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Plumbum Metallicum - Eyes symptoms - T.F. Allen

Lead, Plumbum, Plumb, Plb.

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HPUS indication of Plumbum Metallicum: Paleness
Common symptoms: Paleness, Loss of smell, Stiffness.

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

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Eyes swollen, painful,

Eyes wide open, fixed, and hard,

Eyes wide open and fixed,

Sometimes the eyes are half open, sometimes kept wide open, but generally they are closed; when opened, they are wild-looking or fixed, looking nowhere in particular,

Generally a fixed look,

Eyes fixed, and at times wild-looking,

Eyes staring,

Eyes wild and rolling,

Eyes wild,

Eyes rather wild,

Eyes at times wild and shiny,

Eyes glistening and protruding,

Eyes brilliant, and projecting from their orbits (after one hour),

Left eye quite transparent; Irisslightly contracted by artificial light,

Eyes unnaturally prominent,

Protruding eyes,

Eyes hollow, and surrounded by blue rings,

Eyes hollow and quite dim,

Eyes sunken,

Blue color around eyes, the rest of the face having a decided dingy-yellow color,

Blue rings around the eyes, which are somewhat sunken,


Convulsive twitching of the muscles of the eyes and in the hands,

Frightful distortion of the eyes,

Twitching of both eyes (after two hours and three-quarters),


Strabismus; one eye turned in toward the nose, and he could not roll it out; the external muscle of the eye was paralyzed; he could see distinctly as ever with either eye separately, but when he looked with both the object appeared double,

Eyes dull,

Eyes large and red,

Inflammation of the eyes (fourth day),

Rush of blood into the eye (sixth day),

Livid color of the eyes, especially of the inner canthi,

Fundus oculi black, ,

Sclerotica yellow,

Yellow color of the eyes,

White of his eyes quite yellow,

Eyes slightly jaundiced,

Sclera dirty-bluish gray,

Yellow tinge of sclerotica,

Sclerotica somewhat jaundiced,

Slight icteric color of the sclerotic,

Eyes constantly shut; although the lids were kept somewhat apart by a stiffness of the muscles, they were not in the least paralyzed,

"Cirsophthalmia;" a varicose enlargement of the bloodvessels of the cornea, extending like a thick network to the centre, and causing complete obscuration of it,

Neuritis op.; with normal field, diminished acuteness of vision, with a central scotoma and persistent flickering,


Heaviness on moving the eyes and pain in the internal muscle, extending backward (first day),

Sensation of pricking in the eyes,

Eyes fatigued,

Sticking pain in the left eye,

Burning in the right eye, as though tobacco were in it (after two hours),


Sight and hearing have always been better on the right side than on the left,


The shortsightedness increases,

(Shortsightedness diminished, with general increased vigor, in the forenoon, when walking in the open air),

Dimness of sight, , etc.

Sometimes dimness before the eyes, without noise in the ears,

Impaired vision of the right eye, ,

Dimness of vision, especially of the right eye,

Impaired sight,

Dimness of vision almost immediately, and second day,

Very dim vision; cannot recognize persons, even at a short distance (for a few days),

Weakness of sight,

Sight weak; some diplopia of right eye, which is also affected by external strabismus,

Diminished sight and hearing, followed by complete amaurosis, that however, gradually disappeared,

Vision dim and confused,

Vision indistinct,

Can hardly distinguish light from darkness with the left eye, which looks quite sound,

Sight became weak in one,

Vision became imperfect,

Vision dim and veiled, double,

Complains of obscure vision and a strange uncomfortable feeling,

Diminished vision; the ophthalmoscope showed venous congestion, with sinuosities of the bloodvessels,

Vision became feeble,

Could not see anything distinctly; objects appeared double, except when she was close to them,

He does not see as well with the left eye as with the right; objects at a certain distance seem double or triple,

Vision diminished to 1/8; the visual field was not diminished; optic papilla normal, though the veins were greatly dilated with blood,

Amaurotic weakness of vision,

Complete and sudden loss of vision succeeded an attack of most violent headache and colic,

Loss of vision,

Sudden loss of vision during or succeeding the attacks of lead colic has been noticed by many observes (Plater, Smetius, Schrock, Nebillius, and others),

Eclampsia, consequent upon uraemic poisoning, with albuminous urine,

Amaurosis, ,

Amaurosis and deafness were complications of motor paralysis in only six cases out of one hundred and two,


Blindness (effects of large doses),

Transparency of the organ perfectly preserved; sight completely destroyed,

Dazzling before the eyes,

Cloudiness of vision,

Vision as through a fog, with contracted pupils and leaden colored sclerotics,

Was frequently obliged to wipe the eyes; it seems as though there were a dimness in them; for half an hour,

Sensation as of a cloud before the eyes; objects seem indistinct (after one hour),

