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Silicea - Chest symptoms - T.F. Allen

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HPUS indication of Silicea: Formation of pus

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

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Rush of blood to the chest (after ten days),

Oppression of the chest (fourth day),

Oppression of the chest as if the throat were constricted, especially after eating,

Violent oppression of the chest after a stool,

Tension in the chest (fifth day),

Tension in the short ribs (fifth day),

Tensive pain across the chest, lasting several hours,

Tightness of the chest (after third day),

Tightness of the chest, alternating with pain in the back (after taking cold?), (after nineteenth day),

Tight feel around the chest, as if she were tied in with a tape,

Contraction in the chest (thirty-eighth day),

Pressure on the chest towards evening,

Pressure upon the chest several times in the morning in bed,

Great pressure upon the chest whenever she wishes to cough; she cannot cough out on account of the pain,

Weakness of the chest; when talking he is obliged to make use of the whole chest in order to articulate his words,

Pains in the chest at night (fifth day),

Pains in various places in the chest (twenty-first day),

On coughing the chest is painful as if bruised,

The chest pains as if it would burst when sneezing,

Violent pain in the chest, and a paralyzed feeling in the lower extremities on rising after sitting a long time (after forty-eight hours),

Burning pain in the chest,

Sticking pains in the chest (first day),

Sticking pain in the chest on inspiration (thirty-seventh day),

Stitches in the chest, first in the left, then in the right side, only on deep inspiration (fourth day),

Painful stitches in the chest, shooting from the sternum round to the back,

Front and Sides.

Pressive pain in the sternum, towards the pit of the stomach,

Oppression at lower sternum,

Pressure at lower sternum as from a stone,

Sticking in the sternum, especially on inspiration, after dinner (fifth day),

Violent pressure on both sides of the chest lasting an hour,

Pain beneath the right arm, as from pressure of the clothes, although nothing unusual could be seen,

Heat in the chest, with coldness and chilliness over the whole body (second day),

Sticking in the right side (after twelve hours),

Severe stitches through the right side of the chest (after nine days),

Transient stitches within the right chest (forty-sixth day),

Pressive pain in the left side of the chest, on the false ribs (after ten days),

Pressure in the left side of the chest in the morning on rising,

Sharp pressure on the left chest,

Pressure and sticking in the left side of the chest,

Pressive tension, especially in the left side of the chest,

Pain beneath the left ribs as if something would be torn away,

Tearing pain in the left side of the chest,

Sticking pain in the left chest (first day),

Sharp stitches in the left side of the chest (nineteenth day),

Sharp stitches in the left side of the chest; whence they extended to the elbow, then to the wrist (nineteenth day),

Stitches in the left chest,

Stitches in the left side of the chest extending down to the last ribs, on every inspiration at night,


Induration of the left breast,

The right breast is hard, painful, and swollen at the nipple--it feels as if it were "gathering,"

Darting and burning pain in the left nipple,

Sticking pain in the left breast (thirty-eighth day),

Painful stitches behind the left breast, with chilliness all night from evening on, and also next day (after third day),

Sharp stitches behind and beneath the left breast during dinner (first day),

A painful stitch beneath the left breast on expiration at 2 P.M. (eighth day),

Around armpit

Pressure and drawing in the right side of the chest extending towards the axilla,


Transient orgasm at the heart for eight days,

Heavy pressure in the region of the heart (third day),

Palpitation and throbbing over the whole body while sitting,

Palpitation, with trembling of the hand in which he was holding something, while sitting quietly,

Palpitation, with anxiety for half an hour after the midday meal,

Violent palpitation on every movement (forty-second and forty-sixth day),

Palpitation causing great anxiety and orgasm of blood in the whole body, in the evening when going to bed (fiftieth day),

Violent palpitation for two hours in the afternoon and evening (fifty-first day); worse on standing; he was frequently obliged to sit down because standing caused anxiety (fifty-fourth and fifty-fifth days),

Palpitation worse while standing than while sitting (fifty-sixth day),

Violent palpitation in the evening,



Oppression of the chest; she cannot take a long breath,

Great oppression of the chest when walking, so that he was obliged to stop every four or five steps, without pain; on account of this oppression of the chest he was frequently obliged to take a deep breath, which he could only do with great effort,

Great oppression of the chest, though without pain, inability to take a deep breath,

The chest is painful as if beaten, even on breathing,

Scraping in the chest on breathing,

Stitches in the chest, especially on deep breathing,

Violent contractive pain in the fore part of the chest coming from the back on walking, the chest was oppressed, the breathing short, and the pain worse the more he moved; on standing quietly and leaning against something it entirely disappeared, and did not return on moving again (fifth day),

Stitches beneath the right ribs on respiration,

A pinching jerking in the left intercostal muscles frequently during the day, not affected by respiration or touch,

Constant sticking pain beneath the left ribs, worse on taking a deep breath; the ribs even are painful to touch,

Frequent deep sighing respiration,

Dyspnoea, in the morning on waking (after seventeen days),

Sensation of soreness like rawness in the larynx, when breathing,

Pain in the region of the larynx, when lifting a heavy weight,

Tickling in the larynx with slight cough and hoarseness,


Hoarseness (first day), ; (sixth day), ; (about six hours after tincture),

Hoarseness while talking,

Constant hoarseness, with a painful sensation as if the throat were internally swollen,

Hoarseness, especially in the morning, so that she could scarcely speak aloud (after six days),

Hoarseness, with frequent, dry, hacking cough (after three days),

Cough and Expectoration.

