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Arsenicum Album - Chest symptoms - Hahnemann

Arsenious Acid, Arsenic, Arsenicum, Ars. Alb, Ars Alb, Arsenic alb, Ars.

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HPUS indication of Arsenicum Album: Vomiting
Common symptoms: Vomiting, Worry, Chills, Diarrhea, Bruises.

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

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Constriction of the chest.

Constriction of the chest, so that he could hardly speak a word, and almost fainted (3d d.) .

Constant contraction of the chest and tussiculation.

Grievous anguish as if everything was being constricted, with anguish in the scrobiculus cordic.

Constriction of the chest with great anguish and restlessness, in the evening.

Tightness of the chest, threatening suffocation, for one hour.

Sudden tightness of the chest, threatening suffocation, with dyspnoea, when walking, with weakness and extreme exhaustion.

Catarrh threatening sudden suffocation, at night.

He is about to suffocate, his tongue sticks out.

Suffocating Rheum rheum.

Pains in the chest.

Severe pains in the chest.

Interior pains in the upper part of the chest (aft. 5 h.).

Tensive pain in the chest, chiefly while sitting.

Pressure on the chest.

Stitches in the side, under the short ribs, and he can not lie on this side.

Stitches in the left breast, only when expiring, which is thus rendered difficult.

Dull stitches in the chest on stooping.

Stitching tearing pain in the uppermost right rib.

Formication in the chest.

Sensation of soreness and rawness in the chest.

A sensation of coldness internally in the chest, in the evening, also after supper.

Great heat in the chest, extending into the midriff.

Burning in the chest.

Burning in the region of the sternum, long continued.

Burning in the right side of the chest, extending into the flanks, where there is a pressure.

Palpitation of the heart.

Excessive, very burdensome palpitation.

Violently raging palpitation.

Irregular heart-beat, but so strong that he thinks he can hear it, at 3 o'clock at night, with anguish.

Violent palpitation, at night.

Yellow spots externally on the chest.


The beat of the heart is excited.

When he lies on his back, his heart beats much more quickly and strongly.

Feeling as if the blood ran through the arteries too rapidly and too hot, with small, quick pulse.

Pulse excited and frequent, not full.

Quick, small, hardish pulse.

Quick, small pulse.

Quick, weak pulse.

Quick, weak, intermittent pulse.

Tense pulse.

Little and weak pulse.

Little, frequent, weak pulse.

Exceedingly slow pulse, down to thirty-eight beats.

Intermittent, small pulse.

Intermittent, unequal, small pulse, which finally vanishes entirely.

Absence of pulse, attended with frequent, very excited heartbeat.


The breath very short.

Painful respiration.

Difficult respiration.

Difficult breathing with great anguish.

Anxious, groaning breathing.

Frequent, distressing, pressive dyspnoea in all positions.

Severe oppression of breathing.

Asthma of long duration.

Asthma returning frequently.

Asthma, when he gets vexed.

Asthma as from anguish, when he has tired himself out.

Tightness of the chest.

Tightness of the chest, dyspnoea.

Tightness in the region of the sternum makes breathing difficult, for eight days.

Tightness of the chest, when walking fast, when coughing or going up stairs.

Breathing is checked by pain in the scrobiculus cordis.

Breathing is checked by an intolerable anguish and a very distressing sensation in the abdomen, causing piteous wailings.

His breath leaves him at once in the evening, if he gets into bed ever so carefully and lies down, and there is as fine whistling in the constricted windpipe as if a fine string (in a instrument) sounded.

As from compression of the chest, his breath is rendered difficult during the abdominal pains.

Asthma (angina pectoris); her breath constantly grows weaker and shorter, so that she can only, by leaning her chest forward, breathe and speak very low.

She thinks every moment that she will suffocate, attended with so great a weakness that she is unable to breathe deeply.

Stitches in the upper part of the chest, especially in breathing, as it were a pressure ending in a stitch (aft. 1 ½ h.).

Stitches in the left breast, when taking a deep breath, compelling him to cough.


Frequent hiccup after eating, every time followed by eructation.

Frequent hiccup and eructation.

Convulsive hiccup.

Hiccup, at night, when rising, with scratching, nauseous taste in the mouth.

Long-continued hiccup, in the hour when the fever should have come.

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