A cloud before the left eye, with agglutination of both eyes, in the morning and evening (third day),

When his arm was fixed he used to feel dull, and had a mist before his eyes,

Constant cloud about the eyes (after two hours and three-quarters),

Everything before the eyes seemed to tremble and to turn in a circle, immediately,

He sees only half of the objects he regards (in a painter; disappeared along with the colic),

Small yellow spots before the left eye, which cover what is looked at; he distinguishes near objects no better than distant ones, though at a certain distance things seem to jump,

Everything seems yellow,

It becomes black before the eyes,

Brow and orbit

Much hair falls from the eyebrows,

Supraorbital headache (after one hour),

Pressive pain above the eyes, on moving them, lasting several days,

Feeling of fulness and weight, together with excruciating pain, in the orbits,

Sense of fulness and heaviness, together with excruciating pain, in the orbits,

Weight above the orbits,

Supraorbital pain (second day),


Eyelids red (second day),

The eyelids became excessively swollen and sensitive,

Lids agglutinated by thick yellow mucus,

Upper eyelid droops very much,

Twitching of the right upper lid (after one hour),

Violent closing of the lids, as if the eye were placed in a press,

Complete paralysis and insensibility of the lids,

Ciliary neuralgia of the right side, followed by dulness of vision,

Heaviness of the lids,

Contraction in the eyes, especially in the lids,

Sensation as if something were under the lids, and as if the eyeball were too large, an acute pressive sensation,

Tearing in eyelids, with sleepiness, after soup, in the morning (after three-quarters of an hour),

Itching of the canthus of the left eye, and pain, as from rubbing,

Itching on the left upper lid provokes scratching, which relieves (after a quarter of an hour),

Lachrymal Apparatus.

Profuse discharge of acrid corrosive tears, that contract the skin,

Profuse acrid lachrymation, with diminished vision,

Profuse lachrymation, without any other affection of the eye,

Profuse white watery discharge from the eyes, without inflammation or any other complaint of the parts; this discharge shortly became thicker and agglutinated the lids, so that he had to moisten them in order to open his eyes; in the morning,


Conjunctiva suffused with blood,

Effusion of apparently coagulated blood under the conjunctivae (fourth day),

The conjunctiva of the left eye became suffused with blood,

Conjunctiva oedematous,

Conjunctiva pale,

The conjunctiva is bloodless,

Conjunctiva sallow,

Conjunctiva somewhat jaundiced, ,

Slight jaundiced color of the conjunctiva and skin,

Conjunctiva of a well-marked livid yellow color, observed nowhere else,

Conjunctiva yellow, ,

Slight yellowness of conjunctiva, ,

Conjunctiva dingy yellow,

Conjunctiva dingy yellow, with a shade of blue,

Dingy yellow hue of the conjunctiva and of the skin of the face and entire body,

Conjunctiva of a well-marked dingy yellow hue,

The conjunctiva shows this dingy yellow color very decidedly, and here it is usually blended with a well-marked bluish tinge,

Conjunctiva dry,


Pains shooting through the eyeballs on closing the lids firmly (second day),

Jerking tearing in the left eyeball, in the forenoon,

Muscular spasms of right eyeball,

A violent stitch, with burning, beneath the left eyeball, at 2 P.M.,


Pupils strongly dilated, yet the Iriscontracts, and vision is unimpaired,

Pupils strongly contracted; Irisinsensible to a bright light,

Pupil widely dilated, and insensible to artificial light; fundus oculi black,

Pupils strongly dilated; insensible to light,

Both pupils excessively dilated, but in different degrees, and unequally throughout their respective circumferences,

Pupils exceedingly dilated, ,

Pupils strongly dilated, but irregular in their entire circumference; they do not contract near a bright light,

Pupils, especially the right pupil, so much dilated, that only a trace of the Iriswas visible. A lighted candle had no effect on them at a distance of four or five inches, but when brought to within half an inch, the Iriswas seen to contract slightly, especially the left Iris Versicolor iris, and the lids made some efforts to close,

Left pupil more dilated than the right,

Pupil of right eye considerably dilated; Irisabsolutely immovable,

Left pupil dilated, till the Irisis almost invisible; it does not contract under artificial light,

Right pupil dilates and contracts somewhat under the influence of light, and there is some power of vision in the right eye,

Pupils uneven, the left one rather more than the right,

Pupils moderately dilated,

Dilated pupils,

The pupils are dilated, sometimes closed,

Dilatation of left pupil less in degree, and unequal all around, so that the pupil is no longer circular,

The pupils seem at first spasmodically contracted, unnaturally small, afterwards they become much dilated, insensible, paralyzed, and are not at all contracted by the light,

Pupils contracted, and only slow of reaction,

Pupils quite contracted, but sensitive to light,

Pupils contracted,

Pupils insensible to light,

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