Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Phosphorus in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
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Stiffness in morning on washing, with pressure.
Rheumatic tearing (and lancinating pains) in shoulders, arms, and hands (particularly in joints), esp. at night.
Burning pain in palms of hands and arms; clammy perspiration in palms and on head.
Burning pain in hands and arms.
Numbness of arms and hands.
Lassitude and trembling in arms and hands, and esp. when holding anything.
Furfuraceous tetters on arms.
Congestion of blood in hands, with swelling and redness of veins, esp. when allowing arms to hang down.
Wrenching pain in joints of hands and fingers, with tension.
Swelling of hands, even at night.
Heat in hands.
Coldness of hands at night.
Contraction and jerking of fingers.
Deadness of fingers.
Paralysis of fingers.
Numbness of finger-tips.
Skin cracked at joints of fingers.
Chilblains on fingers.
Uneasiness, weakness, agg. on ascending steps, with heaviness.
Pain as from ulceration (suppurative) in buttocks when seated.
Pain in r. hip-joint.
(Exostosis of femur.).
Wrenching pain in coxo-femoral joints, and those of knees and feet, with external heat.
Swelling of tibia.
Bruised pain in periosteum of tibia.
Gangrenous periosteum of tibia, with fever; the periosteum peeled off as far as knee, leaving the bone rough.
Painful fatigue and heaviness of legs.
Heaviness in hollow of knees.
Burning sensation in legs and feet.
Tension and cramps in legs, esp. in knees.
Rheumatic stiffness of the knee.
Shocks in legs before going to sleep, (lay and night.)
Drawing and tearing (rheumatic pain) in knees, extending into feet.
Paralytic weakness in legs, and arthritic rigidity of knees.
Tetters on knee.
Spots like petechić on legs.
Ulcers on legs, with surrounding small pustules.
Exostosis on tibia.
Jerking, and cramp in calves.
Tearings and shootings in feet, esp. at night (in feet of a pregnant woman).
Swelling of feet, or only of the malleoli, esp. in evening or after a walk, sometimes with shooting pain.
Sprained pain in ankles on walking.
Easy dislocation of foot.
Coldness of feet, esp. at night.
Paralytic feeling in feet.
Pain (as if bruised) as from ulceration in soles when walking.
Shocks in feet day and night before going to sleep.
Numbness of tips of toes.
Inflammation and redness of ball of great toe with lancinations.
Chilblains and corns on toes.≡ more ...