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Alumen - Rectum, Anus, Stool symptoms - T.F. Allen

Common Potash Alum, Alumen Crudum, Alumn.

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HPUS indication of Alumen: Constipation

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

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Violent urging to stool,

In rectum, severe pains during stool,

With the stool, tearing in rectum,

Smarting and burning at the rectum, after a solid stool,

Beating in the anus, after a stool (second day),

Violent pains in the anus and rectum, a few minutes after stool; stinging and tearing up the rectum, relieved by bending forward and sitting bent over; worse particularly when lying on one side; somewhat better from lying on back; at the same time burning and throbbing in the anus,

The same symptoms have in many cases been cured by giving high potencies,

Intense pains in the anus, and in the rectum the worst, particularly after stool; she can scarcely endure it; sometimes lasting three or four hours. During stool, strong dyspnoea.

Four days after taking 30 cent., more relief than from any other remedy since three months; for the first time, stool without pains; was perfectly cured had no return, even after a scirrhus was cut out of the mamma six years later, and is nearly well now, twenty-five years after,

Ulceration of the rectum; if there is an ulcerated surface, and mostly exceedingly painful excrescences and fetid, bloody ichor, 2m (Wolf),

Haemorrhoidal tumor after a hard stool,

Piles, with aching within the anus (after eight days),

A small lump at the anus itches violently, particularly in the night, not so much during the day,

Itching at the anus all evening (first and second day),


Usual fluid discharges cease; and, notwithstanding his various meals, no second stool, as usual, but a sparing, scanty, consistent opening (the second day),

Stools become more difficult for two or three days (after some drachms, which partly had been vomited up),


In small doses it always causes a rarer, dryer, and harder stool; in somewhat stronger doses irritation, more exudation and copious stools (Vogt).

The bowels confined,

In the afternoon, difficult passage of a hard stool, with some blood (the first day),

In the afternoon, hard stool, expelled with difficulty, and some blood; followed by beating in the anus (second day),

First hard, then soft stools and pain following,

Relieved constipation entirely; the stools since, of natural consistence and frequency,

Costiveness of long standing; 30 cent.,

Stools dry, seldom,

Copious, solid stools,

In large doses it acts as a purgative,

More frequent discharges,

Diarrhoea, with frequent strong tenesmus, slimy discharges; and while they pass very violent pains in the rectum, going down into the thighs. A tuberculous patient,

Diarrhoea, stools yellow like those of an infant (three on eleventh day),

Diarrhoea appearing during the typhus abdominalis, consuming the strength of the patient, is quickest relieved by it (Maly. in Hygeia, 16, 335),

Diarrhoea in tuberculous patients,

Blood with stool,

Great masses of coagulated black blood pass from the anus in the third week of typhus, with signs of the greatest exhaustion. A girl of 18 years, 3d cent. in water,

Diarrhoea, with frequent violent urging, slimy stools with severe pains in the rectum during stool, going down into the thighs,

Fetid, bloody ichor from the rectum,

Putrid dysentery (Jahr.),

During stool, pains in rectum,

During stool strong dyspnoea,

After stool, smarting and burning at rectum, ; pains in anus and rectum, ; in rectum, ; violent, (for three or four hours).

After a stool, beating in anus,

After a hard stool, haemorrhoidal tumors,

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