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Phosphoricum Acidum - Chest symptoms - Hahnemann

Phosphoric Acid, Phos acid, Acid Phos, Phos ac, Phos-ac, Phosph-ac, Phos. ac, Acidum phosphoricum, Ph-ac.

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HPUS indication of Phosphoricum Acidum: Headache

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

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Very much oppressed on the chest.

Pain in the chest, as from weariness, or as after sitting a long time; this extends through the whole chest, but is relieved by walking.

Pain on the lowest ribs on the right side, when pressing upon them.

Tightness of the chest, in the afternoon; his chest was contracted with stitches.

Painful tightness of the chest, when starting to walk.

Pain in the chest, as if it was constricted.

Painful spasm in the chest or the diaphragm, in the region of the lowest ribs on the right side, rising suddenly and unexpectedly; she cannot straighten herself quickly, but has to sit bent over, and there are stitches there when respiring.

Pressure in the chest, for several hours (5th d.).

Pressure in the chest toward the stomach, making her feel oppressed.

Severe pressure all over the chest, waking from sleep at night; it drew off toward the abdomen, and disappeared after the emission of flatus.

Pressive pain in the left side of the chest, most violent while respiring.

Pressure in the middle of the chest, most violent while expiring, as if it would press out the sternum, more violent when pressing on the sternum, and in stooping and coughing.

Squeezing pressure in the right side of the chest, in the region of the seventh rib.

Intermitting, squeezing pressure near the sternum, about the seventh rib.

Squeezing pressure in the region of the left nipple.

Squeezing pressure anteriorly near the sternum, below the last false rib on the right side.

Violent squeezing pain in the cardiac region and toward the sternum, in paroxysms, in the evening while walking.

Stitches in the lower part of the chest on the right side, when inspiring while sitting; it disappears in walking.

Dull stitches in the middle of the sternum.

Dull shooting in the left side, between the lowest rib and the pelvis, through the whole abdominal cavity, more violent while inspiring.

Sharp stitches in the region of the lower ribs on the right side.

Boring, dull, continuous stitch in the left side of the chest, more violent during inspiration.

Boring pinching in the left side of the chest, continuing during inspiration.

Pinching shooting in the whole of the chest.

Burning sore pain internally on the last rib.

Burning externally on the chest.

Burning on the chest.

Burning, cutting pain in the left side of the chest, while sitting, more severe on touching it.

Crawling pain in the chest, while at rest; there is a pain on the sternum when stooping, when touching it and at every movement.

Sensation on the side of the chest as if the ribs were crushed in.

Sharp pressure in the left mamma.

Itching biting, as from many fleas between the two breasts, awaking her about midnight, and neither allowing her to lie nor to sit quietly, she has to rise and walk about.

Erosive itching on the right false ribs, he has to scratch.

Palpitation every time she starts up from sleep.

Around armpit

Squeezing pressure below the right axilla, over against the nipple.


Pulse irregular, frequently intermitting, for one or two beats.

Pulse fuller, with distended temporal and radical arteries.

Strong pulse.


Respiration difficult and oppressed, with small stitches between the short ribs, mostly in the left side.

Smells take away his breath.

Lack of breath, on awaking from a half-hours's nap in the forenoon, with restlessness and perspiration on the body.

Pressure on the chest, at night, so that he can only breathe with difficulty.

Pressure and tightness behind the sternum, impeding the respiration.

Cutting pressure on the left side of the chest, when breathing deeply.

Sharp stitches in the upper part of the chest, below the right arm, for a moment arresting the respiration.

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