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Rashes, Carpal Tunnel, & Bleeding hemorrhoids

Hello,

I have several problems I would like help with, if you might.

First, I have several rashes, one of which appears to be spreading over my body. Listing them chronologically, the first rash was of the variety called jock itch. It is red and itchy to the point of burning. This has been ongoing for several years now. It does respond to commercial antifungal sprays, but does not go away. This rash is worse during the summer, and at night.

Also several years ago, I developed a dry itchy patch on my forehead. This patch is controlled with sulfur ointment (6X), but is not completely cured. This problem is more pronounced when I take a shower, and is worse during the winter. Related to this are dry scaly patches in my ears, around and in the outer part of the ear canals. In the past they have itched terribly. I keep them under control with suflur ointment. But, once again, the condition has not gone away completely.

About three years ago, I began to develop a rash on my cheeks. It is red and itches. It seems to be worse after I shower. I have treated it with sulfur ointment with little result. A homemade tincture of spotted touchmenot in isopropal alcohol seems to be more effective.

About a month ago, I began breaking out in itchy, pink lumps along the waistband of my underclothes. The welts somewhat resemble mosquito bites. They have since spread down the creases between my legs and my groin. And now similar welts have appeared in my armpits. Tincture of spotted touchmenot does relieve the itching, and reduces the swelling.

Weeks before the welts began appearing, I went through a period of extremely itchy palms. I tried hand moisturizers, and then turned to tincture of spotted touchmenot, which provided much relief. This condition has almost entirely gone away, though every now and then the itching returns.

In connection with these rashes, I should mention that we have very bad water here. It is contaminated with effluvium from a nearby illegal dumpsite, and also contains colliform bacteria. The water here is tested regularly, and we are informed that it is within standards, but we have doubts. We use the water only for washing. We have lived here for 4 years and hope to move very soon. However, the jock itch, forehead rash, ear problem, and possibly the cheek rash, predate our lives here.

I would also like some relief from carpal tunnel symptoms which hamper my performance as a musician and which bother me when I write. It is a nerve ache in the wrist, numbness in the fingers, and numbness and general aching in my thumb. In order from worst to least, the activities which provoke this problem are: handwriting, violin, mandolin, guitar, banjo, hammered dulcimer. I have used Rhus Toxicodendron (6X) for some relief from this problem. This problem has been ongoing for over a decade.

The final major problem is bleeding hemorrhoids. Flare ups are actually uncommon. But slight bleeding accompanies almost every bowel movement. And sometimes the bleeding is heavy. I have had hemorrhoids since a bicycling accident about 20 years ago. But the bleeding only began in the last 3 years or so.

I have no history of allergies, and I am not sensitive. I have been in some very stressful situations in the past 5 years. But currently, my only anxiety is about moving, and a general anxiety about providing enough financial security for my family.

I do have a long history of watery eyes, particularly if I am outside in a breeze. I am near sighted. I also have sinus problems (as does just about everybody in Michigan), particularly bad in the winter. The sinus problems have been ongoing for most of my life, but have worsened in the last few years and now affect me in the summer as well as the winter. The sunis problems include drainage, clogging, clotting and infections.

I am 47 years of age, and have developed a bit of a belly over the past couple years, though I am not obese. I have noticed a tightness in the chest lately, and a dizziness particularly in the morning. I gave up cigarettes close to twenty years ago. In the past month, I have begun fast walking for aerobic exercise. Also, in the last couple months, I have had a few episodes of severe knee pain, resembling arthritis. This generally happens when there is a major change in the weather.

That is everything that I can think of. I hope somebody can help me with all of this.
 
  allenadale on 2005-04-19
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Fair old catalogue !.
Need more info --- but in the meantime STOP washing with water. all varieties of eczema HATE water and will get worse in it. Use an unmedicated cleansing lotion , olive oil and bran -- whatever.

Low potency is working against you here. Need to go high.

do you get hot or cold in bed. do you get sweaty palms .
Do you like sweets , hate confrontation.
Any warts , head injury, . Tidy or untidy.
Dislike wearing wollen garments .
Do you get acid burps.
Any allergies -- stop using anti fungal!.
 
passkey last decade
Thanks for your response. Sorry it has taken me so long to answer, but I have been out of town.

I'm afraid that unmedicated cleansing lotion, or olive & bran would be way out of our budget.

What potency do you suggest? This is for the sulfur, I take it.

No hot or cold problems in bed as a rule, though I can get sweaty around the groin. No sweaty palms either.

Yes, I do like sweets, but am not addicted to them. My wife & daughter eat sweets more than I do, but I eat my share simply from having them available.

I do hate confrontations.

I do not have warts. I rarely get cold sores.

I have never had a head injury, nor any other major injury (not counting the hemorrhoids).

I am tidy, but not to a fault.

I have no problem with woolens, and like to wear woolen sweaters in the winter.

I do have a chronic problem with acid indigestion. And I expel my share of gas from both outlets.

No allergies.

I will certainly stop using the anti-fungal. My wife and I are going to stock up on & use detox tea.

Please let me know if you need any more information.
 
allenadale last decade
Normally I say only take one remedy at a time but here I think there is a need to alternate.

So lets start using
1] Sulphur 6x in the morning
2] Nux vom 6x in the night.

Keep up for ten days and advise any change .

We may need to go to a higher potency -- or even change , so keep a note of ANY changes that occur.
 
passkey last decade
Okay.

I will order both and begin treatment as soon as they arrive.

How many tablets of each per dosage?
 
allenadale last decade
Just one!
 
passkey last decade

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