Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Lachesis in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
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Uvula elongated; fauces purplish and swollen, or ulcerated.
Feeling of a lump in the throat; suffocative sensation; on swallowing, the lump descends, but returns at once 48.
When swallowing fluids, they escape through the nose; worse when swallowing saliva, less from liquid, and even relieved by solids.
Much phlegm in the fauces, with painful hawking.
Pain and soreness begin on left side of throat. θ Tonsillitis. θ Diphtheria.
Constriction of the throat; feels as if tied; worse from the least external pressure; suffocating spells, worse during or awaking from sleep.
Tonsils swollen, worse the left, with a tendency to the right; inability to swallow, threatening suffocation; or, on swallowing, pain shoots into the (left) ear; cannot bear anything to touch the neck.
Diphtheritic patches in the throat, spreading from left to right; fetid breath; worse after sleep; great debility, feeble pulse; clammy sweat; headache and faintness.
Aggravation by hot drinks; liquids pain more than solids while swallowing. θ Tonsillitis. θ Diphtheria.
Excessive tenderness of throat to external pressure. θ Tonsillitis. θ Diphtheria.
Hoarseness, rawness and dryness; larynx sensitive to touch.
Aphonia in phthisis; sputum tough and green.
Impending croup (during diphtheria), awakens suffocating, grasps the throat; fears he is dying.
Larynx externally sensitive to least touch which causes suffocation, feeling of a lump in the throat.
Croup, when the patient is worse after sleep; or, seemingly sleeps into the croupy spell.
Suddenly something runs from neck to larynx, stopping the breathing, it awakens him at night. θ Spasmus glottidis.≡ more ...