Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Apis Mel in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
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Ears purple, (A. R. M.).
In the inner cartilage of the left ear, a little pimple, painful when pressed (tenth day, and longer),
Tension behind and under the ears, ; behind the left ear, extending up from the back of the neck, ; behind the right ear, ; behind the left ear,
Pains in the inner right ear (second day),
Similar pain behind the left ear as over the eyes; violent drawing from the back of the neck, extending behind the left ear,
Burning in the upper part of the left ear,
Stitches under the left ear,
Frightened starting from sleep at noise,≡ more ...