts

scabies

scabies; bleeding

scabies; dry

scabies; fatty

scabies; moist

scabies; suppressed

scaly

scaly; bran-like

scaly; hereditary

scarlet fever

receding

after scratching

lesion with wavy margin

small-pox

smarting

stinging

suppressed

generating pus

with swelling

with tearing pain

tense

tubercles (nodules, knob-like lumps)

red

powdery flaking skin

white

ulcerative with pain

like nettle rash

during fever

nodular

after scratching

warmth and exercise

Pain; gnawing, biting

gnawing, biting; after scratching

gnawing, biting; eating at skin

like bruising

burning

in parts lain on

after scratching

spots

excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed)

after scratching (must scratch it raw)

between skin folds

pain after scratching

spots

stinging

tearing; after scratching

ulcerative pain

after scratching

Prickling

while walking in open air

when warm, in bed

Rough

Scars; break open

Sensitive

Becomes sore when lying down

in a child

feeling

Sticking

after scratching

Stings of insects

Swelling

of parts affected with symptoms

burning

crawling

fluid in tissues

hard

inflamed

pale

after scratching

shining

spongy

stinging

Swollen sensation

Tension

Generally unhealthy

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