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Platinum Metallicum - Head symptoms - Hahnemann

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HPUS indication of Platinum Metallicum: Numbness

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

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Tensive numb sensation in the whole sinciput, as after a blow extending to the nasal bone.

A spasmodic contraction suddenly darts from the right temple to the left; then a sensation of numbness, as if the head was bandaged too tightly, with tremulousness of both sides of the head.

Cramp-like drawing constriction in the head, occasionally, especially about the forehead; it begins weak, augments to violence, then again decreases.

Cramp-like pressure, inwards, in the temple.

Cramp-like tension in the temples, as if they were in a vice.

Compression of the forehead, in paroxysms.

Transient pressure inward, on the middle of the crown.

Dull, sudden pressure inward into the left side of the forehead (aft. 3 h.).

Undulating pressure inwardly in the left temple.

Pressure below the right frontal protuberance, increasing and decreasing by paroxysms.

Pressure, with a dull burrowing, in the left half of the forehead, after dinner, while walking in the open air, and then also continuing in the room.

Dull pressure in the right parietal bone as if a peg was sticking in it.

Cramp-like drawing from the left side of the occiput to the lower jaw, through the head.

Jerking drawing on the right and the left sides of the head.

Drawing from the left side of the forehead into the temple, where it presses.

Sharp stitches in the left side of the head, in the evening in bed.

Single dull stitches in the sinciput.

Dull, corrosive shooting on a small spot of the left parietal bone, in paroxysms.

Burning pricking as from a needle in the left temple, going off by scratching.

Violent boring in the middle of the forehead gradually becoming less and disappearing.

Crawling, like formication in the right temple, then down the side of the lower jaw, with sensation of coldness.

Burning on the head.

Above the right orbit, an undulating, stupefying pressure.

Erosive gnawing, as if rubbed open, on the upper margin of the orbit.


Transient headache, above the left eyebrow.

The head aches as if in a vise, with a dull pain.

Cramp-like pain in the right temple, in the afternoon.

Cramp-like pain in the forehead, as if it was in a vise.

Pressive headache, as if water was in her head, wakes her at midnight; attended with great dryness and severe scraping in the throat, great crossness and a general perspiration in large drops, especially in the face.

Sudden contusive pain on a small spot on the left parietal bone.

Pressive cramp-like pain in the left temple, commencing mild, increasing and diminishing.

Pain as from a blow on the right anterior side of the head.

Transient pain as from a contusion, on the right frontal eminence.

Painful drawing on various parts of the head.

Painfulness of the integuments of the head, unbearable, at night, as if he was lying on hard stones; he had to sit up.

A chill runs over the occiput down to the cheek, where there is a dull burning pain; then there is a drawing in a hollow tooth.

Intermitting cramp-like pain, beside the exterior border of the right orbit.

Pain as after a blow, on the arch of the right orbit.

Tensive pain in the upper margin of the orbits, and in the eyeballs which feel compressed.


On the top of the crown, a dull pain, as if the scalp was being contracted and as if a heavy weight lay upon it (aft. ½ h.).

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