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

Black Lead, Graphite Graph.

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HPUS indication of Graphites: Cracks in skin

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

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Swelling about the whole circumference of the anus,

The veins of the anus are much swollen,

A thin cord, like a swollen vein, painless when touched, extends from the anus towards the nates,

Haemorrhoids in the anus, which cause burning,

Prolapsus of the rectum (with its haemorrhoids), even without urging to stool, as if the anus had lost its contractility and was paralyzed,

Discharge of blood from the rectum, with great sticking in it,


Tenesmus with each stool (after twenty-one hours),

Dragging and burning in the rectum and anus,

Violent dragging in the rectum, as with haemorrhoids,

Pressing in the rectum without stool (after twelve days),

Sticking pain in the rectum, as if everything there were indurated,

Stitches in the rectum (after two hours),

Burning in the anus, with the stool,

Swollen feeling in the anus, though without pain,

Cutting in the anus (rectum?) in the morning in bed,

Some stitches in the anus,

Dull, tearing stitch in the anus, extending up into the rectum,

Smarting, sore pain in the anus on wiping it,

Itching in the anus (after two hours),

Itching and feeling of soreness in the anus,

Very sore pain on the right side of the perineum, where there are small pale-red, irregular pimples, which do not have hairs on the tip, but occur here and there between the hairs; touch causes a very acute pain (twelfth day),

Provocation to stool, without need therefor,

Much inclination to stool; though not hard, still it is evacuated with much exertion, on account of total inactivity of the rectum,

No desire for stool; not the slightest necessity therefor,

Rectum and anus




Diarrhoea, almost without colic, for twenty-four hours, followed by great prostration, of short duration,

Diarrhoea three times, with burning in the anus (seventeenth day),

Sudden slimy, diarrhoeic stools, with feeling as though flatulence would pass, preceded by faint sinking feeling and sensation of coldness in the abdomen,

Several liquid, diarrhoea-like stools, with discharged mucus, three days in succession,

Frequent stools daily for several days, the first very hard and thick formed the others soft,

Three stools daily the first five days, then two some days, and at last only one,

Three soft stools at night, with colic,

Stools occur daily at the right times, though previously there had been constipation,

Increase of the stool, with passage of faeces, mixed with mucus,

Stool very thin, like a round worm,

A rather pasty stool, still colored somewhat black, but less dark than the previous stool (twenty-sixth day),

Stool dark-colored, half digested, of an intolerable odor,

Passage of reddish mucus with the stool,

Passage of much white mucus with the stool,

In the course of time, the stool becomes solid, while previously there had been diarrhoea,

Lumpy stool (after two days),

Stool lumpy, conjoined with threads of mucus, and even after the stool there is still mucus in the anus,

Hard, lumpy stool,

Stool sour, offensive, soft,

Sour-smelling stool, with burning in the rectum,

Passage of roundworms with the stool,

Passage of threadworms, with itching in the rectum,

Blood with the stool (after a few hours),

Blood passes with a soft stool,

Some blood with the stool, after the cessation of menstruation, every day, with smarting pain in the rectum for seven days (after forty-second day),


Hard stool, with much urging and sticking in the anus,

Stool absent (contrary to custom), (twenty-third day); a hard, blackish stool in the afternoon (twenty-fourth and twenty-fifth days),

Stool frequently omitted,


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