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Plumbum Metallicum - Rectum, Anus, Stool 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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When a finger was introduced into the rectum during the paroxysms, the sphincter ani, and the bowel as far as it entered, closed forcibly upon it; during the intermission this was not the case,

A finger passed into the rectum is forcibly compressed by the sphincter and bowel. Injections cannot be retained more than five minutes; they are rejected hurriedly,

Weight in the rectum,

Much pain on evacuating bowels,

It seems as though he would evacuate a thin stool, but he does not, immediately, and also later (first day),

Violent efforts to evacuate, producing haemorrhoids,

Frequent tenesmus,


Tenesmus of the rectum and bladder,

Difficult defecation,

Frequent and urgent tenesmus,

Itching in the haemorrhoids; the anus is retracted,

(All the haemorrhoidal troubles disappear),

Itching and burning pain in the perineum and neck of the bladder,

Prolapsus of the anus,

Constriction and drawing up of the anus (introtractio ani),

The anus was violently constricted and drawn up,

Difficulty in passing the finger into the anus; the sphincter contracting during the paroxysms,

Some cutting colic and cutting in the anus, during a soft stool (sixth day),

Crawling and fine sticking in the rectum (after two hours and a half),

Burning in the anus during stool,

The anus is drawn inward,

Tenesmus in the anus,

Tenesmus of the anus, which seems shrunken in; contracted on itself,

Pressing-boring pains and tenesmus in the anus,

Formication in the anus,

Desire for stool and a watery evacuation (second forenoon),

Painful urging to stool,

Violent dragging and urging to stool, that was scanty, though of a normal color and consistent, with pressure, in the afternoon,

Sluggish desire for stool, at times; the stool itself is sluggish, and consists of tenacious faeces,

Ineffectual desire for stool, ; in the afternoon,

Occasional ineffectual urging to stool,

Tenesmus and frequent ineffectual urging to stool,

A frequent but ineffectual desire to evacuate the bowels,



Troublesome and constant diarrhoea, at times accompanied with a good deal of abdominal pain, and sometimes with very much tenesmus; after various remedies, the bowels still acted three or four times a day, the stools being quite liquid; no blood was passed, but mucus sometimes,


Violent bloody dysentery, fever, incessant cutting in the stomach and abdomen, violent eructations, so that everything seemed changed to gas,

Frequent purging of yellow faeces, with pain (third to sixth day),


Uncontrollable diarrhoea, in rare cases,

Diarrhoea, with rumbling in the abdomen, without pain, for two hours,

Very profuse discharge from the bowels,

More or less decided diarrhoea, in some cases,

Diarrhoea, whenever he had lead-colic, and at no other time,

Evacuates the bowels in bed,

Diarrhoea, before the colic,

Frequent offensive diarrhoea,

Purged once freely (after three-quarters of an hour),

Some occasional diarrhoea,

Diarrhoea, with paroxysms of colic; the evacuations were watery, and contained much mucus,

Diarrhoea, succeeded by constipation,

Three stools this morning, without his having taken medicine; the evacuations are mostly liquid,

Two stools, since 5 A.M.,

Very copious stool, in the morning,

Bloody stools, with tenesmus,

Bloody evacuation from the bowels,

Yellow diarrhoea,

Rather copious, yellowish diarrhoeic stools,

Continually, small, thin, black stools,

Ascites, with at times, most violent diarrhoea,

Soft stool preceded by movements and flatulence (after three hours),

Stool at first thin, liquid, afterwards in small pieces, of a penetrating odor (first day),

Stools yellow, consistent; passed unconsciously,

Thick black stool every other day,

Extremely fetid black stools,

Stool dry, light-gray, tenacious, difficult,

The stools are of a decided fawn color,

Faeces smooth and dark-colored,

The excrements were rather darker than usual, showing a sufficiency of bile,

Leaden-colored faeces evacuated by vomiting,

Stool leaden-colored,

Very offensive stools, with most violent colic, soon,

Faeces pale,

(Stool more easy, curative action, in one usually constipated), (first day),

Action of bowels regular, but the excrements were varied in their character, sometimes thin, sometimes globular, sometimes triangular, but nearly always dark colored. Afterwards he was constipated. After 6 drops of Croton Tiglium Croton oil, 1 drop being taken every two hours, the excrements were of a triangular shape, covered with thin flakes of mucus, and accompanied by a slight haemorrhage,

Evacuations hard, white, like sheepdung, passed with some effort,

Faeces in the form of balls; often hard, and of a black or green color,

Faeces scybalous,

Stool hard and difficult,

Evacuations hard, ashy gray, like sheepdung,

Evacuation hard and scanty,

Evacuations scanty, hard, like sheepdung,

Hard scratching stool (second forenoon),

Stool somewhat harder and more difficult to pass than usual (first day),

Evacuations at first hard, afterwards with increasing colic (curative action),

Stool yellowish, rounded, and hard like sheepdung; as the disease progresses they become softer, and at last frequently watery,

Evacuation hard, with pressure, with a sensation as if something were pressing that caused sticking, in the morning; in the afternoon, three soft stools (fourth day),

Stools indolent and constipated,

Difficult stools before the colic,

Difficult stools,

Irregular stool,

Stool every other day,

Stool tough, indolent, at last streaked with blood,

Evacuations indolent, difficult,

In three days there were only two scanty evacuations of hard faeces, like sheepdung,

Stool only every two or three days; blackish,


Constipation, , etc.

Obstinate constipation, , etc.

Bowels obstinately constipated, except that a few time she has had slight diarrhoea, and once a mild attack of dysentery,

Obstinate constipation, evacuation of neither flatus nor faeces,

Such obstinate constipation, that he passed neither stool nor flatus for fourteen days,

Obstinate constipation; he often went to stool and thought he had a passage, when there was only tenesmus,

Excessive constipation, with paroxysmal colic,

Most obstinate constipation, with violent pain in the epigastric region and back,

Obstinate constipation, aggravated by purges, that caused the evacuation of small hard balls of faeces, with great effort,

Constipation and tormina,

Constipation, with violent colic,

Constipation increased to such an extent, notwithstanding the medicine, and careful dietetic management, that fissure of the anus took place, although the bowels acted nearly every day,

Bowels usually constipated, though in more than usually protracted cases diarrhoea existed,

Constipation, with severe pains in the abdomen,

Could never relieve her bowels except by taking enormously strong medicine,

Constipation, neither stool nor flatus is evacuated,

Constipation, with nausea and vomiting,

Constipation, attended with a disagreeable sense of heat in bowels,

Constipation in some, and in others tenesmus and small bloody stools,

Neither stool nor urine the whole first day,

About two weeks ago bowels became sluggish, and now has but one discharge in two or three days,

Has suffered constantly from constipation, for the last seven years,

Constipation and lead colic, two or three times,

Stool only once in eight or ten days, of scanty, blackish faeces, whose expulsion caused acute suffering,

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