Cough at night (after fifteen days),

Cough in the morning and after going to bed,

Cough, for five weeks,

Cough, with hoarseness (nineteenth day),

Hoarse cough (after six days),

Frequent irritation to cough (twentieth day),

Spasmodic cough (after twelve days),

Cough at first caused by tickling in the throat, gradually seeming to come from lower down in the throat, till on the thirty-first day it came from the chest and shook the abdomen, during the day consisting of sudden explosive coughs without expectoration, in the evening the cough became worse (thirty-first day),

Cough especially troublesome, after lying down in the evening and after waking in the morning for eleven days,

Slight cough and hoarseness, with tickling in the larynx,

Frequent cough towards evening, without expectoration (thirty-second day),

Distressing cough at night, till 4 A.M. (after five days),

Violent cough without expectoration, in the morning (thirty-third day),

Cough caused by tickling in the throat (twenty-sixth day); becoming worse day by day; on the twenty-eighth day there was a greenish lumpy expectoration, and afterwards always on coughing in the morning the same expectoration; but throughout the day frequent cough without expectoration,

Cough from morning till evening, with tickling and expectoration of mucus, also mucous expectoration without cough (twenty-second day),

For two evenings, cough lasting all night, with fever, disappearing after warming the abdomen,

Cough, with shattering in the abdomen (twenty-ninth day),

Cough, with scraping in the throat, leaving a rawness (twenty-first day),

Fatiguing cough, with rattling of mucus, in the evening in bed,

Cough, with vomiting, when expectorating,

Talking always causes cough,

Cough caused by tickling and irritation in the throat,

Cough only on lying down at night and in the morning,

Cough that causes vomiting of mucus,

Hacking cough caused by nightly tickling in the pharynx,

Hacking cough, caused by irritability in the throat (twenty-second day),

Fatiguing cough, without expectoration (thirty-first day),

Frequent dry cough (twenty-sixth day),

Frequent dry hacking cough (after three days),

Dry cough, that frequently wakes her at night, and also returns several times during the day (after four days),

Dry cough, with painfulness in the upper part of the sternum, in the morning after waking (sixth day),

Dry cough, caused by cold drinks,

Frequent dry cough, only in short paroxysms,

Dry spasmodic cough, at intervals of a quarter of an hour, with great rawness in the chest and throat,

Much dry hacking cough, causing soreness in the chest,

Dry cough without pain (fifth night),

Short, dry, hacking cough,

Dry and hacking cough,

Hoarse, dry cough,

Dry cough, even to vomiting, with anxious sweat at night; obliged to rise from bed,

Violent persistent cough, with expectoration of much transparent mucus,

Violent cough with expectoration, on lying down in bed; the expectoration, thick, yellow, lumpy (seventh day),

Cough, especially after eating, with expectoration of white mucus,

Cough and expectoration for sixteen days, with painful scraping in the chest, disinclination to work, fretfulness and weariness of the whole body,

Constant cough for several months; expectoration of much thick purulent mucus, in the morning and forenoon; large lumps of yellow mucus expectorated with painfulness in the trachea and chest, as if sore,

Cough and expectoration, with scraping in the pit of the throat (ninth day),

Cough, especially between 8 and 9 A.M., with expectoration of mucus and scraping in the throat (eighteenth day),

Hacking cough with easy expectoration, in the morning (eighth day),

Cough, with yellowish green expectoration, from 7 to 10 A.M. (twenty-fourth day),

Much expectoration in the morning and during the day, at times salt, at times offensive and brownish,

Expectoration of bright blood, with deep hollow cough, towards noon; soon followed by attacks of faintness (fourth day),

Expectoration of bloody mucus,

Bloody expectoration with violent cough, in the morning (after seven days),

Expectoration of mucus from the trachea, immediately after eating,

Much mucous expectoration without cough, in the morning,

Purulent expectoration when coughing,

Purulent expectoration of large masses by vomiting, which is provoked by the cough,

Thick purulent expectoration of mucus from the trachea,

Greenish-yellow expectoration of offensive balls of mucus raised by hawking,

The expectoration makes the water turbid; that which sinks to the bottom has an offensive odor,


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