Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Manganum Metallicum in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
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RECTUM, ANUS, STOOL
Much rumbling in the rectum as far as the anus,
Constrictive pain in the anus while sitting,
Cutting in the rectum, with the usual stool, in the morning after rising, preceded by griping in the abdomen (fourth day),
Some painful tearings in the rectum after dinner,
Two soft stools in the evening,
Soft stool twice, every time preceded by stitches in the lower abdomen,
Stool very pale yellow, sandy, preceded by griping in the abdomen,
Loose and tenacious stool, preceded and accompanied by griping in the abdomen and sides, only relieved by pressing the abdomen with the hands, and disappearing after the stool; together with shaking chill,
Stool infrequent, dry, difficult to pass,
Stool omitted (first day),
Constipation for twenty-four hours, followed by stool yellow, sandy, with tenesmus and constriction in the anus,
Constipation for forty-eight hours,≡ more ...