Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Causticum in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
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FEVER AND CHILL
Fever and chill
Chilliness in the open air, after dinner.
Painful coldness of the hand and of the sole of the foot.
Coldness of the hand and feet.
Coldness of the whole left side of the body.
Often internal coldness, with cold hands and feet.
Shaking chill in the whole right side of the body.
Sensation as if a cold wind blew between the scapulae, on the middle of the spine, which part remained cold, even by the warm stove.
Sensation as if cold water ran down from the right clavicle over the chest to the toes, along a narrow strip.
Chill over the whole body in the open air, which is not cold.
Much internal chill every day (1st week).
Chill in different parts of the body.
Febrile rigor, at times with goose-skin, even in the warm room; or in the open air, and then going off in the room.
Chilliness and yawning.
Continual shaking chill on the back.
Frequent shivering, now in this arm, now in that leg, then all over the body.
Quick shudder from the face over the chest down to the knees.
Shivering from the face down the back, even to the knees.
Single fits of shaking chills in the back, extending almost all over the abdomen, without heat either afterwards or with it.
Shaking chill over the whole body, without thirst and without subsequent heat.
Shudder in the whole body, as often as the puts down his left hand, after exercise.
Shivering, with goose-skin all day, as often as she goes into the open air.
Sensation as if a shudder ran from the right temple through the forehead, where there is throbbing.
Shivering, with goose-skin and urging to stool, which is very soft, and accompanied by painful colic; then a general chill, with external coldness, which soon goes off in the room, where an internal feeling of warmth in the head is then experienced.
At 4 P.M., first, a chill, with shivering in the legs up into the back, with lassitude for three hours; then sweat without heat and without thirst.
He feels feverish, now chilliness, then heat in the face.
Febrile rigor, lasting one hour, then heat in the forehead.
Chill, the first half of the night, then heat, and toward morning, a moist skin; only then some rest and sleep (aft. 3 d.).
He is always either chilly or in a sweat.
Every evening, heat for two hours, from 6 o'clock ownward (aft. 7 w.).
Heat over the whole body, without sweat and without thirst, then a gradual coolness, with yawning and stretching of the arms.
Frequent attacks of sweat all over the body.
In the morning, the lay in a sweat.
Night-sweat, two nights in succession (aft. 36 h.).
Night-sweat, several nights in succession (aft. 11 d.).
Sour-smelling night-sweat, all over (aft. 26 d.).
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