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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Pain as if beaten in knee-joint.
Twitching; trembling; violent starting while falling asleep; numbness; lassitude; weariness.
Excessive weakness and exhaustion of limbs oblige him to lie down.
Violent tearing in the upper and lower limbs; cannot rest on the affected side; pain least felt when moving affected part.
Tearing-jerking pain in right shoulder-joint and shoulder.
Pain in the arm of the side on which one rests, at night.
Drawing, jerking and tearing from the tips of the fingers into the shoulder.
Hands and lower half of forearm dark and livid.
Small reddish spot on left elbow-joint, soon forming a blister, becoming in a few hours as large as a hazelnut and turning black; similar blisters appear on right elbow and next day on left leg.
Trembling of hands.
Ulcers in finger tips with burning pains.
Tingling in fingers.
Violent shooting-tearing pain in the tip, thigh, groin and left foot.
Pain back of great trochanter, extending down the thigh, posteriorly, then toward the knee, anteriorly, embracing the patella, down the tibia to the ankle; pain relieved somewhat by flexion of the knee.
Cracking of knee when walking.
Swelling and pain of knees.
Stiffness of knees and feet, alternating with tearing pains.
Coldness, especially of knees and feet.
Itching tetters in the bend of the knees.
Cramp in calves.
Drawing pain in legs when resting feet upon the floor, while sitting.
Swelling of feet, oedematous.
Weakness or weariness of feet, numbness.
Tearing in the heels.
Intolerable itching of feet and thighs.
Toes drawn downwards.
Ulcers on soles of feet and toes.
Sore pain in ball of toes, while walking, as if chafed.
Sensation as if the lower limbs would break down, on going up stairs.
Uneasiness in lower limbs, cannot lie still at night, has to change, position of feet constantly or walk about to get relief.
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